Vincent James "Ike" Iacopino

Vincent James Iacopino, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and all-around incredibly awesome person passed away on January 28th. 2022 

Known as "Ike" or "Jimmy", he was born in Newark, NJ on September 3, 1930, son of Guiseppi and Concetta Iacopino. He grew up in Irvington NJ and was a football star at Irvington High School. After high school he joined the Marine Corps, fought in Korea, one of the Chosin Few, and was awarded two purple hearts for his brave service. Upon returning home he attended and graduated from Seton Hall University, and Georgetown School of Law.

While at Georgetown, he met a lovely nurse at a party, Lorraine Angwin, from Concord NH. They became best friends and married in 1957, raised their 5 children in Irvington NJ and then Newbury, NH. While in NJ, he was a partner at the law firm of Kein, Scotch, Pollatschek and Iacopino. Jimmy cherished his family time at his shore house teaching his children to sail, swim and fish. He served as Commodore of the Shore Acres Yacht Club. His winter weekends were spent on the ski slopes of New Jersey, Canada and New Hampshire with his five children. There was nothing he loved better than an interesting conversation on a chairlift. He was an active member of the Over 70's Ski Club for many years.
In 1976, Ike and Lorraine moved their family to Blodgett Landing, in Newbury, NH. Ike took a hiatus from his law practice and ran Ike's general store. He returned to the legal profession when he was appointed Executive Director, and then Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of NH. He was later appointed Judge of the Newport District court.

Ike served his community as an EMT in the Newbury Fire Department, as a member of the Kearsarge Regional School Board, and as Newbury town Moderator.

Ike is predeceased by his 4 siblings and leaves behind his devoted wife Lorraine, his loving children and their spouses: Michael and Carol Iacopino, Mary Katherine and Louis Marzelli, Giacomo "Jack" and Jen Iacopino, Lorrie and Howard Maurer, and Jennifer and Neal Richard, his 16 adoring grandchildren , 11 cherished great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Ike treated everyone young or old, as if they were his favorite.

Calling hours will be at the Chadwick Funeral Home, 235 Main Street, New London, Friday, February 4th from 4-7 pm. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Fatima, 724 Main Street, New London, Saturday, February 5th at 11 a.m. All attendees are kindly asked to be vaccinated and wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Kearsarge Lake Sunapee Food Pantry and the Lake Sunapee Region Visiting Nurse Association.

1930 - 2022

Vincent James Iacopino
September 3, 1930 - January 28, 2022