In Obituaries

Marhūm Abidhusein Kassamali Hemraj

Death Announcement

Name: Marhūm Abidhusein Kassamali Hemraj

Date of Death: Sunday, April 12, 2020

Date of Burial: Monday, April 13, 2020

Cemetery: Behishte Zahra (101 Senlac Road)

It is with sadness that we share the news of the demise of Marhūm Abidhusein Kassamali Hemraj, who passed away of natural causes, in Toronto.

Salāt al-Mayyit will be at the Jaffari Community Centre today, Monday, April 13th, at 12:00 pmThereafter, burial will be at Behishte Zahra (101 Senlac Road).

Based on the current directive from the Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO), a maximum of six relatives will attend Salāt al-Mayyit and the burial. For those unable to attend in person, we will be broadcasting the program live from the centre for mu’mīnīn to participate remotely.

Mu’mīnīn attending the funeral will be requested to refrain from any physical contact (shaking hands, embracing) and ensuring that they respect the social distancing requirements.


Marhūm was the husband of Mariam Hemraj and father of Rizwan Hemraj, Razina Hemraj and Saida Hemraj. He was the brother of Ansar Hemraj (Dubai), Anver Hemraj (Toronto), Marhūm Amirali Hemraj, Marhūma Khairoonbai Moloo, Marhūma Aminabai Merali, Masuma M Gulamhussein (Florida), Hamida Gulamali (Dubai), Kulsum Azam (UK), Batul Virani (Tanzania), Layla Hemraj (Mombasa) and Jamila Abdul Aziz (Florida). He was the father-in-law of Naila Hemraj, and grandfather of Rabiya Dharsi Bower, Nabil Dharsi, Atiya Merchant and Nadeem Hemraj.

Message of condolences can be sent to [email protected]

Please recite Salāt Hadya Mayyit tonight and remember the Marhūm, and the family in your du’ās.