Our Credentials

We are licensed to practice in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania;

We were the first funeral home in Delaware to obtain the National Funeral Directors Pursuit of Excellence Award, not once, but three years in a row.


We opened the first crematory in Sussex and Kent Counties, Delaware, to be owned and operated by a licensed funeral director.



Our Services

Our Services

Family owned and operated since 1865, Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium proudly serve local families with facilities that:

*Are handicap accessible
*Have off-street parking
*Seating accommodations for 150 or more attendees
*Offer multi-function music, as well as organ and keyboard availability, and public address systems with a wide and varied pre-recorded music library

We maintain a complete online site for a current listing of obituaries as well as many pertinent pieces of information regarding our location and other local services.

In addition, we provide:

A full range of pre-need plans:
Pre-funded funeral arrangements through National Guardian Life Insurance Company
Medicaid Irrevocable Assignments
Funeral arrangements anywhere in the world





Recent Obituaries
Robert Gogerty
John McKay, Jr.
Lois McDowell
Richard Clark
Joan F. Baughman
Dolores J. Zakarian
Robert "Bob" Castle
Dolores Rooney
Stephen Griffis, Sr.
R. Richard Thomas, Sr.
Matthew "Matt" Rafail
William Reynolds, Jr.
Rose Imhof
Thomas N. Crowley, Jr.
Ethelder Burleigh
Dorothy Anderson
Charles "Chick" W. Bradford, III
Charles Lee
David Schettig
Joanne Ash
Bob Burton
Edward H. Lorah, III
Dorothy Clower
Robert Rougeau
Alan Anderson
Hilda Best
Amy Lapp
Ralph Evans
Ronald Steen
Shirley January
Deacon John Smith
Mary E. Hoffman
Dr. Mark Himmelheber
Rita Cathcart
Martha Fritz
James Jubb
Edmund Paprocki
Roger Canard
Esther M. Lentz
Roger Euster a.k.a. Benjamin Schwartz
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