Wellwood Cemetery, located in Farmingdale, Suffolk County, on Long Island, New York is one of the older cemeteries in the area, offering surrounding community residents with a small though quaint and beautiful location to serve as a final resting place to family members and loved ones. For decades, the cemetery has provided a variety of burial options and services for Jewish families in the need of compassionate and considerate care by cemetery staff.
Since the 1930s, the cemetery has provided a sense of strength, longevity and dignity that appeals to community residents strolling the grounds in this quiet New York suburb. Wellwood Cemetery is located adjacent to Beth Moses Cemetery and is maintained by the Wellwood Cemetery Association.
Wellwood Cemetery serves as a final resting place of Cold War spies Ethel and Julius Rosenberg as well as Congressmen and area founders. The cemetery is well laid out and offers private family plots near the entrance to the cemetery grounds. Plots or sections are laid out with avenues in between, offering an easy to navigate and well organized cemetery property.
Sprawling lawns, well manicured shrubbery and floral arrangements offer visitors to Wellwood Cemetery a sense of comfort and serenity, mixed with gentle Atlantic Ocean breezes that perpetually blow through the area.
Located just off of Interstate 495 in Long Island, Wellwood Cemetery is within easy driving distance of downtown New York as well as New Rochelle and Newark, New Jersey. Located between the New York State Conservation Area, the Colonial Springs Golf Course and Bethpage State Park, the cemetery grounds are a short distance from Republic Airport and may be accessed by either County Road 3, Little East Neck Road, Colonial Springs Road, or Long Island Avenue.