December 03, 2008
Stan Bubka, 91
This weekend marked the passing of one of the unofficial mayors of Sag Harbor. Stan Bubka, 91, who dearly loved the village, passed away on Saturday at Southampton Hospital with his three children Nancy, Tom and Bob at his bedside. He was born On April 18, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York, to Charles and Alice Bubka. Stan was a proud member of the Sag Harbor Fire Department for the past 59 years. Stan loved his golf and was past president of the Sag Harbor Golf Club. After retiring from the Bulova Watch Company, Stan owned and operated Madison Meat Market along with Ann, his wife of 67 years, who predeceased him. A cup of coffee and a ride through the village were two things Stan truly enjoyed. When encountered by friends or strangers Stan's favorite saying to one and all was simply "Ah Right." Besides Stan's three children he is survived by five grandchildren, Robyn, Robert, Todd, Jennifer and Lane; plus two great-grandchildren Jarrett and Mia.
Mass is being held today at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sag Harbor Fire Department or the Sag Harbor Ambulance Co. would be appreciated.
Peggy Irene Field, 86
Peggy Irene Field, a Sag Harbor resident, passed away at her home on Fordham Rd. on Friday. She was 86 years old.
Peggy was born on August 23, 1922 in Westbury, NY, to Jack and Tekla Twist.
She was predeceased by her husband, William Field in 1996 and her stepdaughter Peggy Baronowski. She is survived by her daughters Susan Vankovics and Adele O'Connell, both of Sag Harbor, her stepdaughters Francis Hand, Wilma Shaefer, Alice Rozzi and Tekla James. Her two grandchildren, Zachariah and Jacob O'Connell also survive her.
Service was held on Monday at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home. Interment followed at the Oakland Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Sag Harbor Ambulance.
Patrick Edward Mahoney, 74
Patrick Edward Mahoney passed away last Thursday due to congestive heart failure. He was born to Peter and Bernice DeLosh Mahoney on September 20, 1934. A graduate of Niagara University class of 1950, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and later a Masters Degree in Public administration from NYU. He served in the US Army as a captain earning the Army Commendation Medal. He worked as a hospital administrator at Down State Medical Center and Coney Island Hospital in New York. He retired to East Hampton In 1999 and did volunteer work for Most Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church. He is survived by long time companion W. F. Bucklin of East Hampton; brothers Francis Mahoney of Florida and Theodore of New Hampshire. Two nieces and a nephew also survive him.
Services were held on Monday at Most Holy Trinity R. C. Church. Interment followed at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery in East Hampton.