About Barton Family Funeral Service

Barton Family Funeral Service is founded on the belief that there is a better way to deal with death than the expensive offerings of the corporate funeral industry. We urge a return to traditional values, beliefs, and cultural practices that have often been compromised when traditional funerals cost too much. The growing trend toward personalized last rites is really just a return to the ways our ancestors faced the reality of death.

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Steven Barton is a 1992 graduate of the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. Before moving to Seattle in 1997, he worked as a licensed embalmer and funeral director at family owned funeral homes in Pocatello, Idaho and St. George, Utah. Coming from a background where the local funeral directors knew the families they served, Steven was accustomed to a high standard of care where the needs of the families came first.

After seven years at large corporate funeral providers in the Seattle area, he could no longer tolerate the relentless quest for profits that govern the corporate world. In 2004, he founded Barton Family Funeral Service to provide the kind of personal service that every family deserves.

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Pat Barton (Steven’s mother) is a graduate of Woodbury University in accounting. Previously, Pat worked as a consultant advising doctors about practice development and staff management. Throughout her career, she established and managed several small businesses including a wholesale distribution company. Pat is a licensed funeral director and enjoys meeting with families.

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S. Craig Barton, DDS (Steven’s Father) received his Doctorate from the University of Southern California. In 1997, he left dentistry to join BBN Global Consulting, an International business consulting firm with offices in São Paulo, Brazil and Houston, Texas.

When Steven founded Barton Family Funeral Service, he asked Craig and Pat to join him in developing and growing the company.

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Molly Ramage is a graduate of Eastern Washington University. She worked in the medical field for over 25 years before joining Barton Family Funeral Service.

When her mother passed away in 2006, she was struck by the compassion and professionalism she received from Barton Family Funeral Service. Shortly thereafter she joined the staff and became a licensed Funeral Director in 2008.



Sherry Blum attended Norwalk Community College in Connecticut, a transplant from the east coast.  Sherry spent her entire career in customer service and has found a perfect fit helping and serving our families


Jason Stoner is a graduate of Western Washington University with a degree in History and Communications. He had an exciting career in life Insurance before deciding that the most rewarding use of his skills would be as a Funeral Director and became licensed in 2014. Jason has always called the Pacific Northwest home and lives in Seattle with his wife and son.


When you need us, we’ll be there

We are available when you need us: 24 hours a day, 7
days a week. You may call us 24 Hours a day.
Telephone – (425) 823-1900

Funeral Arrangement Centers

Barton Family Funeral Service of Seattle

14000 Aurora Ave. N
Seattle WA 98133
Telephone – (206) 420-1875
Fax – (206) 420-2790
Office Hours – 9:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday

Evenings and Weekends by Appointment

Barton Family Funeral Service of Kirkland

North Park Business Center
11630 Slater Ave NE, Suite 1A
Kirkland, WA 98034
Telephone – (425) 823-1900
Fax – (425) 823-1977
Office Hours – 9:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday

Evenings and Weekends by Appointment

Barton Family Funeral Service of Renton

Renton Plaza Building

1400 Talbot Rd. S., Suite 104
Renton WA 98055
Telephone (206) 329-7800
Fax – (425) 823-1977
Office Hours – By Appointment

Mailing Address:

Barton Family Funeral Service
P.O. Box 787
Kirkland WA 98083-0787

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