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  • Irene Widunas of Sag Harbor, an intensive care nurse at Southampton Hospital for 35 years, died of pancreatitis on Friday at Stony Brook University Hospital. She was 74.

        Ms. Widunas had a bachelor’s degree from Adelphi University’s College of Nursing and Public Health and later earned a master’s degree in critical care from the Stony Brook University School of Nursing. In 2003, Ms. Widunas retired as the head nurse of the intensive care unit at Southampton Hospital.

  •     Frank Thomas Tyler, who was known to friends and family as Tom, died of lung cancer on Dec. 21 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton, his family said. He was 57.

        Mr. Tyler, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a young man, was recalled as a well-loved person, always trying to cheer up his peers and family members, they said.

  •     George Schellinger Jr., a commercial fisherman, bayman, and member of the Schellinger family of early Amagansett settlers, died at home in Southampton on Jan. 25. The cause was cardiac and respiratory illness. Known as Sonny, he was 79 and had been ill for several years.

        Mr. Schellinger was an active and longtime member of the Southampton Town Baymen’s Association. Born at home in Amagansett on Dec. 21, 1934, to George Schellinger and the former K. Lester, he moved to Southampton at the age of 6.

  •     William H.G. Barnett, who taught math at East Hampton High School for 30 years, died of cancer on Jan. 24 at home in Southold. He was 75. 

        “He was a well-respected and be­loved teacher at East Hampton High School for 30 years,” said his daughter Toby Marienfeld of Sag Harbor. “All four of his kids had him as a teacher twice in high school.”

  •     Clarence Leroy Daniels, an East Hampton native and former lobsterman, died of double pneumonia on Jan. 30 in a hospital in Meherrin, Va. He was 85 and had lung disease.

        Mr. Daniels joined the merchant marine in 1944 at the age of 16. After for two years, he became a United States marine, serving in China until March 1947.

  •     Ralph E. Batalla, a longtime resident of Springs, died of a heart attack in the yard of his house on Locust Drive during the snowstorm of Jan. 21. He was a “very young 84,” his niece, Teri Valentine, said in an email, and had not been ill.

        Mr. Batalla, known as Al, was born in New York City on Sept. 25, 1929, to Raphael Batalla and the former Carmen Menedez. After graduating from high school, Mr. Batalla attended business college for two years, then became an accountant.

  • East Hampton Village
         Bitter cold last week and much warmer temperatures Saturday appear to have caused a pipe in the garden sprinkler system of a Buell Lane house to burst. Police called the caretaker, who came and shut the water off.

    Suffolk County to M. Helie, 910 Montauk Highway, 1 acre (vacant), Nov. 14, $120,000.
    L. and K. Ferolito to M. and A. Danzig, 133 Central Avenue, .29 acre, Nov. 21, $1,850,000.
    T. and C. McCaffrey to P. and A. Keane, 23 Hand Lane, .4 acre, Nov. 21, $2,050,000.
    J. and A. Addison to G. Daffner, 17 Beach Avenue, .17 acre, Nov. 21, $1,189,000.
    J. Daly to S. and G. Sarnoff, 16 Acorn Place, 1.87 acres, Nov. 22, $2,450,000.


  • One of the 40
        Aleksandra Kisielewicz, the founder and president of the Hamptons Employment Agency, which has offices in Southampton and Manhattan, received a 40 Under 40 Award from Long Island Business News.

        The awards were presented last Thursday to 40 business leaders who are 40 or younger in recognition of their business achievements, mentoring initiatives to further their industry, and their work in the community.

  • Thursday, February 6
    BOYS SWIMMING, league meet, Hauppauge High School, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Greenport at Bridgehampton, 6 p.m.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Bayport-Blue Point, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, February 7
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Bridgehampton at Knox, 5 p.m., Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, 6, and Pierson at Ross, 6:15.

    Saturday, February 8
    WRESTLING, league championship meet, Shoreham-Wading River High School, 9:30 a.m.

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