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Faries Funeral Directors and Crematorium, Inc. is owned and operated by Wells A. Faries, Jr. (pictured lower left) and Robert M. Timblin (pictured lower right). Faries Funeral Home, which was established in 1831, is the oldest funeral home within the state of Delaware.

Faries Funeral Home, located in historic Smyrna, Delaware has been recently renovated and expanded and is the areas largest and most modern funeral establishment including a state of the art beautifully decorated funeral chapel with a seating capacity of over 250 persons. The remodeled funeral home also features two large exquisite stained glass windows, a private playroom with TV and VCR for children, and two large welcoming reception areas.

Other recent updates to the funeral facility include a newly expanded on site large paved parking lot with three entrances, a state of the art sound system, and a large newly constructed detached garage and storage facility with carriage lights and cedar siding to add to Smyrna's downtown historic charm. The funeral home is also pleased to announce its new Faries family owned and operated crematorium which is the only family owned crematorium between Dover and the C&D Canal.


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Frequent Questions

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