Spokane, WA Cremation Pre-Planning: What You Should Know
- Cremation is Affordable
- Prepaid Cremation Saves Money
- Preplanning Gives You Control
- Preplanning Provides Peace of Mind
- Use the form on this page for a FREE cremation planning guide.
Cremation: Spokane, WA
Spokane Cremation Planning. Our experienced staff at Neptune Society Spokane, serving Spokane County since 2000, is available to counsel you through cremation planning. A well thought out cremation plan will bring you and your loved ones peace of mind. Cremation allows for an individualized and meaningful memorial that is greener and more economical than a traditional funeral and burial. Our knowkledgeable staff also provides information for families interested in both a Spokane cremation and burial. A Spokane cremation plan, developed with our compassionate Neptune Society Spokane staff, guides your loved ones and ensures dignified and respectful service. When planning cremation in Spokane WA, make Neptune Society your first choice.
Prepaid Cremation in Spokane
Affordable Prepaid Cremation in Spokane. The Neptune Society Spokane offers professional prepaid cremation services for an exceptional value. Our expert staff reviews your cremation plan and accepts payment locking in today’s price for this future service. A prepaid cremation service ensures your wishes will be respected and alleviates the burden of planning and expense for your family.
The Neptune Society Spokane is a proud part of the greater Spokane community, providing teddy bears named for the deceased to Toys for Tots, the Ronald McDonald House, Shriners Hospital for Children, RiteCare for Children, and the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. Spokane residents trust Neptune Society Spokane to meet their preplanned prepaid cremation needs. Consider Neptune Society your first choice for a Spokane cremation service.
Has a loved one passed away? Get assistance now.
Coordinating end-of-life services without a pre-arranged plan is overwhelming for many families. Our caring and experienced professionals in Spokane walk you through every step of planning a Spokane-area cremation to help you through this difficult time. We handle:
- The death certificate and cremation permit
- Creating a Spokane cremation plan that meets your needs
- Transporting your loved one to the cremation facility
- Arranging post-cremation burial or scattering services
Fill out the form on the right to get in touch with a local cremation professional regarding a recent death in the family. Someone will be in touch with you shortly.
Next, gather information. Neptune Society, doctors, state agencies, and other officials will need the following information about the deceased in order to proceed:
- Birth date and birthplace
- Social Security number
- Father's name and state of birth
- Mother's maiden name and state of birth
- Form DD-214 (if deceased was a veteran)
- A copy of the driver's license
Spokane, WA Veteran Cremation
Our dedicated family service representatives in Spokane are trained to answer your questions about veterans' cremations. Spokane veterans may be eligible for the following benefits through the Department of Veteran's Affairs:
- Special honors: American flag and Presidential Memorial Certificate
- A credit to help pay for your Spokane cremation service
- Interment of cremated remains in a National Cemetery
We help you navigate your veteran’s benefits eligibility and cremation planning. Contact us below to learn more.
Neptune Society Spokane services the only State Veterans cemetery in Eastern Washington: Eastern Washington State Veterans Cemetery located only 15 miles west of Spokane. Free placement is available for ground burial, scattering garden, and niche placement. Neptune Society can provide information for these cemetery services as well as the arrangements necessary for Honor Guard Services, free veteran’s flags and assistance in receiving other veteran’s benefits. Neptune Society Spokane is five miles from the Regional Veterans Hospital.
Visit The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for questions/information on VA and benefits.
Neptune Society Spokane is one of the leading providers of cremation services to Masonic Organizations in Eastern Washington. Our office has a combined total of over 46 years in experience serving families of Eastern Washington.
Driving Directions to Our Office:
From the South:
- Travel north on Division Street to Francis Avenue.
- Turn right, going east.
- Neptune Society is two blocks on the right.
From the South:
- Travel south on Division Street to Francis Avenue.
- Turn left, going east.
- Neptune Society is two blocks before Division Street.
Our Office Proudly Serves the Following Areas and Counties:
- All areas of Eastern Washington, east of the Cascade Mountains
*Distance restrictions may apply in some cases in some areas.
The following lists partnerships that have evolved over the years to allow Neptune Society to better serve our community:
Our TeamCharles S. “Chuck” Wetmore
Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Chuck Wetmore has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer for the past forty years. He has a long history with Neptune Society. He established the “Cremation Society of Washington” in 1994, which was sold to Neptune Society in 2000. Mr. Wetmore continued to work for Neptune Society in several capacities. He has been based in Spokane as Location Manager since 2010.
Services Support Specialist
Shirley was born in rural Wyoming and raised on a cattle ranch at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains along with her two sisters. After graduating from Eastern Montana College in Billings, MT with a degree in Business Education, she moved back to Wyoming and worked as the personnel officer for a non-profit service corporation with 150+ employees for 17 years. A highlight of the job was getting to travel to Washington, DC several times. In 1993, she moved to the “big” city of Spokane, WA where she became the office manager/bookkeeper for her family’s construction business for 6 years. She then worked for Safeco Insurance for 10 years in several positions. In October 2011, she began working as the services support specialist position with Neptune Society in the Spokane office. She also do the bookkeeping for my husband’s construction business. She is married and has two daughters, two step-sons and five grandchildren who are an absolute delight. Her favorite activities are golfing, fishing, camping and spending time with family.
Felicia has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Sonoma State University. She was a dental office manager for over 10 years and then owned and operated a CPR/first aid training company until moving out of California. After moving to Spokane in 2010 she began working with Neptune Society as a prearrangement sales administrator. Since then, she has completed her internship for Funeral Director. She enjoys working with and serving families at their time of need. She has a daughter who is a competitive gymnast and a son who is an active Boy Scout. Most of her free time is spent with her family.
Funeral Director Intern
Marcelle has an AAS degree in Funeral Service Education from Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, WA. She is completing her funeral director internship with Neptune Society Spokane. She was raised in Seattle but has lived in the Los Angeles area, Eugene, OR and now owns a home in North Spokane. She has two daughters, one is a toddler the other is a teenager. She absolutely loves road trips and the excitement of what might be around the next corner. Hearing families tell her that her service to them in their time of need really made a difference warms her heart and brings her great pride. She looks forward to many rewarding years in her career as a funeral director helping her community.