Al-Marhama (sharia-compliant funeral & burial service in Massachusetts)

About Al-Marhama
Al-Marhama is the only (sharia-compliant funeral & burial service in Massachusetts. Our service seeks to simplify & facilitate the entire burial process for Muslim families who are confronted with the sudden passing of a loved one. Our sharia-compliant service ensures Islamic shrouding and washing, the facilitation of duaa and janaza prayer, prompt burial, and ensures that no embalming, casket or liner is used. In addition, the service also secures the burial permit, secures the death certificate, opens and closes the grave as well as transports the deceased between the hospital or home, the washing facility and the grave.

The total cost for an adult is $5,900 (Reduce pricing available for children)
The total cost for an infant is $1,145
*prices subject to change
Special requests by families may be accommodated at additional costs. Flush grave markers are not included (contact us if you would like a referral).

For further information, please contact Al-Marhama
Phone: (617) 606-2062
Fax: (617) 249-0350
*if the above phone number does not work, please call (617) 233-1839*

You can also walk-in to the ISBCC Office Mondays-Fridays 10am-6pm at 100 Malcolm X Boulevard, Roxbury, MA 02120.


The cemetery & burial site is located at:

The Gardens at Gethsemane Cemetery
670 Baker Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132.

The funeral home we use is:

Faggas Funeral Home
551 Mt. Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472.

Al-Marhama is a non-profit community service that depends on contributions from generous donors like you. Al-Marhama consists of all-volunteers who make time to help the community in a difficult time of need. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to this vital community service or sponsor a grave for a family in need. Please make your checks or money orders payable to “Al-Marhama” and mail to: Al-Marhama Islamic Services, Muslim American Society Boston, 100 Malcolm X Blvd., Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. Please click here to donate online.

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