obituaries

Henry E. Dankowski Jr., a farmer, builder, and longtime resident of Wainscott and East Hampton, died on Aug. 10 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton.
Winifred Goddard, who ran the Grandview Manor inn and restaurants in Montauk with her husband, Sidney Goddard, during the 1950s and ’60s, died in the Masonicare adult home in Wallingford, Conn., on July 1.
Word has been received of the death of Edward Havens Conklin, an 11th-generation Bonacker from one of East Hampton’s founding families, a longtime resident of the South Fork, and a veteran of the Korean War, on June 16 at his home in Southwest Harbor, Me.
Donna Lynn Steckowski, who had been a volunteer emergency medical technician and most recently worked in a CVS pharmacy, died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, Md.
Mary Maxine Dowling Clark, a front desk clerk at the East Hampton Library in the 1970s and ’80s, died of cardiac arrest on Aug. 3 in Denver, where she had lived for the last eight years.
Craig Tuthill, a former chief and 63-year member of the Montauk Fire Department, died on Friday.
M. Bernard Aidinoff died of heart failure at his Manhattan home on Aug. 8 at the age of 87.
David Lee Brown, a well-known metal sculptor and Pratt Institute arts educator who lived in Springs before moving to Southampton some years ago, died on Friday after an illness.
Vincent Grippa, the owner of Jewels by Virtu on Main Street in East Hampton for nearly 20 years, died at his Dune Alpin Farm residence here on Aug. 4.