Nickerson Funeral Home

77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans, MA


Gwynneth V. Yamamoto

March 18, 1925September 4, 2019

Gwen Yamamoto, of Orleans, passed away at Cape Cod Hospital on September 4th.

Born in the UK in March of 1925, she was a registered nurse in World War 2, an artist and a student of Hans Hoffman's non-objective school of Art in Provincetown in the 1950s. Her husband was Taro Yamamoto artist and painter who also was a student of the Hoffman school. They met in Paris in 1952, quickly fell in love and traveled though Europe studying Art. They came to Provincetown that year and had a gallery there in the 1960s. Gwen worked as a nurse at the original 40 bed Cape Cod Hospital in the 1970s. A life long nurse and artist she was known for her creativity, kindness and loving spirit. Gwen was also a long time member of the Assembly of God in South Wellfleet.

Please send any donation to PAAM Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

There will be a viewing from 10-11am Wednesday Sept 11, 2019 at Nickerson Funeral Home, 340 Main Street, Wellfleet. The burial will be at 12:45pm Wednesday Sept 11th at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com.


  • Visitation Wednesday, September 11, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, September 11, 2019


Gwynneth V. Yamamoto

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