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  •     Slow Food East End, thanks to the Joshua Levine Memorial Foundation, has been able to fund three interns who currently work as school garden coordinators in the area.

  •     Mark Wayne Havers, a longtime East Hampton resident, died at Southampton Hospital on Saturday from complications of congestive heart failure. He was 92 years old.
        Born on June 25, 1920, in Hamilton, Ontario, to Alex Havers and the former Kate Murphy, Mr. Havers was educated as an artist. He fell in love with New York City’s energy in 1939 when he first visited there, and returned to live in Manhattan after serving with the Royal Canadian forces in World War II.

  •     Ruth H. de Blasis, 85, an afficionado of the opera who was well known in East Hampton as a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and the Ladies Village Improvement Society, died after a long illness on Aug. 14 in Omaha, where she had lived in recent years. Her family described her as a woman of grace and humor, who always had a welcoming smile.

  •     Catherine Burnikel, who died at 82 on Aug. 14 in Southampton following a long illness, had to teach herself Italian to complete a dissertation and earn a doctoral degree in an aspect of European history from Loyola University in Chicago.

  •     James Donald Brierley, a former civil engineer, died at home on Lion Head Rock Road in Springs last Thursday after a long illness. He was 76.
        His lifelong passion, his family said, was his wife, the former Anne Marie Eagan, whom he married in 1956 and who survives him. The couple began spending summer vacations in East Hampton and moved here full time in 1972.

  •     Ruth E. Intermaggio, who had worked for the optometrist Dr. Alan York in East Hampton, died on March 27 at the Sunset Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center in Venice, Fla., after a six-month illness. She was 82 and had lived in Wainscott for 44 years.

  •     Ruth Joy Schmitt of East Hampton, 79, died last Thursday morning at her house on Accabonac Road after an illness of two weeks. The family said she had been diagnosed with a possible liver-related illness a year ago.
        Born on Dec. 28, 1934, in College Point, Queens, to Ruth Ruddock Weiss and Charles Weiss, she grew up in Flushing, and graduated from Flushing High School. She was married in 1956 to Robert Lockier. The couple had three children, Charlene Bishop, Joseph Lockier, and Steven Lockier, all of whom live in East Hampton.

  •     Mildred B. Conklin, who had lived on Dayton Lane, East Hampton, since 1954, died at home on Sunday at the age of 92. She was a descendant of two of the families who had settled East Hampton.
        A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of The Star

  • Stories and Song
        Jack’s Waterfall will offer a mix of songs and storytelling during a family concert on Saturday at Miss Amelia’s Cottage in Amagansett.

        The group was founded by the singer-songwriter Jack Licitra, whose pop, blues, jazz, folk, and gospel influences will lead kids on a melodic adventure starting at 1 p.m.

        The Amagansett Library is hosting the show and in case of rain, it will be held in the library’s community room.

  • Amagansett
    Christine Cronin of Bluff Road told police that her house had been burglarized during the early morning hours of July 8. She was awakened a little before 4 a.m. that day, and reported seeing a man with a lit cigarette leave the premises with an iPhone, a Sony laptop, and $50 in cash. Police have been investigating since then but have not been able to come up with any clues.

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