Situated in Arlington Heights, Illinois the Shalom Memorial Park has been offering over 50 years of exceptional service to the Jewish community in and around the Chicago area. The memorial park is dedicated to meeting the needs of families who are planning a ceremony for their loved one. With a wide range of services, including burial plots, mausoleums, family gardens, family estates and cremation niches every family can plan a personalized memorial celebrating their loved ones life.
The Shalom Memorial Park honors Jewish traditions regarding funeral and burial practices. The funeral, or Shiva is a tradition to honor the deceased, and customs are followed from the period of time prior to burial, until the Shiva itself within the memorial park.
Set on beautiful landscaped property, the Shalom Memorial Park features 135 acres of trees and foliage for all to enjoy. With sections with names such as Mount Moriah, Mount Zion and Nebo and Carmel, visitors to the cemetery grounds are assured traditions and heritage are honored and followed. Sculptures, gardens and exquisitely landscaped grounds provide a sense of pride and integrity from staff and groundskeepers at the cemetery that provide a sense of comfort to visitors as well. Artwork adorns the premises, as well as gardens, and a Holocaust Memorial. Sitting areas provide rest and reflection to those who visit their loved ones, as well as gardens to walk around in.
The Shalom Memorial Park is located near Arlington Heights, south and only minutes away from downtown Chicago and its surrounding suburbs and neighborhoods. Nevertheless, the location provides a sense of peace and offers a fitting sanctuary to visitors, family members and friends who visit the beautiful grounds. Located off of Highway 53 and Rand Road, the Shalom Memorial Park is moments away from beautiful lakes and parks.