We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
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Community Relations Liaison
Peter is blessed in marriage to his gorgeous and awesome wife Lori. They are parents of seven children and three grandchildren. Peter is a father’s auxiliary member of the South Suburban Chicago Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. His wife has been a member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc since 2004 holding a number of service leadership roles around the country. She is currently chaplain for their local chapter. Outside of work and family, Peter enjoys golf and performance as a professional saxophonist. In prior years, Peter served as a touring member of the Recording Industry of America platinum certified UK-based, R&B funk band “Heatwave”.
Bridgette has lived in the Aurora area since 2006. She has been a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 2002. She attended Worsham College of Mortuary Science. Bridgette and her husband Chad reside in Sugar Grove with their three children; Ella, Brecken and Nora. They are members of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Aurora. She has been with Dieterle Memorial Home since 2006.
Rick Serrano grew up in Grant City, Illinois next to St. Louis, where he attended high school. Then he went to the Southern University of Illinois in Evanston, Illinois and later served in the Army’s Special Forces for 27 years, where he was given the Legion of Merit Award. He serves his community as a member of the Knights of Columbus, Masons, VFW, American Legion, Am Vets, DAV, and the Eagles.
Married to Sharon, he and his wife share four daughters, two sons and three grandchildren. When he’s not running in marathons, you’ll find him scuba diving, with his stamp or coin collection, or taking a Caribbean Cruise with Sharon.
Carolyn is a lifelong resident of Frankfort, IL. She and her husband of 30 years, George, reside in Frankfort with their youngest son, Justin, who is in the Army National Guard. They also have 2 other sons. Marcus, who is deceased, and Johnny, who resides in Joliet. Carolyn is passionate about helping others. Aside from working at Lain Sullivan since 2019, she also works for Gerardi Funeral Home in Frankfort, since 2016. She also has worked with children, in both Daycare centers, and as a private nanny.