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Thank you for the taking the time to visit our website. We are pleased to announce that our funeral home once again received a 100% customer satisfaction rating from the Puget Sound Consumers' Checkbook, which is a national non-profit consumer and information resource. The 100% rating is the highest among the 43 funeral homes surveyed in Pierce, King, Snohomish and Kitsap Counties. For the entire survey please go to www.checkbook.org

Curnow Funeral Home & Cremation Service (formerly Funeral Alternatives of WA.) is a locally owned and operated funeral care provider dedicated to providing quality service at a reasonable price.

Our crematory offers the most modern cremation equipment available within the funeral industry. This will insure that the families we serve receive the highest quality of service and care possible.

Having our own crematory allows us to keep our cremation fees amongst the lowest in Western Washington. We would invite anyone or groups that would like to tour our crematory facility to contact us to arrange a time to do so.

If you have questions or would like information please call us at anytime at 253-863-2800 or 425-746-8888 as we are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Sumner address: 1504 Main St. Sumner, WA. 98390. Bellevue address: 14205 S.E. 36th St. #100 Bellevue, WA. 98006.


Thank you, 

Brian Curnow


"Show me the manner in which a nation cares for its dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender mercies of its people, their respect for the laws of the land, and their loyalty to high ideals."

Sir William Gladstone

Andrew Fawver

Andrew Fawver

03/26/85 - 06/28/15

Andrew was born in Puyallup, WA at Good Samaritan Hospital. ... View full obituary

Dorothy (Dotty) Mullins

Dorothy (Dotty) A Mullins

10/26/50 - 06/20/15

Dorothy (Dotty) Ann Mullins, 64, of Lacey, Washington, passed away unexpectedly at Providence St. Peter's Hospital in Olympia, Washington, on ... View full obituary

Donald Schnoor

Donald M Schnoor

11/13/40 - 06/11/15

Donald (Don) Milton Schnoor passed away on June 11, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. ... View full obituary

Scarlett Ochoa

Scarlett O Ochoa

02/09/15 - 06/09/15

Scarlett Olivia Ochoa, age 4 months, passed into the arms of Jesus on June 9, 2015, surrounded by her loving ... View full obituary

John Yurkanin

John J Yurkanin

01/24/38 - 06/04/15

John (Jack) J. Yurkanin was born January 24, 1938, in the coal mining community of Winton, PA. He often spoke ... View full obituary

Brian Volk

Brian P Volk

04/18/68 - 06/02/15

Brian was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tacoma, WA on April 18th, 1968 and he passed away on June ... View full obituary

Jared Aurich

Jared W Aurich

06/13/78 - 06/01/15

Jared Wayne Aurich passed away on June 1, 2015 after spending the previous four days with family and friends. Jared ... View full obituary

Bruce Smith

Bruce D Smith

04/19/47 - 05/29/15

Bruce lost his long battle with lung cancer on Friday, May 29th, 2015. ... View full obituary

Cora Cordi

Cora L Cordi

05/01/71 - 05/18/15

Cora Lee Cordi is a hero. Her bravery and iron-will amazed so many people as she waged a long war ... View full obituary

Buzz Wallingford

Buzz E Wallingford

03/25/36 - 05/16/15

Elmer "Buzz" Wallingford Died May 16, 2015, at the age of 79, due to complications following surgery. He is survived ... View full obituary

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