About

John Birmingham, founder of Birmingham Funeral Home in Old Town, Maine, started with a simple philosophy in 1982: Treat each family with care, compassion and dignity. Today, this mission still guides us as we create personalized memorial tributes for those who mean so much to our community.

Let's start with a story

We begin by listening to you. Inspire us with stories from life such as a treasured collection curated over decades, dedication to a career that was more of a calling or the style of music that could always be heard wafting through the kitchen. We weave these elements into a personalized tribute. Imagine one last rousing game of bingo for the person who brought joy to the local hall, week after week. Envision a baseball-themed sendoff for the world’s biggest fan, including miniature monogrammed bats for guests to keep after the service. Whatever your wish, we will do our professional best to fulfill almost any request.

Trust us to handle the details, beyond flowers and music. Professional catering, featuring a variety of delicious dishes from the caterer's collection or your own family recipes, frees you to focus on family and friends when they matter most. Host a large reunion of friends before the service or an intimate gathering of immediate family afterward—our spacious reception areas adapt to meet your needs.

A funeral home for all

Signage at Birmingham Funeral HomeOur chapel warmly welcomes families of all faiths, cultures and backgrounds. Choose a traditional religious ceremony or a contemporary celebration of life, with optional military honors for veterans who served our country. Cremation services offer an alternative—and have become an increasingly popular choice.

We stand ready to guide you through the full range of funeral options available. Please contact us if we may answer any questions, arrange a tour or assist with funeral arrangements in Old Town.

History

John Birmingham founded Kiley-Birmingham Funeral Home in Old Town, Maine, in 1982. Initially, Mr. Birmingham rented a house on South Main Street to be used as the funeral home, but in 1985, land was purchased and our funeral home was built at its current location on Main Street. In 1988, an addition doubled the size of the building. The funeral home's name was shortened 10 years later. Our locally-based team at Birmingham Funeral Home takes pride in being active in the community, working each day to make our town a better place to live.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Very kind and considerate"

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October 2021

"The staff went out of their way to accommodate us, because of the timeline etc. we were afraid we would not be able to have an open casket, but the time and effort they put in and the extra mile they did, helped us see our loved one one last time"

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August 2021

"Everyone that helped us during this difficult time was amazing. They made things much easier on us and helped us so much. I highly recommend them."

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July 2021

"The professionalism, kindness and understanding provided were greatly appreciated during a difficult time. Every effort was made regarding special requests. Losing a person you love is hard and having a caring and kind person such as Mike Regan (and staff) handle the technical and necessary arrangements was a blessing. I feel that my mom would have felt honored and cherished and for that I am eternally grateful."

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May 2021

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