Ebb & Flow

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IN MEMORIAM: Edwin H. Horning

Edwin H. Horning, 88, a longtime resident of Fishers Island, NY, and convalescing in Beechwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2008, at Beechwood. Born on September 24, 1919, in Ellicottville, NY, he was the son of Erwin and Martha (Boyce) Horning. A graduate of Cornell University, Ed later attended Columbia University Teachers College, where he …

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IN MEMORIAM: Deborah Elizabeth Dixon

Deborah Elizabeth Dixon, 59, of Fishers Island, NY, died Friday, August 15, 2008, at Pendleton Health and Rehabilitation Center in Mystic. Deborah was born in August 8, 1949, the daughter of Clarence and Mildred (Guest) Dixon of Fishers Island. She attended Fishers Island schools and Johnson and Wales University. She was employed by Mystic Isle Realty and the Fishers Island …

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IN MEMORIAM: Ellen Ryerson Conant

Ellen Conant, a Fishers Island summer resident for more than 40 years died unexpectedly of a heart attack on June 9, 2008 at her home in St. Louis, Missouri. She was 81. Mrs. Conant was married to the late George K. Conant who first came to the island while a student at Yale in the early 1940’s. The Conants came …

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IN MEMORIAM: Talcott Stanley

Talcott Stanley, age 89, died Tuesday April 15, 2008 at the Caleb-Hitchcock Health Care Center in Bloomfield, CT., peacefully, with his family close at hand. He was a quiet man whose kindness, intelligence and thoughtful perspective on events and people enriched and entertained those around him. His enthusiasm for life and positive approach to everything he did was inspiring. He …

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IN MEMORIAM: Christena Doyen

Our Loving Mother, Christena Doyen of Fishers Island, NY passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2008. She was born in Port Hood, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada on March 3, 1932, and was one of 16 children who were born to John and Catherine MacDonald. Her dear husband of 50 years, Francis Doyen, died last year surrounded by the …

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IN MEMORIAM: Michael Blow

As published in the nytimes.com March 22, 2008 Michael Blow, of Greenwich, CT and Boca Raton, FL, died on March 19, 2008 of complications from Parkinson’s Disease. Michael was born on May 10, 1930, in Chicago, IL, to George Waller Blow and Katherine Cooke Blow. He is survived by his wife, Diane; three children, Michael, Katharine (McGloon), and Richard; five …

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IN MEMORIAM: Alice Joys Ferguson

Alice Joys Ferguson, 88, of Bloomfield, Connecticut, and Fisher Island, New York, died peacefully of Alzheimer’s disease on February 10, 2008, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Charles B. Ferguson. Born February 7, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Carl C. Joys and Marion Hartley Joys. She grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and attended …

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IN MEMORIAM: Anne Washington Kinsolving Talbott

Anne Washington Kinsolving Talbott died peacefully at her home on September 24, 2007 after a courageous eleven month fight with cancer. The daughter of Rev. Arthur Lee Kinsolving and Mary Kemp Blagden, she was born in Princeton, New Jersey in 1942 and grew up in New York City where she attended the Chapin School. Anne then attended Foxcroft School in …

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IN MEMORIAM: Caroline Cleveland

Caroline (Lyn) Cleveland died on September 15, 2007, at Greenwich Hospital at the age of 94. She and her deceased husband, Donald Cleveland, were married for more than 61 years. People who were touched by her will remember the love and cheer that she brought into everyone’s life. Additionally, she will be remembered for her flower arranging, gardening, hunting for …

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