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  • Douglas Mulaire, an artist, educator, and fishing and gardening enthusiast, died of pancreatic cancer on Monday at home in East Hampton. He was 65.

    A professor of photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, he lived in Brooklyn as well as East Hampton. He “loved the light and beauty of the East End,” his wife, Susan Taylor, wrote.

  • Joan A. Schellinger was many things — a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a friend, a volunteer — and will be remembered as a woman who cared deeply about her family, letting them know they were at the center of her life, they said.

    A native of Bridgehampton who lived in Springs for many years, Mrs. Schellinger died on Aug. 30 at Southampton Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was 78 and had cancer.

  • Anneliese Schieferstein, who lived on Rolling Woods Court in Wainscott for about 25 years, died there last Thursday, five days shy of her 90th birthday. She had been in declining health for some time and in hospice care for about two weeks, said her son, Ernest George Schieferstein Jr.

  • Irvin Choron, who was “bitten by the Montauk bug when he caught a record-breaking striper off the beach at Atlantic Terrace in the 1960s,” died on Aug. 31 at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Conn. He was 86 and had been ill with pneumonia for a week.

    Mr. Choron lived in Rye, N.Y., and had a second home on Old Montauk Highway in Montauk starting in the 1970s, “spending as much time there with his wife and family as possible, casting into the surf on the Hither Hills beaches,” his family said.

  • Christine D. Barnes, who, with her husband of 61 years, made Amagansett her summer home for many years, died at home there on Aug. 20. Her family said her death was due to cardiopulmonary arrest and unexpected. Known as Chris, Mrs. Barnes, a physical education teacher in Highland, N.Y., for almost 40 years, was 86.

  •     A joint memorial service for Dorothy and Walter Bennett of Cross Highway, Amagansett, will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery in Amagansett at 1 p.m. on Sept. 20. Mr. Bennett died on March 31 of prostate cancer. He was 83. Mrs. Bennett died in 2008. The Bennetts ran Brent’s Store in Amagansett for many years. Mr. Bennett was also a commercial fisherman.


  • A benefit will be held Saturday for the Donald T. Sharkey Memorial Community Fund, established in honor of the late East Hampton Town building inspector.

    The day will begin with the community fund’s fourth annual motorcycle ride with the Red Knights Chapter 25. Registration will take place at 9:30 a.m. at the Bridgehampton Fire Department, with coffee and bagels provided by Goldberg’s. A ride to Montauk Point will begin at 11 a.m. A donation of $30 per rider has been requested.

    M. and C. Miller to A. Gross, 224 Town Lane, .9 acre, July 11, $1,400,000.
    M. Hyer to Chaway L.L.C., 60 Hand Lane, .54 acre, July 16, $2,400,000.
    E. and V. Kleban to S. and A. Skrenta, 32 Treasure Island Drive, .28 acre, July 1, $3,275,000.

    D. Vitiello to B. Boetger, 25 Bridge Hill Lane, 1.06 acres, July 8, $2,750,000.
    G. Baum (by referee) to PCG REO Holdings L.L.C., 500 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, .83 acre, Feb. 7, $1,301,297.

  • August 10, 1989

    Buzz Chew, which had won the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league pennant, also captured the playoff trophy as well Tuesday night as it sent Sag Harbor Industries packing, 19-4.

    Leslie Miller’s star shone the brightest in the constellation of hits that Buzz Chew strung together as she drove in three runs on a triple in the six-run second inning, and three runs with another triple in the four-run fifth.

  • Janis a Coach

    Emily Janis, who starred in field hockey and softball when she was at East Hampton High School, was recently named as an assistant field hockey coach at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa.

    Lafayette’s head coach, Jennifer Stone, said Janis’s “experience as both a Division 1 player and coach at Fairfield University, her expansive knowledge of the physiological demands of a successful hockey player, and her outstanding energy have already had a significant influence on the growth of our program.”

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