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Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services – Portland provides simple and affordable services to families in and around Portland, Maine. Our team of committed, caring associates will guide you through the planning process from start to finish, meeting your needs and honoring your traditions with compassionate, professional and personal service. At Advantage funeral home, you’ll find clear, easy-to-understand burial and cremation choices to meet your needs and budget. It’s our promise to make a difficult time a little easier with flexible packages and economical pricing.

An affordable Portland funeral home

Entryway of a funeral home with a Life Well Celebrated welcome mat. Located 10 minutes northwest of downtown Portland, Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services - Portland provides meaningful funerals for families from all walks of life. At Advantage, our family will care for you and your family regardless of your financial situation. Our unique way of looking at a traditional service will bring you comfort and relief during a difficult time. You will get respect no matter what you pay for. Whether you’re preparing in advance or have an immediate need to plan a loved one’s service, we work with you to create a tribute that is both memorable and affordable.

We also offer an alternative to traditional funeral homes in Portland by making the arrangement process affordable and easy to understand, without sacrificing high quality or care. At Advantage, we believe a funeral or memorial can be expressive and meaningful while also being respectful of your budget.

Simplified options

To make a difficult time easier, Advantage offers straightforward burial and cremation options for a range of budgets in two simple steps. First, you’ll choose the type of service you want, and then select the products that best support that service. Options are clearly outlined for you—and there’s never any pressure to purchase more than you need. And, of course, you are always welcome to purchase services and merchandise a la carte from our General Price List.

Distinctive funerals and memorials

Our compassionate, knowledgeable team includes certified celebrants and experienced associates. Whether you’re interested in a cremation memorial or a traditional funeral at the funeral home with cemetery burial nearby, we know how to keep things simple yet special.

If you wish to host an outdoor celebration or a reception before or after a service, we’re here to help coordinate all the details—including catering—on your behalf. We also offer items such as cremation remembrance jewelry, memorial keepsakes, stationery and more.

A private crematory

Not everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you’re interested in cremation services, the Advantage team can explain the process and the various memorial and burial choices. From a simple cremation without a service or a witness, to a full funeral service before or after the cremation, you can select from affordable options to meet your needs.

For families who choose the time-honored tradition, our full-service funeral home uses a crematory dedicated to our family of funeral practitioners. This allows us to have control of a cremation from start to finish.

Your loved one’s urn can be picked up at the funeral home, or we can deliver it by mail or in person to your home. We can also provide scattering assistance if needed.

Planning a funeral or cremation ahead of time

Husband and wife sitting on couch and pre-planning their funeralsAt Advantage, we understand that funeral and cremation arrangements and associated expenses can be overwhelming. In addition to assisting during your immediate time of need, our funeral directors specialize in working with families to plan final arrangements in advance. By preparing these details ahead of time, you provide peace of mind to your loved ones while outlining your wishes. You’ll also lock in today’s prices and avoid future price increases, which can help ease any financial burden during an already stressful time. When you’re ready, we’re here to discuss low-cost funerals and cremations, answer questions and walk you through the advance-planning process.

Here when you need us

We recognize that you have a choice of funeral homes in Portland and thank you for considering Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services for your needs. With the Advantage Low-Price Guarantee, you can be assured that you’ll receive the highest quality service and merchandise available at the most economical price possible. Whether you are preparing in advance or have an immediate need to plan a loved one’s service, our team will work with you to create a tribute that is both memorable and affordable. Arrangements can be made in person or by phone or email. Please reach out when you need us.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 207-899-4605 to request a custom quote.

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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.

"Amazingly positive experience when all arrangements had to be long distance. I live in another state. Very patient and helpful when describing options. Gave excellent advice when asked. Followed through on all discussed details. Thank you so much for your gentle manner and guidance. I would recommend your services to anyone."

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November 2020

"Even in our toughest moments we were treated with the utmost respect for both ourselves and our loved one. Thank you for being there in our time of need and making us feel so comforted."

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October 2020

"Very professional, helpful, caring group of individuals. They have provided their service to four of my family members, and they have been great! Definitely would recommend their services."

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October 2020

"My experience was exceptional. Entire staff was informative, professional, friendly and very sympathetic to the loss of my loved one. It was a great comfort to me that my beloved brother was in good hands."

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September 2020

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