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
John Kmetz
Fred Herrington, Jr.
James Arlington Sanders
Edward Fleming
Theresa Falzone
Sara Iola White
Sandra Faye Mitchell
Laurence M. Taylor
Mildred "Mickey" Spano
Robert Barnes, Jr.
Esther Louise Friend
Joan O. Kulina
Michael P. Brehler
Thomas C. Gile
Charles Koch
Doris Kowalski
Mary Goepel
Robert Neininger
Morris Schultz
Frederick Starr
Vincent Hatala, Jr.
Deborah Smith
Lisa J. Gosnell
Kimberly Nauman
Sally A. Cordrey
Kathleen Dollymore
Geraldine "Dolly" Carodiskey
Charles "Charlie" Michel
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
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