Peter Paul Lester, an East Hampton native who had moved to Florida eight years ago after retiring, died at home in Wesley Chapel there on Nov. 17, the day before his 66th birthday, of a heart attack.
According to his daughter, Ashley Lester of East Hampton, Mr. Lester had run his own landscaping business and prior to that had owned Tucker’s Garage in Amagansett.
Louise Alice Hansen, who appreciated good books and visited libraries all over the East End to find them, died at home in Springs on Monday. She was 95, and her health had been in decline.
Mrs. Hansen, who had a degree in finance from Hunter College, worked for the Chubb Insurance Company in bonds and claims for 42 years, at first in New York City and later in Short Hills, N.J. She and her husband, George Hansen, moved here 30 years ago after they retired. Mr. Hansen died in 1991.
The East End Mental Health Awareness Day, a free conference, will be held on Saturday at Southampton High School. Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., who recently helped secure $175,000 in the state budget to support the South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative, is slated to speak about what mental health initiatives will mean to the East End.