Mary Jo Lajewski

Mary Jo Lajewski, age 72, of Lapeer, died Tuesday, May 24, 2022. She was born June 19, 1949 in Flint, to Donald and Colette (Root) Reuther.

Mary Jo graduated in 1967 from Holy Redeemer Catholic High School in Burton. She married Anthony Paul Lajewski on May 20, 1972, at Holy Redeemer Church. Mrs. Lajewski worked many years in banking, retiring from Lapeer Community Credit Union. She was a Loan Officer for many many years, processing mortgages, credit card applications and personal loans. For many years, Mrs. Lajewski sold Mary Kay products and Aflac Insurance. Most important of all for Mary Jo, though, was her family, her friends and her faith. Mary Jo was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception Church in Lapeer and she attended St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Davison. She volunteered at the Love and Logic Mentoring Program here in Lapeer and also Suncrest Auxiliary. Mary Jo was a talented seamstress and she enjoyed making special gifts for family and friends.

Mary Jo was one of those people who made others feel good about themselves. She “connected” with everyone, everyone was her friend, she listened, she loved and truly cared for everyone around her. Mrs. Lajewski was always doing something for family, friends and even those she did not know. Family said Mary Jo was an “Angel on Earth”. Mary Jo cherished time with family, spending many wonderful “Girls Weekends” at Higgins Lake with her Mom and sisters, attending events for all the children in the family and especially time spent with her beautiful grandchildren. “They were the world to her!” Mary Jo was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Mary Jo is survived by her husband: Anthony Paul Lajewski of Lapeer; son: Brad Lajewski of Lapeer; mother: Colette Reuther of Davison; daughter-in-law: Theresa Lajewski of Lapeer; grandchildren: Anthony, Lydia, Thomas, Nicholas, Noah, Claire and John; siblings: Michael Reuther of Davison, Donna Whalen of Flint, William Reuther of Manistee, Theresa (Donald) Simon of Davison, James (Sharon) Reuther of Davison, Sharon (Patrick) Hladik of Flushing and Karen (Matthew) Crown of Metamora; and many many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son: Todd Lajewski; father: Donald Reuther; and granddaughter: Anna Lajewski. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dawn Lajewski for her loving care of Mary Jo.

Visitation will be 4-8PM Monday, May 30, 2022, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. The rosary will be prayed 6PM Monday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be held 1PM Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 N. Dayton Street, Davison, Michigan 48423. Father Andrew Czajkowski will celebrate the Mass. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the Mass on Tuesday. Final interment will be in Mt. Loretto Cemetery in Lapeer. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences and memories may be left at