Allegheny County, PA

Beth Hamedrash Hagodol - Beth Jacob Cemetery

Greydon Street and Rosamond Street

McKees Rocks Borough, Allegheny County, PA 15136

(412) 471-4443

(partial survey)

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this page was last updated 05 Oct 2011

General Views 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6

(contributed by Ellis Michaels)


General Views 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11

(contributed by Rich Boyer)


cemetery has been in use since about 1873

     DIRECTIONS TO CEMETERY:  From West Carson Street, go past Corliss Street Tunnel, to were West Carson Street becomes Rt. 51 North.  After about 2 miles, turn left onto Stanhope Street.   At first intersection, turn right onto Stafford Street.  Proceed to traffic signal and continue forward onto Chartiers Avenue.  Pass underneath railroad bridge on Chartiers Avenue.  Turn right onto Greydon Avenue and continue to end.  Turn right onto Vine Street and continue to top of hill.

 


Cemetery is administered by:

Beth Hamedrash Hagodol-Beth Jacob Congregation
1230 Colwell Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
(412) 471-4443

 

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Tombstone Inscriptions

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Ashinsky, Rabbi Aaron Mordecai, (view 2 , 3), 1867 - 1954, scholar, leader of man, founder of institutions, builder of Zion, Humanitarian, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Ashinsky, Pearl, (view 2 , 3), died 26 Mar 1942, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Beeson, Harry, 22 Jan 1887 - 21 Feb 1954, beloved husband & father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Beeson, Jenny, died 28 July 1927, aged 37 years, beloved mother & wife, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Berlin, Abraham, born 12 Sept 1873, died 14 Feb 1954, beloved husband and father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Berlin, Mary, born 10 Dec 1881, died 02 Jan 1968, beloved mother and grandmother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Blatt, Abraham, 1870 - 1944, beloved father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Blatt, Jacob, (view 2), 1874 - 1916, beloved husband, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Block, B., (view 2), born 16 Nov 1883, died 06 Dec 1911, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Block, Mary A., died 02 Mar 1916, our mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Borkon, Louis Yale, 04 Jul 1895 - 20 Feb 1975, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Borkon, Ruth Ashinsky, 18 Jan 1899 - 21 May 1990, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Breverman, Flora, 24 Dec 1884 - 14 Dec 1970, beloved wife & mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Breverman, Max, Nov 1882 - 11 Sept 1965, beloved husband & father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Brodie, Max, died 25 July 1947, age 74 years, beloved husband, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Brody, Sarah, died 02 Jan 1969, aged 83 years, beloved aunt, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Caplan, Jacob, (view 2 , 3), d. 26 Jan 1939, age 35Y, (contributed by Ellis Michaels)

Caplan, Joseph W., (view 2 , 3), d. 21 Sep 1891, aged 30Y, (contributed by Ellis Michaels)

Caplan, Louis, (view 2), d. 04 Jan 1950, aged 77Y, (contributed by Ellis Michaels)

Caplan, Rebecca, (view 2), d. 25 Feb 1951, aged 74Y, (contributed by Ellis Michaels)

Caplan, Meyer, d. 09 Jun 1935, age 72Y, (contributed by Ellis Michaels)

Caplan, Annie, 24 Feb 1936, age 69Y, (contributed by Ellis Michaels)

Caplan, Mosses, (view 2 , 3 , 4), d. 08 Sep 1911, age 75Y, (contributed by Ellis Michaels)

Caplan, Rosa, (view 2 , 3), d. 11 Mar 1903, (contributed by Ellis Michaels)

Caplan, Samuel "Mickey", (view 2), d. 05 Jun 1949, aged 51Y, (contributed by Ellis Michaels)

Chersky, Bessie, d. 11 Feb 1933, aged 62Y, Mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Chersky, David, d. 28 Jan 1941, aged 71Y, Father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Cohen, Edith, d. 21 Dec 1951, age 80Y, Beloved Wife, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Cohen, Joseph, d. 22 Feb 1950, age 75Y, Beloved Husband, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Cooper, Dora, 15 June 1886 - 25 Oct 1956, beloved mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Drob, Bennie H., died 12 Aug 1950, aged 66 years, beloved husband & father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Drob, Etta Rebecca, d. 29 Mar 1938, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Drob, Jennie, died 05 Mar 1947, aged 63 years, our beloved mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Drob, Marcus L., 10 Dec 1914 - 20 Mar 1946, beloved son & brother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Drob, Morris L., died 16 Feb 1936, beloved husband and dear father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Fineberg, Mary, died 27 Nov 1942, aged 75 years, beloved mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Fink, A. E., 1851 - 1919, Father, Here lies Distinguished in Torah, highly esteemed, a pious and humble, and modest man who for 16 years was among us a teacher of Mishnah (illegible) R' Avraham Eliyahu son of R' Moshe Fink Died 24 Sivan (5)679 (June 22, 1919) [A. E. Fink was a Hebrew teacher in Sopotskin, Belarus, before he moved to Pittsburgh in 1903. In Europe, the family surname was MARUCHES. Members of his immediate family -- parents, uncle, siblings -- came to the US in the 1800s, and changed their name to FINK after they arrived. AEF followed suit], (contributed by Lisa Grayson)

Foster, Aaron I., died 29 July 1918, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Friedman, Lazar, 13 Sept 1908 - 18 Jan 2000, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Friedman, Sylvia, 19 Jan 1915 - 14 Apr 2001, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Gerson, Karne, d. 16 Aug 1954, age 90Y, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Goldstein, Max, d. 02 Jan 1952, age 71Y, Beloved Father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Goldstein, Annie, d. 01 Mar 1961, age 75Y, Beloved Mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Goldstein, William, died 18 Dec 1913, age 23 years, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Greenfield, Anna Small, 1891 - 1970, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Greenfield, Philip, died 22 Feb 1959, aged 73 years, beloved husband, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Kaplan, Rabbi Joseph L., (view 2), d. 22 Aug 1952, age 78Y, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Kunst, Anna, died 11 Jan 1963, aged 77, beloved aunt of Ruth Lerman, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lanson, Milton, 1906 - 1979, beloved brother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lapidus, Julia, 1862 - 1914, mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Leff, Casper, died 08 Feb 1921, our father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Leff, Jennie, died 17 Feb 1920, our mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Leff, Bernard A., (view 2), born 04 Aug 1908, died 15 Feb 1913, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Levine, Anna, died 22 Aug 1917, age 59 years, mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Levine, Ruben, died 15 May 1936, age 79 years, father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lewis, Deena, died 04 May 1929, aged 85 years, beloved mother & grandmother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lichtenstein, Leonard, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lichtenstein, Annie, (view 2 , 3), died 04 Nov 1938, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lichtenstein, Joseph, (view 2 , 3), 1859 - 1908, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lichtenstein, Harry N., (view 2 , 3 , 4), 1865 - 1913, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lipschutz, David, 01 Jun 1890 - 07 Jun 1930, Beloved Husband & Father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lipshitz, Brocha, d. 16 Mar 1920, age 62Y, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lipshitz, Joseph, 1853 - 28 Dec 1921, Our Father & Rabbi, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Lipsitz, Frank, d. 05 Jan 1936, age 58Y, Beloved Husband & Father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Ludin, Anna Pearl, 08 Sept 1895 - 10 Feb 1919, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Ludin, Cecelia, died 13 Aug 1953, age 79 years, beloved mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Ludin, Elias, died 30 July 1941, age 87 years, beloved husband and father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Ludin, Philip, 1883 - 1903, our dear brother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Mazefsky, Fannie, (no photo available), abt. 1884 - 25 Nov 1956, aged 72Y, Sect H Row 4 Lot 24, (contributed by Jay Messeroff)

Mervis, Anna, 15 May 1889 - 25 Apr 1918, my beloved mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Mervis, Esther, died 08 Sept 1945, aged 69 years, our beloved mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Mervis, Harry, died 02 Feb 1940, aged 72 years, our beloved father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Miller, Leah, 18 June 1895 - 03 July 1953, our beloved sister, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Miller, Jacob, (view 2), b. 05 Jan 1894, Pvt. Co G 53rd Pioneer Infantry, died in service 06 Sep 1918, aged 25Y, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Moonshine, Max, died 22 Dec 1943, age 80 years, beloved father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Moonshine, Shera, (view 2 , 3), died 23 Apr 1913, age 39 years, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Mysels, Harry, died 10 June 1961, aged 79 years, beloved husband & father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Mysels, Sarah, died 19 Oct 1962, age 78 years, beloved mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Nydes, Peter, died 22 March 1912, aged 42 years, our father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Oppenheim, Mollie, died 25 July 1951, aged 69 years, sister, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Orlansky, Edith A., 30 Apr 1913 - 18 June 1996, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Orlansky, Maurice "Moe", 25 Sept 1912 - 14 June 1996, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Ratkoysky, Michel, d. 28 Nov 1921, aged 52Y, Father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Rein, Ella, 1913 - 1993, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Rein, Meyer, 1903 - 1987, beloved husband, father and grandfather, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Rush, Yetta, died 30 Oct 1918, aged 32 years, mother - wife, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Sable, Ray, 09 July 1864 - 13 Nov 1937, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Skirble, Anna Leah, died 14 Sept 1953, aged 103 years, beloved mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Skirble, Harry W., 1846 - 1916, our father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Sobel, Joseph A., died 10 Jan 1904, age 25 years, our dear son, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Sobel, Hannah Avner, d. 20 Jan 1944, age 84Y, Beloved Mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Sobel, Max A., (view 2), d. 03 Jan 1912, age 55, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Sobel, S. D., (view 2 , 3), d. 04 Apr 1910 [5670], age 56, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Sobel, Sarah A., d. 07 Mar 1922, age 68Y, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Sobol, Sarah Marcus, 1896 - 1953, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Solomon, Anna, 05 Mar 1895 - 15 Sept 1965, our beloved mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Solomon, Myer, died 10 Mar 1971, beloved uncle, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Spokane, Julius, (view 2), 05 Oct 1902 - 18 Dec 1930, beloved husband and dear son, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Srolovitz, Annie B., died 15 Oct 1956, aged 81 years, beloved wife of Max L. Srolovitz, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Srolovitz, Samuel, 1880 - 1910, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Tenebaum, Janet, 15 Sept 1915 - 06 Dec 1960, beloved wife & mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Wolk, Azriel, d. 25 Sep 1934, age 92Y, Beloved Father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Young, Gesha M., died 30 Oct 1931, aged 72 years, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Zarkin, Rebecca, 14 Apr 1893 - 19 July 1979, mother, (contributed by Rich Boyer)

Zarkin, Saul, 01 Oct 1892 - 14 May 1952, father, (contributed by Rich Boyer)


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