Funerals as Unique as Your Life

Funerals as Unique as Your Life

Life is full of opportunities to show someone we love them. One such opportunity is the funeral or memorial service. Such a loving event celebrates the choices they made, the relationship you shared, and honors the memory of your loved one.

  • Explore the Possibilities

    Explore the Possibilities

    Visualize the possibilities with this unique planning tool. Scroll through the images with the slider, and when you’ve found yourself inspired, visit Designing Your Funeral for additional support in planning a service as unique as the life well-lived.

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  • Honoring Life

    Honoring Life

    It's important to take the time to acknowledge the uniqueness of the deceased: the individuality of their personality, and the uniqueness of their life's path. Not just for them, but for you; it affirms the relationship, and leads to healing after loss. Honoring their life is truly an act of love – for the both of you.

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  • Designing Your Funeral

    Designing Your Funeral

    Taking the time to design your service is a loving act, and not a difficult one. We invite you to explore the seemingly infinite number of ways to celebrate and honor a life.

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  • Funeral Services

    Funeral Services

    It's often seen as easier not to have a memorial service or funeral, and it's certainly seen as a less expensive alternative. But we're here to say this: an easy, cheaper path is not always a better one. Grief experts all agree: a ceremony is an important part of the healing process.

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  • Permanent Memorialization

    Permanent Memorialization

    Having a place to spend time after a loss, a dedicated place where you can find comfort, will make all the difference to those left behind. We will help you to create the perfect lasting memorial.

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  • Monuments/Mausoleum Options

    Monuments/Mausoleum Options

    For centuries people have felt the need to memorialize their loved ones in a tangible way.  Our firm has been accomplishing this task for over 75 years in the creation of beautiful and long-lasting memorials.  Many of the memorials you will see in area cemeteries of Sussex County have been designed and created by our many skilled artisans.  Whether a small, dignified marker, a stately cross, a family estate memorial, a cremation bench or an above ground mausoleum, we have designed and installed them all through out the State of Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania.

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  • Veteran's Services

    Veteran's Services

    We believe those who served our nation are deserving of special attention, and we will take care of all details in securing the benefits your veteran is entitled to receive.

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  • COVID-19

    COVID-19

    Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium remains committed and prepared to safely care for the families it serves during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Whenever possible, Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium will continue to enable families to participate in the rituals that are most important to them.

    And according to the CDC, at this time, there is no known risk associated with being in the same room at a funeral or visitation service with the embalmed body of someone who died of confirmed or suspected COVID-19; however, federal, state and local public health guidance may impact the size of gathering a family is able to plan. Depending on a family’s preferences, their loved one can be safely embalmed. Families may choose either burial or cremation as usual.

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  • Pet Services

    Pet Services

    The death of a family pet is often the first experience of death for children. As such, it gives you a unique opportunity to help them celebrate life, and helps your family heal from the loss. At such a time, you can turn to us with confidence. We will help you make the best decision for you and your animal companion.

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