Troubled cremation business property headed for foreclosure sale

The state closed Affordable Cremation Solution in Lewiston and pulled its license after finding unrefrigerated bodies at the facility. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

The building that housed Affordable Cremations is going up for auction. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

LEWISTON – The Main Street property owned by the now-closed Affordable Cremation Solution is slated to be sold this month at a foreclosure auction.

The 643 Main St. Building purchased by the beleaguered business in 2017 has been shuttered since state regulators yanked its required funeral license in June after finding 11 bodies rotting in an unrefrigerated basement.

The South Portland-based Keenan Auction Co. plans to sell the site to the highest bidder Oct. 27.

The Maine Board of Funeral Service last month agreed to cut a deal with Ken Kincer, owner of Affordable Cremation, that would bar him from the funeral business for a decade but leave the door open for his return if he can show he has…

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