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Maine's Cremation Authority

Cremation Services

Simplified, low-cost cremation options that are flexible and designed to meet the needs of your family and budget. Contact us to learn more.

Direct Cremation

$1,425.00 complete ~ Includes the following:

  • Temporary Urn
  • Cremation Fee
  • Minimum Required Cremation Tray

Cremation with a Memorial or a Graveside Service

$2,830.00 complete ~ Includes the following:

  • Choice of a Bronze Urn or a Scattering Urn
  • Cremation Fee
  • Minimum Required Cremation Tray
  • Memorial Service

Cremation with a Viewing Before

$4,155.00 complete ~ Includes the following:

  • Oak Rental Casket
  • Bronze Urn
  • Visiting Hours
  • Cremation Fee

All Services Include

  • Arrangements Conference
  • Removal of Remains from Place of Death
  • Embalming (Traditional and Visiting Only)
  • Obtaining ALL State Permits
  • Filing of Certificate of Death
  • Social Security Report of Death
  • Applicable Veterans Administration Forms
  • Construction and Submission of Obituary
  • It is our policy to be thorough, timely and efficient for all arrangements; for this reason, we generally are able to have the cremains ready in 5-7 business days. 

All Services Do Not Include

  • Certified Copies of Death Certificate
  • Cemetery Fees
  • Newspaper Fees
  • Clergy/Church Honorarium

Forms for this Page:

Authorization for Burial of cremated Remains (PDF file - requires Acrobat Reader)

Basic Vital Statistics Form (Microsoft Word file)

Cotton Crematory Authorization (PDF file - requires Acrobat Reader)

Obituary Outline Form (PDF file - requires Acrobat Reader)

Obituary Outline Form (Microsoft Word file)

Payment Policy (PDF file - requires Acrobat Reader)

Not sure which package will best fit your needs? Just contact us and we would be happy to assist you with your selection.


Funeral Alternatives offers cremation services, burial and funeral services, pre-need packages, and memorial merchandise.

Offices in Lewiston, Brunswick, and Augusta Maine.
Serving Androscoggin County, Cumberland County, Kennebec County, and surrounding areas.

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