One of the most challenging moments in life is to bid farewell to someone you love or care for. As a Muslim, we must trust Allah’s (S.W.T.) will and to pray for the mercy and forgiveness of the deceased.
Markham Masjid’s dedicated staff and volunteers extend all possible support in arranging the funeral process as smooth as possible.
Frequently Asked Questions
Funeral FAQ (7)
Markham Masjid Funeral Coordinator will arrive as soon as the “Death Certificate – FORM 16” has been issued by the authorities.
Please ensure that the information of the deceased on the “Death Certificate” is accurate. If you notice anything that is incorrect, please request the authorities to correct it.
Does Markham Masjid process funeral for a deceased body that is to be transported long distance or overseas?
No, Markham Masjid does not offer such a service.
Payment for Grave, Bathing, Shroud, Coffin and Transportation is to be made to Markham Masjid through debit card or cheque.
Payment for Grave Opening and Closing Services is to be paid to the respective Cemetery.
Our funeral services includes; documentation, transportation, wooden caskate, shroud. Gave cost is extra.
Please visit Revenue Canada Website for the Death Benefits: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/cpp-death-benefit.html
Body is stored at Markham Masjid for next day funeral only. For extended storage facility, contact the hospital or morgue.
Islamic Society of Markham (TSO2 License #: XX-1519)
For additional question or concerns, contact:
647-233-ISM6 (4766) – 24x7
To request a copy of Proof-of-Death Certificate please email: [email protected]
Several families require financial assistance during the time of death. You can donate in order to help a needy family during their difficult times.