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
Edward Stuhl
Vicki Brown
Brian Christman
Carol Dispoto
John Liska
Inger Sites
Mildred "Milly" Daisey-Lynch
John "Jack" Ounan
Elinor Couch
Helen Scott
John Speer, Jr.
Beverly Murray
Pauline Petroski
Aaliyah O'Neal
William "Bill" Downs
William "Bill" McLaughlin
Dino Vidos
Juanita Klinedinst
Jerry Edward Peregoy
Mary Walsen
Rebecca "Beckie" Lemaire
Gordon Lee Smith, Jr.
Esther Anne Wilson
Dorothy Holland
Robert "Bobby" Booth
Thomas "Thom" Lewis
Mary Frances Cina
Josephine Hearn
Eunice I. Baker
Robert Whelan
John M. Burkey
Mary Menozzi
William "Bill" Parker
Dorothy Thomas
Joan M. Porter
Nicholas "Nick" Pisano
Kenneth Lemaire
John Beach, III
Dolores Heckert
Anne Moore
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