obituaries

       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...
       Yolanda Jean Gross, who retired from teaching at P.S. 49 in the South Bronx in 1996 but continued as a classroom substitute at the Springs School and worked as its librarian for a time, died on Sunday at...
       Edward Douglas Warner, a lifelong East End resident who owned Fedi’s Markets in East Hampton and Shelter Island, died of pneumonia on Dec. 29 at Southampton Hospital. He was 82 and had Parkinson’s...
    A funeral Mass for Teresa V. Duskiewicz of Montauk, who died yesterday, will be said at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Burial will be at Fort Hill Cemetery. Ms. Duskiewicz was 83. An...
      Iten Noa Fales, a recent East Hampton transplant, died peacefully at her daughter’s house on Cedar Street in East Hampton on Jan. 6, while surrounded by family. She was 97.
       Leland Duane Koons, an Air Force veteran, machinist, and former 20-year resident of Springs, died on Nov. 24 at the Westridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Knoxville, Iowa. He was 78. The cause of death...
       William H. Gale, 83, a former East Hampton Town building inspector and contractor, died on Dec. 21 in Monroe, N.C., where he had moved after retiring at the end of 1992.
       Robert E. Lewis, a former Montauk carpenter, rental cottage operator, commercial fisherman, and fishing tackle inventor, died in Rye, N.H., on Dec. 26 of cerebral lymphoma, his family said. Mr. Lewis, who was 93...