Natalie Knasin, 85


CRANSTON, R.I. – Natalie Knasin died Jan. 17 at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late David and Johanna (Lemchen) Bloomberg, she was a longtime resident of Cranston.  She worked with her son as a business manager for the former College Rent A Fridge, retiring in 2003.  She was one of the founders of the former Alan Jewelry Company. Natalie was a graduate of Hope High School.  

She was the devoted mother of Sheryl Rothman and her husband, Stephen, of New Haven, Connecticut, and Paul Knasin and his wife, Ellen, of Cranston. She was the dear sister of Phyllis Manekofsky of Cranston. She was the loving grandmother of Danielle, Michael, Dayna, Mara, Alison and Lauren. She was the cherished great-grandmother of five.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Temple Sinai, 30 Hagen Ave., Cranston, RI 02920. 

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