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Obituaries

Eugene D. Beckwith, 95

Eugene David Beckwith, a former Montauk Fire Department commissioner, died in his sleep on Jan. 2 at the Long Island State Veterans Home in Stony Brook. He was 95.

Jan 21, 2021
Rose Rutkowski

Rose Marie Rutkowski of Montauk, who with her husband owned Mr. John's Pancake House and later the Montauk Movie theater, died at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Jan. 5. She was 88.

Jan 14, 2021
Anna Marie Nassauer, 92

Anna Marie Nassauer of East Hampton Village died at home on Dec. 28. She was 92.

Jan 14, 2021
Laura M. Hegner, 56

Laura Marie Hegner, who grew up in Montauk and graduated from East Hampton High School in 1983, died of a heart attack at home in Coram on Jan. 2. She was 56 years old.

Jan 14, 2021
Natalie Hahn, 88

Natalie Hahn, who worked as a licensed real estate broker in East Hampton for 31 years and was a longtime member of the Choral Society of the Hamptons, was remembered this week for her passion, optimism, intellect, and loyalty.

Jan 14, 2021
Robert P. Devlin, 54

Robert P. Devlin, an owner of the Clam and Chowder House at Salivar's Dock in Montauk, died of liver cancer on Dec. 15 at home in that hamlet. He was 54 and had been ill for two months.

Jan 14, 2021
Steven P. Balcuns, 49

Steven P. Balcuns, who grew up in Montauk, died of heart failure on Dec. 29. He was 49.

Jan 14, 2021
For Laura Hegner

A funeral Mass for Laura Hegner, 55, of Coram, will be said on Sunday at 1 p.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk with burial to follow at Fort Hill Cemetery. Ms. Hegner, a former resident of Montauk, died in her sleep on Saturday. An obituary will appear in a future issue of The Star. 

Jan 7, 2021
Juliana Nash, 81

Juliana C. Vandervloed Nash, a native New Yorker who owned houses on Montauk Highway in Amagansett and Flaggy Hole Road in Springs, died at home in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan on July 11. She was 81 and had been ill with lung cancer for eight months.

Jan 7, 2021
Philip W. Hummer

Philip Wayne Hummer, a summer resident of East Hampton who had a wealth management company for nearly five decades, died at home in Chicago on Dec. 18. He was 89 and had been ill with cancer for three months.

Jan 7, 2021
Kathleen Gosman

Kathleen E. Gosman of Montauk died on Dec. 29 at the Fairview Avenue house she shared with her husband of 60 years, Emmett Gosman. Mrs. Gosman had been diagnosed with cancer eight months ago. She was 79.

Jan 7, 2021
Jack S. Kelleher, 66

Jack S. Kelleher, who worked with the East Hampton branch of Saunders and Associates for 12 years, until 2017, died in Santa Fe, N.M., on Dec. 11. He was 66 and had contracted Covid-19 three weeks earlier.

Jan 7, 2021