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Obituaries

Jacqueline Quillen, Wine Expert, Was 77

Jacqueline Loomis Quillen, a pioneer in the wine retail and importing business, died on Oct. 1, surrounded by her family, in the East Hampton house where her paternal grandfather, Dr. Alfred Lee Loomis, lived long ago. The family attributed her death to heart failure.

Oct 15, 2020
Christine Hensler

Christine Elizabeth Hensler, a staffer for many years at the Flowers by Beth store in Amagansett, died of complications of lung cancer on Sept. 12 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. She was 64 and had been ill for about seven months.

Oct 15, 2020
Richard V. Mendelman, 89

Richard V. Mendelman, who was for 50 years an active member of Long Island's marine business community and an advocate for clean water, died at home on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road, East Hampton, on Oct. 8. The cause was cardiopulmonary arrest as a consequence of Parkinson's disease with Lewy body dementia. He was 89.

Oct 15, 2020
John McCluskey, 33

John F. McCluskey, an Amagansett native who loved to travel the world, who loved his dog, and who loved his family above all, died unexpectedly on Sunday in Athens, Greece, where he lived part time. The cause was heart failure. Mr. McCluskey was 33.

Oct 15, 2020
Terry Schutte, 74

Terry Schutte, a pilot and director of operations for several private jet companies, died of respiratory illness on Sept. 28 at the Cleveland Clinic Martin Health facility in Stuart, Fla. The East Hampton native was 74.

Oct 15, 2020
Bernard Green, 57

Bernard Green of East Hampton, a hairstylist who co-owned a salon in New York City and was later a leading stylist on the South Fork, died on Oct. 6 at N.Y.U. Langone Hospital in the city. The cause was complications of surgery. He was 57.

Oct 15, 2020
Arna Pedersen

The Star has had word of the death on Aug. 29 in Montauk of Arna Pedersen. She was 79 and died in the arms of her husband, Bjarne Martin Pedersen, he said, after a year of illness from stomach cancer.

Oct 8, 2020
Alice Connick-Ryan

Alice Lamm Connick-Ryan, a painter, landscape architect, and interior designer who lived in Bridgehampton and Manhattan, died at home in Bridgehampton on Sept. 13 at age 88. Peter L. Connick, her son, and Jacoba Bonilla, her caretaker, were at her side. The cause was Parkinson's disease.

Oct 8, 2020
Kate Bobker, 92

Kate Gene Russell Bobker, a social worker and tennis enthusiast, died at her daughter's house in Sag Harbor on Friday at the age of 92.

Oct 8, 2020
Joseph LiPani

Joseph LiPani of Stuart, Fla., formerly of Montauk, died on Sunday at Martin Hospital South in Stuart of pneumonia. He was 92. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

Oct 1, 2020
Annie Solomon, 102

Annie Solomon, who, with her husband, the artist Syd Solomon, was at the center of the South Fork art scene from the 1950s through the '70s, died on Friday in Sarasota, Fla. She was 102.

Oct 1, 2020
Audrey Roberts, 104

Audrey Joan Roberts, a former assistant to the president of the State University at Farmingdale, died on Aug. 28 at Arden Courts Memory Care Community in Naples, Fla. She was 104 and had lived in East Hampton for many years.

Oct 1, 2020