People's Memorial Association
Founded in 1939, People's Memorial Association values responsible advanced planning, dignity and individual choice. Its mission is: --to promote the dignity, simplicity and spiritual values of funeral rites and memorial services, operating as a non-profit corporation. --to reduce unjustifiable costs of cremation, burial and other funeral services. --to promote the opportunity for every person to predetermine the type of funeral or memorial service which that person desires. --to provide education and guidance to the public and to its members and to promote their interests in achieving the foregoing and other activities pertaining to the care, disposition or utilization of human remains. --to serve as consumer advocate and informed resource for pending legislation or regulation regarding end-of-life care and funeral industry practices.