About Us

Kevin C. Kilcline

Location Manager

I’m the founder and director of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services of Portland, Maine. My funeral career began at age 14, when I earned the opportunity to work for the best funeral director I knew, my father, William T. Kilcline, Jr.

I graduated from New England Institute of Applied Sciences in 1992 and went on to obtain my funeral director's license in Rhode Island. As a fully qualified funeral director, I worked side by side with my father until his retirement in 2000.  In 2013 I earned a Bachelors Degree in both Marketing and Buisiness Management rom New England College of Business and Finance.

My wife and I are both active participates in our local community. I volunteer in the local school systems in Yarmouth, were we live and help with the local Boy Scout Pack.

My family is here for yours. Give us and call, and we'll help you organize a beautiful memorial service truly worthy of your loved one.

 

 


 

 

Kerry Kilcline

Preplanning Counselor

Kerry is a full-time counselor at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services.  She has a strong background in customer care and is currently enrolled in FINE Mortuary College working towards an Associates Degree in Funeral Service and her license as a Funeral Director.

Kerry also volunteers with the local PTO and in the classroom of her son Ian. She also enjoys sewing and handcrafts.

 

 

 

 

 


                                               

                    

Sean Kilcline

Apprentice

Sean, a fifth generation funeral apprentice, has worked at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services since March of 2011, at the age of eighteen.  He is a 2012 graduate from Gorham High School and is currently enrolled at Piedmont Technical College working towards an Associates Degree in Funeral Services.

Currently residing in Gorham, in his free time, Sean participates in a flag football league in New Gloucester.  He is currently captain of his team: Scared Hitless.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Shamus Kilcline

Funeral Attendant

Shamus is a funeral attendant and has worked with Advantage Funeral Services since October of 2014.  He relocated from New Hampshire in 2014 to help with the family business, and thoroughly enjoys living in the Greater Portland area. 

Shamus currently lives in Gorham and enjoys playing the bass guitar, hiking and camping trips.

Roland Rancourt Jr.

Dear Kevin, On behalf of Larry Rancourts family, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for the services provided for my brother Larry's funeral and especially the day of the service, Friday, May 3rd. Your son Sean and his assistant Mason were truly professional in every... Read more...

Ann Tripp

"Thank you so much for your wonderful service.  Everything was wonderful!"... Read more...

The Bardier Family

"We want to thank you for the service and help you gave us in this time of grief." Thank you, The Bardier Family... Read more...

Mellisa Taylor & Family

"Thank you again for your prompt attention to my father and the very professional and yet personal handling of his final wishes.  Your son delivering everything went above and beyond." Thank you again, Mellisa Taylor & Family... Read more...

Family of Katherine Evers

"We want to thank you once again for the arrangements you made for Kate.  Your knowledge, kindness and care were exceptional." ~ The Evers and Parks Families... Read more...