Typically, A Jewish funeral occurs as soon as possible. For the most observant, the funeral may take place the same day, circumstances permitting. For others, the funeral usually takes place within a few days of death. Funerals are scheduled to be compatible with the availability of family, clergy and the mortuary and cemetery.
Following are days a Jewish funeral does not take place and when Maple Hill is closed for services and visitations. Our 8-year Jewish calendar will help you identify when Jewish holidays occur.
- Shabbat – Starts at sunset on Friday night and ends an hour after sundown on Saturday night.
- Rosh Hashanah
- Yom Kippur
- Shemini Atzeret
- Pesach (Passover)—first and seventh days
Maple Hill is open to the public for visitation but does not perform burials on the following dates:
- New Year’s Day
- Mothers Day
- Memorial Day
- Fathers Day
- July 4th
- Labor Day