Arlene Mary Charma née Kotchick, 90, of Glendale, CA, born August 18, 1923 in Endicott, NY, passed away on February 22, 2014. In 1946 the family left Endicott for Glendale. Arlene worked in the restaurant service industry for over four decades, most of it at Chadney’s Restaurant, across the street from the NBC TV studios in Burbank, where she rose to the level of supervisor/trainer of the wait staff. For years she entertained her family with stories of the notables who lunched across the street from the studio. Daughter of the late Joseph and Irene (Schlosser) Kotchick; wife of the late Paul J. Charma, also of Endicott; sister of the late Emma Meeka, William Kotchick, and J. Robert Kotchick; she is survived by sister Joyce Logsdon and brother Eugene Kotchick, Aunt Mary Kotchick, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on May 20, 2014, 11 a.m., at Incarnation Catholic Church located at 121 W. Glenoaks Blvd. in Glendale.
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