obituaries

       Douglas W. Tikkanen, who was a telemetry engineer in data systems at Grumman’s ground station in Calverton for 26 years, died on Friday at Southampton Hospital. He was 70 years old and had lived on Harbor...
       Joseph W. Vagan, an investigator for the Securities and Exchange Commission for 20 years, died at home in Springs on Feb. 2 of complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 86 years old.
       Matina Chimpoukchis, an East Hampton native and a 60-year resident of Montauk, died of congestive heart failure on Feb. 5 at Southampton Hospital. She was 84.
       Vincent Jones of Springs, a founding paraprofessional at the Forsyth Street campus of Satellite Academy High School, one of the first small, alternative public high schools in New York City, died of cancer at...
    Frank Thomas Tyler, who was known to friends and family as Tom, died of lung cancer on Dec. 21 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton, his family said. He was 57.     Mr. Tyler, who...
    Interviewed by The Star on the occasion of her 100th birthday in 2011, Camilla Roy Jewett offered the following advice for aging well: “Get out with young people when you have time. Learn what’s going on in your...
    George Schellinger Jr., a commercial fisherman, bayman, and member of the Schellinger family of early Amagansett settlers, died at home in Southampton on Jan. 25. The cause was cardiac and respiratory illness. Known as Sonny, he...
Irene Widunas of Sag Harbor, an intensive care nurse at Southampton Hospital for 35 years, died of pancreatitis on Friday at Stony Brook University Hospital. She was 74.     Ms. Widunas had a bachelor’s degree from Adelphi...
    Nora Francke Cammann, who had a long career in museums and film production in New York City and was later a leader and curator at the Bridgehampton Museum, died on Friday at home in Bridgehampton. The cause was cancer, her former...