Funeral and cremation

Nickerson Funeral Home


How may we help you?

Nickerson Funeral Home in Orleans, Massachusetts provides burial and cremation services for families on Cape Cod. For more than 75 years, we have proudly served Orleans and surrounding communities with the utmost compassion.







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.

  • National plan transferability

  • Personal Planning Guide

  • Free online obituary

  • Price protection

  • Experts in honoring veterans

  • Away from home protection

  • Celebration of life

  • Compassion help line

  • 100% Dignity Service Guarantee

Recent Obituaries


Our legacy of care

Our caring team guides families through some of the most personal decisions they make after the loss of a loved one. At Nickerson Funeral Home, we understand planning a funeral or memorial service can seem like a daunting experience, which is why we focus on providing the compassion you need. From discussing funeral costs to creating a fitting tribute, our commitment is to you.

Funeral services that celebrate life

Lobby at Nickerson Funeral HomeAt Nickerson Funeral Home, our funeral directors and support team believe that each life is unique. Therefore, each service should be too. We welcome families to share stories and memories, so we can add those details and create something special. Our approach to funeral planning provides families with creative ways to reflect their loved one while helping others begin the path to healing.

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.

Plan ahead

Those who wish to plan ahead a funeral or memorial service have several options as well. We're happy to discuss costs, burial versus cremation, transfer abilities and other important aspects. Choosing this option ensures your needs are met while removing the burden of planning from your family.

Welcoming Orleans families

Our Orleans funeral home is locally operated by residents in the community. We are your friends and neighbors. It's this commitment to care that allows us to provide families with the support they need with a personal touch.

Feel free to stop by Nickerson Funeral Home to learn more about our services or to meet someone from our team. We are here to serve you.


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