Associations & Memberships
Koch Funeral Home holds a presence within the Centre Region. We are a very well respected funeral home. In order to become members of the following associations, we must meet certain standards and abide by a code of ethics required by the funeral home industry. Our membership in these associations validates our professionalism and commitment to compassionately serve the families in our community.
To learn more about the associations listed below, visit their websites by clicking on their logos.
Central Pennsylvania Funeral Director Association
For information on this association, please contact the current President:
Michael R. Lingg
821 Diamond Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: (570) 322-3466
Fax: (570) 326-6901
There is not a website available.
*Koch has been a member since 1974
Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association
Visit their website to learn about the funeral profession in the state of Pennsylvania.
*Koch has been a member since 1973
National Funeral Directors Association
The National Funeral Directors Association is the worldwide source of expertise and professional resources for all facets of funeral service. Through education, information and advocacy, NFDA is dedicated to supporting members in their mission to provide families with meaningful end-of-life services at the highest levels of excellence and integrity. NFDA is the world's leading funeral service association, serving individual members who represent funeral homes in the United States and internationally.
Visit their website for more information.
*Koch has been a member since 1923
Order of the Golden Rule
OGR's founders embarked on a mission to seek out dependable, ethical funeral directors in every community by means of a carefully tested screening process. They wanted to establish a quality-minded identity in the minds of families everywhere and have been doing so since the early 1920’s
Visit their website to learn about funeral homes worldwide, that share goals:, outstanding service, care and compassion to families in their time of need.
*Koch has been a member since 1982
Selected Independent Funeral Home - Member by Invitation
Visit their website for information, and a range of choices in creating a meaningful tribute after the death of a loved one.
*Koch has been a member since 1963
Cremation Association of North America
The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) is an International organization composed of cremationists, funeral directors, funeral home operators and owners, cemeterians, industry suppliers and consultants. CANA members have been active and believe in the importance of preparation for memorialization when cremation is chosen and is concerned with the proper treatment and respect for those who have chosen cremation.
Visit their website to learn more about the growing number of our population choosing cremation.
*Koch has been a member since 1992
Funeral and Memorial Information Council
You talk about everything. You share the big events and the small victories. But there's one conversation that you haven't had and it's time to have the talk about how you want to be remembered. It could make the difference of a lifetime.
Visit their website to learn more about having the talk of a lifetime.
Chamber of Business & Industry, Centre County
The Chamber Foundation of Centre County is a 501c3 charitable organization with a mission to provide entrepreneurial and professional/workforce development services in the region. Organized by the CBICC, the Chamber Foundation offers tax advantages to businesses or individuals interested in making charitable contributions to any of the economic development/professional/workforce development initiatives of the Chamber Foundation. As an affiliated subgroup of the CBICC, the Foundation has the ability to secure funding to develop and offer educational programs that will serve the professional and workforce development needs of the businesses in Centre County and the central Pennsylvania region.
To learn more visit their website.
*Koch has been a member since 1973
"For more than a century, Koch Funeral Home has offered dedicated service to Centre County and the Centre Region.Their long-time support of the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County and its mission reflects their commitment to community. On their 46th year of CBICC membership, we say, "Thank you!" ~Lelsey Kistner - CBICC, VP of Communications/Marketing