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
Robert John Dillman
William Allen
Jackson Henry
Carolyn Christensen
Russell Woods
William McCafferty
Marsha Davis
Helen "Sammy" Patton
Patricia Lesher
Daniel "Dan" Vrencur
Virginia Stamper
Everett Warrington
Michael "Mike" Ferguson
William "Bill" Baughman
Julia Richard
Charles "Charlie" Baker
Ruth Nash
Joseph "Joe" Becker
Kenneth Peters, Sr.
Francisco "Frank" Mandarano, Jr.
Lawrence Beach
Gloria Doherty
David Vucinich
Ernest Sando
Neil J. Thornton
Marjorie Glanding
Ruth Abel
Jane Walker
Therese Anne "Terri" Nathan
Elizabeth "Betty" Shields
Eleanor Thompson
John McGibbon
Constance "Connie" Nagel
Kathryn Dukes Hoffman
Rev. Harry Collins, Jr.
Ronald Brengle
Eugene W. "Gene" Illian
Frank Ronald "Ron" Biggs
Edward Lopez
Hattie "Pat" Medwed
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