Obituaries

August R. Brown, a model, a veteran of the Army’s 101st airborne division, and the owner of the Pirate’s Den discotheque in Montauk in the 1960s, died of heart failure at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on April 6.
John Allan Williams, who was known to friends as Banjo Jack, died on April 1 at the Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 85 and had learned he had thyroid cancer in November.
Daisy Mercado Rodriguez Jacobs, a longtime East Hampton resident and an artist, died on March 24 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. She was 86 years old.
Phyllis Jane Yusko, who was for many years a friendly presence at a checkout counter at the East Hampton I.G.A., died last Thursday at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. A Montauk resident, she had been treated for cancer quite a while ago and her health had been in decline for the last few years.
Theodore Hubbard, a horseman and music lover who played the banjo, died at home on March 22 at the age of 91 in the place he loved best: Montauk.
George A. Polychronopoulos, the chef-owner of Gordon’s restaurant in Amagansett for 31 years who immigrated from Greece without money or resources, died on March 20 at a hospital in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 76 and had been ill for three years with mastocytosis.
Charles Miner Jr., who was an assistant vice president of finance for the New York Central Railroad and an investment banker at Dean Witter, died of heart failure on March 19 at his home in Vero Beach, Fla. He was 96 years old.
Eileen V. Horn, 88, died in her sleep at her house in Sag Harbor on March 15. She had been in declining health for some time. Known to her friends and family as Ei, Mrs. Horn had made Sag Harbor her home ever since she got married in 1950, and before that had spent summers as a child in the village.
James Edward Armstrong of Deerfield Beach, Fla., and formerly of Dayton Lane in East Hampton died on Jan. 24 in Delray Beach, Fla., of complications related to a heart condition. He was 91.
Pearl Howard Leone of Osborne Lane, who came to East Hampton in 1943 to marry her first husband, David Howard, died of cardiopulmonary arrest on March 12 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. She had had dementia for five years. Ms. Leone was 95.
Ms. Hooton was 90 when she died at home on Jackson Street, East Hampton, on March 13, having been in declining health for several years. She had led a graceful and creative life.
A native of East Hampton, and the last surviving member of the second generation of the East End branch of the DiSunno family, Betty Cartwright DiSunno of Bluff Road, Amagansett, died on Jan. 5. She was 89.
David Peter McMahon, a fisherman, carpenter, businessman, and longtime resident of Montauk, died of a stroke on Feb. 7 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. He was 87.
Francis Joseph McPartlin, a former General Motors executive who was a longtime East End resident, died at his Noyac home on Monday. He was 81 and had cancer.
Salvatore Gulla, an artist who taught for over 30 years at Intermediate School 139 in the Bronx and who came to East Hampton over 25 years ago, died of a heart attack at the 80th Street Residence, an assisted living home in Manhattan, on March 9. He was 90 years old.