Lajos, Charlotte Ann
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Aug. 9, 1939 - Jan. 25, 2013
Charlotte Ann Lajos of Longboat Key, Florida, formerly of Grand Island, New York, died after a long battle with cancer. Daughter of Robert Dowling Scott and Anna Fidele Armstrong, she was born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
She graduated from Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing in Toronto, Canada in 1961. While working at the Wellesley Hospital as an RN, Charlotte met and married Dr. Thomas Z. Lajos in 1964. They moved to Buffalo where they raised their family.
While in Buffalo, Charlotte became a member of the Board of Trustees at the Calasanctius School (1981 - 1985) and the Buffalo Seminary (1989 - 1995). She organized many fundraisers for both schools, including the annual Calasanctius Piarist Ball. When affiliated with The Buffalo Seminary, Charlotte continued her activities by hosting the Buffalo Seminary Soiree auctions and serving on numerous Board of Trustee committees.
Dearly beloved wife, mother, and sister, Charlotte is survived by her husband, Thomas; two daughters, Cheryl and Laura; her son, Paul and his wife Corinne, and her sister Catherine Scott.
A Catholic funeral service and burial will be held on Longboat Key at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church at 10:30 AM on February 6th. Flowers may be sent directly to the church, located at 4280 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, Florida 34228. Donations in loving memory of Charlotte Lajos to support lung cancer research may be made by mail to The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas, 77210-4486. A donation form is available online at https://www.mdanderson.org/gifts/view-content?DFID=S_000821
Published in Herald Tribune from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2013