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Washington Cremation Alliance – Seattle, WA

Washington Cremation Alliance is a trusted provider of cremation services in Seattle, WA, offering simple cremation services without the cost of traditional funerals. We offer low cost 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 Seattle community. We’re family owned and operated and our professionally licensed staff has been providing end of life services to Washington 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 Seattle cremation service specialists today for pricing and to learn how to begin the planning process.

Online Direct Cremation Services in Seattle, WA

How it Works

If a death has occurred, please call us at (206) 745-0900 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 Seattle cremation cost?

 

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

 
Washington Cremation Alliance$694
Sunset Hills Funeral Home$4,090
Acacia Memorial Park & Funeral Home$3,490
Forest Lawn Funeral Home$2,900
Greenwood Memorial Park$2,895
Yarington’s Funeral Home$2,850
Butterworth Funeral Home$2,295
Bonney-Watson Funeral Home$2,295
Price-Helton Funeral Home$2,240
Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Home$2,040
Edline-Yahn Funeral Chapel$2,005
Dayspring and Fitch Funeral Home$1,995
Bleitz Funeral Home$1,840
 

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Seattle Cremation Information

 

Where do I get a copy of the death certificate?

To order a death certificate in Seattle contact the Office of Vital Statistics. Call 206-897-4551 or visit 908 Jefferson St, 2nd Floor, Seattle, WA 98104. Certified copies cost $20.00 each. Detailed ordering information is available here.
 

How do I publish a newspaper obituary?

Paid obituary notices may be published in the Seattle Times. All notices are subject to verification with a funeral home or cremation society prior to publication. Notices also require the approval of cost and prepayment prior to publication. For more information call (206) 464-2059.
 

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 EPA. Such scatterings should be reported to the Seattle administrator of the EPA within 30 days. Call 206-553-1200 or write 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101.

Washington State Ferries also allow scattering. Please provide 3-5 days 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. To find out more contact the Seattle WSF administrator at (206) 264-3554.
 

What help is available with cremation costs in Seattle?

There is a $255 lump-sum death payment from Social Security for those who qualify. The family must contact Social Security to apply for any benefits that are due. Call 866-494-3135 or visit 915 2nd Ave, Ste 901, Seattle, WA 98174.

The county runs its own indigent cremation program and in some cases may pay for a direct cremation. For more information contact the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Call (206) 731-3232 or visit 908 Jefferson St, Seattle, WA 98104.

Veterans and their dependents may receive some benefits. Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent is the Veterans cemetery nearest to Seattle. 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.

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

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