PEOPLE’S MEMORIAL™ Funeral Cooperative provides simple dignified, affordable final arrangements to residents of the Seattle – King County area. While the vast majority of our members choose simple cremation, we offer the full range of cremation and burial options. As a member-owned cooperative, our focus is on serving our members and their families rather than on meeting sales quotas.
At PEOPLES MEMORIAL™ Funeral Cooperative you will receive no sales pressure. You need only purchase the basic merchandise and services needed for your choice of arrangements. Should you wish something more, we are happy to help you make choices that are consistent with your values and within your family’s budget.
PEOPLE’S MEMORIAL™ Funeral Cooperative is owned by the members of PEOPLE’S MEMORIAL™ Association. Members receive a discount on services and merchandise. However, we also serve the general public, with non-member prices that are significantly less than the typical funeral home. While other services may advertise lower prices, chances are, you will be pressured to upgrade both the merchandise and services. In the end, we are convinced that we are able to offer our members and the general public far better value for their money.
Choosing PEOPLE’S MEMORIAL™ Funeral Cooperative is about more than just saving money. It is a matter of philosophy—leaving this world in simplicity and dignity—with minimal impact on the environment, your loved ones and their finances. We believe that simple final arrangements focus more on the spiritual and existential aspects of life and death, rather than on ostentatious materialism. Out of concern for our environment, PEOPLE’S MEMORIAL™ Funeral Cooperative is the only funeral home to provide carbon-neutral cremation as well as green burial.
Your involvement with PEOPLE’S MEMORIAL™ Funeral Cooperative supports a model for death care which is consumer-focused rather than profit-driven. You are also supporting one of the few funeral home cooperatives in the US, modeling for others a better way of providing cremation and burial services.
People Caring for People–it’s the cooperative way…