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
Kenneth Lemaire
Dolores Heckert
Anne Moore
Everett (Skip) Hollingsworth, Jr.
Sarah Marsh
John Nammack
Helen Kelly
Joseph "Joe" Sabbi, Jr.
Ruth Mankin
Evelyn Young
Louis "Lou" Kupfer
Douglas Sentman
Doreen Lyons
Ben Killebrew
John "Jack" Quinn
Joan Selleck
Audrey Jeanne Bell
Sandor "Alex" Czeiner
Dorothy Elliott
Nellie Lewis Beard
Ben A. "Woody" Cleaver, Jr.
Bruce Pfeufer
Jane Geraghty
James Mayben
Joseph "Joe" Gugliuzza
Julie Hoenen
John Troxell
Grace Roccisano
Edgar "Ed" Seeds, Jr.
Thomas Doner
Sydney Caslake
Helen Fisher
Sgt. Raymond Mann, Jr., US Army Ret.
Ronald Fogerty
Raymond Miller
Wilson "Mac" Cullum
Joseph Hall
Colonel Charles Bauer (Ret.)
Marion Berry
Loretta Wooters
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