Staff

Our dedicated staff members are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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SAM J. CAMPAGNA PRESIDENT/ CEO, FDR# 546

First generation licensed Funeral Director; has been in the funeral industry in Santa Clara County since 1967. Graduate of Willow Glen High School, Class of 1968 and San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, Class of 1972. Sam knew early on in life that his calling was to be a Funeral Director/ Embalmer; he began his experience at Mission Chapel (formerly Rancadore & Alameda) at the early age of 10 doing chores, cleaning and setting up the chapels for funerals. He enjoys cooking gourmet meals, spending time at his home in Las Vegas and spending time with his family.

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JOE LIMA OWNER/ SECRETARY FDR# 575

2nd generation licensed funeral director. Graduate of Bellarmine College Preparatory, Class of 1966 and Santa Clara University Business Class, Class of 1970. Attended San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, Class of 1971. Joe started working full time in the industry in 1971 under the direction of his father Don Lima, who was a tough but excellent teacher. Unfortunately, the family business that Don Lima and his children worked so hard for was sold to a corporation in 1988. Today, owning a family run and operated mortuary again is something that Joe takes great pride in. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his 4 children and grandchildren.

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VINCE LIMA VICE PRESIDENT / OWNER, FDR# 4283

Born and raised in San Jose; third generation in the funeral industry. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2006 and is a graduate of Bellarmine College Preparatory High School; Class of 2002. Past President and current Board of Director for Christmas in the Park, Vince wants to continue his grandfather's legacy of CITP (Don Lima-founder). 

Vince enjoys spending time with his wife and family.

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DON LIMA FUNERAL DIRECTOR FDR# 3309

Born and raised in San Jose; third generation licensed Funeral Director. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from CSU Chico and is a graduate of St. Francis High School; Class of 2000. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

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MARIA A. CAMPAGNA FUNERAL DIRECTOR, FDR# 4002

2nd Generation Funeral Director. She was introduced to funeral service at an early age, spending time at the funeral home on the weekends and days off from school as a young girl. Maria attended Archbishop Mitty High School, Class of 2006. Holds an Associate of Arts degree in Child Development and Liberal Arts from DeAnza College. Outside of work she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and going to Sharks and San Francisco Giants games.

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BOB BASUINO FUNERAL COUNSELOR

Bob has been in the funeral business since 1994, throughout the years he has worked for the corporation, cemeteries and most recently the Diocese run cemetery. He attended Five Wounds Catholic School, Camden High School and West Valley College. In his free time, Bob enjoys spending time with his 3 children and 7 grandchildren.

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ANGELO FORT FUNERAL COUNSELOR

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ANDREA GARZA FUNERAL DIRECTOR / EMBALMER FDR# 3133 / EMB# 9229

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DANIEL J. BELLANDI FUNERAL DIRECTOR, FDR# 4282

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PATRICK DUGAN FUNERAL ASSISTANT

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NICOLE LIMA SECRETARY

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LEESA GAUTREAUX APPRENTICE EMBALMER

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MARY PAT PANIGHETTI PRE-ARRANGEMENT COUNSELOR

SAM J. CAMPAGNA

PRESIDENT/ CEO, FDR# 546
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First generation licensed Funeral Director; has been in the funeral industry in Santa Clara County since 1967. Graduate of Willow Glen High School, Class of 1968 and San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, Class of 1972. Sam knew early on in life that his calling was to be a Funeral Director/ Embalmer; he began his experience at Mission Chapel (formerly Rancadore & Alameda) at the early age of 10 doing chores, cleaning and setting up the chapels for funerals. He enjoys cooking gourmet meals, spending time at his home in Las Vegas and spending time with his family.

JOE LIMA

OWNER/ SECRETARY FDR# 575
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2nd generation licensed funeral director. Graduate of Bellarmine College Preparatory, Class of 1966 and Santa Clara University Business Class, Class of 1970. Attended San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, Class of 1971. Joe started working full time in the industry in 1971 under the direction of his father Don Lima, who was a tough but excellent teacher. Unfortunately, the family business that Don Lima and his children worked so hard for was sold to a corporation in 1988. Today, owning a family run and operated mortuary again is something that Joe takes great pride in. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his 4 children and grandchildren.

VINCE LIMA

VICE PRESIDENT / OWNER, FDR# 4283
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Born and raised in San Jose; third generation in the funeral industry. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2006 and is a graduate of Bellarmine College Preparatory High School; Class of 2002. Past President and current Board of Director for Christmas in the Park, Vince wants to continue his grandfather's legacy of CITP (Don Lima-founder). 

Vince enjoys spending time with his wife and family.

DON LIMA

FUNERAL DIRECTOR FDR# 3309
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Born and raised in San Jose; third generation licensed Funeral Director. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from CSU Chico and is a graduate of St. Francis High School; Class of 2000. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

MARIA A. CAMPAGNA

FUNERAL DIRECTOR, FDR# 4002
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2nd Generation Funeral Director. She was introduced to funeral service at an early age, spending time at the funeral home on the weekends and days off from school as a young girl. Maria attended Archbishop Mitty High School, Class of 2006. Holds an Associate of Arts degree in Child Development and Liberal Arts from DeAnza College. Outside of work she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and going to Sharks and San Francisco Giants games.

BOB BASUINO

FUNERAL COUNSELOR
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Bob has been in the funeral business since 1994, throughout the years he has worked for the corporation, cemeteries and most recently the Diocese run cemetery. He attended Five Wounds Catholic School, Camden High School and West Valley College. In his free time, Bob enjoys spending time with his 3 children and 7 grandchildren.

ANGELO FORT

FUNERAL COUNSELOR
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ANDREA GARZA

FUNERAL DIRECTOR / EMBALMER FDR# 3133 / EMB# 9229
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DANIEL J. BELLANDI

FUNERAL DIRECTOR, FDR# 4282
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PATRICK DUGAN

FUNERAL ASSISTANT
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NICOLE LIMA

SECRETARY
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LEESA GAUTREAUX

APPRENTICE EMBALMER
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MARY PAT PANIGHETTI

PRE-ARRANGEMENT COUNSELOR
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