Lawrence E. Brown
Lawrence E. Brown, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor, died at his home on October 6, succumbing to Parkinson’s disease.
Mr. Brown was born in Harlem, N.Y., on October 20, 1941, the son of Irving and Gussie (Davis) Brown. He lived in Greenwich Village and Chelsea before moving to Sag Harbor with his wife Gloria in 1990.
He was a master wood refinisher before retiring in 1990. He enjoyed walking into town, drinking coffee at Java Nation, playing chess and talking with people.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria D. Brown. He is also survived by siblings Betty Brown, Elaine Fergus, Mary Boyd, Brenda Roberson and Alvin Brown, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial will be planned for spring 2014.
Catherine (Hennessey) McMahon of Bridgehampton, age 87, passed away at her home on October 10. She was predeceased by her husband, Arnold “Frank” McMahon in 1972.
She is survived by a brother, Joseph Hennessey, and children Kyle Lach (Joseph), Koral Gregor (Jeffrey) and Daniel McMahon. She was known as Mom Mom to her 10 grandchildren, who survive, Ashley, Kendra, Benjamin, Brooke, Erin, Courtney, Bryan, Ryan, Kate and Quinn. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren, Morgan, Brodie, Jeffrey, Caroline, Elliott, Henry and Emma.
Mrs. McMahon will also be missed by her caregiver, Tamar Telia.
Visiting was at Brockett Funeral Home in Southampton. A Mass of Christian Burial was said at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary in Bridgehampton, with interment at Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary Cemetery in Southampton.
The family asks that memorial donations be made to East End Hospice or Dominican Sisters.