Metro-East News

People in business

Charles Kassly, an owner and funeral director at Kassly Mortuary Ltd. at 9900 St. Clair Ave. in Fairview Heights, has been appointed to the Illinois Funeral Directors Association ethical practice committee. The committee provides guidelines, advice and consultation for members. Kassly Mortuary has been locally owned and operated since 1906.

Contegra Construction Co. LLC in Edwardsville has hired eight to its staff. Steve Shawke and Chris Wernle have been appointed to the project management team. Paul Hayhurst has been hired as a project engineer. Megan Turner has joined the accounting department. Dylan Bentley, Tyler Goodman, Scott Mayes and Pete Hackett have been added to the company’s staff of field engineers.