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.
1929 - 2010
After graduating from Nazareth High School in 1947, Joseph F. Reichel honorably served his country as a sergeant in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
In 1949 Joseph F. Reichel graduated from Eckels College of Mortuary Science in Philadelphia.
While serving as the Northampton County Coroner for 27 years, Joseph continued to dedicate his time to the family business and opened a 2nd funeral home in 1981 along with three of his children.
Founded by Joseph F. Reichel in1957, our family owned and operated funeral home has been serving the Nazareth and surrounding communities for three generations.
The original home in Nazareth, located at the corner of Washington Park and Lincoln Ave,
The J. F. Reichel Funeral Home is family run by Joseph F. Reichel's children and grandchildren who maintain the caring wisdom passed down from generations.
The J. F. Reichel Funeral Home as it stands today.