obituaries

      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,...
       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.  ...
       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...
       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.
       William Payne Kennard, a summer resident of Hedges Lane in Amagansett for 46 years, died of kidney failure on Nov. 18 in Columbus, Ohio. He was 94.        “My father and mother...
       William (Red) Cilli, who as a boy delivered milk with his father and brothers on a horse and wagon from his family’s dairy farm in Sag Harbor, died at home in West Melbourne, Fla., on Dec. 22. He was 100....
    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.
       Bernard Karlebach, a former East Hampton resident who was active with Guild Hall and the LongHouse Reserve, died on Dec. 7 at home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 96.        Mr....