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  • Jim Ryan, a resident of Northwest Woods in East Hampton, died on Aug. 28. He was 79.
  • Vonda Kay Miller, a member of the Amagansett Miller and Lester families, died at home on Oakview Highway in East Hampton of cancer on Aug. 29. She was 56.
  • Mary Bernadette Greene of Springs, who had worked at a variety of local jobs, from Sag Harbor to Montauk, died of esophageal cancer on Aug. 28 at East End Hospice’s Kanas Center in Quiogue.
  • Jane Graboski, a member of the Round Swamp Lester clan who was born at home on Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton on Oct. 3, 1927, died on Aug. 31 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton, where she had been a resident for three years.
  • Claire Dibble White, who worked as an operating room nurse alongside renowned surgeons, died at home in East Hampton last Thursday after a short battle with cancer. She was 80.

  • Irene A. King, who lived at Lazy Point in Amagansett, died on Aug. 17 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. She had been ill about four months and died from complications of sepsis, her family said.
  • William B. Fisher of East Hampton, a veteran of both the Army and the Navy and a longtime building contractor, died of cancer on Aug. 30 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. He was 78 years old.
  • A world-renowned pediatric physical therapist, John Chappel’s passion was in the neonatal intensive care unit, his wife, Dr. Christine Ganitsch, said.
  • Frederick E. Sellers Jr., an East Hampton Town building inspector for 26 years, died in his sleep at home in Cape Coral, Fla., on Aug. 15. He was 78.

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