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 Lopez
Hattie "Pat" Medwed
Charlotte Cannon
Anita Soencksen
Kenneth "Ken" McIlvain
Lawrence "Larry" Kaplan
Warren Price
Robert "Bob" Zych, Sr.
Edward Henry
Kenneth Corson
Richard "Rich" Schoener
Darlene Dolan
Richard "Rick" Rowe III
Kenneth "Ken" Leidy
John Brennan, Jr.
Caralyn Jayne Burton
Margaret J. Luchtman
Rosemary Timmerman
Edward Howell, Sr.
Alfred "Fred" Goeller
Veneta Hutchinson
John Lackus
Gail Johnston
Lynn Tocci
Roger Young
David Lemmon
Leonard Kober
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
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