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Plummer Funeral Home

Plummer Funeral Home

16 Pleasant Street
Augusta, ME 04330
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Plummer Funeral Home, Augusta, ME

Plummer Funeral Home, Maine has been around over a hundred years, with four licensed funeral directors and a highly valued staff that are ready to help you make the right decision regarding funeral arrangements. When it comes to caring for a loved one or helping take care of your pre-planning arrangements, Plummer Funeral Home is here to take care of you. Plummer Funeral Home offers personalized funeral service and cremation options such as burial or graveside services, cremation services, memorial services, specialty services, and a remembrance process to help with grief.

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The cremation container is NOT the same thing as the urn. The cremation container is used to safely transport the decedent to the crematory and surrounds them during the cremation process itself.


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Certified Death Certificates

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Order Totals

Cremation Services$850.00

Cremation Container$0.25

Method of Disposition$0.00

Death Certificates (1)$15.00

Mailing Death Certificates$20.00

Crematory Fees$325.00

Permit & Other Fees$45.00

Cremation Accessories$0.00

Memorial Fees$0.00


*Sales tax included, where applicable. Price guaranteed at time of purchase.

Location Information

Plummer Funeral Home was bought by Leo J. Murphy in 1962. It has expanded since then, and in 1975, Leo’s son Patrick joined the staff. He became president of the corporation in 1997. His brother, Michael, also joined the funeral home in 1988, and he was elected vice president in 1997.

Plummer Funeral Home is not just any funeral home. With its traditional values and highly professional, friendly, and loving staff, this family-run business is the first choice for hundreds of families each year. Plummer Funeral Home is proud to embrace traditional values, diversity, and innovation when it comes to honoring the spirit and life of each family they serve.

At Plummer Funeral Home, you can design the most fitting memorial or funeral service to honor the memory and pay tribute to the life achievements and experiences of your loved one.

Cremation, one of the many options, allows a family the flexibility they might need when planning and preparing for a memorial service, celebration of life, or a scattering ceremony. While the cremation process can occur almost immediately, the decisions required in planning a memorial for a loved one can be made in a relaxed, more comfortable way through SimpleCremationUSA.

Plummer Funeral Home Maine works alongside SimpleCremationUSA to deliver quality assistance and cremation services that are exemplary – professional and catered to allow you to arrange these services from your home. Your loved ones are handled with the greatest care, and highly professional and ethical staff ensure that your loved one obtains the respect they deserve.

When appearing at the place of death, Plummer Funeral Home’s staff will display the epitome of professionalism, highlighted by their conduct and impressive dress code. Transfer of the body will be provided by a dependable and specially fitted vehicle, which will ensure that your loved one is properly secured through the entire process.

After your loved one is transferred to the crematory, a member of Plummer Funeral Home’s professional staff will ensure that this entire process meets SimpleCremationUSA’s high level of expected quality and standards. All of your requests will be followed to Plummer Funeral Home’s utmost ability.

We ensure a positive identification of your loved one by having a family member confirm this for us before the cremation is performed. A secure online Portal is normally used to complete this process.

The beginning of the cremation process will then be monitored by Plummer Funeral Home’s staff to acknowledge and to take notice of the remains that you will obtain.

Losing a loved one is extremely difficult, and we realize the stress and strain that you may be under as a family. We want you to know that at Plummer Funeral Home and SimpleCremationUSA, we are here for you in every way we can be.

Plummer Funeral Home has over one hundred years' experience in quality, caring funeral services in Augusta, ME. Discover how they bring the same quality to online direct cremation arrangements.

We are also available to help you make special tribute or memorial arrangements and would welcome the opportunity to speak with you at any time. Please call us at (866) 333-5130

We look forward to serving you.

At Plummer Funeral Home, there is no shortage of experience. Customers love how respected and welcomed they feel at such a difficult time in their lives. Plummer Funeral Home honors all those lost, including having a special place on their website for fallen heroes.

The funeral home was founded in 1898 and started as a small office in Augusta. In 2002, construction began at a second location in Windsor, ME. At the Windsor and Augusta locations they have an open door policy, and can be contacted any time day or night for a personalized service with upfront pricing. The warm and friendly staff are well-trained to provide a variety of cremation services.

The Plummer Funeral Home has proudly served Kennebec County for over a century and offers a wide variety of services including cremation that can be planned in person or online from the comfort of your home. Through SimpleCremationUSA, they allow customers to pre-plan their own funeral without feeling pressured.

As the state capital, Augusta is the primary city served by Plummer Funeral Home. The Bureau of Parks, Cemeteries and Trees provides maintenance and operation for the city’s 17 cemeteries. Visitors can enjoy the Maine State Museum, Fort Western and the Children’s Discovery Museum.

Waterville is beautifully situated on the west bank of the Kennebec River. It was a part of the Maine Central Railroad and is now a diverse city with wonderful churches. Visitors are especially welcome downtown, where Waterville residents take pride in their town’s rich history. This city also boasts beautiful natural surroundings great for camping, hiking, bird watching and fishing.

Plummer Funeral Home is proud to serve the small and charming city of Winslow located along the Kennebec River. The town is named after General John Winslow. It is also the home of the Two Cent Bridge and Fort Halifax, making it a town of some distinction.

Cremation Services in Kennebec County

Kennebec County offers a relaxing atmosphere and gorgeous, scenic views with its quaint historical towns and amazing natural rivers, forests and wildlife.

Visitors will enjoy the many other historic sites in the area such as Cobbossee Lighthouse, the Arnold Trail to Quebec, and the Hallowell Historic District.

Whether you prefer a church service, outdoor ceremony or private mourning, the funeral directors of Plummer Funeral Home are there to help with a personalized cremation service in beautiful historic Maine.

Direct Cremation the Way You Want It

Choose a direct cremation with Plummer Funeral Home through SimpleCremationUSA and they will provide you with complete support throughout the entire cremation process. You can also decide to have the cremated remains scattered or kept in an urn or other keepsake. The cremains can be stored by the family, placed in a columbarium or mausoleum, scattered in location of choice or buried in the ground.

They are open to many unique ways of providing service, such as using a plane to spread the ashes over a mountain, using the remains to plant a tree or rose bush or simply displaying the urn inside the home. The qualified funeral directors are there to help during this painful time to help well-they are waiting with support and experience to provide the best possible experience when you need it the most.

We are also available to help you make special tribute or memorial arrangements and would welcome the opportunity to speak with you at any time. Please call us at (207) 613-4182.

We look forward to serving you.

Plummer Funeral Home has diligently served the Maine communities of Augusta and Windsor since 1898. They have provided quality cremation services for over 100 years since originally being founded by Henry W. Plummer in Augusta. Plummer Funeral Home is dedicated to preserving your loved one’s memory. They have two locations and are available for contact twenty-four hours a day. They are our preferred cremation service provider for Knox County.

Plummer Funeral Home offers many valuable services. Cremation services provide all of the standard options while leaving the main decisions up to the family. They encourage friends and family to memorialize their loved one in ways unique to them.

Plummer Funeral Home provides cremation services for the popular tourist destination of Rockland in Knox County. Founded in 1848, Rockland, Maine is host to many unique shops, galleries, and dining spots. The main street holds many small businesses, coffee shops, and art galleries. Rockland was named The Guard City in 2008 due to its established relationship with the Coast Guard. Rockland holds the Maine Lobster Festival annually and is home to the world-famous Farnsworth Art Museum.

Plummer Funeral Home is the trusted cremation services provider of Camden, Maine. Camden offers something for everyone all year long. In this beautiful town, the mountains meet the sea. There are often cultural and recreational activities to do in this town. This makes Camden a popular tourist city in the summer. In fact, the population triples during this season. Water recreational activities are a popular activity in this city. Camden was also named in the Top 10 Prettiest Small Town list by Forbes.

In Knox County, the professionals at Plummer Funeral Home provide friendly and quality service to the people of Warren, Maine. Warren, founded in 1776, hosts a population of around 4,800 people. It was the hometown of Civil War general Ellis Spear and is the site of the 900-person strong Maine State Prison.

Plummer Funeral Home also serves Friendship, Cushing, Washington, Isle au Haut, Stonington, Rockland, Camden, Hope, Matinicus, North Haven, Owls Head, Port Clyde, Rockport, South Thomaston, Spruce Head, Tenants Harbor, St George, Thomaston, Appleton, Union, Vinalhaven, Warren, and West Rockport.

The towns in Kennebec County and Knox County have beautiful scenery. Kennebec County is home to the state capital of Maine, Augusta. Three colleges have campuses in Kennebec County: Colby College, Thomas College, and the University of Maine at Augusta. Knox County is named after a general in the American Revolutionary War, and Henry Knox was the Secretary of War during this time. The county is also the host to the Union Fair.

Both Kennebec and Knox counties provide many beautiful spots to gather with friends and family to provide a personalized memorial service for loved ones following cremation. Celebrate a life together with Plummer Funeral Home.

Direct cremation is the economic choice for body disposition. Cremation occurs immediately after death, saving on costs of embalming, casket, and viewing services. Memorial services often occur after cremation in place of full-service funeral services.

The staff at Plummer Funeral Home is ready to serve the community. They provide professional cremation services that celebrate life and take the stress off the friends and family of the deceased. The staff is well-trained and courteous, offering a high standard of service for Kennebec County and Knox County, Maine. The staff at Plummer Funeral Home values its customers and is always considerate of their needs.

For over one hundred years, Plummer Funeral Home has provided quality service to Kennebec and Knox counties in Maine. They provide immediate service 24/7. Arranging a direct cremation through SimpleCremationUSA couldn’t be easier, and you know your loved one will be in the safest of hands.

We are also available to help you make special tribute or memorial arrangements and would welcome the opportunity to speak with you at any time. Please call us at (207) 613-4182.

We look forward to serving you.

The employees of Plummer Funeral Home serve the Lincoln County community in Maine. Originally founded in Augusta, Maine, in a small office building, the home has been kept family owned since its inception in 1898. Plummer Funeral Home has been in its current Kennebec location since 1920. Their courteous, professional, and experienced service and staff members will be able to meet all your needs during these tough times.

Waldoboro Cremation Service Provider

Waldoboro is a small coastal town about halfway up Maine’s coast, with an overall population of around 5,000. Given its adjacency to the Atlantic Ocean, its claim to fame is as a popular fishing town. Originally purchased in the 1600s, Waldoboro did not begin settlement until the mid-1730s. It boasts several historical places on the National Registry, including a German Church and Cemetery, a post office, the Waldo Theater, and several houses, among others.

Cremations in Wiscasset

The town of Wiscasset, Maine, northeast of Waldoboro, has a population of roughly 3,700 residents. Like Waldoboro, the land was purchased in the mid-1600s and incorporated in 1760. Located on the Wiscasset harbor, the town found itself an important area for shipbuilders, as well as fishing and lumber, becoming the busiest seaport in all of Maine. Sadly, after its nuclear reactor was shut down, the town lost many jobs, which affected surrounding towns and the schools as well. However, it looks to use tidal power as a new energy source in the upcoming years. The town has a great bright spot for food connoisseurs: Red’s Eats is an enormously popular restaurant.

Boothbay Cremations

Boothbay and Boothbay Harbor are small towns in the southern portion of Lincoln County, totaling just over 5,000 residents in total. The town of Boothbay is quiet in the winter months. It comes to life in summer due to its position near the coast between the picturesque Sheepscot and Damariscotta rivers. In addition to its regional historical society, visitors flock to the coastal hiking trails in the Land Trust preserves, as well as the botanical gardens, playhouse, and the Ram Island Lighthouse, built in 1883. Furthermore, the Railway Village preserves history, as you ride on a model railroad.

Its southern neighbor, Boothbay Harbor, began as a fishing harbor with companies producing fish, fish oil, ice, canned lobsters, and fertilizer. Also popular among tourists, Boothbay Harbor has a state-of-the-art aquarium, art galleries, and plenty of restaurants. For the sightseers, whale-watching tours are quite popular, as well as boat tours to the islands off the coast. The town boasts many notable residents who are authors, musicians, and military veterans.

Other Communities

In addition to these towns, Plummer Funeral home serves plenty of other communities east of I-295 and south of the capital, Augusta. These include Alna, Bremen, Bristol, Capitol Island, Chamberlain, Coopers Mills, Damariscotta, Dresden, East Boothbay, Edgecomb, Isle of Springs, Jefferson, Medomak, Monhegan, New Harbor, Newagen, Newcastle, Nobleboro, Pemaquid, Round Pond, Somerville, South Bristol, Southport, Squirrel Island, Trevett, Walpole, West Boothbay Harbor, Westport Island, and Whitefield. These towns range from 700-2,700 people in size, and they are all close to fishing and summer tourism communities. Among these, Newagen is probably the biggest draw, boasting the highly rated Newagen Seaside Inn, which is a waterside resort on 20 acres of land.

While offering the standard memorial and burial services, Plummer Funeral Home offers three types of cremation services. Their traditional cremation focuses on the deceased in a special cremation casket, allowing for visitation, and then returning the remains after the service in an urn. In addition, you can add on a memorial gathering after the cremation. Finally, their direct cremation service completes the paperwork and transports the deceased to the cremation site. Plummer Funeral Home immediately notifies the families when the cremated human remains (sometimes referred to as ashes) are available. The simplest and most cost effective way to arrange a cremation is through SimpleCremationUSA.

We are also available to help you make special tribute or memorial arrangements and would welcome the opportunity to speak with you at any time. Please call us at (866) 333-5130.

We look forward to serving you.

Plummer Funeral Home has been a family-owned business for more than 100 years. Serving the needs of Augusta and the greater Sagadahoc County region Maine, Plummer Funeral Home is available any time, day or night, when families face the difficulty of losing a loved one.

One of the services offered by Plummer Funeral Home is cremation. Cremation has become a popular method for the disposition of final remains and an option more and more people are turning to with each passing decade. Through a process of heat and evaporation, remains are rendered to small fragments and then processed into a fine powder. The process is tightly controlled and performed according to specific guidelines, and the deceased is treated with the utmost respect at all times. The entire process is usually completed within three hours.

There are many factors influencing the growing trend of cremation, including environmental concerns, cost, and religious traditions. When cremation is chosen, resources required for traditional burial can be preserved, including already limited green space. There are additional costs associated with traditional burial that are not required with cremation, such as embalming and public or private viewing of the deceased. Some religious traditions, such as Sikhs and Buddhists, choose cremation because they believe it frees the soul.

Bath Cremation Services

The City of Bath, the seat of Sagadahoc County, was founded as a town in 1781 and a city in 1847. This quaint city with a population of 8,000 sits on the Kennebec River. It was built on the industry of shipbuilding. This remains a major industry in Bath today with the presence of Bath Iron Works. Visitors to Bath can get back to nature with tours of nature preserves and sanctuaries, a trip to nearby Popham Beach State Park, or a serene walk through Sewall Woods. There’s also a maritime museum and a great selection of dining, shopping, and entertainment activities in the downtown area. Plummer Funeral Home is proud to serve the city of Bath.

Cremation Service Provider in Topsham ME

The Plummer Funeral Home serves the communities of Topsham. A suburb of Portland, the city was named for Topsham in Devon, England. Topsham is located beside the Merrymeeting Bay at the mouth of the Androscoggin River. A number of waterways are easily accessible, where visitors can enjoy paddle boating and peaceful outings. Hikers, walkers, and bicyclists will find a variety of available terrains in Topsham’s beautiful hiking trails and nature preserves. The annual Topsham Fair is held in August, featuring a selection of handmade crafts and harness racing.

Simple Cremations in Bowdoin

Bowdoin was first incorporated in 1788 and the first main road was built in 1797, giving Bowdoin residents access to the Kennebec River and opening up trade opportunities for the area for the first time. The main industries in Bowdoin are agriculture and factory work. The Merrymeeting Arts Center in Bowdoin promotes whimsy, environmental consciousness, and diversity through a number of artist offerings to the community. Visitors to Bowdoin’s gorgeous Swan Island can view an abundance of wildlife, including nesting bald eagles, white-tailed deer, and wild turkeys in their natural habitats. The area’s Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is dedicated to conserving the scenic nature and history of the Kennebec Estuary, where the Kennebec River flows into the sea. Plummer Funeral Home is honored to serve the families of Bowdoin.

Plummer Funeral Home also serves Bowdoinham, Pejepscot, Bowdoin, West Richmond, Arrowsic, West Bath, Five Islands, Georgetown, Mac Mahan, Phippsburg, Sebasco Estates, and Woolwich.

Cremations are Simple but Versatile

When a family chooses cremation through SimpleCremationUSA, they are choosing a direct cremation. This choice precludes having a traditional service with a viewing. In this case, the deceased would be embalmed and would not be cremated until services were complete. Other alternatives with a direct cremation include a memorial service or a committal or scattering ceremony after cremation. Cremated remains can be buried in a traditional grave, placed in a ceremonial garden, mausoleum, or columbarium or scattered in a location that was of special importance to the deceased. A family can choose to keep all or a portion of the cremated remains in their care.

Plummer Funeral Home realizes that planning a funeral is an important step toward healing. A funeral is a chance for family and friends to gather in support of one another and say goodbye to someone very special. Plummer Funeral Home is committed to working with families in the Waldo County region to remember their loved ones in a meaningful way.

Founded by Henry W. Plummer in 1898, the original Plummer Funeral Home was started in a small office in Augusta. It was moved to its current location in 1920 and has been routinely upgraded to reflect the state-of-the-art facilities that exist today. Additionally, a second facility was opened in Windsor, Maine in 2003.

Belfast was settled by Scotch-Irish families in 1770. In the 1800s, its proximity to the waterfront made it a major hub of maritime commerce, including shipbuilding. By the 1950s, the city had become rich in industry, and during the 1980s Belfast was rebirthed as an artist community featuring many restored homes and commercial buildings. Attractions in the area include the Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railway, Belfast Harbor Fest, Arts in the Park, and the Maine Celtic Celebration. The Plummer Funeral Home is honored to serve the City of Belfast.

Cremation in Searsport

The Plummer Funeral Home often serves the families of Searsport. The City of Searsport enjoys 10 breathtaking miles of coastline on Penobscot Bay, which has contributed heavily to the town’s development. In the 1800s, Searsport thrived on shipbuilding and cargo handling. By World War II, the town had turned its attention to chemical and petroleum shipping. Visitors to the town can tour the Penobscot Marine Museum and view the treasures brought back from all around the world by sea captains. Families can enjoy the Searsport Shores Ocean Campground on the picturesque Maine harbors.

Lincolnville Cremation Services

The vibrant coastal community of Lincolnville features the sandy beaches of Penobscot Bay, a number of lakes and ponds, and scenic mountains and hiking trails. The city was originally settled in 1770 and was known as the Plantation of Canaan and Ducktrap at that time. It was not until 1802 that the city would be founded as Lincolnville. Visitors can tour a number of artist galleries, wineries, and microbreweries. The Plummer Funeral Home serves the City of Lincolnville.

The Plummer Funeral Home also is proud to offer their services to the communities of Belmont, Brooks, Burnham, Frankfort, Freedom, Islesboro, Jackson, Knox, Liberty, Lincolnville Center, Monroe, Montville, Morrill, Northport, Palermo, Prospect, Sandy Point, Searsmont, Stockton Springs, Swanville, Thorndike, Troy, Unity, Waldo, and Winterport.

On Cremation

Cremation is an available option for the final disposition of the remains of the deceased. Through a process of heat and evaporation, remains are rendered to small fragments that are then processed into a fine powder. In a traditional burial, remains are slowly oxidized, whereas with cremation a rapid oxidation takes place.

Cremation is a popular and growing option for a number of reasons, including environmental concerns, affordability, and traditions related to religions and creeds. Choosing cremation allows for the preservation of resources required in traditional burial, including already limited green space.

In addition, because families may choose to forego the embalming and viewing stage when choosing cremation, the costs associated with funeral care can be reduced. This can help ease stress at an already difficult time.

Some religions, such as the Hindu and Sikh faiths, choose cremation because they believe that cremation releases the spirit from the body. The entire cremation process is typically completed within three hours. Each cremation takes place individually. There are a set of very strict protocols in place to ensure proper identification and respectful and dignified handling.

Choosing cremation does not mean that a family may not have a full funeral service with a public or private viewing, if so desired. A funeral and a viewing can still take place and cremation can be performed after the service is complete. Families may also choose to have service after the cremation has been performed. Many families choose a memorial service at graveside or at a ceremonial garden where the cremated remains will be interred. Others may choose a committal or scattering ceremony at a place that was special to their loved one. If it is the family’s wish, all or a portion of the cremated remains can be returned to the family’s care.