Charmaine “Charlie” (Learning) Young

Charmaine “Charlie” (Learning) Young, passed away on Thursday July 28, 2011, after a short illness with her family at her side. Born in Newfoundland, Canada, Charmaine moved to the United States with her family and settled in Dorchester. She was educated in the Boston School System and graduated from Dorchester High School in 1971. Charmaine was a homemaker who was devoted to her only son, Shane. She adored her two grandchildren, Colby and Brett, and cherished spending time with them on long walks, coloring, swimming and reading books. Charmaine is survived by her son, Shane, and daughter-in-law Kerry, and her grandchildren Colby and Brett. She was the loving daughter of Louise Learning and the late Frederick Learning. Sister of Sandra Mastracola of Quincy, Frederick Learning of Pembroke, Douglas Learning of Weymouth and Perry Learning of Quincy. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral service at Dolan Funeral Home 460 Granite Ave., MILTON, Thursday August 4 at 11:00 AM. Burial will be private. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 PM. Relatives and friends invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.