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For more than 85 years, Chas. Peter Nagel Funeral Directors in New York City has provided compassionate funeral and cremation services to Upper East Side families during their time of loss and bereavement.

Dedicated to meeting your needs

At Chas. Peter Nagel Funeral Directors, we’ve built our reputation on ensuring your wishes are faithfully carried out. Our experienced and professional staff is here to guide you in choosing the arrangements that best fit your own or your loved one’s personal needs. This includes respect for denominational and religious customs and traditions as well as satisfying personal requests down to the smallest detail.

Whether your need is immediate or you wish to plan in advance, our experienced and caring staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you with any needs you may have. We promise to provide you with our highest level of care and service.

Unique products and services

We offer a unique selection of products, services and benefits, including a broad selection of caskets, urns, flowers, register books, acknowledgment notes and other products to help create a memorable and thoughtful ceremony and farewell.

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At Chas. Peter Nagel Funeral Directors, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.

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.

We are a proud sponsor of the Calverton National Cemetery bus trip honoring all veterans whose families we have served our country. This annual trip, which is at no cost to the families we serve, provides an opportunity to visit the graves of honored veterans along with a service and flowers.

A neighborhood funeral home

At Chas. Peter Nagel Funeral Directors, we have always been considered a neighborhood funeral home. Our Upper East Side facility offers a warm and caring neighborhood atmosphere. We invite you to visit us at 352 East 87th Street in New York City to tour our facility and meet our staff.

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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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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.

"The service was very professionally, done , everyone from the staff to the director were very kind and professional."

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February 2021

"They were very professional and helpful and understanding in this sad time in life. I know everyone has a job to do although the staff were very professional at all times. Thank you all"

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February 2021

"The staff was kind and very helpful throughout the process."

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May 2020

"The staff struck the right balance between informing and advising, and allowing me to choose what I thought was best in the planning process."

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January 2020

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