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1091-B Rockville Pike | RockvilleMD 20852 | 301-296-6835

Shomrei Neshama, Guardian of the Soul

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The loss of a loved one can leave you with a lot of unanswered questions, feelings of stress and anxiety and grief that make events difficult to handle. The experienced funeral directors at Shomrei Neshama of Greater Washington will guide you through the aspects of the funeral service with compassion, dignity and respect. Shomrei Neshama specifically geared to the specialized needs of the Orthodox community. Our staff is specially trained to assist you, making sure that all aspects of Halacha (Jewish Law) are honored and fulfilled. Shomrei Neshama provides individualized funeral services designed to meet the needs of every family. Only at Shomrei Neshama will you find our special “Guardian Care” service, where the funeral home and the care of all those coming to us are supervised by Shomer Shabbat employees in order that all relevant Jewish law and practice are observed to the highest standard possible.

Our honest service and commitment to excellence have served our customers well, and you can rest assured that we can assist you in your time of need. Whether you have come to our site for information about an upcoming service or to make arrangements for one, we hope the information you find here will be helpful.

We invite you to contact us with your questions, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Not looking for an Orthodox Burial? Please contact Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care, Inc. www.sagelbloomfield.com

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What Makes Us A Jewish Funeral Home?

  • Local, family-owned Jewish Funeral Home
  • 24-hour availability for transfer of the deceased from the place of death
  • Shomeir available (watchman)
  • Shiva concierge available 
  • Memorial granite or bronze available for any cemetery
  • 7 day Shiva candle 
  • Jewish print material for guest books, acknowledgement cards

What Makes Us An Orthodox Funeral Home?

  • Supervised by Shomer Shabbat Employees
  • Jewish Staff
  • Orthodox pine casket preferred usage 
  • Required tahara (ritual washing of the body)
  • Office not physically open on Shabbat or Yom Tov (telephones are answered 24-hours remotely at all times)
  • No embalming offered 
  • No cremation offered  

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Our Location
Serving Rockville & Surrounding Area

Shomrei Neshama
1091-B Rockville Pike
| Rockville, MD 20852
Tel: 301-296-6835
| Fax: 301-340-6087
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