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Refreshingly Honest, Transparent Care In The Heart of Texas

Founded on accessibility and transparency, our mission is to empower families through the thoughtful adoption of technology and innovation, while reducing the stress and environmental impact brought on by traditional funeral practices.

Refreshingly Honest, Transparent Care In The Heart of Texas

Our Mission

Founded in 2018, the mission of Green Cremation Texas is to empower families through the thoughtful adoption of technology and innovation, reducing the stress and environmental impact brought on by traditional funeral practices. We do this through empathetic, big-hearted support coupled with an unique approach to cremation.

We are Texas’ only carbon-neutral funeral home; we use no paper, utilize electric-hybrid vehicles, and incorporate recycled material throughout the cremation process. Intently focused on providing a high level of care to you and the environment, we aim to return control over the end of life process back to you and your family.

Funeral Director In Charge

Marlaena Gonzales

Marlaena Gonzales

A lifelong funeral professional, Marlaena Gonzales is a dual licensed funeral director and embalmer. She has served families at funeral homes across the state of Texas. Maralaena takes pride in providing high levels of compassion and care that families need. She treats every family with empathy and respect. She values transparency and strives to further the cause of eco-friendly deathcare. Her family values bring a personable connection that Green Cremation Texas celebrates.
Dan Shaeffer

Dan Shaeffer

Dan Shaeffer, dual licensed funeral director and embalmer for over 20 years, served families at funeral homes in Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle before moving to the Austin area in 2017.
 
Dan holds the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner from the Academy of Funeral of Professional Funeral Service. Practice. He is also a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Preplanning Manager

McKayd LaRose

McKayd LaRose

McKayd LaRose has helped several families find peace of mind by taking care of their final arrangements in advance. In his own family, he has seen the hardship that comes from not having a plan in place. He had two uncles (both in their 40s) who passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack and a car accident. The pain that his family experienced was palpable, and he hopes to help you relieve the burdens on your loved ones for good. 

The 1st environmentally-focused, carbon-neutral Funeral Home in the state.

Green Cremation Texas Cremation Process

We plant trees in honor of every family that we work with.

We have partnered with Sustainable Harvest International to plant trees where they are most needed around the globe.

Sustainable Harvest International is an environmental nonprofit with over 25 years of experience partnering with smallholder farmers to adopt regenerative practices that nourish people and the planet.

Sustainable Harvest International

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