Obituaries

       Laurie Nan Soroka, a lover of animals, antiques, and Jewish studies, died at home in East Quogue on Nov. 27 of complications of a spinal cord injury. She was 61 and had recently moved there after having lived in...
    Leonard Joseph Smalling, who for 30 years worked in East Hampton for the phone company that came to be called Verizon, died on Dec. 11 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md., of a brain aneurism. He was 70....
    A memorial service is to be announced for Elizabeth (Betsy) Keller of Madison Hill Drive, Montauk, who died at home on Saturday. She was 61. An obituary will appear in a future issue.  
    A funeral Mass for Wayne Clinch, 62, a Montauk resident who died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital, will be said today at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk. Burial will follow at Fort Hill Cemetery in that hamlet....
Lee A. Hayes, who was trained as a B-25 bomber pilot with the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, but found it impossible to land a job in commercial aviation because of the color of his skin after returning home, was remembered at a funeral service on Monday.    
    James Louis Lloyd, a science teacher at the Montauk School for a decade, died in Arlington, Tex., on Nov. 18 of throat cancer. He was 56 and had been ill for seven months.
    Kathryn Ciccariello, who owned Seven Sons Landscaping in Montauk with her husband, Thomas Ciccariello, died on Nov. 27 at Stony Brook University Hospital. She was 59 and had ovarian cancer for three and a half years.  ...
Mary E. Hamma, an active member of the Sag Harbor community where she had lived for 25 years, died at Southampton Hospital on Sunday. She was 87 and had Parkinson's disease.
    Mary E. Hamma, a 25-year resident of Sag Harbor Village, died at South­ampton Hospital. She was 87 and had Parkinson’s disease.     The daughter of Irish immigrants, Mrs. Hamma was born in the Bronx on...