Elizabeth A. Hajek, a homemaker and former Violetville resident, died Friday from complications of pneumonia at Summit Park Health and Rehabilitation Center in Catonsville. She was 87.
The former Elizabeth Agatha Tribbe was born in Baltimore and raised on Wilkens Avenue. She attended St. Benedict's School until the eighth grade, when she left to work in a nearby book bindery.
She was married in 1951 to Charles M. Hajek, a postal worker. He died in 1995.
Mrs. Hajek was an enthusiastic duckpin bowler for many years, and she liked going to the movies.
Since 2004, she had lived in Baltimore Highlands with a daughter.
Mrs. Hajek was a member of Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church, 4414 Wilkens Ave., where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today.
Surviving are a son, Charles M. Hajek Jr. of Baltimore; three daughters, Diane A. Schwarz of Baltimore Highlands, Kathleen A. Service of Baltimore and Margaret Lyman of Schertz, Texas; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter