Obituaries

John Peter Hayden, an artist who split his time between the South Fork and West Palm Beach, Fla., died on Sunday at his house on Richardson Avenue in Springs.
James Salter, an author best known for his 1967 novel, "A Sport and a Pastime," died on Friday in Sag Harbor.
A memorial service for Melvin Charles Bennett of Springs will be held on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Maidstone Park pavilion in Springs.
A funeral Mass for Mary Sireci of Sag Harbor, who died on Saturday, is to be said this morning at 10 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton.
A funeral Mass for Mary Sireci of Sag Harbor, who died on Saturday, is to be held Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. A graveside service will follow at the Most Holy Trinity Cemetery on Cedar Street.
The East Hampton artist was a pioneer of feminist art and one of the earliest faculty members at Cal Arts.
The author died during a physical therapy session in Sag Harbor.
Elizabeth Epstein Duboff, a volunteer social worker who spent summers in Springs as a child and later as a mother, died on June 8 at the Westchester Medical Center.
Joan Embro Bennett died on May 14 in Eugene, Ore., surrounded by her family. Described by them as “a strong woman who had struggled mightily with pain and illness for a number of years,” she was 79.