Moles Farewell Tributes & Crematory takes pride in providing a range of exceptional funeral services for all our clients, whether you are having a traditional funeral service or cremation service. You shouldn’t have to worry about whose ashes are in the urn. We take care of this for you by using our own secure crematory certified technicians and an exclusive 15-step process that exceeds industry standards, so all your loved ones can rest easy knowing they will get what’s rightfully theirs.
At Moles Farewell Tributes & Crematory, we want to make sure that every family has the opportunity for a private farewell in one of our serene visitation rooms. Every funeral service we provide includes free use of our Bayview Chapel at Bellingham – the perfect place where you can say goodbye without any distractions or worries. We can take care of all your needs when it comes to cremating a loved one. We will provide the free placement of the cremated remains at Stillwaters Botanical Cremation Garden in Greenacres Memorial Park, as well as help with scatterings ashes if desired!
When you need to make the right decision, let Moles Farewell Tributes & Crematory be your guide. We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee and will do everything in our power for those who choose us as their cremation service provider so they can rest easy knowing that all of their final requests were met with care from start until the end.
FAQ about Cremation
How much does cremation cost in Washington?
The cost of cremation in Washington varies depending on a number of factors, such as the type of cremation service you choose and the location of the funeral home. Basic cremation services typically start at around $1,000 but can be more expensive if you add extras, such as a memorial service or an urn. The price also goes up if you choose to have the ashes scattered in a special location. Additionally, the cost of cremation may be higher in certain parts of the state, such as Seattle or Spokane. However, there are many affordable cremation options available in Washington, so it is possible to find a service that fits your budget.
How long does it take to cremate a body?
The cremation process usually takes between two and four hours. The exact time depends on the size and weight of the body as well as the type of cremation chamber being used. The first step is to prepare the chamber for cremation by preheating it to a high temperature, typically between 1,500 and 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Once the chamber is ready, the body is placed inside on a grate and exposed to intense heat. The body is quickly reduced to its skeletal remains, which are then pulverized into fine ash. The ash is then collected and either stored in a cremation urn or scattered according to the wishes of the deceased.
Are bodies cremated straight after service?
No, funerals generally do not take place straight after death. The body needs to be prepared for cremation or burial, which can take a few days. If the body is to be cremated, it is usually done so soon after the funeral service. This is because the funeral home will need to schedule the cremation with the crematorium, and they will want to do so as soon as possible. However, if the family wishes to bury the body, they may choose to do so at a later date. In this case, the body will be stored at the funeral home until a time that is convenient for the family. Either way, it is generally advisable to have the funeral service before any kind of disposition is made of the body.