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
Minos Henry Shockley
Walter Stanis
Walter Krout, Jr.
Glena Jeanette Smith
Thomas Kelley, Sr.
Paul F. Wagner
Michael Futty
William Rock
Rosalie Burford
Joseph Ralph Wheatley, Sr.
Carl Marion Madding
Sara Weiss
Jesse Paul Stasi
Savannah Hopkins
Marian Marshall
Ray Franklin Fremont
Susanna Lapi
Lorraine Lingo
John van Dyke
Harold H. Lauckner
Captain William Walls
Lorraine A. Jacques
Carl Lofgren
Elizabeth Tyler
Rita Precht
Kathryn Moore
William "Bill, Buck" Alfree
Marietta B. "Wilda" Root
Kathleen Lorelli
Cyril Chester Taft
Ella Layton "Nellie"
Georgianna Cranfield
Roger Ault
John Bailey
Katherine R. Marshall
Frankie T. Markovich
John "Jack" Lee
Marilyn Davis
Laura Slavin
Lloyd Pierson
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