Funeral ( Janaaza) Services

Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts (ISWM)

377 Amostown Rd, West Springfield, 01089

To reach ISWM for Janaza or funeral arrangement or for any question in this regard, please use following contacts. Also, please read and print this document and provide the information required.
  1. Imam Wissam Abdel-Baki 413-330-1161
  2. The Islamic Center (ISWM): 413-788-7546
  3. Brother Khurram Abbasi: 413-657-5511
  4. Brother Abdul Sattar: 413-221-7111
  5. Brother Maher Awkal: 413-636-7373
  6. Harrell Funeral Home on 355 St. James Ave., Springfield, MA. Tel: 413-737-0641
If you are not able to reach any of them, please come to our center especially at a prayer time to discuss the matter in person.

Please Select one of the Following Options for Arrangements

Option A: ___
  • Body to Funeral Home
  • Wash and Prepare at Funeral Home
  • Funeral Prayer at the Islamic Center
  • Transport to Cemetery for Burial
Option B: ___
  • Body to the Islamic Center
  • Wash and Prepare at the Islamic Center
  • Funeral Prayer at the Islamic Center
  • Transport to Cemetery for Burial
Option C: ___
  • Body to Funeral Home
  • Wash and Prepare at Funeral Home
  • Funeral Prayer at Funeral Home
  • Transport to Cemetery for Burial
Option D: ___
  • Body at home or Body from Hospital to Home
  • Wash and Prepare at Home
  • Funeral Prayer at the Islamic Center
  • Transport to Cemetery for Burial
Extra Items:
  • Casket; with the removable lid
  • Plywood box to hold body
PLEASE RPOVIDE THIS INFORMATION
  • Name of the Deceased:    ______________________________________
    • Family Member Contact: __________________________ Phone #:  __________________
    • Was deceased a Muslim? Yes—–  Appropriate confirmation is needed if the deceased was not known to our community
    • Where is the body?  Home ___   Hospital ____   Funeral Home____   Other _____
    • Address or Location: __________________________________________________ 
    • Cause of Death: __________________________
    • Deceased’s Frame: Small ___ Medium ___ Large ____
    • Expected Burial Date: _______________Time:  Fall/Winter 2:30pm ___ Spring/Summer 5:30pm ___
    • Janaaza  Kit  Needed:   Yes____    No ____   Cost: $50
    • Burial Cost Paid By:   Family _____   Other______________
    • Requirements of Family:   Food ____ Counseling ____ Other _______­­­­­
    • Muslim Cemetery
        Muslim Cemetery (owned by the Islamic Center of Connecticut) is located at 96 North Maple Rd, Enfield, CT. Directions to cemetery: From I91 Exit 47 East to, Hazardville. Go East on Rt. I90 to the center of Hazardville and turn left on Rt.I92. After about 1 1/Miles, the Muslim Cemetery is on the right opposite Agway Store
  • ISWM

    Fulfillment of religious needs of local Muslims is the primary mission of ISWM. Its mission also includes presenting Islam and representing the local Muslims to the society et large. It strives to build constructive relationships with non-Muslims in general and other religious (faith) communities in particular.

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    THE TRUSTEES OF ISWM

    Demo The organization is called the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts, hereafter referred to as “the Society”, or “ISWM.

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    The Governance of iswm

    Demo The organization is called the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts, hereafter referred to as “the Society”, or “ISWM.”

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