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Restmount Cemetery Closed Until Further Notice

Pleased be advised that due to COVID-19 restrictions, Restmount Temple Israel Cemetery is closed until further notice.

Exceptions include scheduled funerals and unveilings, as well as landscape maintenance. These events will have limited numbers of people and social distance practicing, as per provincial guidelines.

If you have any questions, please contact  or call the Temple Israel Office at 519-858-4400.

Entrance gate to the Restmount Cemetery

Restmount Cemetery is located on Oxford Street West, east of Wonderland Road – adjacent to Or Shalom Cemetery. It was established in 1933 by a group of London families who wanted an alternative Jewish burial site not bound by traditional Jewish rituals.

In order to maintain continuity, the Restmount Corporation board approached Temple Israel to form a joint committee. Restmount Cemetery was officially renamed Restmount Temple Israel Cemetery Corporation, with a new board consisting of representatives of Temple Israel members and members who are lineal descendants of the founding families.

For more information about Restmount Cemetery, please contact the office at

To read the Restmount Temple Israel Cemetery by-laws, click here.

Thu, 2 July 2020 10 Tammuz 5780