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  • Amagansett

    A gray blanket for a horse was reported missing on March 1 from a Town Lane stable. A car had been seen speeding away from the stable, raising the suspicion of a theft. However, the blanket later turned up in a nearby field. The horse had apparently disblanketed itself.

    East Hampton

  • Super Happy Mega Blast

  •     Superintendents or assistant superintendents from Springs, Southampton, Wainscott, and East Hampton will discuss the 2-percent tax levy cap, shared services and consolidation, unfunded mandates, security concerns, teacher evaluations, and other subjects during a meeting in Southampton on Monday sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons.

  •     Hathaway Martin Barry, 62, a lifelong resident of North Haven and Sag Harbor who was known as Hap, died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton on March 3. Mr. Barry, who had had heart problems, was said to have lived an uncomplicated life, employed mostly at the Baron’s Cove Inn, which was owned and operated by his uncle and his father.

  •     Ernest Leroy Thomsen, a former East Hampton Town policeman who retired as a sergeant in 1974, died at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on Feb. 20, from complications from diabetes and a heart attack. He was 84 and had been sick for a couple of months.
        Known as Roy, he was born in Queens to Ernest Thomsen and the former Jessie Bachelor on May 30, 1928. He grew up in Queens.

  •     Word has reached The Star of the death of Stefon Marcel Johnson of Portsmouth, Va., a childhood resident of Bridgehampton, who died on March 1 at the Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn. Mr. Johnson, who was 22, was born with sickle cell anemia, an inherited disease caused by an abnormal protein inside red blood cells.

  •     Rose M. Swanson of East Hampton, who worked as a waitress at such restaurants as John Duck’s and Balzarini’s in Southampton, died in Southampton on Feb. 26 at the age of 87.

  •     Edward John Golden, who was called Skip and spent the first half of his life in Montauk, died on Feb. 27 following a seizure. He was 48.
        Mr. Golden had been a resident of the Association for Help of Retarded Children’s intermediate care facility in Shoreham for the last 24 years.
        Born in Flushing on Aug. 10, 1964, he was the son of Edward Golden and the former Margaret Burke, now Margaret Lachman. His father died in 1969.

  •     Margaret Moffat Young, an East Hampton real estate agent who served as a nurse’s aide during World War II, died on Jan. 27 in Lancaster, Pa. She was 88 and had Alzheimer’s disease.
        She was born on Sept. 18, 1924, to John Gilchrist Moffat and the former Jane Scull. She attended the Knox School in Scranton, Pa., and Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She married John Dowdney in 1947. They lived in New York and summered in East Hampton.

  •     Visiting hours for Gloria Rousell, 90, of Montauk, who died Sunday at Southampton Hospital, will be tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A funeral Mass for her will be said at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be at Fort Hill Cemetery in Montauk.

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