Funeral and cremation

Nickerson Funeral Home

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Nickerson Funeral Home has assisted Wellfleet, Massachusetts, and other Cape Cod communities with their funeral and memorial services since the early 1930s. For over 75 years, we have compassionately guided families through some of their most difficult decisions after losing a loved one.






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.

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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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Committed to excellence

Chapel at Nickerson Funeral Home>With such deep roots on Cape Cod, our Wellfleet funeral home remains dedicated to helping families in their time of need. We understand losing a loved one is a personal experience and will provide the care you expect from a local team. We are your neighbors and friends, welcoming each family with warmth and compassion.

As we guide you through the funeral planning process, our team will discuss service options, costs and ways to honor your loved one. Working together, we'll be there every step of the way, ensuring you're comfortable with every detail.

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.

Custom funeral, memorial services

Families who choose Nickerson Funeral Home have the ability to plan a funeral or memorial service that pays tribute to loved ones in creative ways. Whether looking to have a traditional or contemporary service, all of our options can include personalized details.

We encourage you to share your loved one's stories, passions and accomplishments so we can showcase their individuality. Your family is one-of-a-kind, and we look forward to showcasing those qualities while providing comfort to family and friends.

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Everyone at Nickerson Funeral Home resides on Cape Cod and serves our community with dignity and respect. We hope you allow us the privilege to serve you during your time of need. Please contact us to learn more about burial and cremation services or to tour our Wellfleet funeral home.