James H. “Jimi” Krasner, 59


WARWICK – James Krasner died Aug. 24. He was the husband of Linda H. Ferri. Born in Providence, he was a son of Alvin M. and the late Irma L. (Blumenthal) Krasner.

An accomplished musician, he was a special education teaching assistant in the Warwick schools for 20 years.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era.

Besides his wife and father, he is survived by his brother Sheldon D. Krasner and his wife Nancey; nieces and nephews Hannah and Julian Krasner, Karen DiNino, Susan Wawrzynowski, Ronald A., Christopher H. and Amanda E. Ferri and seven great-nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.