ALBANY – Charlotte M. Engle Kot, 82, of Albany, passed away Monday, January 4, 2016 at the Grand at Guilderland. Charlotte was born in Albany, and lived here all her life. She was a graduate of Albany High School and beauty school, and worked for many years as a hairdresser, both at the Paula Rose Beauty Parlor and from her home. She loved playing Bingo at St. Sophia’s Church in Albany, and also enjoyed traveling on bus trips and camping at McConchie’s Heritage Acres in Galway. She loved to crochet, and loved dogs and other animals, and also enjoyed being a member of the Colonie Senior Citizens.
Charlotte is survived by her beloved husband William M. Kot, Sr.; her children William M. Kot, Jr. (Mary Anne) of Schenectady, Charlene Gifford (Glenn) of American Fork, UT, and Pamella Scattareggia (Vincent) of Albany; her brother Gary Engle (Peggy) of Parish, FL; her grandchildren Christopher Kot (Melody), Jennifer Gifford, Benjamin Gifford (Rachel), Bryon Gifford (Sarah), Sarah, Lauren, Marc and Gavin Gifford, and Joshua and Amber Scattareggia; her great grandchildren Lucas, Arabella, and Axel Kot; Carlee and Alex Gifford, and Cody Yamacuchi, and by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Friday morning at 10:00 am. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4-7 p.m. Interment will be in Albany Rural Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, 4 Pine West Plaza #405, Albany, NY 12205. To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.