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To Allah (SWT) we belong and to Him is our return - Marhum Firoz Merchant

31 May 2021


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"To Allah we belong, and to Him is our return". (Al-Baqarah 2:156)
Salaamun Alaikum,

It is with a heavy heart and sorrow that we announce the sad demise of Marhum Firoz Merchant Narsinh, who passed away on Sunday, May 30th, 2021 in Irvine (Southern CA).  Marhum passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. 
Marhum Firoz Bhai was the husband of Mujmela Merchant and father to Sukaina Premjee, Sanah Merchant-Raza, Shabira Jaffer and MohammedAli Merchant.  
He was father-in-law to Sajjad Premjee, Sajid Raza, Jamil Jaffer and Jessica Merchant. 
Marhum Firoz Bhai has left behind 11 grandchildren - Samena Sabir (married to Mustafa Sabir), Raheali Premjee, Inaya Jaffer, Sadik Premjee, Sumayya Jaffer, Aaliya Jaffer, Sara Mariam Raza, Zayn Ali Jaffer, Ali Hussain Raza, Hasan Merchant, and Zainab Merchant. 
He will be missed dearly by all.  May Allah bless Marhum Firoz Bhai with a place in Jannah, and may He grant patience and strength to the family so they may bear this loss.  Momineen are requested to remember the Marhum with Sura-e-Fateha, Namaz-e-Wahshat, and Namaaz Haddiye Mayyit. 

Details for the burial will be sent out separately by MBOLA and will be shared with the SIIJLA community.


Namaaz-e-Wahshat (night after burial): 
In the first Raka'at, after reciting Surah al-Hamd, Ayatul Kursi should be recited once and in the second Raka'at, Surah al-Qadr should be recited 10 times after Surah-al-Hamd.
Namaaz-e-Haddiye Mayyit (any time):
In the first Raka'at, after reciting Surah al-Hamd, Surah Qadr should be recited. In the second Raka'at, after Surah al-Hamd recite Surah Kawther.

With Salaams and Du’as,

 SIIJLA Executive Committee
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