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.
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
Options to have your personalized celebrations on outdoors on our property
- Audio and video equipment
- Popular music selections
Trained professionals in planning personalized memorial services
Green burials and funerals
Natural burials and funerals that emphasize simplicity and environmental sustainability
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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An affordable Portland funeral home
Located 10 minutes northwest of downtown Portland, Advantage funeral home - Portland provides meaningful, dignified funerals for families from all walks of life. 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.
Dignified funerals and memorialization options
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.
Advantage cremation services
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 packages to meet your needs.
For families who choose the time-honored tradition, our full-service funeral home uses a crematory dedicated to affiliates of the Dignity Memorial® network. 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.
To make a difficult time easier, Advantage offers straightforward burial and cremation packages for a range of budgets. You’ll start by choosing a set of services, and then selecting the merchandise option that best fits your needs. 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.
At 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. 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, and you will get respect no matter what you pay for. Arrangements can be made in person or by phone or email. Please reach out when you need us.
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