hrough his work with the International Rescue Committee, which spanned three decades, Robert P. DeVecchi was credited with helping to save the lives of millions of refugees who fled foreign conflicts. Mr. DeVecchi, who held several leadership roles with the I.R.C. and was recognized with a number of humanitarian awards, died on Oct. 26 at his home...
Helen Everett of Sag Harbor, who spent 27 years as an elementary school teacher there and many more years volunteering with Southampton Hospital and the Dominican Family Health Service, died on Oct. 14.
A military memorial service for Margaret F. D’Andrea, followed by the burial of her ashes, will take place on Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. Friends and family will gather at 11:30 to celebrate her life at the...
E. Virgil Conway, a Montauk native who grew up in one of the original Carl Fisher houses in Upper Shepherd’s Neck and went on to a career of public service, including a key term as chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, died at Southampton Hospital on Oct. 21.
Robert Louis Peters, a standout high school and college football player who was a jack of all trades as an adult in East Hampton, died on Oct. 18 in St. Petersburg, Fla., where he had gone to visit a sister.
Oneda P. Dixon of East Hampton lived to be 101 years old, all the while remaining active in her church and the East Hampton Town Senior Citizens Center and touching the lives of four generations of survivors.
Nondita Mason, a retired professor of postcolonial literature and theory at Hunter College, died on Sept. 25 at her Manhattan apartment, one day after returning from a 23-day trip to Italy, Greece, and Turkey with her husband, Bryant Mason.