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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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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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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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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Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

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
Vintage photos scattered

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.

"My Uncle had pre-arranged and paid for his funeral arrangements well before his death, and Kirk and the team did an amazing job following his wishes and they showed a huge amount of respect to us during this difficult time. It is very much appreciated, and made this sad time less stressful. Thank you"

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August 2021

"Kirk and the staff at Mattatal's funeral home are very caring, professional and attentive. They went above and beyond to attend to all our needs. We can't thank them enough for helping us through this difficult time."

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August 2021

"They are kind compassionate and so easy to deal with Even when your upset and sad they still know how to deal with things and are great to work with"

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June 2021

"The fact that my parents pre planned the arrangements made the process less stressful and we had no major arrangements to work out especially since the family is spread out across Canada and unable to get together due to covid."

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May 2021

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