Obituary: Rocco Iapicca, 90

September 27, 1930 – June 11, 2021

Rocco Iapicca was a caring husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and friend.  He was a resident of Reading, MA, and passed away on June 11, 2021, at the age of 90.

Rocco is survived by his loving wife Nina and beloved father of Pasquale and Joanne, Robert and Lena (Caruso), Richard and Angelika, Ronald and Lisa Iapicca.  Adored Papa of 11 Grandchildren: Nicole and Michael Donohue, Lauren and Johnvincent Sabella, Michael and Rhiannon Iapicca, Bryce, Haley, Ryan, Julia, Marissa, Cole, Giacomo, and Reed Iapicca; and Great Grandfather of 3.

Brother of Gioconda and Ivonne of Italy, Pasquale of Peabody, and the late; Bernardina and Angelo Scippa, Amelina and Giuseppe Scippa, Vincenzo, Romano, and Adriana Iapicca.  Survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.  Retired Salesman from Gillette Co.

Visitation will be held at the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home 25 Sanborn St. (corner of Woburn St.) Reading on Monday, June 14, from 4-8pm.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 15, at St. Athanasius Church 300 Haverhill St. Reading at 10:30am.  Interment at Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis TN 38105 or The Daughters of Mary-Bannabikira Sisters c/o Austin Prep 101 Willow St. Reading, MA 01867

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