Maureen Andariese is the wife of longtime Knicks broadcaster John Andarise; who passed away at the age of 78 on March 13, 2017. He leaves behind his wife Maureen and their three daughters.
According to his family, Mr. Andarise suffered from dementia and was in bad health.
Mrs. Andarise, 64, was born Maurice Hayden Maloney. She is one of the children born to Richard and Margaret (nee Carrig) Maloney, also proud parents of Margaret Ann Kelly, Kathryn, and Arthur T. Maloney.
Her father was a retired Captain of the New York City Fire Department who also served in the Navy during World War II, and wounded during the invasion of Normandy. Mrs. Andarise is the head of flowers and gardens at the river cafe in New York.
Maureen and John Andarise had three daughters; Amy, Julie, and Emily;