[BSA] Funeral Tomorrow: Nafis Ahmed Farid

Tahbit Chowdhury chowdhury.tahbit at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 16:50:22 EDT 2011

*RE: Death and Funeral Announcement for Members of the Bengali/Bangladeshi
Students Association and the Bengali community of Kitchener-Waterloo.*

Assalaam Walaikum, Namaskar:

I write to you with the unfortunate news of a death in our community in
Kitchener-Waterloo. Br. Nafis Ahmed Farid, 21, is no longer with us as of
Friday, April 8, 2011.

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ

He is remembered as a good son, a gentle young man. He was always warm and
genuinely kind to others. He was a loving individual, a dedicated and hard
worker. Those who do not know him very well can still recollect his charming
smile and sincerity. Many students from the University of Waterloo remember
his as a helpful and approachable Teaching Assistant. His death comes as a
shock to his family, friends, and the greater community. He will be greatly

*<< Funeral Details >>

Date: April 12, 2011
Location: Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home
Address: 621 King St. W, Kitchener, N2G 1C7

- Public Visitation (5-8pm)
- Funeral Service (Salat al-Janazah (صلاة الجنازة‎)) – (8:30pm, after
Maghrib Salaa’t)

Nafis will be laid to rest in Dhaka, Bangladesh.*

Please support his family and friends. This is a small community; we owe
this to one another. Forgive me if I have phrased anything poorly or
accidentally omitted a specific detail. The public is being requested to be
sensitive. Respectful silence is often most appropriate.

May this find you all in good health, may we be fair to one another, and may
we live to love, share, and be kind to those around us.


Tahbit Chowdhury
BSA Annoucement

April 11, Winter 2011
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