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Choosing a Funeral Home and Cremations in Tacoma, WA

Tacoma, WA Funeral Home And Cremations

Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel is a dignified funeral home and cremation service provider in Tacoma, WA. We are committed to providing you with unparalleled service and attention, and are available to answer your questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more than 80 years, we have greatly offered a complete range of quality services from funeral to cremation that may be tailored to meet your family's special, individual needs and customs. Call us today for your funeral home and cremation needs at (253) 630-2736 or visit us at 27221 156th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042.

When a close loved one passes away, the need for a funeral home is usually immediate. How does one go about choosing a provider for funeral home and cremations in Tacoma, WA, if you’re new to this arena? There are some essential things to look for when selecting a firm. Finding a company with integrity and high-quality standards to support you through this emotional transition will be invaluable.

The first thing to look for is experience. There is just no substitute for it. Finding a team of experts who have the practical knowledge gained from real-life environments is imperative. With a strong family history of service in this industry, the folks at Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel have many resources to draw on for your sake.

Another critical factor to find is a funeral home that can provide a full panel of services. This is so helpful to you as a consumer since it makes the coordination of services just a little bit simpler. Choosing a full-service funeral home means they can arrange and provide all of the services you might be needing. Working with one business instead of multiple can reduce stress in an already stressful time.

Look for a company that is highly rated with customer references. At Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel, we pride ourselves on outstanding customer service. We treat your deceased with great care and respect. We support your bereaved family with tenderness and sympathy. Our clients feel very supported by our compassionate care, and the testimonials and thank you notes they send us reflect these sentiments.

Find a provider that will be upfront with you about the cost of the services you are retaining. It shouldn’t be necessary to ask what is included in price points for services that ought to be packaged together, but some providers advertise a base price and then stick you with many hidden “fees” when payment is due. The Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel experts strive to be transparent and upfront with what you will pay for the services rendered.


Details About Services Available for Funeral Home and Cremations in Tacoma, WA

Each funeral home should be able to give you a concise explanation of what you can expect with various service types and styles. We aim to keep this process simple for our clients. Information overload doesn’t help the overwhelm that many people feel when they come to see us. Here is a list of some of the standard services we offer or support. Please remember we can customize services for funeral home and cremations in Tacoma, WA, according to your circumstances.

  • Funeral Services: Funerals are traditional services typically held shortly after a person dies. This is a service to help us remember the departed and pay tribute to them. This meeting can provide closure and acceptance. The body of the deceased is present for the funeral service, often in a closed casket.
  • Memorial Services: These services have more flexibility when it comes to the timeframe that services are held. If immediate burial or cremation is chosen, the memorial service could happen soon thereafter, or it may be held at a later time. In situations where cremation is selected, the ashes may be present for the memorial service if desired.
  • Burial and Graveside Services: There are a few options for burial services. A graveside service held on location just prior to burial is one. Burials are appropriate for both intact casketed remains or containerized ashes. There are some locations that offer above-ground burial options in mausoleums or columbariums.
  • Cremation Services: Cremation can be performed if traditional casket burial is not chosen. Cremation can take place soon after death without a service attached. It may also be performed after the body has been embalmed for viewing purposes and a full funeral has been held.


Pre-Arrangements Can Be Made for Funeral Home and Cremations

Since you are the most aware of your own preferences and inclinations, doesn’t it make sense that you would want to be in charge of selecting the details of your own future services? Your opinion matters. Even if you anticipate living a long full life with many good years ahead, putting a simple plan in place can bring peace of mind. If you decide to, you can revisit the plan every 10 years or so to be sure it still reflects what you want. Begin today with our online pre-plan form, or call us, and we can help with that too. 


Connect with Us for Caring Professionalism

As you select a provider for funeral home and cremation in Tacoma, WA, we invite you to call or visit to learn more. Our caring and professional staff will gently offer support and high-quality service. We are Edline-Yahn & Covington Funeral Chapel, located conveniently at 27221 156th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042. For immediate, upcoming, or future needs, please call us at (253) 630-2736.


Funeral Home & Cremations FAQs

How do I get a veteran funeral?

To begin, you may want to hire a funeral director to assist you in planning the burial. Then, either you or the funeral director should call the National Cemetery Scheduling Office at 800-535-1117 to make a burial order. Learn more.

Do funerals help in grieving process?

Funerals encourage bereaved people to say their final farewells and commiserate with family members. People tell stories, weep, console one another, give encouragement, and so on. This mourning process in the community is a vital step toward healing. It ensures that people do not feel alone in their suffering. Learn more.

How much does Social Security pay for a funeral?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides a small grant to deserving survivors of certain beneficiaries to assist with funeral expenses. This amount was fixed by law at $255 for SSI beneficiaries in 2020. Learn more.


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