Florence Lillian Talmage, an East Hampton native who spent her entire life in the town, died on Oct. 10 at the Peconic Bay Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Riverhead, at the age of 86. She had been diagnosed with cancer about a year ago.
Elizabeth Lee White, a Montauk Historical Society president for 20 years who was a charter member of the Montauk Lighthouse Committee when it took over stewardship of the Light, died on Oct. 10 at the age of 76.
Elsie Lawall Treleaven came to know Amagansett as a teenager, when her parents had a summer house on Bluff Road. She learned to sail at the Devon Yacht Club and developed a deep love of the hamlet, eventually returning to live there with her family in the early 1960s.
William Warren Bates, who served the East Hampton and Springs Fire Departments for a combined 58 years and founded Bates Electric, a company still going strong after 50 years in business, died at Southampton Hospital on Oct. 12 of congestive heart failure.
Henriette de Sieyes Montgomery, a devoted environmentalist who headed the board of Group for the South Fork, now known as Group for the East End, for several years in the 1980s and 1990s, died on Sept. 26 at her apartment in Manhattan. She was 93 and had been in declining health.
Louise Riker Edmonds, a Latin teacher at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., for 42 years, died on Sept. 27 at the Sunrise at Ivey Ridge assisted living home in Alpharetta, Ga., where she had recently moved.
Angelina Anna Ross of Sagaponack died on Sept. 30 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Westhampton Beach. She was 73 and had had pancreatic cancer for four years. Donna Ross Levy said her mother had responded well to chemotherapy and survived longer than most who have that illness. “She was a fighter, very strong willed,” Ms. Levy said.
Henrik Krogius, an Emmy Award-winning journalist, writer, and producer for television news who was instrumental in preserving the Poxabogue area of Sagaponack, died at home in Brooklyn Heights on Oct. 4. He was 87 and had prostate cancer, his family said.