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Washington Cremation Alliance – Port Townsend, WA

Washington Cremation Alliance is a trusted provider of cremation services in Port Townsend, 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 Port Townsend 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 Port Townsend cremation service specialists today for pricing and to learn how to begin the planning process.

Online Direct Cremation Services in Port Townsend, WA

How it Works

If a death has occurred, please call us at 1 (844) 927-3628 for immediate help.

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.

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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.

What's Included?

Our all-inclusive simple cremation package includes:

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Transportation
We’ll transfer your loved one directly into our care.
Travel Safe Urn
We include a basic urn that’s suitable for air travel.
Notifying Social Security
We’ll notify Social Security that your loved one has passed.
Filing of the Death Certificate
Our rapid e-file process quickly submits the certificate.
Online Tribute
We’ll place a tribute online that you can easily share.
Return of Cremated Remains
We’ll return the urn to you at your convenience.

What’s Included?

Transportation
We’ll transfer your loved one directly into our care.
Travel Safe Urn
We include a basic urn that’s suitable for air travel.
Notifying Social Security
We’ll notify Social Security that your loved one has passed.
Filing of the Death Certificate
Our rapid e-file process quickly submits the certificate.
Online Tribute
We’ll place a tribute online that you can easily share.
Return of Cremated Remains
We’ll return the urn to you at your convenience.

How much does an average Port Townsend cremation cost?

 

The average cost for a direct cremation in Washington is $1,363 and ranges up to $4,090. We compiled this Port Townsend cremation cost table in 2016.

 
Washington Cremation Alliance$994
Kosec Funeral Home$1,513

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Port Townsend Cremation Information

 

Where do I get a copy of the death certificate?

To order a death certificate in Port Townsend contact Jefferson County Public Health. Visit 615 Sheridan St, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or call 360-385-9400. 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 Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader. For more information or to submit an obituary please contact The Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader, 226 Adams St, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Call 360-385-2900 or email memorials@ptleader.com.

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 Port Townsend?

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. Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent is the Veterans cemetery nearest to Port Townsend. 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 Jefferson County Coroner. Visit 1820 Jefferson St, Port Townsend, WA 98368 or call (360) 385-9180.

Recent Testimonials

I highly recommend calling Washington Cremation Alliance in Seattle. Everyone was very helpful and kind. They made everything so easy and took care of all the details. Thank you again!

Yvette Lowery

Seattle, WA

Washington cremation alliance in Vancouver WA was so helpful and professional. I would highly recomennd them for anyone going through the loss of a family member.

J. Tal

Vancouver, WA

Communities we serve in Jefferson County

Port Townsend, Brinnon, Marrowstone, Port Hadlock-Irondale, Port Ludlow, Queets, Quilcene, Adelma Beach, Beckett Point, Cape George, Center, Chimacum, Clearwater, Coyle, Crocker Lake, Dabob, Discovery Bay, East Quilcene, Gardiner, Glen Cove, Irondale, Kala Point, Kalaloch, Leland, Mats Mats, Oak Bay, and more.