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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.

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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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

Learn More
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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Compassionate, professional staff at all levels of service."

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May 2020

"Kind and thoughtful"

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May 2020

"The staff at the Nickerson Funeral Home provided compassionate and professional services during a time of family mourning."

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January 2020

"The entire staff at Nickerson were very helpful during our families difficult time."

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January 2020

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