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About Us

Celebrating life with personalized service and compassion for 35 years.

Our passion, devotion, and experience are in serving families. Meaningful life celebrations begin with conversing with you and ensuring we align with your needs. So whether you’re organizing a funeral or cremation service for a loved one, we will ensure that you will be pleased with our service.

There is no higher honor than to assist in remembering a life lived and cherished. So we are devoted to getting every detail perfect. We accomplish this by listening, loving, and mentoring every family who passes through our doors. It’s why we’ve become a dependable component of the communities we serve and why families frequently give us 5-star ratings for our service.

The Wright Difference.

When your family seeks assistance from the House of Wright, we want you to have all the answers you need. A permanent place of remembrance gives family and friends a place to gather, reflect and reminisce. We offer many beautiful and lasting remembrance options, whether you choose burial or cremation.

The most intimate memorial ceremonies are frequently the most memorable. So we consider all the fantastic, subtle details that make your loved one remarkable. We also realize that paying attention to even the tiniest details may help create an unforgettable celebration. Our staff will help you through the arranging process and take care of every detail so you can focus on what’s important—remembering a wonderful life.

Our experienced professionals are here to support you through this difficult time. We offer personalized services to suit your family’s wishes and requirements. You can count on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one. And we’ll carefully guide you through the many decisions that must be made during this challenging time.

We consistently build on the legacy and rich history of traditional funeral service by providing memorable experiences with consistent innovation and exemplary service to families for 40 years in Wilmington, Smyrna, Milford, and now Penns Grove, New Jersey.


  • Debra Powell November 30, 2021

    “I am well pleased with your care and presentation of my husband Sanseric M Powell. Justin answered all my concerns and provided clear information. My calls were answered with respect and patience by the House of Wright staff. Collectively they made my grief lighter to carry, I will be forever grateful and thankful for their service 🙏. Please enter this as my review on your website as I am terrible with electronics Debra Powell”

  • R. Mili
    “House of Wright, Thank you very much for handling the funeral arrangements for my son. It helped lift some of the burden off of me. I appreciate Everything you did each step of the way. Sincerely, R. Mili”
  • Brooks Family
    “To The House of Wright Family, May the work you’ve done speak for you. And it Has! As always what a wonderful heartfelt job on our loved one. The service was fantastic. All I felt was God’s love working from beginning to end. Even with the virus going on and the untimely death of our loved one you turned a tragedy into a rainbow. Thank you may God continue to enlarge your mission. Love, Brooks Family”
  • Clay Children
    “Dear Mr. Wright, I apologize for the delay. My family and I needed time, but you and your staff were always on our minds. Thank you for providing prompt and courteous service. You and your staff did a fantastic job embalming my mother, preparing the programs, providing prompt and attentive service during the most difficult time in our lives. Although, we hope to not have to do this anytime soon, we highly recommend you! I hope you and your staff/family are safe and well. Best Regards, Clay Children”
  • Catherine Cephas & Family
    “Dear Deborah, Thank you and your staff for taking excellent care of Alan and our family. Please extend our thankfulness and gratitude to all of the Wright Family. Thank you, Catherine Cephas & Family”
  • “Justen It’s not just that you do things it’s the wonderful way you do them! Thank you for the love and kindness shown to me and my family as we mourned the loss of our loved one. Everything that you did to help us through this transition will be remembered with much appreciation. Thank you and the entire staff of The House of Wright.”
  • “My family and I would like to thank you all for providing our family with the utmost respect, love and concern during our times of bereavement. So far you have already provided our family’s services for my brother, my father and mother and my sister. Each time, though it was sorrowful, the Wright staff has made each one a loving celebration for us, providing the best love and concern and respect to all of us. We can’t thank you enough, but just know that we will always continue to use your services because we have been pleased each time. Thank you all so very much from the bottom of our hearts. GOD BLESS!”


    208 East 35th St. Wilmington, DE 19802

    56 Willis St. Penns Grove, NJ 08069

    48 East Commerce St. Smyrna, DE 19977

    Founders Deborah A. & the late Robert O. Wright, I
    Justen A. Wright, C.F.S.P. Manager/Owner
    N.J. License# 5141

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