Frequently Asked Questions
Plot, burial, gravestone, and perpetual care.
The family should coordinate the Salatul Janazah with the funeral home and masjid. You should remain in contact with your masjid representative throughout the process. The Imam will usually direct the prayer, but you must provide him with a time when the body will arrive in advance. The prayer can also be performed at the cemetery.
Anyone, regardless of faith, is encouraged to attend funerals. Non-Muslims should be informed they can not take part in the Salatul Janazah.
Funeral homes provide caskets. It is recommended that Muslims be buried in a plain wooden casket
Donations to the cemetery are always welcome. If donations are not marked for a specific use they will be used to help cover funeral costs for those that are unable to pay and for general upkeep of the cemetery grounds.
Flowers may be placed on the grave, however, we ask family members to refrain from leaving objects such as pictures or candles on the grave
Yes, anyone regardless of gender or religious affiliation can visit the cemetery or observe a burial. Those who attend must dress modestly and act appropriately.
The burial price includes the cost of a gravestone. All gravestones are identical. We do not permit gravestones from outside sources.
No. Only Muslims are buried at this cemetery.
A kafan is the shroud made of unstitched sheets used to wrap a body: three sheets for males and five sheets for females. Kafans are sometimes provided by a local masjid. It’s best to plan ahead and purchase these from an Islamic shop. The cemetery does not provide kafans.
955 Little Britton Road, New Windsor, NY 12553
83 Pleasant Hill Road, New Windsor, NY 12553
Phone Number: 914-474-6589
Cemetery Visiting Hours:
Open 24 hours, but it is recommended to visit between dawn & dusk.