ICPC Funeral Services

“From the Earth We created you, and into it We will return you, and from it We will extract you another time.”

Quran 3:185

The Islamic Center of Passaic County is dedicated in extending support and resources to families during times of difficulty.

We understand that a death can be a time of great trial and pain and can be one of the most heart-rending time in your life when bidding farewell to someone you love or care for.  As Muslims, we are taught to trust Allah’s (S.W.T.) will and pray for mercy and forgiveness for the deceased.  To assist you during these difficult times, the Islamic Center of Passaic County provides funeral services striving to keep the transition for loved ones as smooth as possible.

What should I do if the need arises?

Please call us at   (507) 400-7504.  You will be directed to the Funeral Committee. The committee members will then take care of all the related services.  For any further questions, please contact our office at 973-278-7070.

Cemetery

As part of our funeral services, we have designated access to a Muslim graveyard at Laurel Grove Cemetery conveniently located at 295 Totowa Road in Totowa, NJ.

Ghusl of the deceased (Bathing the deceased)

Our facility is equipped to provide ghusl (bathing) and prepare the body for burial in a wooden casket.  We have a dedicated team of brothers and sisters available to perform the ghusl (washing) and prepare the body according to the Islamically prescribed manner of washing the deceased.   

The burial services available are as follows:

Salatul Janaza (Prayer for the deceased)

Salatul Janaza is performed in the mosque in our spacious prayer halls for both men and women.  Muslim and Non-Muslim friends and relatives are welcome to attend the prayer service and offer condolences to family members.  Conservative attire is observed inside the masjid.   

Azza Services

Azza services can be arranged by contacting the office at 973-278-7070 and confirming availability of the facility.  We do not charge any fees for azza services, but a general donation to the masjid is strongly recommended.  An email request informing the community of azza services may be arranged.  Arrangements for serving your guests coffee may be made when you contact the office as well. 

*** Please note that we are in compliance with state laws regarding COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines when it comes to gatherings.  Please refer to the link below for more information regarding state guidelines:

https://covid19.nj.gov/

Pricing Information

Checks, cash, or credit card payments are accepted and made payable to ICPC in the amount of $1975.00 for the price of the grave

 

Digging costs are set forth by the cemetery and vary depending on the day of the week.

$1550 weekdays 

$ 2550 Saturdays and Major Holidays

$ 3000 Sundays

 

To request headstones; please contact the office.

Laurel Grove Cemetery- Ground Burial Rules & Regulations

295 Totowa Road Totowa, NJ 

  1. Artificial flowers not permitted throughout the year
  2. Plantings permitted in up-right Headstone Sections Only within 1 foot of the monument
  3. Minors must be accompanied by adults at all times.
  4. Cemetery not responsible for thefts or acts of nature.
  5. All monuments remain the sole property and responsibility of the lot owner.  See office for special maintenance needs.
  6. Grave decorations limited to one foot from headstone, no balloons
  7. No fences or borders permitted
  8. No planting in non-title areas
  9. No rock gardens allowed on graves
  10. Put all trash in nearest receptacle  

No Dumping!  Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law! 

Grave Decorations.pdf
Grave Decorations.pdf

Cemetery Visiting Hours: 8am to 5pm 7 days a week

Cemetery Office Hours: Weekdays 9 am to 4 pm

Saturday 9 am to 3 pm

-Holidays Observed-

New Year’s Day Memorial Day Veteran’s Day

Good Friday Fourth of July Thanksgiving

Easter         Labor Day           Christmas

For Further Information on Regulations Please Call the Totowa Cemetery Office at:

973-956-0711

We at ICPC sympathize with family and friends during these trying times.  Please contact us and we will gladly set up an appointment with the imam of our center; Dr. Mohammad Qatanani to offer his qualified spiritual counseling services to the relatives or friends of the deceased. 

إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ

We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return

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