Charlotte Marie Malone Corcoran, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend was called to God on Oct. 20, 2016. Charlotte was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on Feb. 27, 1928. She attended parochial schools from kindergarten through college, earning her Bachelor’s degree in history from Regis College in 1949.
Charlotte dedicated her life to caring for her family, friends and people in need. In 1953 she married Paul Leo Corcoran, from Belmont Massachusetts, and started a family in Maplewood, New Jersey. They happily raised their three children during Paul’s work assignments in Caracas, Venezuela; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and Coral Gables, Florida. Charlotte learned to speak Spanish and Portuguese fluently in their seven years abroad. Charlotte was a Cub Scout Leader, an active church member, and PTA volunteer at all of her children’s schools.