obituaries

John Joseph Mullen died at home in Montauk on Friday of complications related to Parkinson’s disease. He was 73.

Thomas Loudon Collins, a lifelong resident of East Hampton who was credited with helping to decode 143 Nazi messages during World War II, died of a heart attack on May 18

Angela Buckhout, the president of WLNG radio, died at home in East Hampton on Saturday. She was 66

Judith Ann Militare, who was devoted to community theater here, died of cancer last Thursday. She was 61 and had been ill only a short time.

Donald David Bennett, a 13th-generation member of the Bennett family and a lifelong East Hampton resident, died at home in East Hampton Village on May 7. He was 77, and had been ill for some time.

Best known in East Hampton for the years he spent as a gas station attendant at the Y Pay More station on Three Mile Harbor Road, Frederick Askin, known as Rick, died on April 25 in Riverhead after a short bout with cancer. He was 58 years old.

Harold Franklin Shepherd, a player in Hamptons real estate during the boom years of the 1980s and ’90s, died of heart failure on Sunday after a long illness. He was 81 years old.

oseph H. Brubaker Jr., an auditor with Aetna Insurance for 30 years, died at home in East Hampton on Sunday of complications from heart disease. He was 76.