On July 4, 2004, KAREN MAE (nee Kaufmann) VAJO, beloved wife of Victor S. Vajo. Loving mother of Stephen L. Vajo and his wife Tammy L. of Sykesville, MD and Tara L. Sherwin and her husband Richard C. Jr., of Sykesville. Sister of Paula Hisel of Lizella, GA. Cherished grandmother of Eric, Emily, Justin, Jake and Ashley. Services and Interment are private at the request of the family. Those who desire may direct memorials in Ms. Vajo's name to the Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource and Imaging Center, 5900 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044. Please direct inquiries to the family owned Slack Funeral Home, P.A. 410-465-4400.