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
Elva Christine Miller Scott Boaz
Craig Hastings
Donald Irons
Mary Smith
Patricia Bradley
John J. "Jack" Cabry
Emil Krautter
Mary Hart
Barbara "Bobbie" Sampson
Susan Wilkins
Constance Donovan
Ricky Lord
Merritt "Sam" Burke, III
Joan Thorsen
Regina Radomski
Emma J. Thomas
Stanley "Stan" Thompson
Seymore T. Hays
LouJean Symons
Joseph J. Dougherty
Bonnie Drake
Hope C. Tyler
Daniel Daisey
Dr. Robert Roberts, M.D.
Joseph "Joe" Cavanaugh
Elizabeth Martin
Ruth B. Adams
George Harker
Dorace Ludwig
Mary Elaine Birmingham
Ernest Shufelt, Jr.
Sibylla Buffaloe
Miriam "Mickey" Ware
William "Bill" Gremminger
Evelyn Thoroughgood
Patrick McConnell
Frederick Lynch
Robert Gogerty
John McKay, Jr.
Lois McDowell
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