History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our Heritage

In times of very personal loss, Schmoyer Funeral Home has for years provided sensitive and caring service, with emphasis on attention to details.

Our experienced staff discusses all arrangements with respect, without sales pressure and in a setting where an extensive variety of quality merchandise is tastefully displayed. Schmoyer prices are fair, providing what we believe are exceptional values. Schmoyer Funeral Home strives to maintain the outstanding reputation and the high standards set by our past generations.



Clinton L.A Schmoyer

Schmoyer Funeral Home offers pre planning, burial services, cremation services and nontraditional services. Our facility is located in the center of the still somewhat quiet (except in early July) village of Breinigsville. The Schmoyer family has been at this same location since 1870.

In serving this and surrounding communities in the Lehigh Valley for over 140 years, our everyday commitment is to maintain a higher standard of integrity and trust.



Daniel Schmoyer, founder

Carl F. Schmoyer, Jr. graduated from Gettysburg College in 1967 and thereafter the American Academy-McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City in 1968.

He served his resident internship with Theodore and Arline Rabenold Trexler of Trexler Funeral Home, Allentown through 1970 and received his license in 1971. He subsequently purchased the Trexler firm when the Trexler's retired in 1978.

Carl F. Schmoyer III joined his father in the operation of both funeral businesses in 1990. A graduate of the funeral service program at Northampton County College, he is active in community and church organizations in western Lehigh County and is also an amateur radio operator.

Our Valued Staff

  • Carl F. Schmoyer

    Carl F. Schmoyer Owner

    Carl F. Schmoyer career began when he graduated from Gettysburg College in 1967, and thereafter the American Academy-McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City in 1968. He served his resident internship with Theodore and Arline Rabenold Trexler of Trexler Funeral Home, Allentown through 1970 and received his funeral license in 1971. He subsequently purchased the Trexler Funeral Home in Allentown when the Trexler's retired in 1978, as well as continuing to oversee operations at the Schmoyer Funeral Home in Breinigsville. Carl is a 32nd degree Mason, where he is a member of Lehigh Lodge #326, Trexlertown and a member of Valley of Allentown, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Consistory of Allentown. In addition, he is a member of Shriners of North America (Rajah Shrine). He was a President of the former Western Lehigh Lions Club. Carl is a member and has previously served on the council of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Breinigsville where the Schmoyer family has been members of that church since the 1700’s.

  • Carl F. Schmoyer, III

    Carl F. Schmoyer, III Funeral Director

    After receiving his Mortuary Science Degree from Northampton Community College in 1991, Mr. Schmoyer joined his father in Breinigsville as the fifth generation director at the family business which was founded at the same location today by his Great-Great-Grandfather, Daniel Schmoyer in 1870. Carl is a 32nd degree Mason, where he is a member of Lehigh Lodge #326, Trexlertown and a member of Valley of Allentown, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Consistory of Allentown. In addition, he is a member of Shriners of North America (Rajah Shrine). Carl served as treasurer of the Upper Macungie Township Fireman’s Relief Association for 27 years. He is a life member of Good Will Fire Company No. 1 in Trexlertown and a member of Lehigh Country Club. Carl is a general class amateur radio operator. His certifications include weather spotting for the NWAS. A licensed BATF pyrotechnician, he has also orchestrated the village of Breinigsville Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular since 1984.

  • Tammy L. Breitfeller

    Tammy L. Breitfeller Funeral Director

    Tammy L. (Nagle) Breitfeller had joined the staff of the Trexler Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown and Schmoyer Funeral Home, Breinigsville in 2000. She is a graduate of Parkland High School and Northampton Community College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science. After serving her internship in the Bethlehem area, she received her funeral director license in 1996. She remains an active member of the Eastern PA Funeral Directors Association and served as president in 2010. From 2015-2019, she served with the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association as District 6 Governor. Currently she serves with the National Funeral Directors Association and is a member of their Resource Advisory Group which recommends and reviews new programs, products and services for the betterment of the profession and families it serves. Since 2000, she holds a notary commission for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Along with her husband, she has two children.