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Islamic Funeral Services

Death can be an emotionally painful time. However the words of Allah (swt) and Prophet Muhammad () continue to give Muslims hope of a reuniting with loved ones. Allah (swt)’s plan is constructed to the perfect second as there is not even a leaf that falls without His permission. May He take us while we are believers.

“Creator of the heavens and earth, You are my protector in this world an in the Hereafter. Cause me to die a Muslim and join me with the righteous. “

(Prayer of Prophet Yusuf (a) after reuniting with his family.)

Abu Sa’id and Abu Hurairah (RAA) narrated that the messenger of Allah () said:

“Remind those who are on their death bed of the Shahadah “La’Ilaha illall-ah….” (for them to say it, hoping it will be their last words)”

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Of the five rights of a believer one is to attend Janaza prayers and follow the processions. We should pray for others as we would like others to pray for us.

It was narrated that Abu Hurairah said:

“The Messenger of Allah () said: ‘Whoever follows a funeral and offers the funeral prayer then leaves, will have one Qirat reward. And whoever follows it and offers the funeral prayer then stays until the burial is completed will have two Qirat of reward, both of which are greater than Uhud.”

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At ICLI we value a proper Islamic burial and the needs of the grieving family and we will do our best to serve your rights.

Funeral Services at ICLI Include:

  • Full Burial
  • Release of Body
  • Washing of Body
  • Kafan (Shroud)
  • Grave Plot
  • Cold Storage

Funeral Serviced from ICLI through Saint James Funeral Home

  • Transportation of Body to Masjid and Cemetery
  • Securing Burial Permit
  • Registration of Death
  • Coffin (Box)

Services ICLI will independently offer soon

  • Transportation of Body to Masjid and Cemetery

We recommend purchasing your grave before it gets too late.

For more information, please contact:

Islamic Center of Long Island
Monday- Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Office: 516-333-3495
info@icliny.org

Hafiz M. Ahmed
Cell: 516-582-4539

In case of emergency please call:

Habeeb Ahmed
Cell: 516-581-5893

Directions to the cemetery:

From ICLI via LIE
Exit (#63) off LIE and merge onto Express Drive South. Turn left onto North Ocean Avenue which will become Patchogue- Mount Sinai Road. After 13 minutes or so you will see Canal Road. Turn right on Canal Road. Then make a slight right to stay on Canal Road. Finally, Washington Memorial Cemetery will be on the left.

Cemetery Website

For direction from a specific address or place please click on Google Map. When opened, enter your starting address on the left side in “From” box.