obituaries

       Robert L. Wechsler, 85, a successful businessman and longtime former resident of East Hampton, died of leukemia in his Manhattan apartment on Nov. 18. He had been ill for several years.     ...
       Alfred E. Bosand, a renowned designer of couture clothing whose gowns were worn by such notables as Patricia Nixon, Dionne Warwick, and June Carter Cash, died on Nov. 15 in Delray Beach, Fla., after an extended...
       Marie Teresa Sansone, better known as Mona, died on Tuesday at Southampton Hospital. She was 88 and had been a resident of Sag Harbor for the last 11 years. Her death was attributed to old age.
      Phyllis Madan, a former Fashion Institute of Technology placement counselor who retired to an East Hampton vacation house in 1991 and became involved with the local Democratic Party, died last Thursday at New York...
       Agnes Miriam Cohen Bogart, who summered in Amagansett and East Hampton for many years, died on Oct. 4 of lung cancer and pneumonia at Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan. She was 97.      ...
       James C. McCrea, a typographer and book designer who continued to create small books and paper products on an antique hand press until recently, died at home on Main Street in East Hampton on Nov. 6 after an...
    Annamae Bennett, who had recently celebated her 78th birthday, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital. She was a resident of Neck Path in Springs. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.  
       Doris Elizabeth Schwehr, a resident of Montauk for 50 years, died on Nov. 4 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. She was 85 and had had dementia for a decade, her son, Leonard...
    A graveside service for Elmer Mannes of Amagansett, who died on Saturday at the age of 80, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Oak Grove Cemetery on Windmill Lane in Amagansett. An obituary will appear in a future issue.