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Gerhard Mercker died on Dec. 11 after an illness of a year at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He was 70 years old.

Ernest Mott, a former Army medic, longtime employee of the A&P Tea Company, and member of the East Hampton Fire Department for 53 years, died on Dec. 13 in Sebastian, Fla. He was 91.

William J. Reese, who at one time ran a Bridgehampton architecture firm, died of cancer on Nov. 30 at home in La Jolla, Calif. He was 68.

Helen Feind died on Oct. 28 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. She was 92.

Elaine Dunn of Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton, died of complications of heart disease at the Southampton Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing on Sunday. She was 61.

Sally Murphy Martin of Montauk died on Friday with her husband, Thomas, at her side in the house the two built together.

Suzanne Steele, whose roots in East Hampton Town go back 10 generations, died in San Francisco on Oct. 18 following a heart attack. She was 85.

Catherine M. White died at home on Hedges Land in Amagansett on Saturday. She was 88 and had lived in the hamlet for 47 years.


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