Funerals

Funeral Arrangements
In the event of a Muslim’s death in the Greater Boston area kindly contact the following person:
Imam Talal Eid, Th.D.
Islamic Institute of Boston
52 Rogers Street, Quincy, MA 02169
 
A. Muslim Section at Forest Hills Cemetery: 
 ICB Wayland has a limited number of burial plots available in the Muslim section of Forest Hills Cemetery at 95 Forest Hills Avenue, Boston, MA 02130.For more information, availability and price send an email to cemetery@icbwayland.org
B. Funeral Homes:
 The following funeral homes are close to Boston and accomodate Muslim procedures of ghusal (washing) etc. Kindly first check with whoever is helping with the burial services for his/her preference and convenience.
Note: Yusuf Mosque does not have special arrangements with any funeral home and is not responsible for their services:
1. Faggas Funeral Service
    553 Mount Auburn Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
2. John Bryant Funeral Home
    56 Pemberton Street
    Wayland, MA 01778
3. Boyle Brothers Funeral Home
    173 Union Avenue
    Framingham, MA 01701
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  • Mariadivair says:

    By 22 September 2004 – 11:10 amActually, there’s more to it than that. I have always been a big Cat Steven’s fan. I reiman a fan of his music. However he is a very different person today than he was back then. Cat Steven’s denounced his old life back in the late 70 s/early 80 s. When he receives his royalty checks, he cashes them and gives the money away to whomever is nearby. This is not done out of a sense of generosity, but because of the contempt he now feels for the man he used to be; he wants no part of that life. When Rushdie wrote The Satanic Verses and a bounty was put on his head, Yusuf Islam called for Rushdie’s death. Prior to 9/11 he also declared jihad against all infidels. He believes that we all must die. Judging from what I have read of your blog, we share a lot of views on our current government and the general state of things. I don’t look for terrorists under every bush, and I’m not saying that Yusuf Islam is one. However I don’t blame the TSA for having him on their watch list given the remarks he has made and his current fanatical beliefs. He, like the other zealots, give the true faith of Islam a bad name. To me, Cat Steven’s passed away a long time ago. I love the music, mourn the man.

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