There are a number of aspects that you should look for when choosing a Portland funeral home or cremation service provider. The first consideration is location as it should be close by so that there is no extra charge for providing services outside their normal area.
Portland Funeral Cremation
|Attrell’s Newberg & Sherwood Funeral Chapel||503-538-2191|
|Autumn Funerals Cremation & Burial||503-443-4900|
|Bateman Carroll Funeral Home||503-665-2128|
|Caldwell’s, Hennessey, Goetsch & McGee Funeral Home||503-232-4111|
|Cascade Funeral Directors||503-885-1790|
|Cornerstone Funeral Services & Cremation||503-637-5020|
|Cornwell Colonial Chapel||503-981-7771|
|Crown Memorial Centers||503-783-3393|
|Donelson Cremation Chapel & Funeral Services||503-640-2277|
|Duyck &VanDeeHay Funeral Home||503-357-8749|
|Estacada Funeral Chapel||503-630-3829|
|Family Memorial Mortuary||503-736-0102|
|Finley Sunset Hills Mortuary||503-292-6654|
|First Call Mortuary Services||503-445-9510|
|Fuiten Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home & Crematory||503-357-2161|
|Gateway Little Chapel of the Chimes||503-256-0606|
|Gresham Memorial Chapel||503-618-8176|
|Holman’s Funeral & Cremation Services||503-232-5131|
|Hustad Funeral Home||503-286-9663|
|Lincoln Memorial Park & Funeral Home||503-771-1117|
|Mt. Scott Funeral Home||503-771-1171|
|Omega Funeral & Cremation Service||503-231-6030|
|Oregon Cremation Company||503-235-3104|
|Peake Funeral Chapel||503-654-7755|
|Pegg, Paxon, & Springer Funeral Home||503-644-1176|
|Portland Cremation Center & Mortuary Services||503-665-4200|
|Rose City Cemetery & Funeral Home||503-281-3821|
|Ross Hollywood Chapel||503-281-1800|
|Sandy Funeral Home||503-668-6015|
|Skyline Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home||503-292-6611|
|Springer & Son||503-356-1000|
|Stehn Family Chapels||503-654-7717|
|Straub’s Funeral Home||360-834-4563|
|Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes||503-659-1184|
|Terry Family Funeral Home||503-249-1788|
|Threadgill’s Memorial Service||503-526-3952|
|Valley Memorial Park||503-648-5444|
|Westside Cremation & Burial||530-640-9045|
|Wilhelm’s Portland Memorial||503-236-4141|
|Young’s Funeral Home||503-639-1206|
Local Owned: This is an important question as some funeral homes are owned by larger companies or corporations which may have certain restrictions on the type of services that they offer.
Member of Larger Organization: In particular, the Selected Independent Funeral Homes which sets the standards for independently owned funeral homes.
How Life Insurance or Pre-Paid Arrangements Work: Ask them to explain how your life insurance benefits will pay for the type of services they provide. Plus, they should have a pre-paid funeral plan that they should be more than happy to explain.
Funeral Packages: Most Portland funeral homes have a set of packages that they include in their funeral services. The packages will vary in price around the national average of $9,000. You can check their website for the details of each package. Plus, ask them about customizing a service for your particular needs.
There are some funeral homes in Portland that will offer a cremation services as well. This type of service is on average a fraction of the cost compared to a traditional funeral service with some being only a few hundred dollars. For those interested in this type of service, here are a few questions that you will need to ask.
Funeral Home Portland
Licensed: Cremation services require a special type of license from the state and local authorities. Be sure that they are fully covered in that area.
Price Packages: There are a number of packages that this type of service offer which start at a simple cremation with the ashes put into a plastic bag if you want to spread them in the air, on land or over the water.
In the end, choosing the right Portland funeral home or cremation service requires a bit of research, looking over websites, and calling for further information about what they provide. However, by doing a little planning today, you can save your family a great deal of pain from having to make these decisions if the unexpected should occur. A little research today can go a long way towards planning for tomorrow.
Oregon Funeral Associations and Organizations
Oregon Funeral Directors Association
Cemetery Association of Oregon
Funeral and Mortuary Science Schools in Oregon