Workers’ Memorial Wall

A collective place to mourn and remember our lost co-workers and friends  due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
These are stories of some of the lives we have already lost.

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TWU Local 100

Harvey Knight

Position

Elevator and Escalator Maintainer

Harvey K. Knight, Jr., a veteran Elevator and Escalator Maintainer for nearly 20 years with NYCT, died on the Coronavirus on April 23, 2020. He is described by those who knew him on the job as a dedicated father, husband, friend and co-worker. “He was a hard-working, dedicated employee, who had great enthusiasm for his job and his union,” said a friend in an email to the union. A funeral took place on May 15, 2020 at Unity Funeral Chapels, 2352 Frederick Douglas Blvd. in Manhattan. The family said it will be holding a memorial at a later date for those unable to attend the funeral during this time of Coronavirus restrictions on gatherings. He is survived by his wife, Lorena, and three children, Jovanna, Jayvon and Justina.