obituaries

Bonnie Lee Cullum, who was the office manager at Robert E. Otto Glass in Wainscott for 33 years, died at Wilson Regional Medical Center in Johnson City, N.Y., on Feb. 4 at the age of 71. She had cancer and been ill for a long time, her family said...
Antoinette D’Angelo, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor and North Haven who once ran Sag Harbor’s Emporium Hardware Store with her husband, was a true Rosie the Riveter, joining the war effort by helping manufacture planes for the Navy at...
A celebration of the life of Jerry Ruschmeyer, a former Montauk sportfishing captain who died on Jan. 24, will take place at Hungry Harry’s BBQ Lakehouse in Land O’ Lakes, Fla., on Feb. 21, not Feb. 25, as had been reported in an...
Jordan L. Gruzen, an architect whose firm played a significant role in the landscape of New York City, died of cancer on Jan. 27 at home in Manhattan’s Battery Park City on Jan. 27  He was 80 and had been ill for the past year. Mr....

An obituary that appeared in The East Hampton Star on May 12, 1938, incorrectly gave the names of Phoebe Scott of Amagansett’s mother and first husband. Her mother was the former Harriet Miller; her stepmother, the former Abigail Topping,...
Douglas Pierson Strong, who had been a Wainscott potato farmer and longtime volunteer with the Bridgehampton Fire Department, died on Sunday at home in Richfield, N.C., at the age of 92. He had had Alzheimer’s disease. A 12th generation...
Jerry Russell Ruschmeyer of New Port Richey, Fla., a Montauker who moved to Florida, where he was the captain of sportfishing boats for many years, died on Jan. 24 at Tampa General Hospital two weeks after suffering a brain aneurysm. He was 64...
Jean McGrath counted her family among her greatest interests. A mother of three, grandmother of nine, and great-grandmother of eight, she was a knitter, baker, and seamstress who enjoyed embroidery and loved to read. Mrs. McGrath worked as a...
Denise Parker, an actress and the widow of the abstract painter Ray Parker, who lived in New York’s Greenwich Village and East Hampton, died on Jan. 20 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital following a stroke. She was 86.