Whatcom Cremation & Funeral under new ownership

Whatcom Cremation & Funeral, which was originally established in Bellingham in 1983, has been acquired by Tim and Sandy Powell, according to an announcement from the company.

The Powells actually took over ownership of the funeral home in July of this year. It has been previously owned by Moles Family Services, which operates Moles Family Funeral Homes and Greenacres Memorial Park in Ferndale.

The funeral home, located at 4202 Guide Meridian in Bellingham, is now an independent entity with a separate location, staff and funeral establishment license,

“This is a great opportunity for us, and I look forward to serving more families throughout northwest Washington,” Tim Powell said, in a press release.

A spokesperson for Moles Family Services said the transition has been in the works for more than a year.

Terms and purchase price of the acquisition were not disclosed.

In accordance with state law, the Washington State Department of Licensing has been notified of the change of ownership and all pre-arrangements will be fully honored, according to the company’s announcement.

Whatcom Cremation & Funeral stresses affordability in its funeral services. The company values a “do-it-yourself” approach for creative life celebrations and funerals, according to its owners.

More information can be found online at www.whatcomcremationandfuneral.com, or by calling 360-734-7073.

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