Charlotte Ann Lajos, 73, of Longboat Key, and formerly of Grand Island, N.Y., died Jan. 25.
Born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, she graduated in 1961, from Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing in Toronto. While working at the Wellesley Hospital as an R.N., she met Dr. Thomas Z. Lajos, whom she married in 1964. The couple moved to Buffalo, N.Y., where they raised their family.
While in Buffalo, Mrs. Lajos was a member of the Board of Trustees at the Calasanctius School and the Buffalo Seminary. She organized many fundraisers, including the annual Calasanctius Piarist Ball and the Buffalo Seminary Soiree auctions.
Mrs. Lajos is survived by her husband, Thomas; sister, Catherine Scott; daughters, Chery and Laura; and son, Paul.
A Mass was held Wednesday, Feb. 6, at St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church. Donations may be made to support lung-cancer research through the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas, 77210-4486. A donation form is available online at mdanderson.org/gifts.