Lydia Taddei, who became an active member of the St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church parish in Montauk after buying a house there in 1986, died at home last Thursday of lung cancer. She was 78.     Mrs. Taddei...
    Edward Butler, an appliance repairman from Bay Point in Sag Harbor, died at Southampton Hospital on June 20 at the age of 72. He was diagnosed with cancer in January.

    A funeral Mass for Philip Cicero of Sag Harbor will be said at 10:30 this morning at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sag Harbor. Burial will follow at the church cemetery on Brick Kiln Road. Mr. Cicero died Sunday. He was...
Jeremy Nussbaum of Amagansett and New York City, a prominent attorney and the co-owner with his wife, Charline Spektor, of the BookHampton stores, died at their Manhattan apartment on June 12.

Frank Joseph Casa, a builder, architect, restaurant owner, and lifelong athlete, died at home on Hand Lane in Amagansett on Friday of complications from gallbladder cancer.
Norma Fast Flender, who lived on the Circle in East Hampton, died at the age of 81 last Thursday.
Kathaleen M. Benbenek died at home in East Hampton on June 8, having celebrated her 72nd birthday the week before. Ms. Benbenek, who had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January, died of cardiac arrest.
Ida Alberta Lindsay, a real estate broker in Sag Harbor for more than 40 years, died in Norwich, Conn., on June 13. She was 88.
nita N. Clifford, a longtime resident of Wainscott who had been chairwoman of the Georgica Association’s beach committee, died in Essex, Conn., on May 19 after a long period of declining health. She was 79.