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Navigating through all of the terms, language and documents related to funeral services or memorial planning can be challenging.   


PNW Cremation & Funeral has collected a variety of resources for dealing with the loss of a loved one, planning a funeral, or basic questions about the cost of cremation or funeral etiquette, and much more.   


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cemetery information

Links and information related to local cemeteries and memorial parks.

essential forms

This page provides some of the forms that will need to be completed and/or signed to proceed with the necessary funeral or cremation arrangements for the deceased.


One of the most difficult experiences in life is dealing with the loss of a loved one.​  It is common to experience a wide range of emotions, and to feel a deep sense of pain and loss.​   In addition to the emotional pain, you have to make decisions and coordinate services, benefits and the execution of a will.  The below resources offer practical tips for healing and encouragement.

when death occurs

This page provides practical information that you need to know if you have lost a loved one and need to know what to expect.

dealing with grief

The loss of a spouse, partner, sibling, child, friend, or other relation sparks a number of emotions.  This page provides information that will comfort you and links to local organizations you can turn to for support. 

children & grief

Helping children cope with loss is one of the most difficult emotional challenges that anyone can face. If you want recommendations on how to allow children to understand loss in a loving way, visit this page.


Selecting and choosing the right memorial, and knowing what information or benefits are available from Social Security or for Veterans are some of the most frequently asked questions that families have when faced with a loss.  The resources below are provided to help answer these questions for you.

veteran benefits

Discover the benefits a qualified veteran is entitled to and the steps to apply.

social security benefits

The application process and eligibility for Social Security benefits.

frequently asked questions

Answers to a broad range of questions related to the most common subjects related to funerals, cremation and memorials.


Fairmount Memorial Association and PNW Cremation and Funeral have created several free resources for you to review, learn, and create a memorial and funeral plan for yourself or a loved one.

a guide to cremation

"Choosing Cremation" explores and explains the current options and considerations for those who are thinking about cremation instead of burial.

pre-planning guide and workbook
Pre Planing Guide eBook

The free ebook contains a thorough overview of all the documents, decisions, and important things to plan for.  A critical resource that is free to download.

dealing with loss
Dealing With Loss FMA ebook

If you or a loved one has lost someone dear to them and they are struggling with this new change, this guide has invaluable resources to help navigate the experience of mourning and loss.

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