Ebb & Flow

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MEMORIAL SERVICE: Don Wilkinson

By now you have heard the tragic news regarding our friend Don Wilkinson. In the midst of our grief, family plans have been made for the services to honor his life. The memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, September 11 at 10 am at Mystic Congregational Church right across from CVS at the Civil War traffic circle in Mystic. This …

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IN MEMORIAM: Harry Estile Yerkes III

Harry Estile Yerkes III, of New York and Fishers Island, died peacefully at home on May 15. He was 83. Born in Scranton, Penn., Yerkes graduated from Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, N.J. and served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946 as a counterintelligence Japanese language interpreter. At Princeton University, he majored in politics, played squash, performed …

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IN MEMORIAM: Addie Damon Valentini

Addie Damon Valentini of Tequesta, FL, a former resident of Jupiter, FL and Fishers Island, NY, died April 16, 2010. She was 90. Mrs. Valentini worked for the U.S. Postal Service on Fishers Island for 28 years. She attended First United Methodist Church of Jupiter and was a member of the Jupiter Historical Society. Mrs. Valentini was predeceased by her …

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IN MEMORIAM: Emily Roosevelt

Our dear Emily passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on April 11, 2010, at home in Park City. She was born in White Plains, New York on August 13, 1969 and from the beginning demonstrated to all who knew and loved her that she would live life to the fullest with no regrets. Empathy, inquisitiveness, courage, and determination defined her daily …

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IN MEMORIAM: Louise Mallory

Louise Mallory of Gulf Stream, Florida died March 28, 2010 at Bethesda Memorial Hospital in Boynton Beach, FL. She was 100. Mrs. Mallory was a longtime resident of Fishers Island and, with her husband Philip, had at one time owned the current O’Keefe residence. The daughter of Frank and Edna Sobotka, Mrs.Mallory was born June 17, 1909 in Washington, D.C. …

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MEMORIAL SERVICE: Lucy Ahman

Mrs. W. Gordon Ahman (Lucy) died on August 18, 2009 at her home. Her graveside funeral service was held on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at Union Chapel and a reception followed at the American Legion. Any donations in her memory may be given to the Union Chapel, Box 192, Fishers Island, NY 06390 or to the charity of your choice.

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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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