Obituary: Rita Elizabeth (Lepry) Russo, 94

Rita Elizabeth (Lepry) Russo, was born on June 28th, 1926, to Louis and Annie Lepry of Warwick. She passed away peacefully on July 10, at the home of her daughter Annie McGowan. Rita grew up in Warwick and graduated from Lockwood High School in 1944 after which she...
Obituary: Anthony Serafino Picchione, 75

Obituary: Anthony Serafino Picchione, 75

Anthony Serafino Picchione, known to his oldest friends as Butch and to others as Tony, passed away on July 8 after a prolonged battle with lung disease. He was predeceased by his wife of 51 years Jacqueline Ann Picchione who died nearly one year prior. It was a...

Obituary: William C. Stafford Sr., 97

William C. Stafford Sr., 97, of East Greenwich passed away on July 4. He was the husband of the late Ann (Duggan) Stafford and the father of the late William Stafford Jr. and Elizabeth Huling. He is survived by his son Thomas E Stafford of East Greenwich, 7...
Op/Ed: New EG Budget Year Begins During Pandemic

Op/Ed: New EG Budget Year Begins During Pandemic

By Mark Schwager The views expressed below are my own and are not an official communication from the Town Council or Town of East Greenwich.  Finishing the Town Budget for 2021 was a difficult process. We face dramatic uncertainty due to the ongoing impact of the...

Obituary: Margaret “Peggy” Forman, 91

Margaret “Peggy” Forman, 91, of Sleepy Hollow Road, East Greenwich, died peacefully in her home on June 26. Born January 14, 1929, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Mary (Harrison) and Ignatius Frohbose, she went on the marry John H. Forman, Sr. (1928-2007), a Navy Seabee, in...