Obituaries

Thomas P. Lavinio, who was the owner and operator of Lavinio Pools in Southampton and a pilot and member of the East Hampton Aviation Association, died on March 16 at home on Cedar Crest Road in North Sea. He was 87 and had been in declining health...
Steven J. Pomerantz, a building contractor who was an emergency medical technician with the Montauk Fire Department for 15 years, died at home in Montauk on March 16. The cause was cancer, from which he had suffered for several years, his brother...
Thomas D. Musnicki of Garden City, a native of Bridgehampton, died on Friday at the age of 69. A Mass was said at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Bridgehampton on Tuesday, followed by burial at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton....
Jacqueline Szczepankowski of Wainscott died at home on March 11. She was 85. An obituary will appear in a future issue.  
A wake for Geraldine Pluenneke, who died at home in Montauk on Tuesday, will be held tonight from 7 to 9 at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A service will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East...
Walter Channing, who in a peripatetic career was, among other things, a sculptor, a venture capitalist, and a vintner, died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton last Thursday at the age of 74. He had suffered from...
The friends and family of Erik Dimon Payne are mourning his death in an early-morning car accident in Amagansett on Saturday. He was 25.
During World War II, Joseph T. Dembia worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where he was regularly relied on for his problem-solving abilities, his family said. It was there that he met his future wife, Connie DePaola. They were married on Nov. 24, 1946...
A graveside service for Dorothy McAlpin Bell Scott, who spent much of her early years in East Hampton, will be held tomorrow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton. The Rev. Denis C. Brunelle of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will officiate, at...