The Muslim Society of Guelph manages a reserved section of burial plots located in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Guelph, Ontario, approximately 5 kilometres northeast of the Guelph Muslim Community Centre.
Steps to take when a loved one has passed:
Contact the MSOG Funeral Committee in order to perform the Islamic rites of washing the body and to make burial arrangements in the Muslim Section at the Woodlawn Memorial Park cemetery.
- Choose only one family member or friend to co-ordinate with the Funeral Committee.
- You do not need to call any funeral home.
MSOG Funeral Committee phone numbers;
Imam Mubeen Butt 519.497.3530
Br. Amir Riaz 519.654.6688
Br. Wasim Iqbal 519.803.3527
The MSOG Funeral Committee is run by dedicated volunteers to help you with Islamic rituals of preparing the deceased for burial and with burial at the Muslim cemetery.
Funeral prayers will be held at Jame Masjid Guelph after daily prayers. We try to schedule the prayers after Dhuhr or Jumuah prayers and leave for the cemetery immediately after the prayers.
Approximate cost of burial (subject to change)
Total costs for burial in the MSOG / Woodlawn Cemetry: $5000 – $8000.
Services provided by the MSOG Funeral Committee
- Getting a release letter from Guelph General Hospital
- Acquiring a burial permit from the city
- Transferring the Janazah from the hospital to the funeral facilities at the masjid
- Use of bathing room facilities for washing the Janazah
- Preparing the Janazah including shrouding with the kafan
- Casket for transporting the Janazah
- Use of visiting room
- Funeral van for one day and burial kit