About Us

At Alterna Cremation, we understand the importance of family. We believe in treating your family as we would our own. To do that, it's best you know a little about us first - please explore this section so that you may learn about our caring staff, our comfortable arrangement centre, and our history of service.

Our History

We stand behind our reputation and will continue to serve our community with the values instilled by our funeral director.

Alterna Cremation Ltd. is a woman-owned and operated business transforming the funeral industry. In 2018, Ashley Newton took a bold step, leaving her dream job and comfort zone at one of Winnipeg’s largest funeral homes to pursue her vision. In 2019 Ashley single-handedly established one of the first direct cremation services in Manitoba. Even the birth of her first child in 2021 death of her mother overseas in 2022 did nothing to derail her mission to become the owner of one of Winnipeg's top funeral homes. [Read More]

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Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met. We are here for you. 

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Map & Directions

The passing of a loved one may often lead to a long road home. Whether you're coming from near or far, we've made finding us as simple as possible.

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Our Facilities

Our home is yours. Please, take some time to familiarize yourself with it; we've worked hard to make our home as warm and as inviting as possible. 

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Contact Us

Looking for something you can't find? We make it easy to get the answers you need.  Please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Your impression of the quality and value of our services is very important to us. We respectfully ask for your assistance in evaluating the services we provided, as this will enable us to provide the best possible care to others who turn to us in their time of need.

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