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Duffy

Duffy

Trained Grief Therapy Dog

Duffy joined the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home December 20, 2017. He is owned by Ty and Erin Dierkes and was an adoption from Muskingum County Dog Warden and Adoption Center. Duffy recently graduated with flying colors from Buckeye K-9 Obedience School in Pickerington. He is available for arrangement conferences, visitations, or funerals by request.


Ty J. Dierkes

Ty J. Dierkes

President & Owner

Ty is the President and Owner of the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home who joined the company in May 1987. He is a licensed funeral director & embalmer. He is in charge of the day to day operations of the funeral home, monuments and the crematory. He attended Ohio University-Belmont, graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He is a member of North Terrace Church of Christ, Clarington Lodge # 597 F&AM. He is a Past Monarch of the Amrou Grotto # 45, a member of Aladdin Shrine, Sertoma, Zanesville Daybreak Rotary, Zanesville Day Nursery and a Certified Crematory Operator. Ty is married to Erin Feerick Dierkes, a school teacher at West Muskingum Middle School and has four children, Jesse, Cody , Natasha and J.D. Ty enjoys helping people in their most difficult time of need. Ty currently is in his second term of a four year term as a member of the West Muskingum School Board of Education.


Paige Wagner

Paige Wagner

Vice-President/ Embalmer & Funeral Director

M. Paige Holdcroft Wagner is Vice-President of the corporation, a licensed funeral director, embalmer and certified crematory operator; she has been part of the Bolin-Dierkes family since 2005.  Paige was born and raised in Adamsville, and now currently resides in Dresden with her husband, Matt Wagner and daughters, Oakley and Aspen.  She is a graduate of Tri-Valley High School Class of 2006 and Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Class of 2008 where she graduated Magna Cum Laude of her class.  She finalized her studies at Point Park University, Pittsburgh, in 2009 where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Specialized Professional Studies-Funeral Service. 

Paige is dedicated to helping the families that she serves and takes pleasure in adding personal touches to each service that she takes part in. She also enjoys working through the challenges that she is positioned with everyday. 

Outside of work Paige is a member of Kiwanis. She also enjoys all outdoor activities and spending time with her family and close friends. 

On May 7, 2011 Paige wed the love of her life, Matt Wagner.


Jackie Hall

Jackie Hall

Corporate Secretary/Treasurer

Jackie joined the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home in 2016 as the secretary-bookkeeper.

Jackie is usually the first voice families hear when calling the funeral home. Jackie's pleasant personality and smile has comforted many families in their time on need.

Jackie and Ed Block, Jr. reside in South Zanesville. She has twin daughters, Zaena of Columbus and Zoeie of Zanesville, and a grandson, Milo.

In her spare time she enjoys going to the movies and spending time with her family.


Cody D. Dierkes

Cody D. Dierkes

II Vice President/Apprentice and Certified Crematory Operator

Cody is the son of Ty & Erin Dierkes. Cody graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and Point Park College in Pittsburgh, PA. and plans on joining his father in funeral service serving the families of Zanesville and surrounding areas.  Cody received his Certified Crematory Operators License from CANA in February of 2016. In his spare time he enjoys playing basketball and working outside.


Martha Lentz

Martha Lentz

Associate



Becky Holdcroft

Becky Holdcroft

Associate

Becky (Hatfield) Holdcroft resides in Adamsville with her husband, Bob. Becky has two children, Copen of Zanesville and Paige of Dresden and four adorable grandchildren.  In her spare time, Becky enjoys keeping fit by participating in local 5k races and spending time with family and friends.  Her secret passion is amateur photography. 

Becky is currently serving as our evening greeter. She enjoys meeting the public and taking care of families in their time of need.


Emily Grace Dierkes

Emily Grace Dierkes

Associate and Certified Crematory Operator

Emily G. Dierkes is an associate of Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home. She joinined the firm in 2016. She presently is attending Ohio University School of Nursing. She is the daughter of Kelly and Tabi Dierkes.


Saleen Hail

Saleen Hail

Apprentice and Certified Crematory Operator

Saleen joined Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home in July 2017. She is a native of the Cincinnati area. Saleen is a graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science class of 2016 where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Mortuary Science. Saleen received her Certified Crematory Operators License from the NFDA in July of 2016. In her spare time she enjoys swimming and spending time with friends and family. 


Kenneth Avery Sr.

Kenneth Avery Sr.

Associate

Kenneth began working at Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home in October, 2012. He married Esther in May of 1976, and together they have two daughters, Monica and Melissa, and a son Kenneth Jr. He has three grandchildren. When Kenny isn't helping out at the funeral home, he enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, woodworking, and spending time with his grandchildren.


Cindy Tracey

Cindy Tracey

Associate-Hairdresser



Tom Bowers

Tom Bowers

Associate

Tom joined the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home in November of 2015. He has been married to his wife Lynne for 32 years and together they have one son, Jeff. Tom recently retired as a School Counselor, a job that he enjoyed for over 32 years. 


In his free time, he likes to travel, attend sporting events, work outside and find new restaurants.


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