obituaries

Judith Miller Mapes, a longtime resident of Springs who enjoyed writing and had had poetry and memoirs published is several books as well as The East Hampton Star, died on March 15 in Asheville, N.C., at the age of 90.
Richard Andrew Ferrara Sr., a barber who served three generations of clients in East Hampton, died at Southampton Hospital on Saturday.
Susan M. Seidman, a freelance journalist and frequent contributor to The East Hampton Star, died on May 26 at Stony Brook University Hospital.
Denis J. O’Connor, who traded a long career as a corporate accountant in New York City for the life of a Montauk fisherman, died on May 14 after suffering a stroke. Mr. O’Connor, who had moved recently to Port Charlotte, Fla., was 73.
Florence V. Schellinger, who managed the East Hampton Mobile Home Village on Oakview Highway in East Hampton for 30 years, died at Fairview Commons in Great Barrington, Mass., on April 28.
Adrian Filipo McCall, a visual artist and rapper who attended the Ross School in East Hampton, died in Los Angeles on May 7 after a fall. He was 25.
Lynn J. Fischer, a decorated World War II veteran who lived alongside Fort Pond Bay in Montauk for many years, died on Saturday at the Veterans Home in Montrose, N.Y.
Charles B. Slackman, a prolific illustrator whose work appeared in such publications as Esquire, Show, Forbes, Time, and New York magazine, died on May 29 in New York City of lung cancer, 10 days shy of his 81st birthday.
A memorial service for Kenneth Rea, who died on Nov. 25 at the age of 88, will be held at noon on June 20 at Green River Cemetery in Springs.
Visiting hours for Elaine Gholson of Bridgehampton, who died on June 8, will take place on Saturday.
Elizabeth L. Smith, who was president of the East Hampton Town Senior Citizens Center’s site council, died of pancreatic cancer on June 3, at her home in Springs.
Maria Freile Fleetwood, a neurologist and psychiatrist who split her time between Amagansett and New York for the past 56 years, died of a stroke on Friday in her New York apartment. She was 99.
Margaret Black, a ballet dancer who became a highly regarded teacher to dancers in many disciplines, died at home in Settlers Landing in East Hampton on May 11. She was 85.