GRANT, Charlotte Henry, 83, of Laguna Niguel, CA passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022 peacefully in her sleep.
She was born in Pleasure Ridge, Kentucky. She met and married Maj. Gordon A. Grant, a fighter pilot in the US Air Force. They had 2 sons, Thomas and Michael. Charlotte graduated from University of South Florida with bachelor’s degree Magna Cum Laude with a major in accounting and was the President of the local chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. She proceeded to obtain her license as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida. She then completed her master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tampa. She proudly served as Controller and CFO of several banks and investment companies before retiring.
After spending 38 years in Tampa, FL, Charlotte moved to California to spend more time with her growing grandchildren Sophia and Harrison.
Charlotte was passionate about playing competitive bridge, community service and an avid crossword puzzler.
She is predeceased by her loving husband of 44 years Gordon Grant and survived by her son Thomas Grant, her son Michael (Christina) Grant, her two grandchildren Sophia Grant and Harrison Grant, her sister Janice (Paul) Cosgrove, sister Pamela Shappell, her brother Joseph (Lori) Shappell, brothers- and sisters-in-law, cousins, nephews and nieces, and many close friends.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 29 at 3pm at the residence of Michael Grant in Laguna Niguel. Thomas and Michael ask family and friends to join them at Michael’s home following the ceremony for a celebration of Charlotte’s life. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery.