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
Julian Turner "SKEETS"
Donald Lee Eney
Phyllis Maher
Delia Mitchell "Aunt Dee"
Mary Himes
Rade Vander Wall
Linda Lou McKendrick
Leon Mile
Carole Jean Dunn, Esq.
Ralph Shivone
George A. Alm
Robert Pastore
William "Bill" Henry Chambers, III
Stella Mc Laughlin
Joanne Rodgers
James Patterson
Nathan Leppo
Dr. Andre Blaylock, M.D.
Nelson Parker, Sr.
Huriah Fitzgerald III
Aaron K. Mowbray
Anna Grahovac
Stephen J. Cahoon
Joseph "Joe" Szefler, Jr.
Gail W. Ginsburgh
Bernice McKeever
Joan Ellis
Nicholas S. Liberto
Frances L. Coover
Betty R. O'Day
Charles Elwyn Hayes
Karen Duko
Albert Goepel
Alfred Mitchell, Jr. "AJ"
Robert "Bunker Bob" Maedler
Michael Medora, Sr.
Anthony Koones
Lt. Col. (ret.) Gerald Alborn
James Craig Hollenbeck
Richard "Richie" Pirecki
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