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  •     Patrick Andrew Ryan, who for 30 years was the manager of East Hampton Airport, died on Aug. 14 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. He was 65. The cause was liver cancer, his wife, Nancy Metz-Ryan, said.

        Mr. Ryan was a nearly lifelong aviation buff, becoming a pilot and air-traffic controller while he was still young. He started as an assistant at East Hampton Airport in the 1970s and took over when the manager whom he had worked for retired. He worked there from the late 1970s until leaving the post in 2005.

  •     Vincent M. Preiss, the owner of MVP Pool Service and a resident of East Hampton, died at Southampton Hospital on Aug. 7 after a sudden illness. The cause of death is still being investigated. He was 53.

        Mr. Preiss, the father of three daughters, was a passionate supporter of his girls’ athletic activities and attended every game, said his wife, Meg Ann Preiss (formerly Smith).

        The couple met at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, where both were working. They were married on Dec. 29, 1985.

  •     Joseph Olszewski, an East Hampton commercial fisherman who helped supply fresh fish to the Round Swamp Farm market on Three Mile Harbor Road, died at Southampton Hospital on Aug. 13 of an internal infection and organ failure. He was 63 years old.

        Mr. Olszewski’s family said his illness had come unexpectedly, although he had had a severe bout of Lyme disease some time ago. They would remember him, they said, for his loyalty and sense of humor, and as a thoughtful husband, loving father, and kind friend.

  •     Eugene F. Williams Jr., the former chief executive officer and chairman of the St. Louis Union Trust Company and a civic leader in St. Louis, died at his summer residence on Jones Road, East Hampton, on Aug. 7. He was 90.

  •     Margaret Davison, a former East Hampton summer resident, died on Aug. 1 in Lantana, Fla. She was 95.

  •     Louis Calvin Goldman, a retired advertising executive who lived in East Hampton for 20 years, died in a hospice in his hometown, Naples, Fla., on July 2 of complications from heart and kidney failure. He was 85 years old.

  • AMAGANSETT
    S. Centeno to A. Panaretto, 111 Montauk Highway, .66 acre, June 14, $1,600,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    102Co. N.Y. L.L.C. to R. Rubin and Rubin Trusts, 31 The Bridge, 2.84 acres (vacant), June 10, $625,000.
    W., P., and A. Diefenbach, to 414 Mitchell’s Lane L.L.C., 414 Mitchell’s Lane, 4.62 acres, June 21, $3,900,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    S. Cantey (by executor) to D. Coffman, 35 Wooded Oak Lane, .55 acre, June 13, $640,000.

  • New Custom Cabinetry
        Smith River Kitchens, on Newtown Lane in East Hampton, has launched a custom line of cabinetry designed in-house and handcrafted in Lancaster, Pa. The line, called Smith River Collections, is inspired by American Shaker style and historic details and offers features specific to small kitchens and those looking to maximize storage space within a kitchen.

  •     Amos Ryan, a New York Police Department officer who came to East Hampton from Union Island in the Grenadines in the early 1990s and became, under Ed Petrie’s tutelage, a nationally ranked basketball player at Suffolk Community and Southampton Colleges, is to be honored during Saturday’s Max Cure Foundation’s 3-on-3 tournament at the Ross School.

  • Thursday, August 22
    RIDING, cocktail reception and silent auction to benefit CTREE (Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End) based at the Wolffer Estate Stables, Sebonack Golf Club, 405 Sebonack Road, Southampton, 6-9 p.m.

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