Track Star Lou Lepry, 1929-2018

Track Star Lou Lepry, 1929-2018

By Mark Thompson “What’s so funny, Mr. Thompson?” That was my introduction to Louis (did anyone ever call him that in the 65 years since he arrived in East Greenwich?) Lepry and it came during my first days in 7th grade in September, 1965. I hadn’t actually “met” him...

Obituary: Paul J. Cienki, 60

On Monday, Paul J. Cienki – husband, father, brother, and friend – passed away after a valiant battle with stage 4 lung cancer that defied every statistical odd. He was 60 years old. Paul will be forever remembered by his steadfast wife, Suzanne; his five adoring...

Obituary: James E. Twomey, 59

James Edward Twomey of East Greenwich, RI known to his family and friends as Jim, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 31. He was 59 years old. Jim is lovingly remembered by his wife of 34 years, Elizabeth (Becky) Twomey, and their four sons Jimmy, David, Andrew...

Obituary: Nicholas Campanella, 21

Nicholas Campanella, 21, of East Greenwich, passed away at home peacefully on Wednesday, March 7, surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Warwick, he was the dearly beloved son of Richard and Sabrina (Frank) Campanella. Nicholas was only on this earth for 21 years,...

Obituary: Claire McCaffery Sharpe, 107

Claire (McCaffrey) Sharpe, a loving mother, grandmother and aunt passed away at the amazing age of 107 on Jan. 18, at the Saint Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich, R.I. She was predeceased by her husband Howard F. Sharpe in 1959. Mrs. Sharpe was born April 1, 1910, in...

Gill E. Thorpe, 86

Gill E. Thorpe, 86, of Wood River Junction, died Sunday, Jan. 14, at South County Hospital. Formerly of East Greenwich and Wickford, he was the beloved husband of Nancy (Aldrich) Thorpe. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Walter and Nora (Gill) Thorpe....