Margaret “Peg” Cook

Peg CookAge 94, died peacefully in her home in Lansing on July 6, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 68 years, Frederick; brother, George Garland; and sister, Rose Sobieski.    Peg is survived by her 5 children, Michael (Pat Jackson), Mark (Mary Therese), Matthew, Margaret Callahan and Maryrose (Wesley) Steer; 8 grandsons and 9 great grandchildren; as well as her twin sister, Sr. Estelle de Jesus “Mary” of Totowa, NJ; and sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Cook.

Peg was a graduate of Resurrection High School and a member of St. Casimir and Immaculate Heart of Mary parishes.  After raising her children, Peg worked in several secretarial positions, retiring from Michigan State University at age 66.  In recent years, she enjoyed reading, puzzles, card games, and visits from her family and friends.  The family is sincerely grateful for the care provided by Heartland Hospice of Mason.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 20, 2018, at Noon, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 3815 S. Cedar St., Lansing.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church, and invite you to join them after Mass for a light luncheon.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, 865 S. Cedar St., Mason, MI 48854, or St. Joseph’s Home for the Aged, 140 Shepherd Ln., Totowa, NJ 07512,

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Donna Queen
July 11, 2018 at 2:35 pm

Sending sympathy to the family. I remember your parents and they were very nice people. Usually ran into your dad at Jon’s Country Burger’s and he was taking home some food for your mom. I went to school with Mark at St. Casimir and O’Rafferty. I lived on Sparrow just down the street from your folks. May your mom rest in peace with our Lord and is now with your dad. Blessings to all the family.
Donna (Kulpa) Queen

Sandy DeView
July 12, 2018 at 2:02 pm

Mike, I am so very sorry to hear about your mom. It is not easy when we lose our parents. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sandy (Lortie) DeView

James, Diane & Family
July 12, 2018 at 4:46 pm

So sorry to hear of Aunt Peg’s passing. She was a very sweet and compassionate person. Our condolences to her family. May she rest in peace.

Pat Starr Elmo
July 15, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Mike and Margaret, my deepest condolences on the passing of your Mom. I don’t remember your Mom too much, but would see her on occasion. I remember your Dad. I would see him in church quite often and at the bank branch where I worked. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, may she rest in peace.

Jim Gilroy
July 16, 2018 at 4:53 pm

Condolences to all great lady was always so friendly to all of us strange friends of Matt.

Gretchen Chaudhuri
July 16, 2018 at 8:14 pm

So sorry to hear about your mom…my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. She raised a wonderful daughter (margaret )that I know…I’m sure all her family is great. Love to all .

The Ortiz Family, Angel, Chris & Claire
July 19, 2018 at 6:34 pm

Dear Margaret,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
May sweet memories bring you strength and peace.


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