Age 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, heartlandhospicefund.org or St. Joseph’s Home for the Aged, 140 Shepherd Ln., Totowa, NJ 07512, www.littlesistersofthepoortotowa.org.