obituaries

       Louise Alice Hansen, who appreciated good books and visited libraries all over the East End to find them, died at home in Springs on Monday. She was 95, and her health had been in decline.    ...
       Mary Ethel Hunnicutt, who was part of the historic Great Migration of African-Americans from the South to the North, and who made the South Fork her home since the 1950s, died two days shy of her 94th birthday on...
      Mona Mulholland, 91, who retired 30 years ago to a cottage she and her husband owned on Neck Path in Springs, died at home on Sunday.        “They retired out there because it...
       Peter Paul Lester, an East Hampton native who had moved to Florida eight years ago after retiring, died at home in Wesley Chapel there on Nov. 17, the day before his 66th birthday, of a heart attack.  ...
       Robert Aldridge Landrum, a former East End resident who worked as an advertising sales representative for The East Hampton Star and The Independent, died on Dec. 11, at Indiana University Methodist Hospital in...
      Sheila L. Rudansky, a longtime resident of Springs, died at home on Oct. 31 of complications of Parkinson’s disease. She was 85.        “A loving and devoted working mother,...

      Virginia Marie Barry of Montauk, described by her family as “an accomplished tap dancer, sailor, and adventure seeker,” was active until the end, even attending the annual Jingle Bell Hop in Montauk just...
       Daniel E. Lynch of Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton died on Nov. 27 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. He was 64. The cause of death was congestive heart failure, his family said.
    Florence Pollikoff, an Amagansett resident for many years, died at home in East Hampton on Sunday. She was 87 and had been ill for some time. A service will be held at a later date.