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  • Barbara DeCastro, who was born and raised in East Hampton, was found dead last Thursday in her home in Sebastopol, Calif.
  • Theodore Shaternik of Montauk, a former New York City firefighter, died at home on Sunday. He had been ill for nine months and was under the care of East End Hospice at the time of his death.
  • James C. Federico, who owned Federico’s Superette in Sag Harbor for many years, died on June 15 at the age of 80.
  • John Philip Jaxheimer, the son of Susan and John Jaxheimer of Amagansett and New York City, and Aimee Bridget Ruby were married on May 26.
  • Leland Jennings Burnett Jr., whose career in electrical engineering included a Saudi Arabian pipeline, designing and installing television stations, and a navigation system for the United States’ Polaris and Poseidon submarines, died on June 11.
  • William Ford, who grew up in Bridgehampton and went on to become a major in the Army and a decorated veteran of the conflicts in Korea and Vietnam, died on April 18 at Walter Reed Hospital. He was 87.
  • Word has been received here of the death in Arlington, Tex., of Viola O. Tilstra, who was born and brought up in Montauk.
  • George J. Hoffman, an educator, school administrator, and community activist, died at home in Brooklyn on Sunday.

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