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02/28/17 2:00pm
Dennis L. Coyle

Dennis L. Coyle

Dennis L. Coyle
Dennis L. Coyle, 80, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2017. He and his wife, Else, own a home on Shelter Island with a beautiful hedge that resembles the waves of the ocean.

Dennis was known by many locals as “the fisherman in the white Ford Mustang convertible.” He could be seen driving his convertible to his favorite fishing spots at Menhaden Lane and Kissing Rock with a fishing pole sticking out from the back seat. Dennis always had his 5-gallon bucket ready to be filled with a striper, fluke or cocktail blue fish. (more…)

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12/05/16 2:00pm
Catherine Kupsh Becker

Catherine Kupsh Becker

Catherine Kupsh Becker
Catherine Becker passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 surrounded by friends and family, just a few weeks short of her 99th birthday. (more…)

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09/06/16 4:30pm
Rosine Kauffman Green

Rosine Kauffmann Green

Rosine Kauffmann Green
Rosine Green died on August 24, 2016. She was 90.

She and her husband, Dr. Howard Green, had a second home on North Ferry Road from 1960 to 2014, which is currently owned by their niece.

Rosine was born on November 27, 1927 to Jeanne Tardivel and Gaston Kauffmann. She grew up in Paris and was enrolled in a private school for girls when the German occupation descended on France. Rosine was forced to leave school and was tutored at home while her father escaped and remained in hiding until 1944. During the liberation of Paris in August 1944, she was a trained Red Cross volunteer taking care of casualties at the barricades and in the hospital. (more…)

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06/27/16 12:08pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Patricia Duo
Patricia (Dunne) Duo, a long-time resident of Shelter Island, died on June 16, 2016. She was 90. (more…)

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06/09/16 8:00am
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | St. Gabriel’s Chapel.

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO St. Gabriel’s Chapel.

The discussion about trying to save St. Gabriel’s Chapel from the wrecking ball may have started at Town Board meetings. But the effort is emphatically not town-sponsored. Nor does the board have any plans to use the building if it’s preserved and moved. (more…)