Celebrating Life & Honoring Memory

Respectfully serving families for four generations

Celebrating Life & Honoring Memory

Respectfully serving families for four generations


Vernon W. Lickfeld
April 1, 2020

Jean T. Smith
March 28, 2020

Irene Jakacki
March 30, 2020

Mark Joseph Holdcraft
March 29, 2020

David A. Devine, Sr.
March 28, 2020


We provide the highest quality care at an affordable price


We'll guide you through our trusted cremation options that can be personalized to celebrate a life lived.


Burial as your final disposition allows you to have a final resting place with options to have a personal celebration.


Planning ahead provides you peace of mind that you and your loved ones know your personal wishes.

Price a Funeral

What differentiates us from other burial, cremation and funeral providers is the fact that we do not charge a non-declinable fee to those who call on us. We are always available at no additional charge to respond to the initial request for service, examine financial settlement options, and coordinate on behalf with those providing other services. Click a location below to get started!

Events & Blog

Read our educational blog posts, and learn about upcoming events!

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Finding Your Mantra – Mindful Monday

Welcome to our new series, Mindful Mondays. It feels that over the past three weeks or so our world has been turned upside down. When …

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Our Commitment to Serve During Coronavirus (Updated March 21)

Update 3/21/2020 This is truly an unprecedented time, and we are here for ANY family that is in need of our services at ANYTIME under …

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Bellmawr Believes

Donate a toy, now until December 15, to Gardner Funeral Home and let’s help Santa hit every house this year! MAY NO STOCKING GO UNSTUFFED! …

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Our Story

Family-owned for four generations

The Gardner Funeral Home was established in 1932 by Edward C. Gardner, grandfather of Wendy L. Gardner. The second generation began with Edward C. Gardner, Jr. in 1957 when he graduated from Eckels School of Mortuary College. Edward, Jr. took over ownership in 1978. That same year, David H. Gardner joined the funeral home finishing high school. David graduated from mortuary school in 1982, and worked in the business with his father and grandfather until his death on September 1, 1983.

In January of 1984, Wendy L. Gardner became the second third generation family member to enter the funeral business when she started the Funeral Service Certificate Program at Mercer County Community College. After the sudden death of Edward C. Gardner, Jr. in October of 1992, Wendy and her husband, Jim, took over the operations of the Gardner Funeral Home. Since then, they have continued the values and traditions set forth by Wendy’s grandfather and strive to offer the highest quality care for all families.

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