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Obituaries

Richard Davis, July 2, 1933 - April 20, 2019 Richard Davis

Richard Guenther Davis, who served as executive vice president and director of research for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, died in Southampton on April 20 after a brief illness. A resident of Amagansett since the early 1970s, he was 85.

Jun 13, 2019
Teresa Barsdis Boothe, June 27, 1928 - May 29, 2019 Teresa Barsdis Boothe

Teresa Barsdis Boothe, who was raised in East Hampton, died at the Aurora Senior Living of Manokin in Princess Anne, Md., on May 29. She was 90 and had been ill.

Jun 13, 2019
For Trudy Barnard

Services for Gertrude Barnard of East Hampton will be held tomorrow at the First Baptist Church in Southampton, with a viewing at 11 a.m. and the funeral at noon. Burial will follow at Calverton National Cemetery, and a gathering will be held back at the church at 4 p.m.

Jun 13, 2019
Teresa Boothe, 90

Teresa Eva Barsdis Boothe, who was born and raised in East Hampton, died on May 29 at Aurora Senior Living of Manokin in Princess Anne, Md. She was 90.

A funeral took place on Monday at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church on Chincoteague Island, Va., and a Mass will be said at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton at a later date, with burial following. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

Jun 6, 2019
Joe Perrella, 88

Joe Perrella, a longtime Montauk resident, former New York City firefighter, and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, died of lung cancer on May 29 in Chesterfield, Va., in hospice care.

Jun 6, 2019
Patti S. Gleasner

Patti S. Gleasner, a former model, died on May 19 of congestive heart failure at home in East Hampton, surrounded by family. She was 92.

Jun 6, 2019
Justine B. Marco

Justine Barch Marco, who had a career in the fashion industry in New York City and Florida and later an antiques and interior design business in Bridgehampton, died on March 26 at Rosary Hill Home in Hawthorne, N.Y., at the age of 73. She was diagnosed with cancer three years ago.

May 30, 2019
Ernst A. Ebsen Ernst A. Ebsen

Ernst August Ebsen of Montauk, affectionately known as Cookie Man, died on May 9 at the Southampton Care Center soon after a long visit from his wife and daughter. He was 88 and had been ill with Alzheimer’s disease for several years.

May 30, 2019
Stephen Taylor, 80

Stephen Taylor of Springs, who had a long and varied career in computer technology, writing, film criticism, and academia, died on April 26 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He was 80 years old. Death was attributed to cardiopulmonary arrest.

May 30, 2019
Kenneth Rafferty, Charter Boat Captain

Kenneth Leo Rafferty, a charter boat captain, artist, musician, and mason contractor, died at home in Springs in the early hours of last Thursday. He was 75 and had been diagnosed with cancer last year.

May 23, 2019
Amelia Vilar, 85

Amelia Vilar of Springs, a former manager of Nassau Hospital’s food services division, died on May 8 of complications of pneumonia while on vacation in Portugal. She was 85.

May 23, 2019
Vivian Roberts Moss, 99, Television Writer

Vivian Roberts Moss, a television writer and producer from the early days of the medium, died at home in Amagansett on April 16. She was 99. 

Ms. Moss worked in radio first, in Washington, D.C., as a writer for the government during World War II. When the war ended, she returned to her native New York City and married George Willard, an announcer for WMCA radio.

May 23, 2019