When a death occurs in your family, you will be faced with important tasks and decision-making during a very difficult time. You may not know what to do or when to begin making arrangements. Bearing the responsibility can be overwhelming. Remember that you are not alone. Common Sense Cremation is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist you with the details and offer our guidance. We have compiled the following list to help guide you through the steps you will need to take when a death has occurred. Your funeral director will help coordinate all of the details when you meet for an arrangement conference.

After a death has occurred, notify Common Sense Cremation by calling Woodinville (425) 984-6290 or Everett (425) 212-9283. The following are some questions that we may ask when you call:

  • What is the full name of the deceased?
  • What is the location of the deceased (Hospital, Nursing Facility or Residence)?
  • What is your name, address and telephone number?
  • What is the name, address and phone number of the next-of-kin?
  • Is there a pre-arranged cremation plan? (If yes, what is the plan name or number?)

We will then set an appointment time for you to come to one of our offices to complete the details of the cremation arrangement. We will ask you to bring in some items and information that will be necessary to complete the arrangement.