Founder & Co-Owner - Funeral Service Licensee
Steve was born in Bridgeport, CT and raised in Huntington. He graduated from St. Joseph High School (class of 73) in Trumbull, CT, and later from American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City. Steve had worked for several Connecticut firms, including Riverview Funeral Home in Shelton, Spadaccino & Sons in Bridgeport, Donofrio Funeral Home in New Haven, William R. McDonald in Stratford and George J. Smith Funeral Home in Milford, before moving to Charlotte 1988.
Steve had been employed with Hankins & Whittington for 10 years and managed the Williams-Dearborn Funeral Home in Matthews before venturing out in June 1997 to establish Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Center. Over the years, Steve served on several committees, including Southern Connecticut Memorial. He was chairman for the American Cancer Society and a member of the Knights of Columbus, 3rd Degree. Steve is married to the former Xie Chun of Beihai, China.