Staff

Making community service a way of life.

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William G. Iovanne President

Bill Iovanne, Jr. learned well from his grandmother and his father and devoted his life to funeral service and his community. Born in New Haven he graduated from St. Michael's Grammar School in 1973 and Notre Dame High School in 1977. After attending Bryant College, he went on to graduate with honors from American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in 1980. Bill has served his profession as a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association and past President of the Greater New Haven Funeral Directors Association. Like his father, Bill has made community service a priority in his life. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Notre Dame High School and St. Francis Home for Children as well as President of the New Haven Public School Foundation and Chairman of the Board of the Friends of Jimmy Miller, Inc. He also served as Chairman of the Easter Seals Goodwill Industries Celebrate Campaign. Bill has received numerous awards for his community service over the years. He is a member of Porcini International, the Santa Maria Maddalena Society, St. Andrew the Apostle Society and a devoted parishioner of St. Mary Church in Branford and St. Michael Church in New Haven. He is the proud of father of Christina and Alec and the proud grandfather of Eric and Isabella. 

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E. William Iovanne President Emeritus

Bill Iovanne Sr. was born in New Haven in 1933. He graduated from St. Michael's Grammar School in 1947 and Notre Dame High School in 1951. He went on to study mortuary science at McAllister School of Embalming in New York after the sudden death of his father, E. William Iovanne, Sr., the founder of Iovanne Funeral Home, Inc.. Bill has served his profession for over 40 years with dignity and respect. He is a member and past President of the Greater New Haven Funeral Directors Association, a member of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. He has donated his time at Sacred Heart Academy as a member of the Board of Trustees and as the varsity softball coach from 1975-1986. The field at the high school was named in his honor in 1993. He is devoted to community service through membership in Scungilli International, the Alpha Club and the Santa Maria Maddalena Society to name a few. Throughout his professional career he has been recognized by countless organizations for his commitment to the community. His passion is playing golf and he is a member of Racebrook Country Club.

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Angeline Iovanne Vice President

Angie Iovanne was born in New Haven and graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1988 and American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in 1993. She is a third generation female in funeral service following in the footsteps of her grandmother Tess Lupinski and her mother Lucille Lupinski. Angie's expertise and compassion in arranging funerals has quickly made her one of the more notable directors in the New Haven area. Angie has been married to Bill Iovanne since 2000 and has two stepchildren, Christina and Alec. She is the proud grandmother of Eric and Isabella.

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Clifford W. Lynch Embalmer/Director

Cliff Lynch was born in New Haven and is a long-time resident of Woodbridge. He graduated from Amity High School in 1998, Quinnipiac University in 2002 and Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, GA in 2004. He has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the State of Connecticut since 2005. Cliff is a member of the Knights of St. Patrick and New Haven Elks Lodge 25. He is an active member to the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee and was honored to serve as the 2017 Grand Marshal of the Parade. Cliff is a parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus Trinity Council # 5467. Cliff and his wife Shannon reside in Woodbridge.

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Lisa A. DeCicco Office Manager

Lisa DeCicco has been with Iovanne Funeral Home, Inc. since 2008. She manages the business office of the funeral home. Lisa lives in East Haven with her husband Tom and her daughter Cassie.

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Tony Connor Support Staff

Tony Connor was born in New Haven and was a lifelong resident of West Haven. He graduated from West Haven High School and attended the University of New Haven. He was a firefighter for the Allingtown Fire Department in West Haven for 25 years before retiring. Tony is active in the greater New Haven community and currently resides in East Haven. 

William G. Iovanne

President
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Bill Iovanne, Jr. learned well from his grandmother and his father and devoted his life to funeral service and his community. Born in New Haven he graduated from St. Michael's Grammar School in 1973 and Notre Dame High School in 1977. After attending Bryant College, he went on to graduate with honors from American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in 1980. Bill has served his profession as a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association and past President of the Greater New Haven Funeral Directors Association. Like his father, Bill has made community service a priority in his life. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Notre Dame High School and St. Francis Home for Children as well as President of the New Haven Public School Foundation and Chairman of the Board of the Friends of Jimmy Miller, Inc. He also served as Chairman of the Easter Seals Goodwill Industries Celebrate Campaign. Bill has received numerous awards for his community service over the years. He is a member of Porcini International, the Santa Maria Maddalena Society, St. Andrew the Apostle Society and a devoted parishioner of St. Mary Church in Branford and St. Michael Church in New Haven. He is the proud of father of Christina and Alec and the proud grandfather of Eric and Isabella. 

E. William Iovanne

President Emeritus
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Bill Iovanne Sr. was born in New Haven in 1933. He graduated from St. Michael's Grammar School in 1947 and Notre Dame High School in 1951. He went on to study mortuary science at McAllister School of Embalming in New York after the sudden death of his father, E. William Iovanne, Sr., the founder of Iovanne Funeral Home, Inc.. Bill has served his profession for over 40 years with dignity and respect. He is a member and past President of the Greater New Haven Funeral Directors Association, a member of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. He has donated his time at Sacred Heart Academy as a member of the Board of Trustees and as the varsity softball coach from 1975-1986. The field at the high school was named in his honor in 1993. He is devoted to community service through membership in Scungilli International, the Alpha Club and the Santa Maria Maddalena Society to name a few. Throughout his professional career he has been recognized by countless organizations for his commitment to the community. His passion is playing golf and he is a member of Racebrook Country Club.

Angeline Iovanne

Vice President
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Angie Iovanne was born in New Haven and graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1988 and American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in 1993. She is a third generation female in funeral service following in the footsteps of her grandmother Tess Lupinski and her mother Lucille Lupinski. Angie's expertise and compassion in arranging funerals has quickly made her one of the more notable directors in the New Haven area. Angie has been married to Bill Iovanne since 2000 and has two stepchildren, Christina and Alec. She is the proud grandmother of Eric and Isabella.

Clifford W. Lynch

Embalmer/Director
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Cliff Lynch was born in New Haven and is a long-time resident of Woodbridge. He graduated from Amity High School in 1998, Quinnipiac University in 2002 and Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, GA in 2004. He has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the State of Connecticut since 2005. Cliff is a member of the Knights of St. Patrick and New Haven Elks Lodge 25. He is an active member to the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee and was honored to serve as the 2017 Grand Marshal of the Parade. Cliff is a parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus Trinity Council # 5467. Cliff and his wife Shannon reside in Woodbridge.

Lisa A. DeCicco

Office Manager
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Lisa DeCicco has been with Iovanne Funeral Home, Inc. since 2008. She manages the business office of the funeral home. Lisa lives in East Haven with her husband Tom and her daughter Cassie.

Tony Connor

Support Staff
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Tony Connor was born in New Haven and was a lifelong resident of West Haven. He graduated from West Haven High School and attended the University of New Haven. He was a firefighter for the Allingtown Fire Department in West Haven for 25 years before retiring. Tony is active in the greater New Haven community and currently resides in East Haven.