Worcester Chevra Kadisha

The oldest Jewish cemetery is two sections of Hope Cemetery and dates back to the early 1800’s. Worcester Hebrew Cemetery opened in 1896 and Chevra Kadisha, also known as Holy Society Cemetery, opened in 1925. Chevra Kadisha also incorporates a Sons of Israel and a Sons of Abraham section, while Hebrew Cemetery has been known as the Sons of Abraham Cemetery.

Please contact the federation office at 508-756-1543 for the names and telephone numbers of current officers.