Washington Cremation Alliance – Cathlamet, WA
Washington Cremation Alliance is a trusted provider of cremation services in Cathlamet, WA, offering simple cremation services without the cost of traditional funerals. We offer competitively priced cremation services and will work within your budget to provide a dignified cremation for your loved one. Washington Cremation Alliance is an active and respected member of the Cathlamet community. We’re family owned and operated and our professionally licensed staff has been providing end of life services to local families for over a decade. 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 Cathlamet cremation service specialists today for pricing and to learn how to begin the planning process.
Online Direct Cremation Services in Cathlamet, WA
1. Choose Services
Select the services and merchandise you need and pay online with your credit card. View our General Price List.
2. Complete Form
Fill out our convenient cremation arrangement form to send us information for the filing of the death certificate.
3. Sign Paperwork
We’ll email you the necessary paperwork to authorize the cremation. Simply follow the easy instructions to legally sign online.
Our professional staff will respond as soon as possible to the place of passing to bring your loved one into our care. The cremation usually takes place within 7 – 10 days of receiving all signed paperwork.
How much does an average Cathlamet cremation cost?
The average cost for a direct cremation in Washington is $1,363 and ranges up to $4,090. We compiled this Cathlamet cremation cost table in 2016.
|Washington Cremation Alliance||$894|
|Dowling Funeral Home||$1,395|
Cathlamet Cremation Information
Where do I get a copy of the death certificate?
To order a death certificate in Cathlamet contact Wahkiakum County Public Health. Visit 64 Main St, Cathlamet, WA 98612 or call 1-888-452-0326. Certified copies cost $20.00 each. Detailed ordering information is available here.
How do I publish a newspaper obituary?
Paid obituary notices are available in The Wahkiakum County Eagle. For more information or to submit an obituary please contact The Wahkiakum County Eagle, 77 Main St, Cathlamet, WA 98612. Call (360) 795-3391.
What are the laws for scattering ashes in Washington?
You can scatter cremated remains 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 permitted and publicity of the scattering is not allowed.
You may scatter in the Puget Sound, Pacific Ocean, Lake Washington, or any inland water within the 3-mile limit enforced by the Environmental Protection Agency. Such scatterings should be reported to the EPA within 30 days.
Washington State Ferries also allow scattering. Please provide a 3-5 day notice for a scattering memorial service. Ceremonies can only take place during non-peak sailing times & if weather conditions permit. Ashes must be in a biodegradable container.
What help is available with cremation expenses in Cathlamet?
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.
Veterans and their dependents may receive some benefits. Willamette National Cemetery in Portland is the Veterans cemetery nearest to Cathlamet. Interment and the grave marker are free of charge to an eligible veteran and dependents. For more information contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-800-827-1000.
The county runs its own indigent cremation program and, in some cases, may pay for a direct cremation. For more information please contact the Wahkiakum County Coroner. Call (360) 795-3652 or visit 64 Main St, Cathlamet, WA 98612.
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Communities we serve in Wahkiakum County
Cathlamet, Altoona, Deep River, East Cathlamet, Grays River, Lower Elochoman, Puget Island, Rosburg, Skamokawa Valley, Upper Elochoman, Brookfield, Eagle Cliff, Flandersville, Skamokawa, Waterford, and more.