National Cremation Service Tigard, OR

Online Direct Cremation Services

Our affordable plans have helped 100,000’s of Americans during one of life’s most challenging moments. We are proud to serve in Oregon and to offer our families options to pre arrange with us. Oregon residents can now make arrangements from the privacy of their home. Our simple 4 step process makes it easy to plan ahead. If at any point you have questions or would like to speak with one of our licensed funeral directors, just call our local office. We are here to help.

    • Make arrangements on your schedule, at your convenience
    • Affordable all-inclusive packages, no hidden fees
    • 30 day money back guarantee

We have served families for over 40 years, we are here to serve future generations.

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About National Cremation Service Tigard, OR

National Cremation Service Tigard, OR
9800 SW Shady Lane
Tigard, OR 97223
(503) 598-9002
Fax: (503) 598-9921

National Cremation is one of the oldest and largest providers of affordable cremation services in the nation. Our mission is to create new and innovative ways for families and individuals to tell their stories, honor people and preserve memories. We appreciate the opportunity to guide and assist families during a difficult time. Because we understand the challenges associated with the death of a loved one, we have simplified our process to allow you to make cremation arrangements that fit your needs. Choose National Cremation, and hand the responsibility for final arrangements over to us. We handle the cremation, associated paperwork, and transportation, with the utmost respect and care. Let us take care of these arrangements so you can take care of your family.

National Cremation Service Tigard services Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, Marion, Polk, and Clark counties.

  • Arrangements available at time of loss
  • No membership required
  • Advanced planning
  • Veterans assistance
  • Cost effective
  • Professional, compassionate and knowledgeable staff

National Cremation is your choice for a simple, affordable cremation by a trusted and experienced cremation provider. Whether you have an immediate need at the time of death or are preplanning cremation for a future need, our caring team is available right now to answer your questions.

National Cremation Tigard belongs to the Tigard Chamber of Commerce and volunteers at the Tigard Senior Center.

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Contact the Tigard office at (503) 598-9002 or fill out the contact form on this page. To reach another local National Cremation office, call (855) 469-9474.

Kristina Taylor

Location Manager

Kristina has been in the funeral industry since 2007, when she began her first apprenticeship. She graduated in 2010 from Mt. Hood Community College where she received an Associates of Funeral Science and became a fully licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. In addition to the state licenses, she is also a certified crematory operator. Several years ago she became a Certified Celebrant, working to make funeral services unique and meaningful for each and every family.

Prior to her career in the funeral service, Kristina served as a U.S. Marine for 5 years, and works closely with several veteran’s groups in the area.



David Vesper

Sales Manager

I have supervised and supported the pre-need team for National Cremation Service in Tigard, OR over the last year and look forward to another successful year of assisting families with their preplanning needs.

Before I was began working for National Cremation Service, I worked in the technology industry where I was in senior leadership for over 10 years. I have been managing sales teams and working in a collaborative environment for over 15 years now. I have studied business at Marylhurst University and Whatcom Community college and I am currently working to further my education. I am involved in our local community volunteering and I am a youth soccer coach around the Portland metro area.

I am very proud to work for National Cremation Service assisting my pre-need counselors and helping people take care of their families during a difficult time.



To contact one of our team members please call the Tigard office at (503) 598-9002 or fill out the contact form on this page. To reach another local National Cremation office, call (855) 469-9474..

Cremation arrangements available at time of loss (no membership required)

Our cremation services include:

  • Basic services of the funeral director and staff
  • Transfer of the body from place of death to our licensed climate controlled care center
  • Use of positive identification system (a step by step procedure is followed when the body is transferred and the cremation is completed)
  • Transfer to the crematory facility
  • The actual process of cremation
  • Alternative cremation container
  • Delivering or mailing of cremated remains
  • Filing of all necessary paperwork: Cremation Permit, Certified Death Certificates, Social Security, Veterans Burial Benefits (if applicable) and help in creating and submitting an obituary (if applicable)

Unique Urns for all types of memorialization

  • In Ground Burial
  • Columbarium Niche Inurnment
  • Scattering Ceremonies
  • Cherished Home display

Keepsake Urns and Jewelry

  • Products designed to create a symbolic remembrance of your loved one. These items can hold a small portion of cremated remains, or just be a cherished keepsake. Personalized engraving options available.

Advance planning

  • Plan now to protect your loved ones later. Grant your family and dearest friends the time to grieve your loss and celebrate your life…instead of dealing with confusing choices during a painful time.
  • Save your family hidden charges. Your services are all arranged and paid for upfront and the cost is guaranteed. Why pay much more later when you can lock in today’s price?
  • Your pre-paid plan is protected. Your monies are placed into a state-required trust fund, held and invested for future need, in accordance with the state law. The National Cremation Service files trust fund reports with each state in which we do business.

For more information about our services, please contact the Tigard office at (503) 598-9002 or fill out the contact form on this page. To reach another local National Cremation office, call (855) 469-9474..

Assistance in Veterans Benefits and National Cemeteries

Veteran services include

  • Applying for the United States Flag
  • Applying for the Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • Applying for burial benefits
  • Scheduling burial at National Cemetery (For Veteran or Spouse)
  • Scheduling military honors

Willamette National Cemetery
11800 SE Mt. Scott Boulevard
Portland, OR 97086
(503) 273-5250

For more information on planning a veteran cremation, please call the Tigard office at (503) 598-9002 or fill out the contact form on this page. To reach another local National Cremation office, call (855) 469-9474..

What do I do when a death occurs?

  1. A call to National Cremation Service (503) 598-9002 is all that is needed to start the complete process, from anywhere in the world.
  2. We dispatch our professionally trained and compassionate personnel to transport the deceased from place of death to our licensed climate controlled care center.
  3. Families are contacted as quickly as possible after a death and information is gathered to initiate and coordinate the cremation.
  4. Cremation permit, disposition permit and family cremation authorizations must be completed according to Oregon State Law before cremation can take place. These documents are usually completed in 2-3 business days.
  5. Once our staff has received the necessary authorizations and documents have been properly signed, the cremation will take place
  6. The cremated remains will be delivered to our office and transferred into the urn or keepsakes selected by the family. The funeral director will discuss with the family a time to release the urn. If shipping or delivery is requested, allow 1- 2 additional days.

If preferred we can complete all necessary paperwork via phone or email. In certain circumstanced it may be necessary to meet with the funeral director at the office or at your home, to accommodate specific wishes.

Helpful Documents and Forms

Veterans

Grief Support

Donate Life


Please remember that if you haven’t found what you’re looking for in our resources section, National Cremation Society is just a phone call away 24/7. Contact the Tigard office at (503) 598-9002 or fill out the contact form on this page. To reach another local National Cremation office, call (855) 469-9474..

National Cremation Service in Portland, OR Attends Local Women’s Conference

Regan Hinton of National Cremation Service in Portland, OR recently attended a local Women’s Conference.



National Cremation Service Tigard, OR - Veteran Expo

On Saturday July 15, the National Cremation Service Portland team attended the Annual Veteran’s Benefit Expo hosted by the Oregon Department of Veteran’s Affairs in Redmond, Oregon.



National Cremation, Portland, OR - Book Donations for Local VA Medical Center and Assisted Living Facilities



National Cremation Portland, OR - Thank You Basket to County Vital Records Offices



National Cremation Society Portland, OR - “Snuggle Express”



National Cremation Society Portland, OR - Delivers S'mores Baskets to Local Hospices and Hospitals

October 2016



National Cremation Service Portland, OR - Veteran Benefit Expo

National Cremation Service of Portland, OR recently participated in the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ second annual Veteran Benefit Expo held Sept. 8 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, The event brought together nearly 100 federal, state, and local providers of programs and services that benefit veterans and their families.



For more information about any of the above events, please call the Tigard office at (503) 598-9002 or fill out the contact form on this page. To reach another local National Cremation office, call (855) 469-9474.

*Please note that in the State of Oregon, Funeral Board Rule 830-040-0000(3) requires our trade name include the identification of our funeral activity or function. As such, in the State of Oregon Preneed Crematory Sales and Services are conducted under the trade name “National Cremation Service.”