About

A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home is located in downtown Dartmouth, convenient to many of the city's lovely churches and cemeteries. Our modern facility offers spacious visitation suites, a chapel with flexible seating and a warm, comfortable reception centre.

Personalized funerals and memorials

At A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home, we specialize in creative memorials. Imagine a video tribute with Dad's favorite music, food that reflects Mom's Italian heritage, funeral favors that remind everyone that your brother never missed a summer Sunday on the golf course, or a photo display—and a special furry guest—that conveys your aunt's mad passion for her pets. We help you down to the last detail. Even our spaces can be customized just for you.

Cremation services

Not everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, the funeral home team can explain the process and different options. From a direct cremation without a memorial service or a witness cremation to a full funeral service before or after the cremation and more, we help you understand this increasingly common choice—and handle all of the cremation arrangements.

We are here for you

There are endless possibilities when it comes to funeral services, memorials and even cremations. We are here to help you explore them and create a truly personalized tribute. Call us anytime, day or night.

History

The oldest funeral home in Dartmouth, what is now known as A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home was founded by Peter McKenna in 1897. A well-known Dartmouth undertaker named Cecil E. Zinck operated the business until 1938, when he sold it to A.L. (Ab) Mattatall, and the name was changed to reflect the new ownership.

Providing funeral and memorial services and cremations, A.L. Mattatall Funeral Home has been in the same location for more than 100 years, though it has been renovated and expanded to the beautiful, modern facility it is today.

Amenities

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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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 Washelli locations.

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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..

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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.

"I was comforted by the services myself and family received. It gave us great calming and piece of mind during the process. Losing a loved one and the last parent was/is way tougher than I thought it was going to be. Their service and patience were A1 and I will use them for my own personal needs."

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March 2022

"The empathy and compassion extended to our family during a very difficult time exceeded expectation."

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March 2022

"I can with honesty say I was treated with respect and patience , I will recommending your funeral home to friends and family. The staff is wonderful."

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February 2022

"The viewing prior to cremation is a very dignified and professional process. When asked, provide clothing that is either his/her best or something you often saw them wear."

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February 2022

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