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.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Piano/organ on site
- Coffee lounge
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Live music available
- Popular music selections
- Black car service
- Multicultural funerals
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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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
Fillmore & 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.
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.