The Levitt-Weinstein Difference
Since 1934, we have been honored to deliver healing experiences to the Hollywood community. We exist to serve the unique needs of every family. Learn our story. Lean on us. And let our expertise lead you through the best experience possible.
We’re here to give you care and comfort as we help guide you through the planning journey.
We've learned a lot about caring for families over the years. We realize that we aren't just caring for a loved one, but the entire family. People come to us during their most difficult times, and we respond with kindness, understanding and expertise. Our goal is to make everyone feel at home as we work with them to create a memorable service in honor of a beautiful life.
A staple in the Jewish community
Providing funeral services for 85 years, Levitt-Weinstein has been a staple in the Jewish community working alongside Beth David Memorial Gardens, who has been providing cemetery services for the past 50 years.
Dedication, compassion & experience
We have built a reputation for excellence and are committed to creating a unique personalized experience for every individual that will properly honor a life well lived. We promote expression of individuality and encourage protecting your generations to come.
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Years in Business
We're members of the local community who have many years of experience caring for families from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Families know they can count on us to provide them the comfort they need when they need it most.
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Area Managing Partner, Operations
Michael C. Blasberg is a third generation Funeral Director and Pre-Need Counselor for Levitt Weinstein Memorial Chapels & Cemeteries. Blasberg earned his degree at Miami Dade College of Mortuary Science and began his career working with his father, Larrie S. Blasberg, and brother, Ira M. Blasberg, at Blasberg Funeral Chapel on Miami Beach which was started by his father in 1965. Over the years, he has fulfilled many different roles within the business and now serves as the Area Managing Partner of Operations.
During his 40 plus year professional career, Blasberg is proud to have helped many people in their time of need, interacting with people of all generations. He has a unique passion for what he does; he is able to put himself totally into what he is doing and always makes himself available to those seeking his help. Michael laughs with clients and cries with clients, and though he never gets used to what he does, if he stopped doing either he feels it would be time to stop being a Funeral Director. He keeps a book of client testimonials that he likes to read at times to remind him why he does what he does.
Michael lives in North Miami Beach with his wife Margie and his Golden Retriever Halo. Michael and Margie have two children Joshua and Hillary. In his free time Michael enjoys spending time with his family and friends, riding his bike and walking on the beach.
Managing Partner, Operations at Beth David Memorial Gardens
Mr. Darren Shapiro relocated to South Florida from Detroit/Bloomfield Hills Michigan in 2005 to Join Levitt-Weinstein Memorial Chapels and Beth David.
Managing Partner, Family Service
Judd Kirschner joined the NorthStar family 7 years ago. His compassion and empathy allow him to understand the needs and concerns that families face when making these difficult decisions. He believes that serving his families requires a passion that comfort the living and their loved ones.
“Knowing that I have assisted families navigate through some of the most difficult decisions that they will have to face and seeing the relief they have achieved is incredibly satisfying”.
In his spare time Judd enjoys reading about history, a good novel and a workout at the gym.
Judd has 2 children, his son Alex is a student at The University of South Florida majoring in Business and his daughter Ariel, a business professional is married, living in Chicago.
Funeral Home Manager at Levitt Weinstein Beth David Chapel
Mark Ginsberg joined the staff at Beth David Memorial Gardens 18 years ago as our Funeral Home Manager. He is a member of Temple Beth Emet, Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce, Davie Cooper City Chamber of Commerce, Knights of Pythias. Mark has been a Licensed Funeral Director since June, 1979.
Mark has been married to Jill for over 40 years, his children are Faith, son in law David, son Michael and his two grandchildren Aaron and Lilly.
When asked to give the proudest moments in his profession Mark said: "There are just so many over the last 40 years, helping families through the most tragic losses and In the most difficult of times.
Funeral Home Manager at Levitt Weinstein Blasberg Rubin Zilbert Memorial Chapels
Michael O'Malley joined the staff at Levitt Weinstein 32 years ago and is the Funeral Home Manager at Levitt Weinstein Blasberg Rubin Zilbert Memorial Chapels. He is a Knight of Columbus.
When we asked what attracted Michael to this field, He said: “I acquired a part-time job while attending college in Massachusetts for business and the owner of the funeral home started teaching me the different aspects of the business and I decided I wanted to make it my career.”
Michael has 2 children, a daughter and a son; both are currently in college, and one grandson. He enjoys collecting watched and classic cars.
When asked to give the proudest moment in this profession Michael said: “I find it very rewarding to comfort and help families in the most difficult time of their lives.”
Funeral Home Office Manager at Beth David Funeral Home
Cindy Gruber joined Beth David Memorial Gardens in the administrative department in 1993 and is the Funeral Home Office Manager. She is a proud participant in the American Cancer Society "Relay for Life". Cindy previously started out in the pre-need accounting office then in 2005 began working with Mark Ginsberg in the funeral home.
Cindy lives in Hollywood with her husband Baron and three dogs, and enjoys spending her spare time in her annual vegetable garden, growing orchids, biking and floating in the pool. When asked to give the proudest moment in this profession Cindy said: "The thank your received from families for helping them at a painful time."
Cemetery Office Manager at Beth David Memorial Gardens
Patty Terry joined Beth David Memorial Gardens in the administrative department 24 years ago and is the current Cemetery Office Manager.
Patty previously was employed with Fred Hunter's from 1982 to 1990. When we asked what attracted Patty to this field, She said: “She enjoys working with accounting.”
Patty enjoys spending her off time taking care of her animals. When asked to give the proudest moment in this profession Patty said: “Helping families understand their contracts.”
A Miami native, Daisy Maria Camargo has been proudly servicing families as a Funeral Service Administrator for over 11 years.
Funeral Home Location Manager at Alexander Levitt Funeral & Cremation
Jonathan was born in Bronx, New York, and raised in Central Florida. He started his career in funeral service at the age of 18, where he provided compassionate care to families in the Central Florida area, guiding them through one of the most personal times in life before relocating to South Florida in 2011.
Jonathan started with Alexander-Levitt Funeral & Cremations and Levitt-Weinstein Memorial Chapels in 2011, while pursuing his Associates Degree in Funeral Service from Miami-Dade College. After earning his degree in 2016, he served his internship and worked with Levitt-Weinstein Memorial Chapels before accepting his current role as Funeral Home Manager for Alexander-Levitt Funeral & Cremations. When he is not serving families, he enjoys spending free time with his spouse and family.
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What Families Are Saying
Excellent care throughout this difficult time. Thank you all 🙏🏼Author: Randy Richman rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
This was a very supportive and excellent team of caring people. They took care of my wife’s funeral preparation abiding by our wishes in the most respectful way. Thank you for helping us and taking care of all the details at a time when we needed reliable compassionate assistance.Author: David rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
I was very pleased with the warm and sensitive attention I received. Thank you so much for making a difficult time much easier.🙏😌Author: Jacqueline Chavez rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Everything was perfect and professional. No complaints.Author: Carey Berg rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Jason, our funeral director was fantastic. Great communication and execution. The service and all the arrangements were flawless, making things easier for our family. Thank you, Jason. Best regards, Darryl.Author: Darryl Walker rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
The team at Levitt Weinstein made themselves available and responsive to all my questions and requests. They were thorough and caring. They provided the experience I would want to have in this type of situation.Author: Larry Newman rated with 5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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