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Mary Ella Reutershan

Mary Ella Reutershan, whose lifelong political associations, both national and local, began during World War II when she was a confidential secretary to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, died on Aug. 14 at the age of 98 at Peconic Landing, the retirement community in Greenport.

Aug 29, 2019
Richard Rosenthal, Advocate for Disabled

Richard Rosenthal, a longtime advocate for people with disabilities and the former chairman of East Hampton Town’s Anti-Bias Task Force, died of complications from pneumonia on Aug. 17 at home in East Hampton. He was 93.

Aug 29, 2019
Mary Lee Abbott, Abstract Expressionist Artist, 98

Mary Lee Abbott, a noted American painter and art teacher who was one of the few women artists in the Abstract Expressionist movement of the 1940s and ’50s, died on Friday at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care on Quiogue after a brief illness.

Aug 29, 2019
Barbara Ann Watson

Barbara Ann Watson, a real estate agent and entrepreneur, died of congestive heart failure on July 27 at home on Gibson Island, Md. The East Hampton Village summer resident, who had a house at Pudding Hill, was 81 and had been ill for three years.

Aug 29, 2019
Daniel Otto, 31

Daniel Otto died at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center on Aug. 3, after a week on life support.

Aug 22, 2019
Paula Trachtman

Paula Trachtman, an author, editor, teacher, and activist with a singular talent for bringing people together, died of a heart attack in her sleep on Friday, less than a week shy of her 88th birthday.

Aug 22, 2019
Paula Trachtman

Paula Trachtman, an author, editor, teacher, and activist with a singular talent for bringing people together, died of a heart attack in her sleep on Friday, less than a week shy of her 88th birthday.

Aug 22, 2019
Arthur C. Thommen

Arthur Carl Thommen, a longtime history teacher in the Sayville school district, died of congestive heart failure on July 17 at home in Moneta, Va. The East Hampton native was 76, and had been ill for 15 months.

Aug 22, 2019
Athos Zacharias, Springs Artist

Athos Zacharias, a Springs painter and longtime fixture on the East End art scene, whose long and notable career was launched during the prime of Abstract Expressionism, died of kidney failure on Aug. 18 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Westhampton Beach.

Aug 22, 2019
James R. Tompkins

James Russell Tompkins, a lawyer and businessman who founded the First Suffolk Mortgage Company, died of cardiac and pulmonary failure on Aug. 18 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. The longtime East Hampton resident was 88.

Aug 22, 2019