KUSINITZ, EMILY (ROSENFIELD) 86, formerly of Toppa Boulevard, Newport, died Monday August 12, 2013 in Providence after a long illness; loving daughter of the late Paul and Ethel (Bazarsky) Rosenfield, beloved wife of the late Bernard Kusinitz. Loving mother of Barry J. Kusinitz, Alan R. Kusinitz and the late David L. Kusinitz. Proud and loving grandmother of Rebecca Ann (Kusinitz) Dalrymple, Melissa Beth (Kusinitz) Ponte, Joshua Paul Frankel Kusinitz, and Zoe Kusinitz; great-grandmother of Sophia and Damian Dalrymple and Joseph (Kusinitz) Ponte; beloved mother-in-law of Diane Della Selva, Cindy A. Frankel, and Anne Giglio. A life member of Hadassah holding numerous leadership positions in local and regional chapters, a member and former Treasurer of the historic Touro Synagogue, Emily devoted her life to taking care of those she loved; her strength and humor will be missed. Services will be held at the Hoffman Jewish Memorial Chapel, 11 Fowler Avenue, Newport on Friday August 16, 2013 at 11 am. Burial will follow at the Beth Olam Cemetery, Wyatt Road, Middletown, RI. Shiva will be observed at the home of Barry J. Kusinitz, 21 Caraway Drive, Cranston, RI on Sunday August 18, 2013 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral arrangements by the Chevra Kadisha Association of Newport County. For more information and online condolences, please visit www.onhfh.com
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Published in The Providence Journal on Aug. 14, 2013