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  •     Mina M. Kennedy, “the last of the line of an amazing generation in our family,” her daughter Patti Tuths recalled, died on June 4 at home in East Hampton after a brief illness. She was 96.
        Mrs. Kennedy, her daughter said, “was about family and friends. She had great faith and was the strongest person I ever knew. She kept us all close.”

  •     Mary-Anne Szabaga, who taught Spanish at Junior High School 141 in Astoria, Queens, for 31 years before retiring to Montauk, died on May 30 at Southampton Hospital after a brief illness. She was 70.
        Born in Astoria on Aug. 22, 1942, to Stephen Szabaga and the former Julia Opys, Ms. Szabaga graduated from Queens College in 1964, after which she spent weeks touring Europe with her best friend, Norma Giorgetti. An avid traveler, she spent many vacations and sabbaticals throughout her career exploring the world.

  •     Joan B. Ruffins, who started summering at Nineva Beach in Sag Harbor in 1961 and moved there for good in 1992, died of complications from lung cancer on May 31 at Stony Brook University Hospital. She was 81 and had been diagnosed in the fall of last year.

  •     Catherine McNally McByrne, a longtime resident of Montauk, died on June 3 following a long illness.
        Mrs. McByrne was born Feb. 21 in Manhattan to Patrick McNally and the former Anna McCafferty. She did not like to tell her age and her family declined to provide it. She grew up in the Bronx and attended the Thorpe Secretarial School.

  •     A graveside service will be held at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton at 1 p.m. on Saturday for Alice and Henry Mund, longtime residents of East Hampton. Ms. Mund died on March 10 at the age of 84; her husband died on May 5. He was 87.
        The service will be immediately followed by an afternoon tea at the Ladies Village Improvement Society on Main Street in East Hampton, for which Ms. Mund was a volunteer. A happy hour in honor of Mr. Mund will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. at the American Hotel in Sag Harbor.

  •     Word has been received of the death in Great Barrington, Mass., on Friday of Miriam Ungerer, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor and North Haven and a cookbook author who wrote “Long Island Larder,” a column about food for The East Hampton Star for decades. 
        Ms. Ungerer, who was 84, suffered a stroke on June 4 after preparing a favorite dish of mussels in her home kitchen, one of her daughters, Shelly Strandquest of Hillsdale, N.Y., said. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     Christine Hagen of Sag Harbor died peacefully at home on Saturday after a long illness. She was 64. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
     

  •     A celebration of the life of Antoinette Stevens will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton. Mrs. Stevens, known as Nettie, was 93 and had lived in East Hampton since 1962. She died on April 13 at her family house in Port Washington.

  •     A memorial Mass for Anne Marie Connors, who died on March 27 in Fort Myers, Fla., will be held next Thursday at 11 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. The Rev. Peter Garry will officiate, and burial will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery. A notice in last week’s paper gave the incorrect cemetery.
        Mrs. Connors lived in East Hampton. She is survived by her husband, Arthur, and three children, Pamela Schenck, Cynthia Quigley, and Jack Connors.

  • AMAGANSETT
    D. Eswar to P. and C. Bacon, 21 Edwards Close, 1.48 acres (vacant), April 18, $1,332,500.
    P. O’Brien Trust to Flex Development, 76 Schellinger Road, .9 acre, April 19, $650,000.
    J. and M. Frey to K. Raidy and S. Anning, 327 Main Street, .29 acre, April 25, $1,575,000.
    L. Durham to C. Gelb, 434 Main Street, .5 acre, April 19, $1,255,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    J. Rost and K. Mance to J. and E. Schenk, 64 Church Lane, .37 acre, April 23, $1,700,000.

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