Irwin Hanopole

Irwin Hanopole

Irwin Hanopole, 85, of Boynton Beach, Fla., died Aug. 4, 2015. Born in Irvington, he lived there for 25 years, later residing in Union and West Orange before relocating to Boynton Beach in 2000.

Mr. Hanopole started his career as a commercial artist and worked in an advertising agency in Newark. He was an artist, photographer, and sculptor. He later became vice president of marketing and design for a major housewares manufacturing company for 35 years. Later he was president of his own marketing and design group. After moving to Florida he did freelance artwork.

He graduated from Irvington High School and studied at Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts and Pratt Institute in New York.

He served in World War II in the Army Reserves for seven years, playing trumpet in the Army band.

He was a member of Temple Emanu-El in Livingston. He was also a member of Essex Running Club and did several marathons. He was an avid tennis player and a member of West Orange Tennis Club.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Gloria (Moss); two daughters, Jill (Paul) Rubenstein of Morris Plains and Mindy (Kevin) Ambler of Tampa, Fla.; his son, Robert (Stacey); a sister, Beverly Berlin of Boca Raton, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.

Services were held Aug. 7 with arrangements by Beth Israel Chapel, Boynton Beach. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association.

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