Plunkett’s acquires Physician Lifeless Bug, facilitated by The Aust Group – Pest Administration Skilled


From left are Stuart Aust; Plunkett's Scott Steckel and Stacy O'Reilly; Doctor Dead Bug's Sam and Melanie Servick; Dan Aust and Chris Aust. PHOTO: THE AUST GROUP

From left are Stuart Aust; Plunkett’s Scott Steckel and Stacy O’Reilly; Physician Lifeless Bug’s Sam and Melanie Servick; Dan Aust and Chris Aust. PHOTO: THE AUST GROUP

Ellwood Metropolis, Pa.-based Physician Lifeless Bug has been acquired by Plunkett’s Pest Control, Fridley, Minn. The Aust Group, Higher Saddle River, N.J., represented Physician Lifeless Bug because the unique monetary advisor on this transaction; phrases weren’t disclosed.

Robert and Georgia Servick based Physician Lifeless Bug in 1980. Their son and daughter-in-law, Sam and Melanie, have been working the enterprise since 2001, and expanded the enterprise footprint into western Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio. Physician Lifeless Bug has been awarded the “Better of the Finest” in Lawrence County, Pa., for common pest management providers over the previous 10 years.

Stacy O’Reilly, third-generation owner of Plunkett’s Pest Management, mentioned in a information launch that Physician Lifeless Bug in “matches completely into our current service territory, and we’re so excited to make this acquisition and produce of their discipline service expertise and their prospects to hitch our crew.”

“Working with The Aust Group was a beautiful expertise for us. From begin to end, they supplied glorious recommendation and path, which was extraordinarily useful in getting the outcomes we needed,” Sam Servick mentioned within the information launch.


Plunkett’s Pest Management was based in 1915 by Tom Plunkett, who died in 1923. Technician Invoice O’Reilly bought the corporate from the Plunkett household that yr, and his household has been on the helm ever since: Invoice’s son John took over as president in 1968, and John’s daughter Stacy has been president since 2003.

In the present day, the corporate has 57 places of work throughout 17 states: Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.