Obituaries

George Mossin Hansen Jr., a former member of the Sag Harbor Village Planning Board, a 35-year employee of the East Hampton Town Highway Department, and a Republican committeeman for New York’s Second Congressional District, died last Thursday at his home in Blairsville, Ga. He was 79, and had had Parkinson’s disease.
Cecilia Roxbury Rarrick died on July 1 at her house in East Hampton.
For a generation of neighborhood kids on and around Franklin Drive in Montauk, Mary Ann Noakes was the go-to person for first aid for bumps, scrapes, and bruises.
James Milton Villas, the author of 12 cookbooks who wrote hundreds of articles during 27 years as food and wine editor of Town & Country magazine and also made frequent television appearances, died in his sleep at his East Hampton home on Friday.
Claire Reed of Springs and Manhattan, who marched for civil rights and against war and nuclear proliferation, died on Saturday at her apartment in the city at the age of 98. According to her family, she had been in poor health for about a month.
Doris A. DiSunno, a member of the DiSunno family of Amagansett and a legal secretary in East Hampton for many years, died at her Bryant Street, Springs, home on Aug. 22. She was 76 and had been diagnosed with esophageal cancer a year ago.
Mauro Filicori, a graphic and industrial designer, died of kidney failure at his Amagansett residence on May 8. He was 75, and had lived here year round since 1999.
Alexander N. Buccola of Noyac, who worked in customer service at Cirillo’s I.G.A. Market in Amagansett and also as a pet sitter and an estate manager, died of cancer on July 17 at his brother’s house in Goodview, Va. He was 67.
Ellis Roemer French, a successful and influential Montauk businessman who began the resort there known as the Panoramic View, died at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center on Aug. 10, following complications of open-heart surgery to replace a more than 40-year-old prosthetic mitral valve, one of the oldest original valves still...
Bruce Douglas Treleaven of Verona, N.J., whose family moved to Amagansett when he was a boy and who grew up there, died unexpectedly of cardiac arrest in his sleep on Aug. 11, while on vacation in Atlantic City. He was 60.
Mary Frances McDonald Ecker, a well-known resident of Montauk who founded the hamlet’s food pantry, worked as a teacher’s aide, and led the Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day parade in 2009 as its grand marshal, died on Sunday at East End Hospice’s Kanas Center in Quiogue. She was 89 and had colon cancer.
Theresa A. Graf, who with her sister, Margaret Graf, moved to East Hampton in 1993 to live on Boxwood Street with their brother Frank Graf, died in her sleep on Aug. 16 at the Southampton Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, where she had been for five weeks. She was 82 and had fallen earlier this summer.
A memorial service for Andrew Bonertz, who died on June 15 at the age of 28, will be held at the Maidstone Park pavilion in Springs on Tuesday night at 8.
William Scott Tiernan of Laramie, Wyo., who spent childhood summers in East Hampton, died on July 27 in a fire at his house there.