obituaries

Mary Klassa, who lived in Montauk as a girl and attended South Fork schools, died on April 3 at Garden City Hospital in Michigan following a stroke. She was 64. She was born Mary Alice McGuire on June 29, 1949, at Southampton Hospital, to William...
Mary Frances Steinberg, a former East Hampton resident and East Hampton Star employee, died on April 27 at home on Staten Island. The family said she died of natural causes. She was 80. A native of Manhattan, where she grew up on the Upper West...
Molly Jo Miller, the former owner of an East Hampton antiques shop, died at home in East Hampton on May 3 at the age of 76. She had had heart problems for several months, her family said. Mrs. Miller, who was known as M.J., and her husband,...
A memorial service for Otis G. Pike, who represented the First Congressional District from 1960 to 1978 and died on Jan. 20, will be held at the First Congregational Church of Riverhead, at 103 First Street, on May 24 at 10:30 a.m. Visiting hours...
    The family of Phyllis and Richard Madan, East Hampton residents who died in November and January, respectively, both at 85, have announced that a memorial gathering for them will be held at 46 Maple Lane in East Hampton on June 7...
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.