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Canarsie Cemetery
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

1370 Remsen Ave
Brooklyn NY
718 251-6934

Lat: 40°38'12"N, Lon: 73°54'16"W

Take the Belt Parkway to Exit 13 (Rockaway Parkway). Make right onto Rockaway Parkway. Go 3 blocks and make a left onto Seaview Avenue. Go about 7 blocks and make a right onto Remsen Avenue. Take Remsen Avenue northwest about 3 blocks. The cemetery is on the corner of Remsen Avenue and Avenue K.

This is a public, non-sectarian cemetery. Some of the earliest gravesites date from the mid- to late-1800s. Some graves are unmarked because there were many poorer families in the area. This cemetery is owned by the City of New York, General Services Administration.

This is not a complete listing of burials!  The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Total records = 33.

Submitters' Index

Altadonna, Lucy Falzone Iorio, b. 1916, d. 1989, d/o Ludovico and Rose Altadonna, [RN]
Bradner, Frank William, MD, b. 14 Dec 1867 Cleveland OH, d. 4 May 1952 Canarsie NY, h/o Elsa Maria Bradner(Groning), m. 7 May 1933 Hoboken NJ, s/o Frank Holland Bradner & Lucinda Carpenter (Horr), Masonic symbol, Major US Army, Bur. Sec. 2, Plot 251, [FB]
Cangemi, Jimmy, b. Apr 2,1939, d. Mar 22 1994, father of Salvatore, James and Tommy, [JL]
Cangemi, Margaret, b. Dec 17,1901, d. Apr 10,1999, Mother of Frances Donato, Victoria Lauletti, Nicholas Cangemi, Josephine Lombardi and Jimmy Cangemi. Husband of Salvatore Cangemi, [JL]
Dooling, Ann, b. 13 Nov 1921 in Brooklyn NY, d. 18 Jul 1984 in Brooklyn, Kings, NY, (née Wulff), w/o Robert F. Dooling, bur. sec. 8, lot 13, grave 5, [JW]
Dooling, Robert F., b. 22 Nov 1921, d. 2 Feb 2000 in Florida, h/o Ann (Wulff) Dooling and Mary Dooling, bur. sec 8, lot 13, grave 5, [JW]
Fumi, Elsa Maria, b. 13 May 1900 Brooklyn NY, d. 1 Mar 1973 Brooklyn NY, d/o Rev. Karl Alfred Groning & Alexandra Maria Holmberg, w/o Frank William Bradner(1) and John Z Fumi(2), bur. Sec. 2, Plot 252, [FB]
Fumi, John Zebedeo, b. 8 Feb 1899 Fiume, Yugoslavia, d. 11 Apr 1980 Brooklyn NY, h/o Elsa Maria Fumi, bur. Sec. 2, Plot 252, [FB]
Johnson, William, b. 1809, d. 2/23/1907, [RL]
Koch, Marion, b. abt 1905, d. 13 Aug 1986 in Canarsie, Brooklyn NY, bur. 19 Aug 1986, sec 1, lot 159, grave 3 (unmarked)., [JW]
Lott, Jane Elisabeth Gosline, b. 12 Oct 1844, d. 1 Dec 1923, Sect. 7 Lot 18, w/o Wm, [GP]
Lott, Lena Stevens, b. 1880, d. 1948, Sect. 7 Lot 18, w/o Wm J, [GP]
Lott, William J., b. 3 Aug 1875, d. 29 Aug 1944, Sect. 7 Lot 18, s/o Jane & Wm, [GP]
Lott, William, b. 13 Jun 1844, d. 25 Dec 1922, Sect. 7 Lot 18, h/o Jane, [GP]
Mathews, Charles Stillwell, b. 1854, d. 12/14/1904, [RL]
Mathews, Henrietta "Etta", b. 10 Oct 1912 in Brooklyn NY, d. 25 Jul 1991 in Canarsie, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, (née Wulff), w/o Walter Mathews, bur. sec 8, lot 13, grave 1, [JW]
Mathews, Henrietta Johnson, b. 1855, d. 9/09/1929, [RL]
Mathews, Walter "Sonny", b. 19 Oct 1910 in New York, d. 9 Jul 1980 in Canarsie, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, h/o Henrietta (Wulff) Mathews, bur. sec 8, lot 13, grave 1, [JW]
Mathews, William F. Jr., b. 1908, d. 12/29/1977, [RL]
Mathews, William F. Sr., b. 1883, d. 12/12/1951, [RL]
Newcomb, Patricia, b. 3 Dec 1950 in Canarsie, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, d. 31 May 1999 in Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY, dau. of Albert and Sadie (Wulff) Newcomb, bur. sec 8, lot 13, grave 4, [JW]
Pernice, Rosario, b. 8 Dec 1917, d. 17 Sep 1984 in Canarsie NY, bur. 20 Sep 1984, sec 8, lot 13, grave 9, [JW]
Potter, Eugene "Hap", b. 1928, d. 17 Dec 1929, Sect. 7 Lot 18, s/o Lillian & Giles, [GP]
Potter, Lillian Lott, b. 5 Nov 1884, d. 7 May 1931, Sect. 7 Lot 18, d/o Wm & Jane Lott, [GP]
Von Gerichten, Elizabeth, b. 8 Dec 1920, d. 8 May 1997 in Franklin Square NY, w/o Milton Von Gerichten, bur. sec 10, lot 66, grave 2, [JW]
Von Gerichten, Milton, b. 17 Dec 1918, d. 6 May 1985 in Franklin Square NY, h/o Elizabeth Von Gerichten, bur. 8 May 1985, sec 10, lot 66, grave 2, [JW]
Walker, Anna Brelle Mathews, b. 1878, d. Apr 21, 1911, [RL]
Walker, Harry Mathews, b. 1884, d. Jul 20, 1964, [RL]
Warner, Eliza E. Mathews, b. 1875, d. 6/24/1960, [RL]
Wulff, Edward John, b. 4 Nov 1909 in Brooklyn, Kings, NY, d. 14 Jul 1964 in Canarsie, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, h/o Gladys (Schroeder) Wulff, son of Henry and Mary (Gäntzle) Wulff, bur. 17 Jul 1964, sec 10, lot 35, grave 1, [JW]
Wulff, Gladys, b. 14 Jan 1914 in New Jersey, d. 9 Jul 1985 in Far Rockaway NY, w/o Edward John Wulff, dau. of August and Annie (Leaman) Schroeder, bur. 12 Jul 1985, sec 10, lot 35, grave 1, [JW]
Wulff, Henry C., b. 5 Jul 1868 in Germany, d. 25 Mar 1948 in Brooklyn NY, h/o Mary (Gäntle) Wulff and Sadie (Thompson) Wulff, bur. 27 Mar 1948, sec 2, grave 143, [JW]
Wulff, Sadie, b. 13 Jan 1881, d. 25 Dec 1948 in Canarsie, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, (née Thompson), w/o Henry C. Wulff, bur. 28 Dec 1948, sec 2, grave 143, [JW]

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