It is permissible for one of the spouses to wash the other after death

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Is it better for a man to be washed (after death) by his wife or by other men?
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It is OK for a woman to wash her husband if she is knows how to do that. ‘Ali (may Allaah be pleased with him) washed his wife Faatimah (may Allaah be pleased with her), and Asmaa bint ‘Umays washed her husband Abu Bakr al-Siddeeq (may Allaah be pleased with him). 

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