Cremation

"Easing Your Financial Burden"

We recognize that the cost of cremations and other memorial services are continually rising. For the average hard-working Maine resident, any death, anticipated or not, can become a financial burden for those left behind aside from the stress that comes about when a loved one passes.

At Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, we are here to help ease that financial burden with a variety of plans to choose from. We will be happy to explain the parts of any options listed below.

Cremation Plans

Heartfelt Cremation Plan

$895

Plan Includes:
  • Cremation fee
  • Preparation and stateroom for private family viewing
  • Basic cremation container
  • Temporary urn
  • All transportation fees
  • All applicable paperwork including Veterans, notification of Security and insurance claims
  • Assistance in writing and submitting obituaries to any newspaper as well as publication on our website and creation of a personal online guestbook

Select Cremation Plan

$1,020

Plan Includes:
  • $170 plan savings
  • Cremation fee
  • Preparation and stateroom for private family viewing
  • Basic cremation container
  • Choice of Urn
  • All transportation fees
  • All applicable paperwork including Veterans, notification of Security and insurance claims
  • Assistance in writing and submitting obituaries to any newspaper as well as publication on our website and creation of a personal online guestbook

Pinnacle Cremation Plan

$1,320

Plan Includes:
  • $190 plan savings
  • Cremation fee
  • Preparation and stateroom for private family viewing
  • Brown Standard cremation container (with lining)
  • Choice of urn
  • All transportation fees
  • All applicable paperwork including Veterans, notification of Security and insurance claims
  • Assistance in writing and submitting obituaries to any newspaper as well as publication on our website and creation of a personal online guestbook 

Cremation with Memorial Service

$2,195

Plan Includes:
  • $185 plan savings
  • Pinnacle Cremation Plan (listed above)
  • Staff and equipment for memorial service
  • Floral allowance
  • Urn allowance
  • Memorial Stationery
  • Memorial Candle

Cremation with Public Visitation

$3,975

Plan Includes:
  • $205 plan savings
  • Cremation fee
  • Cremation container
  • All transportation
  • All required permits
  • 1 certified copy of death certificate
  • Choice of urn
  • Visiting Hours
  • Choice of rental casket
  • Memorial Stationery
  • Memorial Candle
  • Flower allowance
  • All applicable paperwork, including Veterans, notification of Security and insurance claims
  • Assistance in writing and submitting obituaries to any newspaper as well as publication on our website and creation of a personal online guestbook

All Service Plans Include:

  • Arrangement conference
  • Removal of remains from place of death
  • Embalming (if required) or refrigeration
  • Completion and filing of death certificate
  • Submission of social security report of death
  • Any applicable veteran benefits
  • Writing and submission of obituary to any newspaper

Additional Services:

  • Vault Delivery and/or Installation
  • Certified Copies of Death Certificate
  • Cemetery Fees
  • Newspaper Fees
  • Clergy/Church Honorarium
  • Outside Facility Charges (if applicable)

  • *Although these services are not included in our service plans, they can be added at your request.