Obituaries

Anthony Drexel Duke, who as founder of the former Boys Harbor camp on Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton was a model and benefactor to generations of inner-city children, died at home in Gainesville, Fla., on April 30.
Eileen M. Buquicchio, who was 88, died at home on Middle Highway in East Hampton on Friday. She had suffered a series of strokes over the last seven months and died in her sleep.
Karin Terjesen Anderson, 45, of East Hampton, died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City on April 28.
According to family legend, Mary Laura Bistrian was born on the kitchen table in the Cozzen’s house on Cozzen’s Lane in Amagansett. It was June 14, 1919, in the days when children were born at home.
Melville Straus, a longtime champion of Guild Hall as its chairman and a distinguished and successful businessman, died after a long illness with brain cancer on Thursday in New York City. Mr. Straus, who was known as Mickey, was 75.
Raymond James Costello Jr., a lifelong carpenter and Navy veteran, died surrounded by family on April 15 at the Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Brewster, Mass., after a long illness.
Robert Willis Espach, who was an attorney for more than 50 years, died of complications of cancer at Stony Brook University Hospital on Saturday. He was 84.
William Daniel Wall, who was 71, died on March 21 at the Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach, Fla.
Christopher A. Cosich, a well-known bodybuilder and strength and fitness coach, died at home in Amagansett on April 21. He was 47 years old.