Charlotte devoted her lifetime activities to education and volunteerism. She is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University with a degree in History and Ohio State and Case Western Reserve with degrees in German and Library Science. She worked with the Cuyahoga County Public Libraries for 35 years. Once retired, as a volunteer, mainly in Delaware, Ohio, she was awarded the 1995 “Volunteer of the Year” by the Delaware Chamber of Commerce. She has traveled extensively throughout the world visiting such exotic places as Egypt, China, Japan, Marrakesh and Morocco.