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About PMA

Mission & Vision

People’s Memorial Association (PMA) is the trusted resource and thought-leader for funeral choice, education, and advocacy in Washington State. We envision a future where everyone has access to after-death arrangements that reflect their personal values and resources.



Respect: Serve the residents of Washington State with dignity and care. Honor the diversity of those we serve.

Compassion: Seek to understand the circumstances and needs of families at time of loss. Provide Professional services that are appropriate, supportive and caring.

Innovation: Effect positive change to benefit funeral consumers with accessible, efficient and quality services.

Cooperation: Work together with consumers, industry and government to strengthen the rights and expand the choices for end of life.

Advocacy: Lead and be a voice for the rights and needs of all funeral consumers.

Sustainability: Conserve resources and respect the environment to ensure affordability and long-term viability.

Ethics: Maintain the highest standards. Be democratic, transparent and accountable in all aspects of our operations.

Members since 2006