Funeral and cremation

Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home

How may we help you?

For more than 65 years, Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home has provided families in Sydney Mines and surrounding areas with funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery services. But beyond that, we have provided the community with the highest level of care and compassion you will find anywhere.

We take caring for your family to heart. Our welcoming and comfortable facility resembles exactly that—and it is staffed by experienced professionals.







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Free Funeral Planning Resources

Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.

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Personalized touch

We know losing a loved one is hard, and we're here to guide you through planning a funeral or memorial every step of the way. We offer everything from a wholly traditional church funeral and cemetery burial to a modern celebration of life with live music, catering and a send-off that reflects the personality and passions of yourself or your loved one.

Whatever your vision or your loved one's wishes, we go the extra mile to make it happen. Do you want someone to sing a favorite song? You got it. How about personalized sparklers as a memento? You can have those, too. What about cupcakes with purple frosting? The list is literally endless.

A trusted provider

Service room at Fillmore & Whitman Funeral HomeFillmore & Whitman Funeral Home is a part of the Dignity Memorial® network. When you choose us as your provider, you receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated establishment and the benefits and value you deserve from North America’s largest network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers.

Contact us

Please contact us if you need help right away or would like more information about our funeral services. If you are or your loved was a police officer, firefighter or EMT, be sure to ask about our public servants program.


Since 1952, Fillmore & Whitman Funeral Home has served Sydney Mines and the surrounding area. We opened a satellite location in the Cape Breton Highlands, in Ingonish, in the mid-1980s. Service options have evolved in our 65-plus years in business, but our commitment to high standards remains unchanged and we are always here for you when you need us.

Here for you when you need us

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