Obituary: Janet Alma (Johnson) Joyce, 79

Obituary: Janet Alma (Johnson) Joyce, 79

Janet A. Joyce, 79, passed away on Saturday, May 23. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Thomas R. Joyce, formerly of Pittsburgh, Penn. Janet was the daughter of Edwin and Mildred (Frye) Johnson. A lifelong resident of East Greenwich, Janet was known for her...
Obituary: Evelyn Simpson Brchan, 93

Obituary: Evelyn Simpson Brchan, 93

Evelyn Simpson Brchan of Seal Beach, Calif., and East Greenwich, passed away on April 16 after a brief illness. Born on Dec. 13, 1926, in Colorado, she was the daughter of Emmette and Myrtle Simpson, the younger sister to the late Donald R. Simpson. As both of their...
Memorial Day in East Greenwich: Always Special

Memorial Day in East Greenwich: Always Special

Above, from left: James S. Tingley, Col. James W. Tingley, Jr., and Laura Waite (now Sullivan), Memorial Day 1964. By Laura Sullivan Though I grew up in Edgewood, we always came to East Greenwich to mark Memorial Day, where both my mother and uncle were born and...