Entries by Clair Ferris

Funeral Alternatives of Washington Opens Location in Federal Way

New Facility Will Feature the Innovative ShareLife® Experience Federal Way, WA – Funeral Alternatives of Washington, the area’s premier value-oriented alternative to the high cost of traditional funeral homes, has announced the opening of its fourth location. The new facility is located at 31919 6th Avenue South, Suite 200 in Federal Way. Funeral Alternatives, launched […]

2018 Lincoln’s Coffin Exhibit

In commemoration of Presidents’ Day 2018, Funeral Alternatives of Washington is presenting an exhibit featuring a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s coffin.  The FREE exhibit will be at Funeral Alternatives’ Tumwater office, 455 North St. SE, Tumwater, WA 98501 on February 18 (2:00 – 7:00 p.m.) and 19 (12:00 – 7:00 p.m.).  Presentations on the assassination and funeral of […]

17th Annual Senior Action Network Caregiver Dinner

We are pleased to host the 17th annual Caregiver Appreciation Dinner put on by Senior Action Network. This year we are able to live stream the events for family members who are not able to attend in person. Follow the link below to view the webcast. http://webcast.funeralrecording.com/events/viewer/16564 Please note that the stream works best on […]

DNA Retrieval Form (PDF)

Please view this video about DNA Memorial: DNA Memorial Introduction Video Please learn more about fingerprint jewelry at: Legacy Touch Website Instructions:  To print this pdf form, click on the graphic below. Only page 3 is needed by the funeral director.  

2016 Lincoln’s Coffin Exhibit

In commemoration of Presidents’ Day 2016, Funeral Alternatives of Washington is presenting an exhibit featuring a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s coffin.  The FREE exhibit will be at Funeral Alternatives’ Tumwater office, 455 North St. SE, Tumwater, WA 98501 on February 11 (evening), 14 (afternoon) 15 and 16 (morning).  Presentations on the assassination and funeral of the country’s 16th […]

Abraham Lincoln Coffin Exhibit

In commemoration of Presidents’ Day 2015, Funeral Alternatives of Washington is presenting an exhibit featuring a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s coffin.  The FREE exhibit will be at Funeral Alternatives’ Lacey office, 2830 Willamette Dr. NE, Lacey WA 98516 on February 19, 20 and 22.  Presentations on the assassination and funeral of the country’s 16th President will […]

Presentation 7/9/2014 – Pres. Lincoln’s Funeral

Date:  Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Time: 10:30 a.m. Place: Mason Senior Center, 190 W. Sentry Dr., Shelton, WA Presenter:  Clair Ferris, Funeral Alternatives of Washington Free Admission – Public Invited Learn little known facts about Pres. Abraham Lincoln’s funeral and gain insights into the love and devotion of a nation for its fallen leader in this engaging presentation by Clair Ferris, owner […]

Uncommon Knowledge about the Funeral Industry

There are many myths and misunderstandings about the funeral industry.  Clair Ferris, of Funeral Alternatives of Washington, provided insights and clarifications about the industry in an article appearing June 24, 2014, on ThurstonTalk.com.  He explains: When embalming is required and when it is optional Who can authorize cremation The cremation process and the crematory facility […]

Presentation on Pres. Lincoln’s Funeral – 6/11/2014

Date:  Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Time:  3:00 p.m. Place: Roolan Healthcare Center, 1505 Carpenter Rd. SE, Lacey, WA 98503 Presenter:  Clair Ferris, Funeral Alternatives of Washington Free Admission – Public Invited The country was just beginning to heal after the devastation of the Civil War when it was plunged into shock with the assassination of its recently re-elected president, Abraham […]