Obituaries

William G. Abel of Baiting Hollow Road in East Hampton died at home on Friday at 92. No service is planned. An obituary will appear in a future issue.  

Ernestine Lassaw of Springs died at Southampton Hospital on Friday. She was 101. A memorial will be announced for a date in the fall. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
Lauren Bacall, one of the sirens of Hollywood’s golden age and a Tony-award winning actress for her work on Broadway, died Tuesday from what has been reported to be a massive stroke at home in New York.
Alexander Koleoglou, who loved sailing, golf, Montauk, and, most of all, his wife, died July 26 at Southampton Hospital of heart failure, after a brief illness. He was 86.
A funeral service for Dominick Puglisi of Blue Jay Way in East Hampton, who died on Friday, will take place at the Robertaccio Funeral Home on Medford Avenue in Patchogue today at 11 a.m. A deacon from St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church will...
Helen Cordier Johns, who had an abiding commitment to social justice and diversity and worked on causes from integration to the support of AIDS patients, died on Aug. 4 in Richmond, Va. She was 89. Throughout her life, Ms. Johns spent as much...
Thomas Corwin Tillinghast, a former member of the East Hampton Fire Department and charter member of the East Hampton Kiwanis Club, died of complications of heart disease at home in Southold on July 17. Mr. Tillinghast, who was born on a dairy...
Hedwig Lucas, who began vacationing in Montauk in 1960 and became a full-time resident in 1997, died on July 27 at her Ditch Plain residence. Known to her friends as Heddy, she was 101 years old. Her only child, Joseph Lukas of Montauk, said the...
    James Thomason died on Monday at home in Sag Harbor. He was 66 and the owner of the Morris Studio, a photo lab in Southampton. An obituary will appear in a future issue.