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1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere,
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302 994 9614
34W 6th STreet
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 328-9300
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302 994 9614
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302 994 9614
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302 994 9614

Non-Licensed Staff

Although not licensed funeral directors, these members of our staff are vitally important toward the operation of our firm. These individuals make it possible for us to professionally coordinate funerals with the quality of service our community has come to expect from us.


Michael Platt, Pre-need Consultant
Email: Defuneral@verizon.net

Michael Platt was born and raised in Chester, PA.  He graduated from St. James Catholic High School. He moved to New Castle, DE after marrying his wife Amy Smiley, a native Delawarean.  They have three daughters – Holly and Jessica, who both attend St. Marks High School and a younger daughter, Sophie, who attends St. Peter the Apostle School.  Michael and his family have been members of St. Peter the Apostle Church for over 15 years.  
After 20 years of being a Production Supervisor, he had found his true calling in the funeral business.  He presently attends American Academy McAllistar Institute from where he will soon receive his degree in Mortuary Science and become a Licensed Funeral Director.
Michael has been with Krienen-Griffith for over 5 years. He holds an insurance license in the state of Delaware for preneed funeral arrangements.
He is a third generation member of the Knights of Columbus and has spent numerous years coaching softball



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302 994 9614 Krienen and Griffith Funeral Home
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Email: defuneral@verizon.net
(302) 328-9300 New Castle
34W 6th STreet
New Castle, DE 19720
Email: defuneral@verizon.net
302 994 9614 Krienen and Griffith Funeral Home
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Email: defuneral@verizon.net
302 994 9614 Krienen and Griffith Funeral Home
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Email: defuneral@verizon.net
302 994 9614 Krienen and Griffith Funeral Home
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Email: defuneral@verizon.net