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
Betty Kellicutt
Patricia Ward
Luella Derrickson
Charles Miller II
John Ray
Craig Rice
John Tregoe
Bill Mullen, Sr.
Philip Melnick
Joseph Grabowski
J. Todd Miller
William "Bill" Baucher
Myers Johnson, Jr.
Mary Jo Tyndall
Dr. Eugene Godfrey
Raymond Mercadante
John Ellis
Dana Theodore Schubert Jr.
George Benjamin Sherman, Jr. "BEN"
Irene Tucker
Robert Walton, III
Thelma Gray
John Felgenhauer
John Powell
Nancy Myer
Arline Nichols
Josephine "Jo" O'Hollaren
Russell "Russ" Evans
Andrew McKendrick
Frances Corson
Betty Moore
Jessica Valentino
William Gehlert
Margaret Slack
Donald Beebe
Laura McKendrick
Mary Cole
George Will, Jr.
William Vernon, Sr.
Doris Lynch
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