A Grand Opening

(Photo by Marc Monaghan)

Cremation Society of Illinois President Jerry Sullivan cuts the ceremonial ribbon during the grand opening of the Society’s 1344 E. 55th St. branch on Feb. 13. Joining Sullivan (from left to right) are Wallace Goode of the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce; Cindee Towns, Cremation Society Counselor; J.L. Jordan III, representing the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce; Sullivan; Rebecca Bretz, South East Chicago Commission Program Director and Public Allies intern; Diane Burnham, Executive Director of the South East Chicago Commission; Marianne Bagnola, Bank Financial Hyde Park Branch Manager; Connie White, Cremation Society Counselor and Office Manager; Don Fritz, Cremation Society Director of Operations; and Vicki Grantham, Cremation Society Comptroller.