Charlotte Koudijs Taverna, resident of Wilton, passed away peacefully on December 12th 2017 surrounded by family and friends.
She was born on August 11th, 1963 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Bert and Anky Koudijs. In November 1977 the family moved to New Canaan, CT where she attended the New Canaan Country School. She went on to graduate from TASIS England in 1982 after the family moved to South Ascot, UK. Charlotte received her bachelor's degree in French and German from Bates College, class of 1986. While at Bates she met her husband John Taverna, class of 1985. They moved to New York City where she worked for Marsh and McClennan. The couple married in April 1990 at the Church of the Holy Trinity. After having their first two children, Willem and Beatrice, in the city, they moved to Wilton, CT where they welcomed their daughter Caroline.