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Melrose - Charles "Chuckles" F. Colombino, 70, died Saturday, April 4. He was born to the late Ralph Frank Colombino and Marilyn Doran Colombino in Passaic, N.J., and was raised in Warwick, R.I. He graduated from Warwick Veterans Memorial High School in 1967 and went on to receive a BA from …

PEabody - Sammy "Sam" John Rizzotti, 93, of Peabody, passed away peacefully Friday evening, April 3, at his home following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Dolores (Ferry) Rizzotti with whom he shared more than 69 years of marriage. Born and raised in Salem, he was the son of t…