How the Funeral Process works
1- Once somebody has passed away, either in the hospital or at home, death will have to be confirmed by their caregiver.
2- You will need to pick Muslim Funeral Home of Rockford as your choice of Funeral Home
3- You need to give us a call @815 222 7257 and let us know what cemetery you choose, so we can start making arrangements. We do not have our own cemetery, we will guide you on how to proceed.
4- You need to provide us basic information about the deceased. Please review and fill this information.
5- You will need to give this phone # 815 222 7257 to the Hospital or Hospice care team to contact us.
6- When the body is ready to be pick up, they will call us and body will be transported to our Funeral Home.
7- When the grave is ready, and all the paperwork is done, then we will arrange for Ghusul and prepare the Janaza.
8- A family member or next of kin have to sign in at Arlington Cemetery to have grave ready for burial as soon as possible.
9- Janaza will be transported from the Funeral Home to the Mosque for Salatul Janaza (Funeral Prayer)
10- From the Masjid we will carry the Janaza to the Cemetery for burial.
11- We will provide the Death certificate from the state of Illinois to the next of kin within 2-3 weeks.
If your loved one has passed away, and you do not know what to do, please do not hesitate to call us.