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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: Affect 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: Support and promote legislation that protects the rights and needs of all funeral consumers at the state and federal levels.

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