Funeral and cremation

Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services – Gateway


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Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services – Gateway provides simple and affordable care to families in and around Portland, Oregon. Our team of committed funeral home associates will guide you through the process from start to finish, meeting your needs and honoring your traditions with compassionate, professional and personal service. At Advantage, you’ll find honest, affordable care and clear, easy-to-understand burial and cremation choices to meet your needs and budget.





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Interested in learning more? Call us at 503-256-0606 to request a custom quote.


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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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Your dedicated Portland funeral home

Lobby at Gateway Little Chapel of the ChimesLocated in northeast Portland, Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services – Gateway provides meaningful, dignified funerals and cremations families from all cultures, faiths and walks of life. Whether you are preparing in advance or have an immediate need to plan a loved one’s service, we’ll help you plan a tribute that is both memorable and affordable.

Our recently renovated funeral home offers flexible chapel and event spaces, an intimate reception area, a coffee lounge and a celebration of life center. Our compassionate, knowledgeable team includes funeral celebrants upon request, and we can arrange for a police escort if you’d like. We are experts at helping families make selections that meet their needs.

Advantage offers an alternative to traditional funeral homes and cremation providers by making the arrangement process simple, without sacrificing high quality or care. We believe that a funeral or cremation memorial can be expressive while also being respectful of your budget. We provide exceptional experiences to our community through transparency, integrity and affordability.

Dignified funerals and memorials

Whether you’re interested in a simple cremation or a traditional funeral at the funeral home with cemetery burial nearby, we’re here to help. Our associates understand and respect the cultures and customs of the families we serve and are well versed on a variety of traditions, including ritual washing and incense burning.

For those looking for a customized tribute, we offer multimedia video production. The funeral home is equipped with audiovisual equipment that allows you to share these presentations before, during or after a service. We also have a piano for your use. If you wish to host a reception before or after a service, we can arrange catering and take care of all the details.

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At Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services – Gateway, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.

In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Cremation options

Urn outside on table with flowers around itNot everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you’re interested in cremation in Portland, the Advantage –Gateway funeral home and cremation services 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.

You may pick up your loved one’s urn at the funeral home, or we can bring it to you in person or send it by U.S. mail.

Simplified packages

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 package 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.

Planning in advance

Husband and wife sitting on couch and pre-planning their funeralsAt Advantage – Gateway funeral home, we recognize that cremation and funeral 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 costs and avoid future price increases, which can help ease financial strain during an already stressful time. When you’re ready, we’re here to discuss low-cost funerals and cremations and walk you through the advance-planning process.

Here when you need us

Thank you for considering Advantage. We recognize that you have your choice of funeral homes in Portland, Oregon, and are here to make a difficult time a little easier with flexible packages and economical pricing. 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. Arrangements can be made in person or by phone or email, so please don’t hesitate to reach out when you need us.


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