Funeral and cremation

Nickerson Funeral Home


How may we help you?

Nickerson Funeral Home in Chatham, Massachusetts helps families create funeral and memorial services that honor traditions and values. Our funeral home has served Chatham and the surrounding Cape Cod communities since the early 1970s.






Our Difference

When planning a funeral, you should feel confident in your funeral provider. The Dignity Memorial family of funeral homes, crematories and cemeteries is backed by the largest network of funeral providers in North America. We are proud to offer valuable services to families that only we can offer. Learn more about the Dignity Difference.

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Free Funeral Planning Resources

Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.

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Local care you can trust

For close to 50 years, we have compassionately guided the families we serve through some of their most difficult decisions. At Nickerson Funeral Home, we understand losing a loved one is an emotional experience and remain committed to helping families with professional and personal service.

Our Chatham funeral home team will walk you through the entire process. We'll help you select the most appropriate burial or cremation service, discuss cost options and design something that friends and family will remember for generations.

Honor your loved one

Sitting area at Nickerson Funeral HomeThe team at Nickerson Funeral Home believes that each life should be celebrated as richly as it was lived. Our funeral directors will listen to stories and personal details and help you turn those into a thoughtful service that honors your loved one. We welcome creativity and family traditions, so we can help design a funeral or memorial service that is everything you want. From obituaries to visitation and more, our caring team will be there every step of the way.

In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Dedication to Chatham

We are dedicated to the Chatham community and are actively involved in many civic and charitable organizations.

Feel free to call us to learn more about our burial and cremation options or to plan ahead for yourself. We are here to serve you.


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