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
Joan Bonine
John F. Steinbruck
Albert Hartzel
Allen "Al" Hohman, Jr.
Elizabeth "Betty" Smith
Addison Tatman
Roseen B. Haenn
Harold Brohawn
Joseph Nitroy, Jr.
Joyce Walter
Wayne M. Juneau
Martin "Marty" Duffy
Elwood Cooper Dean, Jr.
Marvin "Bud" Rickards
Warren McCallister
Edward "Eddie" Creadick
Walter "Walt" Hatz
Lynette Kovack
William "Bill" Joseph
Joan Lee Charnock
Marie Wik
Mary Pantazis
Donald Parsons
Jeanette M. Brittingham
Marion Louise Hatch
Mary Shoop
Edna Elaine Owen Moran
Anthony "Tony" Stento
Dr. Tomas Aponte Espinal
Nancy Holden Smith
Rosalin "Rose" Parker
James Hynson
Minos Henry Shockley
Maryse Neubrand
Walter Stanis
Walter Krout, Jr.
Glena Jeanette Smith
Thomas Kelley, Sr.
Paul F. Wagner
Michael Futty
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