Obituaries

Cathy Matus, who grew up walking to the beach in Port Jefferson and rediscovered her love of the beach and nature in Amagansett died at home in Amagansett on March 21.
Arnold T. Rosenberg, who had an extensive career as a food photographer, with work in magazines and newspapers such as Gourmet, Food and Wine, Martha Stewart Living, as well as with columns in The New York Times and cookbooks by Craig Claiborne and Pierre Franey, died at Southampton Hospital on March 21 at the age of 85.
Capt. Clifford Lewis Bekkedahl, a retired naval officer, Arctic explorer, and editor of The Polar Times, died of congestive heart failure at his New York City residence on Sunday, with his family by his side. He was 86 and had been in declining...
Anthony DeVivio, who ran the East Hampton office of Halstead Property, died on Sunday at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.
Michael Varese, who lived with his wife, Elizabeth, for more than 35 years on Osborne Lane in East Hampton, died at home on Monday in Lantana, Fla.
Ken Robbins, a photographer who captured the landscape, wildlife, and people of the East End for four decades, died at home in Springs on March 9.
Sally McGraw-Silverstone, a Montauk resident for three decades who was known as Pooch, died on March 13 at Stony Brook University Hospital after a short illness.
Michael John Hegarty, a former president and chief executive officer of Flushing Savings Bank who had houses in Montauk and Glen Head, died on Jan. 29 at home in Glen Head.
Karl William Horlitz died on Saturday at Southampton Hospital, to which he had been admitted after a fall at his East Hampton house. According to his son, Karl Steven Horlitz, his father, who was 95, was still “the same old spicy guy on Friday...
Daria Deshuk, an artist and presence on the South Fork art scene since the 1980s, died on March 9 in Bridgehampton.
Florence E. Papas Merrill of East Hampton died on Feb. 19 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead of complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
Ken Robbins, a photographer who lived in Springs, died at home last Thursday.
A memorial service for Sally McGraw of Montauk, who died on Monday, will be held at the Montauk Library next Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m.