Patrick J. Schaefer, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, former Marine, and member of the Pierson High School boys basketball team that won a New York State championship in 1978-79, died at Stony Brook University Hospital on July 15.
Through more than 20 years as a public school teacher and many years volunteering with organizations such as the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons and the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, Joy Lupoletti’s life on the East End was characterized by a call to public service.
Ada E. Edwards, one of nine children born to James C. Eichhorn Jr. and the former Angeline Miller, grew up on Meeting House Lane in Amagansett before washing machines or dishwashers were invented, and, as her parents’ third child and eldest daughter, was her mother’s right hand.
Alison Aldredge, a Southampton resident and early childhood teacher who had been the early childhood program coordinator and lead teacher at the Ross School in East Hampton, died while traveling in Oregon with her husband on July 5, three days short...
James S. Marcus, who knew he was an opera buff by the time he was a teenager and went on to become a director of the prestigious Metropolitan Opera Guild and chairman of the board of the Metropolitan Opera itself, died on July 6.