Mary Jane Knapp
December 23, 1954 - June 19, 2020
"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."
Obituary of Mary Jane Knapp
After a brief battle with cancer, Mary Jane entered into her final rest on June 19th, 2020. Born on December 23rd, 1954 in Amherst, NY to John and Cecilia Zmuda. Mary Jane held a position at Catholic Charities of Buffalo and was a Regents graduate of Sweet Home High School. Mary Jane lived in Canada for thirty years before moving back to the United States.
Loving wife of Ken for 17 years. Beloved mother of Elizabeth Reid and Peter (Lori) Reid. Cherished grandmother of Cruz and Brooke Reid. Loved stepmother to Ken Jr. (Liz) and Kala, as well as step-grandmother to Kate, Micheal (Stephanie) and Mitchell (Sophie) and seven step-great-grandchildren. She is missed terribly by furbabies: Snapper, Ozzie, and Chip.
Dear sister of Ceil and Judy (Ron) as well as survived by many love nieces/nephews. Mary Jane was an avid nature lover, also with a love of fast cars, motorcycles and loved music. She was often at racetracks with her son and husband helping with their race cars, and even racing herself. She is a lifetime member and Vice Chairperson for Bikers Rights Organization Canada.
She will be missed by all. Interment to happen shortly with close family at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Buffalo, NY. Celebration of life for Mary Jane to be held in Canada at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.