Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met.

Joseph Kiley - Owner & Operator
Phone: (207) 989-9596     |     Email: cremationbasicsinfo@gmail.com

Joseph Kiley owns and operates Cremation Basics and Kiley & Foley Funeral Service. He is a a 1993 graduate of the University of Maine, Orono with a B.S. in business administration and a 1989 graduate of New England Institute with an A.S. in funeral service.

He has lived in Brewer and currently resides in  Holden with his wife, Heather and their three children, Bryant, Andrew and Sarah.  Joseph has been operating the family business since the early 1990's  with the help of his family.  

Ryan Welch - Funeral Apprentice
Phone: (207) 989-9596     |     Email: cremationbasicsinfo@gmail.com

Ryan Welch is a graduate of John Bapst Memorial High School  and the Univ. of Maine with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He has worked in  law enforcement and EMS since college and has been working with Kiley & Foley Funeral Service as a funeral attendant since the late 90's and currently manages many of the office and ongoing business logistics.