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Dr. Frank V. Colombo

Obituary for Dr. Frank V. Colombo

May 26, 1926 - May 1, 2018
Lynnfield, Massachusetts | Age 91


Dr. Frank V. Colombo, 91, of Lynnfield died on Tuesday, May 1 at his residence.

Born in Everett on May 26, 1926, he was the son of the late Louis and Yolanda (Strianese) Colombo.

Dr. Colombo was a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1944, Harvard University, Class of 1949 and Harvard Medical School, Class of 1953. He was a retired General Surgeon from Salem Hospital. Dr. Colombo had served in the United States Navy during World War II. He had been a Lynnfield resident since 1962 and was a member of the Memorial Drive Investment Club, Mass Medical Society, Essex South Medical Society, Lynnfield Historical Society, Lynnfield Art Guild and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Colombo is survived by his wife Rita (Johnson) Colombo, his three sons; William L. Colombo and his wife Karen of Oakland, CA, Robert G. Colombo and his wife Lee and Peter F. Colombo and his wife Debra all of Andover, his seven grandchildren; Matthew, Justin, Daniel, Caroline, Jennifer, Scott and Hannah and his sister Joan Pratt of Houston, Texas. He was predeceased by his sister Mary Gordon who resided in Irvine, CA

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Sunday May 6th from 2-5pm. A memorial service will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church, 360 So. Main St., Andover on Monday May 7th at 11:30. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 1 Franklin St., Lynn, MA 01902 or to the VNA of Middlesex-East, 800 W. Cummings Park, Suite 5000, Woburn, MA 01801.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Salvation Army
    1 Franklin St.
    Lynn, MA 01902
  • VNA of Middlesex East
    800 W. Cummings Park, Suite 5000
    Woburn, MA 01801

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McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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