Our Staff

Steve Chiappari

Steve Chiappari

General Manager & Responsible Managing Officer

Steve joins the Italian Cemetery with 20 years of experience in the funeral service industry. He is a Bay Area native, raised in Colma and now raising his family in South San Francisco. In his spare time Steve enjoys watching sports, especially the Giants, Warriors & 49ers. He also enjoys spending time with wife and two very active children.

When someone you love becomes a memory… that memory becomes a treasure.
~ Author Unknown

Joanna Vincenzi

Assistant Manager

Joanna began working as a part-time receptionist at the Italian Cemetery in 2010. She was soon promoted to Office Manager, and eventually Assistant Manager.

Joanna was born and raised in San Francisco and takes great pride in her Italian (Sicilian) heritage. She is fluent in both Italian and the Sicilian dialect.

Joanna enjoys spending time with her husband, three daughters and a large extended family.

Troy Milan

Director of Community Relations

Troy is a true Bay Area native, born in San Francisco, raised on the Peninsula, and educated in social work at San Francisco State University. He has traveled to many parts of the world, gaining a greater appreciation and respect for the circle of life. His genuine interest in helping others led Troy to the Italian Cemetery, where he enjoys having the opportunity to assist families during difficult times.

When not in the office, Troy enjoys outdoor activities, keeping up with local sports teams, and spending time with his family and friends.

The Italian Cemetery was founded in 1899 by La Società Italiana di Mutua Beneficenza, which is the oldest, continuously-existing, Italian-American organization in the United States, established in 1858.

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  • Office Hours
  • Monday - Saturday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Cemetery Grounds Hours
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, 365 days a year

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