We’re With You Every Step of the Way
Our staff of dedicated professionals is available to guide you through all aspects of arranging a cremation service.
Planning a cremation online eliminates the need to meet with a funeral director in person, which lowers your cost and saves you time. You can review all of the available options from the comfort and privacy of your own home.
We’ve provided cremation services to Pacific Northwest families since our beginning. We’re here to assist and guide you through the arrangement process and help you explore all of the options available to your family.
Pre-arranging your own cremation service in advance will help to ease the burden of your loved ones. It will also alleviate any questions, problems or differences, which can sometimes occur among family members after a loss.
When a death is expected within the next six months our imminent need arrangements are the simplest way to prepare for a loss. Arranging today means you’ll be able to spend more time with your loved ones when it matters most.
Everything In One Package
We provide a simple direct cremation package that can be arranged online or over the phone. No funeral home visits or sales pitches. Our simple cremation package includes everything you need:
We strive to provide affordable and caring cremation services to the many Northwest families who prefer a simple yet dignified cremation option. Whether you’re looking for a direct cremation or are planning ahead we’re here to help make this difficult process a little easier for you and your family.
Comfort In Hard Times
We’re a family owned and operated business that provides affordable options for cremations and will work within your budget to provide a dignified cremation for your loved one. Our professionally licensed staff has been providing end of life services to Northwest families since our beginning. We offer a variety of choices at an exceptional value. Call our cremation service specialists today to learn how to begin the planning process.
What Our Families Are Saying
I highly recommend calling Western Cremation Alliance. Everyone was very helpful and kind. They made everything so easy and took care of all the details. Thank you again!
Western cremation alliance in Vancouver WA was so helpful and professional. I would highly recommend them for anyone going through the loss of a family member.
Meet Our Team
Owner & Managing Funeral Director
Adrien Hunter is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. He graduated Phi Theta Kappa from Mt. Hood Community College in 2008 with an Associates of Applied Science in Funeral Service Education. For over a decade Adrien has been serving Pacific Northwest families with dignity and pride. In his free time Adrien enjoys live music, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where are you located? Can I come in to make arrangements?
We serve the Pacific Northwest including Clark, Cowlitz, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pierce, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, and Thurston Counties in Washington and Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties in Oregon. Our administrative mailing address and arrangement counselor staff are located in Seattle and Tacoma, respectively. We have partner crematories in Kent, Marysville, and Portland, with transportation centers in these locations as well. Please keep in mind, however, that part of the reason we are able to keep our service prices low is because we do not have the ability to meet families to make arrangements in these locations. Instead, the families we serve complete the arrangement forms online.
Once my loved one is taken into your care, where do they go?
Your loved one is immediately transported to our closest partner cremation facility. Our partner cremation facilities are located in Kent, Marysville, and Portland. Each cremation facility maintains licensed holding facilities which are secure and climate controlled. Your loved one is taken care of there until all required paperwork and documents are completed, at which time we will proceed with cremation.
How long does this process usually take?
We must obtain a signed death certificate from the deceased’s attending physician or the medical examiner prior to filing the cremation permit electronically with the county health department. While some doctors are good at signing a death certificate immediately, others take several days. On average, the cremated remains should be ready in about 7 to 14 days.
How do I obtain certified copies of the death certificate?
Once the original death certificate is completed and electronically filed with the state, certified copies may be obtained at the health department in the county where death occurred. We will notify you by email when we have completed the filing, along with ordering information. Certified copies of death certificates are presently $20.00 per copy in Washington and $25.00 per copy in Oregon.
How am I sure the cremated remains I receive are those of my loved one?
We have strict controls and monitoring in place to ensure that every person in our care is tracked properly. From the second your loved one is brought into our care, they’re identified with an ankle tag including their name and date of death. Before cremation, an ID number is assigned and stamped on a metal disk – this then accompanies your loved one throughout the cremation process, so we always know who is who.