Mary Lasley, 102, Was a Homemaker and Avid Gardener

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 11/19/2018 - 10:05

Lasley, Mary L.; of Waterford, MI, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 102 years of age. Mary was born on March 21, 1916 in Buffalo, NY to the late James Fanzini and Jennie Paligia.

She was married to the late George H. Lasley for 63 years. She is survived by daughters Jannene Barens/Lankford/Sherrill of Denver, CO and Julie (Paul) Reynolds of Ann Arbor, MI. Grandmother to David Scott Barens, Tim (Katie) Reynolds and Emily (Christopher) Hammer; great grandmother of 9 and great-great grandmother of 2. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her siblings Theresa Measel, James Fanzini Jr., Angie Eckler and Frank Fanzini, all of MI.

Mary was a homemaker, an avid gardener and a member of the Waterford Dirt Gardening Club for many years.

A private service will be held in the spring of 2019 to celebrate her life and what would have been her 103rd birthday. We will really miss and forever love you. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name can be made to the America Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline, MI. To sign Mary’s guestbook, to leave a memory, or for more information please visit

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