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Obituaries August 19, 2010

Posted on 20 August 2010

Lillian “Lee” Elizabeth Liversedge,

Lillian “Lee” Elizabeth Liversedge, 93, widow of Rev. Hugh D. Liversedge, died Sunday, August 8, 2010 at home in Wilmore, KY.

Born in Southampton, on January 7, 1917, she was the daughter of the late John and Olga Tammela.

Mrs. Liversedge graduated from Southampton High School where she was a star basketball player and May Queen her senior year. She went on to graduate from Nyack Missionary Training Institute and worked tirelessly beside her husband in churches in Southampton; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Montgomery, AL and Cincinnati, OH.

Most recently she was a member of the Community Bible Church in Sag Harbor. After moving to Wilmore in 2008 she attended the Wilmore Free Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara and husband Bruce Tait and Linda and husband Wayne DuPree; two sons, Jon and wife Barbara Liversedge  and Stephen and wife Lorrie Liversedge;  12 Grandchildren,  Danielle and husband Jon Barton, Keith and wife Adriana DuPree, Justin DuPree, Aimee and husband Colin Astarita, Ian and Abby Dupree, Scott and wife Helene Liversedge, Jill and husband Andrew  and Nathan, Katherine, Matthew and Jonathan Liversedge;  and 10 great-grandchildren; Annabelle Rose Barton, Zoe, Sarah and Victoria DuPree, Madeleine and Evangeleine Astarita, Sarah and Jessica Liversedge, Jacob and Benjamin Neham.

Funeral services were held Thursday, August 12, at Wilmore Free Methodist Church, led by Rev. Reed Wilbanks. Burial was in the Wilmore Cemetery.

A memorial service will be held at the Community Bible Church, Sunday, August 29 at 5 p.m.


Andrew J. Garbarini

Mr. Andrew J. Garbarini of East Hampton entered peacefully into eternal rest, surrounded by loved ones at his vacation home in Charleston, S.C. on August 12, after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was 68 years old.

Mr. Garbarini was born on May 23, 1942 in Manhattan and was raised on the lower East Side. He then moved to the West Village where he earned a Masters of Psychology from City College of New York. He later earned a Masters of Social Work from Stony Brook University before relocating to The Hamptons. He began his career as a professor of psychology at Mount St. Mary’s College in New Rochelle. He later taught at Southampton College where he developed the first curriculum for the education of students about domestic violence.

Mr. Garbarini was employed in the 1990’s at the Victims Information Bureau in Hauppauge. He was well-loved as a teacher and continued in the field of domestic violence education as a counselor at The Retreat in East Hampton for the past 10 years. He is fondly remembered at local elementary schools as “Mr. Andrew,” and for bringing puppets into the classrooms as his teaching method. He was dedicated to the education of all age groups so they could recognize and stop abuse.

Many Hamptons locals also knew Mr. Garbarini as the Sunday night DJ for the Southampton college radio station’s jazz show. His life-long love of music ranged from a passion for 1950’s Rock & Roll to jazz standards. He was a popular dance partner with his great “lindy style” and could often be seen on the dance floor.

“Charming, debonair and always a gentleman is how everyone described Andrew,” said the family. “His spirit and strength remained until he departed and his presence will continue to resonate with the many friends and family members whom he left behind much too early. Andrew’s handsome face will be missed, but his memory will never fade from his family.”

Surviving are his devoted wife, Susan, beloved step-daughters, Caitlin, Sarah, Carrie, Michele and Heather and his seven precious grandchildren.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at the family’s East Hampton home on Saturday, August 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. and Sunday, August 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. The family requests that those who are attending to please bring a picture of themselves with Mr. Garbarini. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Retreat, 13 Goodfriend Drive, Easthampton, New York, 11937.


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