obituaries

Scott Ward Freese, an East Hampton native who had moved to Sebastian, Fla., died on Feb. 3 in Sebastian at the age of 57.
Chester Lamar Lane, a deacon of the Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton who lived on Spinner Lane, next door to the church, died at Southampton Hospital on Feb. 15.
Dorothy Freedman, a member of the East Hampton Ladies Village Improvement Society and a competitive bridge player who loved the arts, died at her East Hampton house on Feb. 14 with two of her children nearby.
Msgr. Thomas J. Hartman, a Catholic priest who was deeply devoted to his ministry, which included appearances with Rabbi Marc Gellman as half of “The God Squad” televison program, died on Feb. 16 at the TownHouse Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Uniondale from complications related to Parkinson’s disease.
Anna Eileen O’Halloran Burke was known as the loving matriarch of her family, a Noyac mother of 5, grandmother of 13, and great-grandmother of 14.
Donald M. Marks, a decorated World War II veteran and longtime principal in the New York public school system, died on Valentine’s Day in a hospice in Potomac, Md.
A funeral Mass for Marie Burns of Sag Harbor will be said at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in that village on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
A graveside service for the well-known painter of local landscapes will be held on Wednesday afternoon.
Elizabeth L. Eisenstein, professor emerita at the University of Michigan, a historian of early 19th century France and the French Revolution, who was known for research on the early printing press and was the first resident scholar, in 1979, of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress, died at home in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 31 at the...