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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

Katina Williams Sampson

Katina J Williams Sampson

05/08/73 - 12/13/14

Katina Williams Sampson passed away on Saturday, December 13 surrounded by her family. She is survived by a loving husband, ... View full obituary

Mary Fritz

Mary L Fritz

03/09/50 - 12/12/14

Mary Louise Fritz left us for heaven on December 12, 2014. She was surrounded by her husband and children as ... View full obituary

Marion Root

Marion A Root

07/27/31 - 12/03/14

Marion Arlen Root passed away on December 3, 2014 at home surrounded by his wife and children after a battle ... View full obituary

Clyde Rushton

Clyde L Rushton

05/15/17 - 11/26/14

Clyde Leavitt Rushton, 97, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at his home in Lakewood, Washington. Born May 15, 1917 ... View full obituary

Edward Stipes

Edward B Stipes

06/22/37 - 11/24/14

Edward Bisel Stipes, Jr., 77, went to be with the Lord on November 24, 2014. He was born in 1937 ... View full obituary

Joyce Myers

Joyce A Myers

11/16/44 - 11/20/14

Joyce Ann Myers of Puyallup, Washington passed away November 20, 2014 after a year long battle with cancer. She fought ... View full obituary

Maria Valencia

Maria E Valencia

01/22/46 - 11/18/14

Maria E. Valencia was born on January 22, 1946 in Mexico City and died on November 18, 2014 in Puyallup. ... View full obituary

Kayli Daley

Kayli N Daley

08/15/86 - 11/17/14

Kayli Daley, 28, passed away November 17, 2014. ... View full obituary

William Philpott

William R Philpott

04/30/25 - 11/12/14

William Richard “Dick” Philpott passed away peacefully in his sleep, on ... View full obituary

Ralph Willis

Ralph D Willis

02/19/22 - 11/07/14

Ralph D. Willis February 19, 1922 - November 7, 2014 Ralph was born to Avery and Eva Willis in Philadelphia. ... View full obituary

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