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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

Paul Smith

Paul B Smith


Paul B. Smith was born in April of 1918 on a farm near Farmer City, Illinois, almost a century ago. ... View full obituary

Harold Holton

Harold P Holton

06/10/38 - 02/02/15

Harold P. Holton was born on June 10, 1938 in Winter Haven, Florida and died on February 2, 2015 in ... View full obituary

David Werner

David Werner

02/28/30 - 02/01/15

David Werner passed away on February 1, 2015 and will be missed greatly! ... View full obituary

Edward Saylor

Edward J Saylor

03/15/20 - 01/28/15

Lt. Col Edward J. Saylor Jr. 3/15/1920-1/28/2015 ... View full obituary

Major Dale Keenan

Major Dale A Keenan

07/04/36 - 01/26/15

Major Dale A. Keenan was born in Onalaska, WA on July 4,1936 and passed away on January 26, 2015. Dale ... View full obituary

Denise Estabrook

Denise T Estabrook

09/09/54 - 01/19/15

For all who would like to attend the memorial service for Denise, it will begin at 12:30 pm on Sunday, ... View full obituary

Margaret Jungwirth

Margaret E Jungwirth

10/08/20 - 01/16/15

Margaret Jungwirth passed away in her sleep at home January 16, 2015. ... View full obituary


Dorothea "Dot" M McDaniel

03/28/22 - 01/14/15

Dorothea “Dot” M. McDaniel, 92, entered heaven on January 14, 2015. ... View full obituary

Faye Reed

Faye L Reed

08/15/44 - 01/14/15

Faye L. Reed was born on August 15, 1944 in Orleans, Nebraska and died on January 14, 2015 in Tacoma. ... View full obituary

Janet Pedersen

Janet M Pedersen

09/29/35 - 01/13/15

Janet Marion (Gray, Rasmussen, Powell) Pedersen gently passed away on January 13th after suffering complications from a short illness. She ... View full obituary

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