obituaries

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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
James Weber, a lifelong resident of East Hampton and member of the Sons of the American Legion, died of an undetermined cause on July 20. Mr. Weber was three days shy of his 45th birthday. “In the tradition of most Bonackers, Jim was an...
Lee Hillard Levy of East Hampton died at Southampton Hospital on July 22 after a brief illness, at the age of 91. His spouse and partner of nearly 40 years, Charles Millevoi, his two sons, Mark and Jeff Levy of California, and three of his four...
Karen L. Heaney, a co-founder with her late husband, Dennis Heaney, of East Hampton Electric, died on Aug. 4 in Florida after an illness. She was 70.
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...