Obituaries

Roberta Gosman Donovan, a vibrant and vital figure at Gosman’s Restaurant in Montauk for more than 50 years and a former member of the East Hampton Town Planning Board, died at home in Montauk last Thursday.
Peter Lowenstein, a world traveler and pilot, died at home on Lake Montauk on May 4. He was 83 and had been ill with heart disease for two years.
Jean Elizabeth Rosen, 86, an advanced emergency medical technician in East Hampton for many years who had moved to Monroeton, Pa., and later to Dallas, Ga., died on Nov. 7, 2017, at the Wellstar Paulding Nursing Center in Dallas.
A brief service for Harold J. Levy Sr. of Huckleberry Lane, East Hampton, who died at home yesterday after an illness, will be held at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton tomorrow at 7 p.m. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
Mae Frances Harden, a nurse at Southampton Hospital for 33 years, died on April 30 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue after a brief illness. She was 88.
Caroline Abrams Griffiths may have stood only 5 foot 3 inches tall, but “her strength and resiliency were readily apparent,” her family wrote. “She was that matriarch of the Griffiths family who could cook boiled cake or shift a manual vehicle better than anyone you may know.”
Marie L. Rosso, a teacher and artist who was a longtime Springs resident, died on May 3 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital after an extended illness.
Timothy James Egan of Merritt, N.C., died on April 21 at the Vidant Cancer Center in Greenville, N.C.
William J. O’Connor died at his Montauk home on April 27 of cancer after a long illness.
A memorial for Robert Dennis Anderson, who died on April 21, will be held at the Windmill II community room today at 5 p.m. Windmill II is at 219 Accabonac Road in East Hampton.
A celebration of the life of Peter Lowenstein of Montauk, who died on Friday, will be held at Rick’s Crabby Cowboy on East Lake Drive in Montauk on June 2 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Steven Paul Marcus of Montauk and Manhattan, a literary critic and a former dean of Columbia College, died on April 25 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at the age of 89. His death, from cardiac arrest, resulted from an infection following a successful operation for a broken hip.
A memorial service and viewing for Marie L. Rosso of Springs, who died last Thursday, are planned for Saturday at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
Judith and Gerson Leiber, 97, died hours apart.
The family of Mae Harden of East Hampton, who died on Tuesday, will receive visitors today from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.