Funeral Services

The death of someone in the family or of close relatives or friends is often a time of great stress and emotion. Quite often people are not familiar with what to do, either from a religious point of view or in terms of the practical steps that need to be completed to bury one’s loved ones. 

The Mosque has modern facilities that aims to provide a funeral services to address the above needs, Inshallah. Please note: All aspects of the funeral are carried out according to the Quran and Sunnah. We do not cater for cultural practices.   

For information on practical steps that are REQUIRED in terms of  paperwork etc and how to meed legal requirements, and to organizing the funeral itself please download this PDF file that outlines exactly what needs to be done.

What is most important to realize is that if you are unsure about any aspect, or if you need help and support, members of the extended family, close friends and your local mosque are always available to help and consult. 

In the event of a Death in the borough Waltham forest and information on what to do and how the mosque can help please call any one of the following numbers:

Yusuf Vawda 07701 093417

Solemn Dadabhoy 07854 098650

Yusuf Esakji 07939 535230

Iqbal Mehtar 07977212591

It is usual, on hearing of a death of a fellow Muslim, to recite the following brief prayer: 

Innaa liIlayhi Wa Innaa Ilayhi Raaji’oon 
(Verily we belong to Allah and will return to Allah)

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