A big void- Beloved caretaker of Jami Mosque, dubb

2022-04-05
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'A big void': Beloved caretaker of Jami Mosque:1622668622124,, dubbed Toronto's oldest:1639076029129,, dies after contracting COVID-19 | CBC News - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

Amjed Syed spent the last four decades of his life serving his community, whether it was as caretaker for Toronto’s Jami Mosque, or as a friend and problem solver to those around him.

“He loved everybody in the community,” said Imam Hamdy AbdelghaffarTracking progress o, who leads the mosque todayThe pandemic increasingly fills hospitals with patients who are younger and sicker..

“For 40 years, every single day, he used to serve the masjid?(mosque)?and the community — it’s not an easy task.”?

Syed died on Monday at the age of 77Those with rescheduled appointments will be contacted by email or phone., after being diagnosed with COVID-19. On Wednesday, due to safety regulations, only a small group of family and friends could gather at two funerals in Mississauga and Toronto?to remember him, though Abdelghaffar said many more wished they could have been there.

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