The Mesnekoff family has served the Jewish community in Western New York
for three generations

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Live Streaming


Mesnekoff Funeral Home offers live video streaming. This is ideal for loved ones who are unable to attend a service, but would like to be a part in observing and sharing the day in real-time. Contact us if you would like to hear more.



The Mesnekoffs have been associated with the funeral business industry since 1935, when Nathan Mesnekoff started his first funeral home. In 1952 Nathan built Delaware Park Memorial Chapel where he was joined by his son Melvyn. In 1983, Melvyn's son Jay joined the firm. 

Mesnekoff Funeral Home, Inc. is located in suburban East Amherst, New York. It is independently owned and operated by Jay L. Mesnekoff. Our facility is over 8,000 square feet and Mesnekoff Funeral Home caters specifically to the Jewish community.

Personalised Service


We work closely with the local Chevra Kadisha, and follow all necessary Jewish customs if so desired. We handle chapel, graveside and Temple services. Our facility is conveniently located near all local Temples and cemeteries. 

Mesnekoff Funeral Home works closely with different aftercare programs through the local Temples and through Jewish Family Services. Jay is also a licensed funeral director in Florida and New York State.

Mesnekoff Funeral Home, Inc. prides itself first and foremost on personalized and compassionate service. We will always be readily available for the needs of our families. We understand personal service and will meet your personal needs regardless of financial circumstances.



Jay Mesnekoff is a member of The Jewish Funeral Directors of America, New York State Funeral Directors Association and KAVOD - The National Independent Jewish Funeral Chapels. Jay is currently Vice President of KAVOD and is also on numerous boards and committees and belongs to a local Masonic lodge.


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