Marsha L. (Munns) Lanza

  • Born: August 19, 1955
  • Died: April 11, 2016
  • Location: Crystal Lake, Illinois

Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home

116 Main Street
Route 121A
Plaistow, NH 03865
Tel. (603) 382-2233

Tribute & Message From The Family

Crystal Lake, Illinois: Marsha L. (Munns) Lanza, 60, of Crystal Lake, Illinois passed away on April 11, 2016 at her home. She was born on August 19, 1955 in Rochester, NY, the daughter of Arthur and Arline (nee Schwartz) Munns.

Marsha was a dedicated parishioner of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Crystal Lake and formerly at St. Anthony's Parish in Manteca, CA as an Adornment Committee Member. Being an avid quilter and sewer she was a California State Fair Golden Bear Recipient for French Heirloom Sewing Christening Gown. Marsha also enjoyed playing the piano, flute, and hand bells, and baking with her grandchildren. Most of all she was gifted in being the best mom and grandma possible.

She will be dearly missed by her husband, Michael P. Lanza, whom she married July 11, 1981 in Plaistow, NH; her loving children, Danny, Brian, Andrew, and Michael Lanza and Jeff Gibson; her cherished grandchildren, Luke, Aiden, Gabriel, and Benjamin Gibson; her siblings, Arthur Munns and Deborah (Lawrence) Hussey; and other family, Carol Schwartz, Rose, Mark, and Peter Lanza.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sons, Matthew Gibson and David Lanza; and in-laws, Peter and Elodia Lanza.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday, April 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, Plaistow, NH. Her funeral will begin on Monday at 9 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Angels Church of St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Plaistow, NH. Burial will follow in Holy Angels Cemetery. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit our website,