Manfred Knopf, 84, of Collings Lakes, NJ passed away Thursday December 12, 2019 at his residence. Born in Berlin, Germany and moved to Canada in 1965 for 2 years he has resided in south jersey ever since. He became a US citizen in 1981. He worked as a mason most of his life and last worked for 20 years at Folsom Elementary School as a Maintenance supervisor prior to retirement. He is survived by his wife Rosemarie nee Ertl. A son Peter Knopf of Newfield, NJ and daughter Diana (Tom) Italiano of Buena Vista Twp. NJ. Brother Wolfgang (Ranete) Knopf, sister Marianne (Mohamed) Jamil all of Berlin, Germany. Grandchildren Jasmine, Brittany, Emilie, Michael, Joey, Chad. Great- grandchildren Cooper, Henry, Jo Jo. Funeral will be private at the convenience of the family. Contributions may made to Berlin Airlift Historical Fund P.O. Box 782, Farmingdale, NJ 07727.
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