History & Staff
We have many years of experience caring for families from all walks of life. As leaders in the industry, families know they can count on us to provide them with the comfort they need when they need it the most.
Why Choose Us?
Learn The Legacy
We are honored that you have taken the time to learn about what is it we do and have selected us to care for you and your loved one’s legacy. 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. Each have served the community with dedication, compassion and 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.
Making funeral and cemetery arrangements, whether at the time of need or planning ahead, can be very confusing and stressful, which is why our experienced staff is here and always willing to help guide you on this journey. As stated in our mission, we treat each family like we would our own and that starts the second you step onto the property. No matter if a death has occurred or you have decided to make pre-arrangements, our entire staff will be dedicated to you.
We encourage you to visit our location, meet with our staff and let us start this journey with you.
Hi Marilyn, I just wanted to say thank you again for all you and Levitt-Weinstein accomplished for our family earlier this week. In a difficult time it was a blessing to have Mark and staff take care of everything so smoothly. D.AD. A.
Dearest Murray, I had to write a note to sincerely thank you and all your staff for an outstanding service given for Carlos' funeral. From the moment I walked in, to the day of the funeral, every single detail - EVERY DETAIL - was taken care with warmth and dignity before I could ask. From Rachael to your son, Jonathan and Elaine, letting me go in the... Read MoreAnonymous
Michael! There are no words to express the gratitude we have for everything you did and have done. Our last moments with my brother were surreal, sad and difficult but your ideas and thoughtfulness allowed us to see him with the little details that made him, him. For that, I will be forever grateful. Thank you for the comfort you provided, the time you... Read MoreA. S-T.
Who We Are
Regional General Manager for Levitt-Weinstein and General Manager at Blasberg-Rubin-ZilbertRead Bio
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 Regional Operations Manager.
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.
General Manager at Beth David Memorial GardensRead Bio
Mr. Darren Shapiro relocated to South Florida from Detroit/Bloomfield Hills Michigan in 2005 to Join Levitt-Weinstein Memorial Chapels and Beth David.
Sales ManagerRead Bio
Judd Kirschner joined the NorthStar family 5 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.
Location Manager at Levitt Weinstein Beth David ChapelRead Bio
Mark Ginsberg joined the staff at Beth David Memorial Gardens 18 years ago as our Location 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.
Chapel Location Manager at Levitt Weinstein Blasberg Rubin Zilbert Memorial ChapelsRead Bio
Michael O'Malley joined the staff at Levitt Weinstein 32 years ago and is the Location 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.”
Office Manager at Beth David Funeral HomeRead Bio
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."
Office Manager at Beth David Memorial GardensRead Bio
Patty Terry joined Beth David Memorial Gardens in the administrative department 24 years ago and is the current 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.”
Chapel Location Manager at Alexander Levitt Funeral & CremationRead Bio
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 Location Manager for Alexander-Levitt Funeral & Cremations. When he is not serving families, he enjoys spending free time with his spouse and family.