Stephen P. Casey

Stephen P. Casey was born in 1961 in Kenosha WI. A lifelong resident of Kenosha, he attended local schools and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1979. He attended Milwaukee Area Technical College and graduated with a degree in Funeral Service in 1986.

Following graduation, he worked for Hansen Funeral Home as well as the Lendman-Mischler Funeral Home as a Funeral Director. In 1996, he started Serenity Services LLC which specializes in the preplanning of funerals. Over the years, Steve has helped thousands of families and individuals pre-plan for their final arrangements. Serenity Services LLC has been recognized nationally as a leader in writing pre-funded funeral contracts and has continually achieved numerous industry awards.

In 2000, Steve, along with a partner and their families, created Casey Family Options Funerals & Cremations LLC. Offering families, a cost-effective alternative from traditional funeral services and premium pricing. In 2012, Steve and his wife Jennifer purchased all of the ownership interests of Casey Family Options Funerals & Cremations LLC becoming its sole owners. Owning his own funeral home has been a dream of Steve’s since he began his career in the funeral business. He is proud of what they have accomplished and looks forward to a bright future in southeastern Wisconsin.

Steve Casey is very involved in local activities and has served on many boards. In 1988, he was elected Alderman of the 8th District in the City of Kenosha. At 26 years of age, he was the youngest person elected to the Kenosha City Council at that time. He served for 22 years, and represented the neighborhood he was born and raised in.

Steve and Jennifer have been happily married for 31 years. They have three children, Michael, Elizabeth and Thomas. He is a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church. In his spare time, Steve enjoys sailing on Lake Michigan with family and friends.

Thomas John Casey

Thomas grew up in Kenosha and is a 2020 graduate of Worsham’s college of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, IL. He is a licensed funeral director in Wisconsin and has worked with his family at the funeral home since 2016. Currently, he is furthering his education at UW Parkside where he will earn his degree in Business Administration/Finance. Thomas is also a licensed real estate agent.

Thomas has always had a passion for helping others and continues to do so through serving families here at Casey Family Options.

Michael John Casey

Michael is Steve’s oldest son and is working at the funeral home as a licensed apprentice and as a preneed specialist. He is a licensed insurance agent who assists Steve in preplanning of funerals. He operates out of the Planning Center which is located next to the funeral home at 3020 75th Street.

He enjoys all kinds of music and has been in several area bands playing at several venues in southeastern WI. He also enjoys sailing.

He is married to Kiersten and they reside in Kenosha.

Frank J. Pacetti

Frank is the Business Manager for Casey Family Options.  Frank comes to us during the twilight of his career, he spent his first 5 years in Public Accounting, then 20 years as Executive Vice-President of Finance for JHT Holdings, Inc., followed by 10 years as the City Administrator for The City of Kenosha and 2 years as the Chief Financial Officer for Lee Mechanical, Inc.

Frank has been married to his wife Jenny for 30 years and enjoys the outdoors with his chocolate lab Sundae.  Although he is just an accountant, he enjoys providing support to all of our families that we serve and brings a wealth of business experience to our team.

Tony Trotta

Tony Trotta is a lifelong resident of Kenosha. For 28 years he worked at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Racine, retiring in 2008. In 2009 he began working at Casey Family Options. Tony is married to Diane and they have two children, Dante and Michelle. Tony and Diane enjoy car trips with family and spending time with their beloved beagle.

George Van Lone

George Van Lone retired from Jockey International and has worked at Casey Family Options since 2010. George really enjoys travelling and he and his sweetie can often be found on a cruise or listening to live blues music. He is a lifelong Kenoshan.

Jerry McRae

Jerry McRae joined our staff in 2014. He is retired from MacWhyte. Although born in the U.P. of Michigan, he and his wife Denise make their home in Kenosha. They love to travel to visit their children around the country and enjoy short day trips whenever they get a chance. Jerry is an accomplished cook.

Kathy Tenuta

Kathy Tenuta joined the staff in 2017 as our Aftercare Specialist. She retired in 2012 from Kenosha County Circuit Court where she worked as a Judicial Law Clerk. This Parkside grad stays involved in the community by serving on several boards, and has volunteered for many years with hospice patients and their families. Kathy has a passion for caring for others that makes her a natural asset to our team. She has one daughter and three grandchildren.