obituaries

Donald M. Kennedy, who survived polio, competed in the Paralympics for many years, and went on to a successful career in law, died at home in Hampton Bays last Thursday. The 81-year-old, who spent summers in Montauk since 1954, had been under a...
A memorial gathering in honor of Asa G. Peckham, formerly of East Hampton, who died in Tampa, Fla., on Oct. 3, will be held at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett on Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. Mr. Peckham’s obituary will appear in a future issue....
Word has reached The Star of the death on Sept. 22 of Frances Theresa (Terry) Hickey of East Hampton. She was 66. A service will be held on Nov. 1 at 3:30 p.m. in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton. A full obituary will appear at a...
Anna Dehanich died on Friday at home on Harbor Road in Amagansett, where she had lived since 2002. She was 99. Her family said she was a caring, loving, religious person, who lived life to the fullest. “Anna was full of knowledge and wisdom...
Jack William Henry Mattair, a psychoanalyst who formerly practiced in Manhattan and East Hampton, died in his sleep at home in East Hampton on Friday. He was 81. His family said the cause of death was not known. A graduate of the University of...
Robert D. Mulford, who served as organist and choir director of the East Hampton Methodist Church and the Springs Presbyterian Church for many years until his retirement in 2001, died of congestive heart failure on Sept. 22 at D’Youville...
Monica M. Brennan, a former owner of the Blue Haven Motel in Montauk, died in Mountain Lakes, N.J., on Saturday, two weeks before her 82nd birthday, after a brief illness. Mrs. Brennan and her husband, Thomas Brennan, had lived in Rockland County...
Madeline Patricia Betts, who spent much of her life in Sag Harbor as both a year-round and summer resident, died at Sem Haven, a residential care center in Milford, Ohio, on Sept. 29. She had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease six years...
Thomasina Rana Graham, who was born in Amagansett, died on Sept. 27 at home in Naples, Me. Stewart R. Graham Sr., her husband of more than 70 years, was at her bedside. She was 95. Known to friends and family as Mae or Maizie, Mrs. Graham was...