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
Albert Goepel
Alfred Mitchell, Jr. "AJ"
Robert "Bunker Bob" Maedler
Michael Medora, Sr.
Anthony Koones
Lt. Col. (ret.) Gerald Alborn
James Craig Hollenbeck
Richard "Richie" Pirecki
Craig Warren
Gertie Thomas
Sally Booz
Jean Vareha
Robert Terwilliger
George R. McColley
Mary Ann Heckman
Mary Ann Warren
Sally Brown
Harold Porter, III
Herbert "Chip" Denault, Jr.
Charles Robert VanHuysen, Jr.
Larry Ross
Albert Stephen Fox
James G. Klabe, Sr.
Leonard Eckert
William Emil Miller
Laura Beth Kelly Gallagher
Elizabeth "Betty" Sage
Maureen Perrotto
Frederick "Richard" Rohrer
Jamie Elizabeth Davidson
Barbara Edginton
John Kmetz
Fred Herrington, Jr.
James Arlington Sanders
Edward Fleming
Theresa Falzone
Sara Iola White
Sandra Faye Mitchell
Laurence M. Taylor
Mildred "Mickey" Spano
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