November 17, 1973 - July 26, 2021
Mrs. Maria C. Knights, 47, of Pittsfield, passed away at her home on Monday, July 26, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Pittsfield, MA, on November 17, 1973, the daughter of Mary Umbro Maffuccio and the late Dominic Maffuccio, she graduated from St. Joseph High School. For the majority of her career, Maria worked as a Patient Care Assistant for Stavros Center. Among many things, she enjoyed camping, traveling (especially when visiting the beach), and cooking. Above all else, Maria was a loving wife, mother, and nana who cherished her family and every moment spent with them. Maria is survived by her beloved husband of 29 years, Walter Knights, Jr., whom she married on June 12, 1992, at the former Holy Family Church in Pittsfield. She leaves behind her mother, Mary Maffuccio, and her children, Brandon Knights (Kristina), Haleigh Knights (Justin), Zachary Knights (Ashley). She is survived by her grandsons, Dominic and Axton, as well as her siblings, Tina Lack (Mark), Joseph Maffuccio (Tina), and Anthony Maffuccio (Laurie). Maria also leaves behind her mother-in-law, Donna Knights, sister-in-law, Kim Gingras (Dave), brother-in-law Arthur Knights (Jennifer), brother-in-law Lawrence Knights (Amanda), as well as many dear nieces and nephews. Maria was predeceased by her father, Dominic Maffuccio and her father-in-law, Walter B. Knights. Funeral Notice: Funeral services for Mrs. Maria C. Knights will be Monday, August 2, 2021, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, celebrated by the Msgr. Michael A. Shershanovich, Pastor. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. To best ensure everybody’s health, due to the recent rise in Covid cases, all who attend this church service will be required to wear a face mask. Calling hours will be held prior to the service, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Dwyer Funeral Home, 776 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the Dwyer Funeral Home, 776 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201, in her memory. Donations CANNOT be made online, but may be made through the Dwyer Funeral Home.
Mrs. Maria C. Knights, 47, of Pittsfield, passed away at her home on Monday, July 26, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Pittsfield, MA, on November 17, 1973, the daughter of Mary Umbro Maffuccio and the late Dominic Maffuccio, she... View Obituary & Service Information
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