People's Memorial Association CremationPEOPLE’S MEMORIAL has been making simple, dignified and economical cremation available to Washington State residents for more than 70 years.  Let us help you make arrangements that are consistent with your values and beliefs at a price that is within your budget.

Members can contact their choice of contracted funeral home for the negotiated rates below:

Direct Cremation  $699

Cremation with an alternative container.   Cremated remains placed in basic urn for  pickup by survivors.

Direct Cremation with Memorial Service  $1,299

Cremation with an alternative container,  cremated remains placed in basic urn for  pickup by survivors.  Includes use of chapel facilities, handling of flowers, and coordinating memorial-type services Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM.

What is included in these Plans

All of our plans include the pick-up and transportation of the deceased member at any hour of the day or night within the local 30 mile service area of selected funeral home, sheltering of remains and refrigeration, conference with survivors for arrangements, procurement and filing death certificate and notification of social security.

What is not included in these Plans

The PMA plans do not include: sales tax, $60 King County cremation tax, transportation outside the 30 mile service area, ferry or bridge tolls, newspaper obituaries, flowers, honoraria for clergy, celebrant or musicians nor certified copies of death certificate (funeral home will file the original and assist with ordering certified copies at cost), nor other cash advance items.

Cost of Additional Goods and Services Available

Expedited Cremation Fee (less than 5 working days)   $150.

Cremation Witness Fee (including expedited services & Private viewing)  $250.

Postage and handling for delivery of cremation remains (USPS)  $100.

Private Family Viewing of unembalmed remains  $200.

Disseminate Cremated Remains in Puget Sound (if offered)  $150.

Saturday/Holiday Viewing or Ceremony fee  $350.

Evening Viewing or Ceremony fee  $200.

Transportation requiring 1 Person outside 30 mile service area  $3.00/mile one way

Transportation requiring 2 People outside 30 mile service area  $4.50/mile one way

Transportation requiring a ferry $80/hr for 1 staff person; $120/hr for 2 staff people

Additional goods and services, including a selection of caskets and urns may be purchased at a 15% discount from the General Price List of the chosen PEOPLE’S MEMORIAL contracted Funeral Home.

These contractual mortuary prices are in effect until May 31, 2015.
  • 2014 Annual Meeting

    Please join us on Saturday, April 12, 2014 for our Annual Meeting. We’ll be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of People’s Memorial Association.
    Location is University Unitarian Church, 6556 35th Ave NE, Seattle WA 98115 from 9:30-11:30 am.

  • Contact People’s Memorial Association

    The staff of People's Memorial Association may be reached Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

    Phone: 206-325-0489

    Fax: 206-529-3801


    To report a death:
    Please contact the contracted funeral home of your choice directly
    Call 1-888-762-2762
    (1-888-PMA-2PMA) for a menu of our contracted funeral homes.