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

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 Homesteaders Life Insurance Company
Medicaid Irrevocable Assignments
Funeral arrangements anywhere in the world





Recent Obituaries
Michael Moncure Harris
Phyllis Jones
Lynette L. Smith
Gwendolyn "Gwen" Fisher
Alice Sudimak
Anna Mae Jones
David Anderson
Dorothea Irene Welk
Donald Quinn, Jr.
Esther "Fe" Hill
Leatrice Mae Egolf
Francis Gallo
George Layton, Sr.
Mary Ann Richards
George Patson
Joseph "Stacy" Anastasi
Alex Ralph Awad
Francis Moses
Violet "Vi" Detwiler
Hazell Melson Smith
Frances Voit
Rev. Mark Connelly, Ph.D.
Kathleen Cooper
Rose Carr
William "Bill" Gum
Robert John Dillman
William Allen
Jackson Henry
Carolyn Christensen
Russell Woods
Joseph "Joe" Sangrey
William McCafferty
Marsha Davis
Helen "Sammy" Patton
Patricia Lesher
Daniel "Dan" Vrencur
Virginia Stamper
Everett Warrington
Michael "Mike" Ferguson
William "Bill" Baughman
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