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Cynthia L. Silverman

Cynthia Leigh Silverman, a longtime summer resident of Amagansett who was studying for a joint degree in law and international affairs at the City University of New York, died in New York City on Dec. 14. She was 29.

Jan 16, 2020
Geri Boxer, 78

Geraldine Boxer died at home in East Hampton last Thursday after receiving an unexpected diagnosis of Stage 4 esophageal cancer in mid-December.

Jan 16, 2020
Udell M. Cullum, 94

Udell M. Cullum, a self-taught architect and builder who helped construct the Art Barge and several houses in the Beach Hampton section of Amagansett, died of congestive heart failure on Jan. 1 at home in Springs. He was 94 and had been ill for eight years.

Jan 9, 2020
Paul H. Harry, 99

Paul H. Harry of East Hampton, a former manager at the Sperry Corporation, a developer of aviation instruments, died of complications from a broken leg on Dec. 9 at Quiogue’s Kanas Center for Hospice Care.

Jan 1, 2020
James F. Monaco, Publisher, 77

Through his company Harbor Electronic Publishing, James F. Monaco put out such titles of local interest as “Oh, That’s Another Story: Images and Tales of Sag Harbor,” “On Montauk” and “Sag Harbor Is,” both subtitled “A Literary Celebration,” and, most recently, “True Stories of Old Sag Harbor,” a collection of Sag Harbor Express columns by Jim Marquardt.   

Jan 1, 2020
Mollie Ecker, 90   

Eleanor L. Ecker, a former librarian at East Hampton High School, died on Saturday at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead with members of her family present. She was 90 and had had a brief illness.     

Jan 1, 2020
Steven M. Jacobson, 87

Steven M. Jacobson, a playwright, attorney, art collector, and dedicated supporter of arts, died of heart failure on Dec. 8 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dec 26, 2019
Marjorie F. Cowen

Marjorie F. Cowen, a former administrator at Tulane University, died on Dec. 16 in New Orleans of complications from a fall. The East Hampton summer resident was 77.

Dec 26, 2019
East Hampton Native Missing at Sea, Presumed Dead

Michael Bye, an East Hampton native who left Riverhead for Florida on his 35-foot powerboat in late October, went missing off the Carolina coast on Nov. 21 and is presumed dead, his family said this week.

Dec 24, 2019
Alberto Herszage

Alberto Herszage, the owner of a fine foods import business in Hawaii, died of renal failure on Dec. 6 at home in Springs. He was 81 and had been ill for five years.     

Dec 19, 2019
Philip Priolo, 81

Philip J. Priolo, a summer resident of East Hampton who worked as a trainer of racehorses, died at home with his family in Howard Beach, Queens, on Dec. 5.  

Dec 19, 2019
Marcia Gowen   

Marcia F. Gowen, a former managing director of the Center for Specialty Care, a medical group practice in Manhattan, died of cancer on Dec. 14 at home nearby on East 76th Street. The East Hampton summer resident was 83 and had been ill for nearly five years.     

Dec 19, 2019