Monica C. (Jansz) MacLennan

Born February 9, 1939 in Labookellie Estates, Sri Lanka daughter of the late Henry A.W. and Freda M. (Linden) Jansz passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family.  Her life was filled with faith, family, and love.

Monica was preceded in death by her husband of over 39 years, Job.

Surviving are her children, Tania and Mike Matz (Courtney and Matthew Polos); Maria and John Fisher (Ryan and Sean); MaryAnne and John MacIntosh (Amber, Jeremy, and Alura Reist); and Christopher MacLennan (Tyler and Connor).

Monica led an active religious life. She was a faithful servant of the Blue Army as well as being a member of the moving on club. Monica was a cherished teacher of a Montessori School for over 25 years, owning her own school.  She was an entrepreneur and published author.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 21, 2021 at St. Gerard Catholic Church, 4437 W. Willow Hwy., Lansing, MI 48917.  Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Lansing.  The family will receive friends at Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Thursday, May 20th, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. With a Rosary at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions, in loving memory of Monica, may be made to the Advent House or the Greater Lansing Food Bank.

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Norma L. and John A. De Rose
May 16, 2021 at 5:34 pm

A most gracious Catholic woman who gave of herself completely ….. always with a smile, a kind word, and she let you know that she was praying for you.

Anne Kwart
May 17, 2021 at 12:08 pm

A devoted Catholic and a very dear friend…Monica was a talented seamstress
and was always thinking and caring for others. She will be tremendously missed.

Mary Peacock
May 17, 2021 at 3:06 pm

What a sweet lady! She was always so fun and positive. I enjoyed our many selfies we took together at Moving On Club meetings! 😉 My prayers are with her family and friends!

Anne H Stump
May 17, 2021 at 3:44 pm

Monica loved life, her family and most of all our Lord.
She was a joy to be around and will be missed.
You made it Monica, bless you and love you.

Mario Izzo
May 18, 2021 at 12:50 am

Tania, my dearest condolences on the passing of your Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with You and Your Family.

Lori Bauer
May 20, 2021 at 9:36 am

I hope the wonderful memories you have made will carry you through these difficult times. I’m so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

Crissy, Bill and Alina Stoner
May 21, 2021 at 10:03 pm

I met Monica for the first time at Courtney and Matt’s wedding. Monica was a lot fun and her and I did a lot of laughing. So glad I was able to meet her. Our condolences to the entire family! May god bless all of you! Monica will now and forever be your angel! Love and hugs to all!


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