There are some cemeteries in the New York City area that have online indexes searchable by name.
Maybe you will find a missing relative in one of these locations.
Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn – Click on Genealogy
The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn – Click on Records
Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn – Select Cypress Hills from the pull down menu
Jewish Burial Registry – Click on Databases and then select Burial Registry. Limit the location to New York. Cemeteries include: Washington Cemetery in Brooklyn; Baron Hirsch and United Hebrew Cemeteries on Staten Island and Montefiore, Mount Carmel, Mount Hebron and Mount Zion Cemeteries in Queens.
Next time we will look at cemetery indexes that are created by volunteer contributions.