Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes is a locally owned, family-operated business that takes great pride in serving the families of Downeast Maine with compassion, understanding, and excellent service. Our commitment to providing a wide variety of options in a considerate and professional way is at the center of what we do. With funeral homes in Ellsworth, Machias, Milbridge, and Stonington we are conveniently located to serve our communities with the highest degree of personal attention and professional care. Mission Statement The mission of Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes is to offer all families of Washington and Hancock Counties - services in accordance with your wishes through careful consideration of family traditions, popular trends, financial responsibility, and through education for the public. Service and support to our families and our communities will be at the forefront of all we do, collectively as well as individually. Vision - Bragdon-Kelley will strive to be the most responsive funeral service provider in all of Washington and Hancock Counties. We will offer education for the public and provide all the information necessary for families to make informed decisions. We will maintain the structure of Bragdon-Kelley as the highest quality family owned and operated funeral service provider, providing ?services in accordance with your wishes? to all the families we serve, regardless of financial means. We will assist families in the difficult decisions, offering support and guidance, in order for them to commemorate the life of their loved one in a way that depicts their values and priorities, rather than our own or those of tradition alone. We will maintain the highest degree of respect for the deceased, their loved ones and among our own staff. Our staff training will be focused on the changing arena of funeral service as well as safety and respect for all. Every member of our staff will be committed to serving the needs of each family in a way that ensures even the most minute details are given due consideration. Additionally, Bragdon-Kelley will be mindful and conservative with its resources, and considerate and responsible towards the environment, recycling and using environmentally harmless products as much as the operation of our business allows. The motto of Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes has always been Services in accordance with your wishes, a phrase coined by Willard, himself, which signifies a commitment to making funerals and other memorization's meaningful to the family members and friends left behind when a death occurs. The funeral directors and the support staff at Bragdon-Kelley are committed to upholding that principle by encouraging each family to create a funeral or memorial service individual to their needs and to the memory of their loved one.We offer professional services ranging from complete traditional funerals to uniquely personalized memorial tributes, from the most basic cremation options, to more detailed cremation packages, which can include visitation and a service. Whether simple or detailed, we attend to every detail from the time of death until the family is satisfied that their time of remembering is complete. A variety of financial arrangements are available to all families, regardless of income level, because we believe that each life has value. When someone dies, those who love him or her need an opportunity to say good-bye, to remember, to express their love one final time.