Obituaries

       Richard Madan, a former co-chairman of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee and a child psychologist in the New York City public schools, died at home in East Hampton on Jan. 23 of unknown causes. He was 85...
       Silvestro Gabriel Avallone, who helped refurbish the historic houses that eventually became East Hampton’s Town Hall, died on Jan. 12 in an Oro Valley, Ariz., hospice. He was 81 and had been diagnosed with...
       Teresa V. Duskiewicz died on Jan. 15 at Southampton Hospital, where she had been since having a massive stroke two days before Christmas. She was 83 years old.        Ms. Duskiewicz...

       Kathryn Abbe, who began her professional career as a freelance photographer in 1944 when few women were in the field, died at home in Brookville on Jan. 18. She was 94 and had been ill for only a week.
       Helen Miller Daniels, who died of pneumonia last Thursday at Southampton Hospital after a short illness, was 87 and had lived her entire life in East Hampton within a one-mile radius. An 11th-generation Bonacker...
       Maria O. Brennan, an antiques dealer who owned the Grand Acquisitor in East Hampton for 20 years, died on Monday at Southampton Hospital. She was 74 and had been ill for a long time.     ...
       Word has been received here of the death of Mary T. Schaefer, a resident of the Northampton summer colony in Sag Harbor for over 50 years, on Dec. 15 at Glen Cove Hospital. Death was attributed to respiratory...
       The Star has received word of the death of Thomas E. Bennett, an 11th-generation Bennett who grew up on Louse Point Road in Springs, on Dec. 18. Mr. Bennett, who died at home in Indianapolis, had been ill with...
       Thomas Tomossonie Sr., a lifelong Sag Harbor resident, died on Dec. 30 at Southampton Hospital. He was 69 and had been ill for some time, his family said.        Mr. Tomossonie had...