About Us

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Our History

Bennie Smith Funeral Home has the proud distinction of being recognized as one of the largest African-American owned funeral homes on Delmarva. Founded by then Chairman and CEO Bennie Smith in 1982, Bennie Smith established a start-up of 14 funeral homes in the Delmarva tri-state area.

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Our Staff

We take pride in our compassionate and dedicated staff. Our team members understand the importance of providing empathetic care to grieving families during their time of need.

Our Facilities

Our funeral home is proud to offer exceptional facilities to accommodate your needs during this challenging time. Our spacious event center can comfortably seat several hundred people, providing a warm and inviting space for funeral services. After the service, our facility is equipped to host the repast, offering a convenient and comforting environment for family and friends to come together and share memories.


Our Locations

We are honored to serve our community through our five conveniently located funeral home facilities. Our dedicated staff is available at each location to offer compassionate support and guide you through the funeral planning process. Whether you choose our main facility or one of our satellite locations, you can expect the same level of professionalism and care that we pride ourselves on.

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Bennie Smith and his staff are very professional and detailed in their work. I thank you for the great services you've done for my family members. Making us feel at ease during our difficult times. Your all are one of the best in my book.

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Contact Us


Phone: 302-678-8747
Toll-free:  833-888-2009

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Planning Checklist

As a thank you for visiting our website, we'd like to send you a free planning checklist to help ease your way during a difficult time.

We are your full service provider for funeral, cremation, and pre-planning services to save you the stress, strain, and financial frustration of paying multiple providers for your life event.