In the event of a death, please call one of the following
Licensed Funeral Coordinator and Certified TSO
Licence number TSOR-1583
Operated by the Ummati School (4751773)
Managed by Noor-ud-din Ghauri (4751774)
Noor-ud-din Ghauri - (647) 893-9170
Asma Ghauri - (289) 893-0749
You may call us at any time, whenever the difficult situation occurs. We will make all the necessary arrangements.
After you call us, you may be required to come to the Funeral Services Office at 111 Church Street North in Orono, to complete the necessary paperwork.
If someone is near death and death is expected, call the office and begin the paperwork in advance to save time and stress at that time.
Burial is usually done in either:
Thornton Cemetery Oshawa
1200 Thornton Road North
Oshawa, ON L1J 0C9
Duffin Meadows Cemetery Pickering
2505 Brock Road North
Pickering, ON L1X 0K3
Or any other Cemetery in Ontario where you may have already made an arrangement
Once the Death occurs and we notify the cemetery of the death, you will also have to call the cemetery yourself as well, and speak with Cheryll Smith (905) 809-9983 for the purchase of the Burial Plot. She is the contact for both cemetaries.
You may be required to go to their office during business hours and fill out the necessary paperwork with them.
You can also do it over the phone and sign with docusign.
The Office Hours for both Cemeteries is:
8:00am to 5:00pm
Monday to Saturday (Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)
The cost of a Grave in the Muslim Section of these graveyards is as follows:
Adult : $2511.50 + HST
Child/Infant : $705.00 + HST
Cost of INTERNMENT (Opening and Closing the Plot)
Adult: $1360 + HST
Child/Infant $480 + HST
Total Cost of a grave for an Adult -
$3871.50 +HST = $4374.80
Total Cost of a grave for a Child/Infant -
$1185 + HST = $1339.05
Currently The Masjid charges $1500 for these services
If you want to join a program that will cover the funeral expenses for each of your family members upto $7000 each, we recommend that you contact FUNERAL SUPPORT SERVICES ORGANIZATION.
They will cover all funeral expenses for each family member.
Dealing with Immediate Needs
If you cannot afford the funeral expenses, you may contact Durham Region Social Services Funeral Expenses Assistance.
905-666-6239 ext. 7239
If you have all the information they require from you about the deceased, once you complete the application, you may get same day approval for funeral expenses.
Arranging for Living and Other Immediate Expenses
Contact the deceased’s bank or credit union to provide money for the family’s immediate living expenses.
Determine whether immediate family members have any urgent financial needs. If so, and if those persons can not wait for the estate to distribute assets, look for the following sources of funds…
Please deal appropriately with any insurance policies of the deceased. It would be advisable to consult experts.
Contact the employer to have any unpaid salary, pension, group insurance or union benefits.
Canada pension or Survivor Benefits
Contact the nearest Canada Pension Plan Office to determine if any pension or survivor benefits are payable.
If the deceased was receiving employment insurance benefits at the time of death, the estate is eligible to receive benefits for the two weeks following their death.
Unions or Business Associations
If the deceased was part of any union, club, business, or fraternal association, check to find out if he or she had any group life insurance or other benefits.
Important Phone Numbers
Federal Government Related
Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, GIS
1 800 277 9914
Social Insurance Number
1 800 206 7218
Canada Savings Bonds
1 800 575 5151
Employment Insurance (open files)
1 800 206 7218
1 800 567 6868
Government Pension (civil servants only)
1 800 561 7930
1 800 461 2156
1 877 242 8770
Fire Arms Registration
1 800 731 4000
Provincial Government Related
416 235 2999
416 314 7444
416 314 4430
Drug Benefit Card
416 327 8109
Ontario Disability Support Program
416 325 5666
Gains (provincial income supplement to GIS)
1 800 263 7965
Child Care Supplement
1 800 263 7965
1 800 387 7011