Jo Marie (Reichel) "Jodi" Mariano
On December 21, 2012 Jo Marie, "Jodi," became co-owner along with her sister, Mary Reichel, of the Joseph F. Reichel Funeral Home located in Nazareth, PA. For over 35 years Jodi served the surrounding community compassionately with her father Joseph. She has provided guidance and counsel to hundreds of families during their most trying times. In addition she has served her community through numerous volunteer organizations.
Northampton Quota Club, Northampton, PA
Business and Professional Women's Club of Northampton, PA
Home School Association of Holy Family School, Nazareth, PA
Chair for the annual Book Fair at Holy Family School, Nazareth, PA
Member Notre Dame High Parent Student Association and chaired various fund raising events Notre Dame High School, Green Pond, Easton, PA
Member Holy Family Church Finance Committee, Nazareth, PA
Lector at Holy Family Church, Nazareth, PA
Board of Directors Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth, PA
Prior to joining the family business taught Math in the Ben-Salem School District, Bucks County, PA.
Jodi is a 1973 graduate of Bloomsburg University and a 1979 graduate of the inaugural class of Funeral Service from Northampton County Community College.
Jodi has been married to Bruce Mariano for 37 years. Jodi and Bruce have two children, Joshua who has joined the family funeral business and Jessica who works at Guardian Life Insurance.