Obituaries

Joseph John Brennan, who had been the superintendent of the East Hampton Town wastewater treatment plant from 1986 to 2001, died at home on Montauk Avenue in Sag Harbor on Saturday. He was 62 and had been ill for about a year and a half, his wife,...
Jane Wilson, whose singular landscape paintings, many inspired by the East End, secured her reputation as one of the leading painters of the postwar era, died of heart failure on Jan. 13 at the Calvary Hospice of the Mary Manning Walsh Nursing Home...
Jean-Claude Baker, a charismatic maitre d’hotel and restaurateur who owned Chez Josephine in New York and found sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of his working life at his house in East Hampton’s Northwest Woods, died last Thursday...
Raymond Hildreth Halsey, a farmer who owned the Green Thumb farm stand in Water Mill, died on Friday at home on Halsey Lane in that hamlet. He was 88. His family said he had heart problems. One of the last of a generation of potato farmers who found...
Roberta Anne Caglioti, who spent many summers in East Hampton while her husband, Victor Caglioti, worked as a visiting artist at Southampton College, died on Jan. 19 in Westhampton Beach after a struggle for decades with Alzheimer’s disease....
Visiting hours for Marion D. Tuma of Fairfield Drive, Montauk, who died at home on Tuesday, will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. Mrs. Tuma was 90. An obituary for her will appear in a future issue....
Jean McGrath of East Hampton died on Monday at Southampton Hospital. She was 89. Visiting hours will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. A funeral will be held at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in that...

Raymond Hildreth Halsey, a farmer who was an owner of the Green Thumb in Water Mill, died on Friday at home in that hamlet. He was four days shy of his 89th birthday. A wake will be held at the O'Connell Funeral Home in Southampton on Monday,...
Jesse F. James, a master carpenter who lived on Hog Creek Road in Springs, died at Southampton Hospital on Jan. 5 at the age of 81. The cause of death was pulmonary arrest. Mr. James worked for many local builders, among them Wesley Miller, Ed...