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....

Obituary: Gianna Cirella, 16

Gianna M., Cirella, 16, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. She was the beloved daughter of East Greenwich Deputy Chief of Police Stanley F. “Skip” and Tara M. (Davoren) Cirella, and the loving sister of Cassie N. Cirella. Gianna...

Remembrance: Domenic Iannazzi, 1923-2017

Longtime EGHS disciplinarian was both loved and loathed By Mark Thompson If you think the internecine town-government battle now roiling East Greenwich is unprecedented, you weren’t around when Domenic Iannazzi became the lightning rod that polarized the town for more...