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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

Josh, Vanessa, Hudson Ellis

Josh, Vanessa, Hudson Ellis


A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 20th at 6:00pm Puyallup Foursquare Church 601 9th Ave. S.E.Puyallup, WA ... View full obituary

Hiroko Tsuboi

Hiroko Tsuboi


Hiroko Tsuboi passed away Friday, April 3, 2015. ... View full obituary

Scott Newton

Scott Newton

05/04/58 - 04/02/15

Lawrence Scott Newton (56) passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 2nd 2015 after a heroic battle with cancer, with his ... View full obituary

Rhea Hansen

Rhea T Hansen

06/19/23 - 03/30/15

Rhea Thayne Hansen, 88, passed away peacefully March 30, 2015 in Ogden, Utah. She was born June 19, 1926 in ... View full obituary

Douglas Dorrough

Douglas C Dorrough

01/13/27 - 03/29/15

Douglas C. Dorrough, Ph.D. was born in Hawaii January 13, 1927. He left this world to those who knew and ... View full obituary

Urmas Saagim

Urmas Saagim

09/22/54 - 03/27/15

Urmas Saagim, 60, was born September 22, 1954 in Goteborg Sweden to Uno and Alice Saagim. ... View full obituary

Jerry Christensen

Jerry W Christensen

09/09/34 - 03/21/15

Jerry Wesley Christensen ... View full obituary

Sharon Knudsen

Sharon R Knudsen

01/16/38 - 03/12/15

On Thursday, March 12th, our sweet mother, Sharon Renae Jones Knudsen, 77, slipped peacefully from mortality after a long and ... View full obituary

Denise Meier

Denise C Meier

07/23/57 - 03/12/15

Denise “DC” Camille Meier Born July 23, 1957, passed away surrounded by loving family on March 12, 2015. Denise, born ... View full obituary

Roald Kverndal

Roald Kverndal

07/08/21 - 03/01/15

Roald Kverndal, the modern-day pioneer and trailblazer of global seafarers’ ministry, has passed on to be with his Redeemer after ... View full obituary

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