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Every life is unique. Every funeral should be too. The team at Bounds Funeral Home in Salisbury, Maryland, works to add a personal touch to each memorial service we create. Tell us a story. We'll take it from there.

Our funeral home and caring team

Sitting Area at Bounds Funeral HomeBounds Funeral Home offers 8,000 square feet of space that includes comfortable arrangement rooms, a viewing room with a fireplace and a chapel that seats up to 200 guests with adjacent family and clergy rooms. Our dual-licensed funeral directors serve families from Laurel, Delaware to Princess Anne, Maryland and everywhere in between. Our central location in Salisbury is convenient to Mardela Springs, Pittsville and Willards.

Personalized funerals and memorials

Lifelong leisure pursuits, passion for a vocation or an affinity for a particular part of pop culture can provide the perfect inspiration for a custom-tailored memorial service. Whether you prefer a traditional religious ceremony, a contemporary celebration of life, military funeral with honors or a simple cremation with remains scattered in a personally meaningful place, we have a range of options to suit personal preferences and family traditions. Inspire our team of talented funeral directors with the elements that defined a personality, and we’ll work to create a fitting final farewell.

Cremation services

Not everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, the funeral home team can explain the process and different options. From a direct cremation without a memorial service or a witness cremation to a full funeral service before or after the cremation and more, we help you understand this increasingly common choice—and handle all of the cremation arrangements.

Lean on us

Service Room at Bounds Funeral HomeThis is our community. As a funeral home on the Delaware-Maryland border, we have the unique opportunity to offer our 200-seat chapel’s hospitality to celebrants of all faiths and cultural backgrounds. You can receive guests at a reception before or after the service. And you can leave the catering to us—just tell us whether you’d like guests to enjoy light refreshments, a magnificent buffet or even a dinner cooked with favorite family recipes.

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History

Founded as Hill and Johnson Funeral Home in 1877, Bounds Funeral Home in Salisbury, Maryland, upholds a tradition of integrity, compassion and excellent service that generations of families on the Delmarva Peninsula rely on. We moved to our present location in 1935. The attractive 2-story brick building was the 1st custom-designed funeral home on the Eastern Shore. 

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Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"We expected my fathers death so we had discussed his arrangements prior to his passing. Bounds allowed us to take care of all the arrangements by phone and we provided the obituary & photo via email. It was a seamless transaction and allowed us to grieve at home privately. This was a graveside only service so our only other staff encounter was to load & unload my fathers casket & attendance of the service itself. The pall bearers were given clear instructions for loading & unloading so that went seamlessly. As for the graveside, the Bounds staff was closely to attend to our every need and advise us of protocol- something one thinks they know but at a time like this may forget or overlook. Geri Anne, Aspen & Ernie couldn't have done anything more for us and this family will be forever grateful for their guidance through a most difficult time in our lives."

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February 2021

"You can use the comment about Irene Shifflettwe wrote."

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February 2021

"Our family has used Bounds for many years and each time Melissa Blake has made us feel comfortable and at ease when making arrangements."

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December 2020

"Melissa and staff do an exceptional job of making sure you have the perfect funeral for your loved one. We have used their services several times before and have always received the most outstanding care and respect."

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