Marilyn C. Wilson, who owned the Montauk Greenhouse for many years and had been a Montauk real estate broker, died in the intensive care unit at Southampton Hospital on March 10 after a fall at her home and subsequent illness. She was 82.
There were a lot of sides to Debra Marino’s personality, her husband, Richard Kresberg, said to the hundreds of people gathered at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons in Southampton for her funeral on Friday, “but her mentality was part rock star, part British royalty, so she’d appreciate this crowd.”
Ms. Marino, a Sag Harbor fixture for many years, died at home in Amagansett on March 10. She was 51 and had been diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago.
Laura Mildred Morgan, a resident of the Windmill Village II senior citizens housing complex in East Hampton who had worked as a cashier at grocery stores here, died last Thursday at Stony Brook University Hospital of complications from leukemia. She was 64.
Her family said she was diagnosed with leukemia at the end of December and was hospitalized in early February.
Clarence Barnes Sr., a longtime resident of Springs who established the Barnes Country Store on Springs-Fireplace Road there, died on March 4 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He was 80 years old.
Mr. Barnes was born in Indiana to Charles Barnes and the former Helen French. He grew up there, coming to the South Fork in his early 20s while stationed in Montauk with the Air Force.
Thomas Hamilton of Amagansett, a retired aerospace worker who first came to the South Fork in the 1930s to camp with his wife at Hither Hills State Park in Montauk, died on March 3 at Southampton Hospital. He was 99 and had suffered a number of strokes over the past decade.
He was “a real gentleman,” his son Kenneth Hamilton said. “It’s something you don’t see as much anymore. How you’re brought up, what’s right and what’s wrong. That was always very important to him.”
T. and A. Kanninen to Siadat 2009 Family Trust, 112 Meeting House Lane, .39 acre, Jan. 15, $2,000,000.
9 Roberts Lane L.L.C. to A. and R. Dahan, 9 Roberts Lane, .78 acre, Dec. 10, $4,462,500.
REB/JOHN L.L.C. to Cove Hollow 105 L.L.C., 105 Cove Hollow Road, 1.25 acre, Jan. 08, $1,151,000.
C. Jordan (by referee) to D. Sakowitz, 9 North Cape Lane, .59 acre, Jan. 10, $442,000.
F. Hallissey to H. Andrion, 8 Villa Avenue, .37 acre, Dec. 13, $1,870,000.
With the help of other local fire departments that supplied the water, the Bridgehampton Fire Department held a wet-down of two new trucks during a community event at its firehouse on Saturday, keeping in the long standing tradition of spraying water on new apparatus.
Advancements in cancer treatment will be the subject of a symposium Saturday at the East Hampton Library that will feature a keynote talk by Dr. Thomas J. Fahey Jr., a professor emeritus at Weill Cornell Medical College and a former senior vice president at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
There will be refreshments, hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation training, and first aid information. A wet-down celebration for two new emergency vehicles will take place at about 2:30 p.m., and at about 3 a Suffolk Police medevac helicopter is expected to land in the ball field next door.
The causes and effects of sometimes toxic algal blooms in East End ponds will be Christopher Gobler’s subject when he speaks on Saturday at 5 p.m. as the next guest of the East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey lecture series.