Additional Services and Products

Additional Services

Additional Services 

  • Composing an obit: $95No charge if family composes the obituaryNewspapers will have a separate charge for publishing the obituary.Obituaries are placed on our website for free.
  • Separating ashes and filling urns not purchased through us: $25 per item filledNo charge if item is purchased from us. 
  • Shipping cremated remains (US ONLY): $195
  • Drop off of cremated remains (20 mile radius from Portland): $195
  • Acquiring death certificates: $15 for each certified copy.
  • Death at a residence: Should your loved one's death occur at a residence or other non-medical facility an additional $100 fee applies. Under these circumstances, our company policy requires two of our staff members to facilitate the safe transfer of your loved one into our care.
  • Transportation for another funeral home: If your loved one is taken into our care from the place of death and then other arrangements are made with a different funeral home, we charge $495 for the initial transportation from place of death. 
  • Sheltering of remains past 7 days: $50 per day after 7 days past the date of death.
  • Witnessed Cremation: Should you want to witness or help with the transfer of your loved one into the retort at the crematory there is a $395 charge to do so.  This needs to be scheduled in advance of your loved one going to the crematory.
  • Rushed Cremation: $300. Typical turn around time from the date we take someone into our care until their ashes are able to be released to the family is one week. A rushed cremation has the ashes back to the family the same day that cremation takes place. 
  • In Home Arrangements: $300, can be added to any In Person Essential Care Cremation Package if you'd prefer the Funeral Director to come to your home to make arrangements. (Within 20 miles of Portland)
  • Oversized Alternative Container: $150, basic alternative containers can accommodate up to approximately 280lbs. If a larger container is needed the cost is $150
  • Dressing the deceased/obtaining ink fingerprints: $75
Urns & Keepsakes

Urns & Keepsakes

Maine Cremation Care has a variety of urns and memorial products available.

Please click here to see our urn & keepsake selection 

Please click here to see our cremation jewelry selection 

Contact us for pricing questions