At Lechner Funeral Home, we take great pride in what we do. Our purpose is to:
Help families make well-planned preparations in their time of need.
Provide a peaceful and soothing environment where people can gather to honor the life of a loved one.
Preserve longstanding traditions and customs.
Offer personalized and affordable services and products. Reach out to the greater community.
We believe that the success of any business requires dedication and professionalism. In our business, in particular, it also requires a great deal of kindness, compassion and attention to detail. You’ll find these qualities in each and every member of our staff here at Lechner Funeral Home.
Put your trust in us to make this experience as comfortable and carefree as possible.
Richard B. Lechner was raised in Medford and is a graduate of Shawnee High School, Class of 1977. He currently resides in Medford with his wife, Donna, and their four sons, Richard, Jr., Shawn, Ethan, and Jacob. Richard and Donna purchased Lechner Funeral Home in December 1993 from Doug Lewis. Prior to purchasing the funeral home, Richard was employed by Doug Lewis as manager of The Lewis Funeral Homes of Moorestown and Medford.
Richard is President of the Medford Sunrise Rotary Club. He is also a member of the Burlington County Funeral Directors Association, the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association, and the Medford Lakes Lions Club.
Donna works in the office at the funeral home. She is a member of the Pinelands Garden Club. Donna is not a licensed funeral director.
Richard and Donna are both members of the Medford Historical Society and the Medford Village Country Club.
Richard B. Lechner, Jr. was licensed in April, 2010. Richard is a graduate of Shawnee High School, Class of 2004 and Mercer County Community College, School of Mortuary Sciences, Class of 2009. Richard is a member of the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association, Medford Lakes Lions Club and the South Jersey Enduro Riders Association. Richard has a daughter, Emily.