Obituaries

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.
A memorial Mass for Richard F. Jarmain of Montauk will be said at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in that hamlet on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Mr. Jarmain, a dentist and professor of dentistry, died on March 1 at the age of 78.
Visiting hours for Alicia Nicole Engstrom will be held on Friday from 10 a.m. to noon at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
Norton William Daniels Jr. of Bridgehampton, who served for many years as an East Hampton Town assessor and helped start the movement to preserve open space and farmland after being elected to the Suffolk County Legislature in the mid-1970s, died on July 19 at his son’s house in Sag Harbor. He was 98.
Mary Jane Anderson, who was active in East Hampton Town politics and headed its Women’s Republican Club, died on Saturday at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. She had just turned 87 and had a short illness following hospitalization.
Surrounded by her family, Anna Luise Waleko died on Saturday at her son Ray and daughter-in-law Patricia’s house in Wainscott, where she had lived for two and a half years, following a long illness. Called Nana by all who knew her, she was 80 years old.
Bette Jean Jacobs Gifford of East Hampton, a fashion designer, master gardener, and dedicated volunteer for organizations that helped those in need, including the local Meals on Wheels, died of a stroke on March 25 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. She was 89.
Rian J. White of Springs died of cancer on July 25 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. He was 62 and had been ill for two years.