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.
Online arrangements are simple and affordable. You can review all of the available options from the comfort and privacy of your own home and provide your billing details online. Everything can be easily completed in 15 minutes or less.
At the time of need, our professional staff will respond as soon as possible to the place of passing to bring the deceased into our care. We are usually able to arrive to the location within one or two hours inside our service area.
We’ll email you the required paperwork to easily authorize cremation online. No need to print, fax, or mail. Upon filing the death certificate we’ll secure a cremation permit and schedule the cremation as soon as possible.
When the cremation is complete we’ll arrange for the return or disposition of the cremated remains. We offer shipping via USPS Priority Mail Express, hand delivery within our local service area, or disposition by scattering at sea.
Western Cremation Alliance is a trusted provider of cremation services to families in Vancouver and Clark County, WA. We 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. Call our cremation service specialists today for pricing and to learn how to begin the planning process.
What does a Vancouver cremation cost?
The average cost for a direct cremation in Washington is $1,363 and ranges up to $4,090. We compiled this Vancouver cremation cost table in 2016.
|Western Cremation Alliance
|Vancouver Funeral Chapel
|Straub's Funeral Home
|Gardner Funeral Home
|Layne's Battle Ground Funeral Home
|Evergreen Memorial Gardens
|Dahl-McVicker Funeral Home
|Woodland Funeral Home
|Hubbard Funeral Home
|Dowling Funeral Home
|Steel Chapel at Longview Memorial Park
|Hamilton-Mylan Funeral Home
|Columbia Funeral Service
$994 Simple Cremation
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:
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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.
Vancouver Cremation Information
About eight out of ten Northwest families choose cremation for a variety of religious, philosophic, economic, and environmental reasons. Many simply feel that cremation affords them a more comfortable pathway toward a closure harmonious with their lifestyle.
Where are you located? Can I come in to make arrangements?
Where do I get a copy of a Vancouver death certificate?
To order a death certificate in Vancouver contact Clark County Community Health. Visit 1601 E 4th Plain Blvd, Bldg 17, 4th Floor, Vancouver, WA 98661 or call 360-397-8092. Certified copies cost $25.00 each. Detailed ordering information is available here. Death certificates filed by Western Cremation Alliance may be ordered online using this form for up to one year from the date of death.
How do I publish a newspaper obituary in Vancouver?
What are the laws for scattering ashes in Washington?
You can scatter ashes on any private land with permission. To scatter on National Park land you need permission from the Chief Park Ranger. For state trust uplands you need permission from the regional manager. You should scatter ashes on the ground at least 100 yards from any trail, road, building, or waterway. Memorial markers are not allowed and publicity of the scattering is not permitted.
You may scatter in the Columbia River or any navigable inland waterway under state control. You may also scatter at sea outside the 3-mile limit enforced by the EPA. Report such scatterings to the EPA within 30 days.
What help is available with Vancouver cremation costs?
There is a $255 lump-sum death payment from Social Security for those who qualify. The family must contact Social Security to apply for benefits. Please contact Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 or 805 Broadway St #500, Vancouver, WA 98660
Veterans and their dependents may receive some benefits. Willamette National Cemetery is the Veterans cemetery nearest to Vancouver. Interment and the grave marker are free of charge to an eligible veteran and dependents. For more information contact the Department of Veterans Affairs. Call 1-800-827-1000 or visit 1601 E Fourth Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98661.
The Veterans Assistance Fund may provide burial assistance relief to qualified Veterans. Call (360) 693-7030 or visit 1305 Columbia Street, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA 98660.
The county runs its own indigent cremation program and in some cases may pay for a direct cremation. For more information contact the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office. Call (360) 397-8405 or visit 900 West 13th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660.