Our mission is to provide the Muslim community with burial services and a final resting place for the deceased, in a timely manner, in accordance with Quran and Sunnah and according to local and State laws, at the most affordable price.
If there is a death in the family, please contact
Please follow the 7 Step process and if you have any questions or concerns our dedicated volunteers will guide you through all the aspects of the Funeral service.
Step 1 – Contact above phone number and
Step 2 – Next of kin, relative or family friend should come to Utah Islamic Center in Sandy (235 W. 9000 S.) to fill out paper work AND to make payment.
Step 3 – Please come prepared to provide the following:
a) Full name of deceased
b) Social Security number
c) Date of birth & place of birth
d) Residence Address
Or paper work can be found by clicking here
Step 4 – Payment must be made in person, by cash, credit card or check payable to Utah Islamic Center in the amount of $2,210. This includes:
a) Mortuary services (transfer of body to Mortuary, use of washing facility, white color shroud, transfer of body to Crescent Cemetery and 2 death certificates)
b) Burial plot, wooden planks for burial (cement vault will be extra) and opening and closing of the grave.
For washing, Utah Islamic Center uses Wiscombe Mortuary, located at
47 S. Orange Street Suite B – 5
Salt Lake City, UT. 84116
Burial takes place at Crescent Cemetery, located at
11105 S. State St.
Sandy, UT. 84070
Please do not contact the Mortuary or the Cemetery, without first contacting the Imam or a member of the Burial Committee.
Step 5 – Coordinate the time for the pick-up of the deceased, the time of washing the deceased (at least 3 hours before burial) and the time for the funeral prayer. These times will be coordinated with the Imam or a member of the Burial committee, once the paper work has been filled out and payment has been made.
Step 6 – It is highly recommended that the family members step forward to wash their deceased. If family members or friends are not available, UIC will try it’s utmost best to recruit volunteers from the community for the task of washing.
Step 7 – The Funeral prayer will be held at Crescent Cemetery and lead by the Imam of Utah Islamic Center or his designee, unless requested otherwise. It is encouraged, when possible that the eldest son, should lead the funeral prayer.
Please spread the word and amongst your family and friends of the exact timing of the Funeral prayer.