obituaries

Allen Bradley Bennett, a Bonacker who grew up in Springs and lived most of his life in Amagansett, died on Aug. 26 at Southampton Hospital.
A Montauk resident, Edward Albee wrote "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "A Delicate Balance," which won the Pulitzer Prize.
Florence Wildner-Fox died in Buenos Aires at the age of 102 on Sept. 7.
Rae Ferren, whose distinctive impressionistic paintings captured the space and light of the East End, died on Sept. 6 at Southampton Hospital. She was 87 and had been ill for several years with progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare neurological...
A memorial gathering will be held in Springs on Saturday for Rossetti Perchik, who died on May 7.
Steven Charles Overby, a furniture buyer for Macy’s in New York City for many years who rose to become a senior vice president at the company, died on Sept. 6 at Stony Brook University Hospital, where he had been under care since a home accident at the end of August.
Emily Estes Whalen, an Amagansett resident who had spent the last two years in Quogue, died on Sept. 8 at Southampton Hospital of complications of pneumonia.
Charles Sheehan, a 32-year employee of the East Hampton Post Office who lived on Oakview Highway here for many years, died of congestive heart failure on Aug. 19 in New Port Richey, Fla.
Cmdr. Stewart R. Graham, a helicopter pioneer who served in the Coast Guard for 26 years, died at home in Naples, Me., on Aug. 13.
John Dana Smith, a financial adviser for Cabot Lodge Securities and a sportsman of broad interests, died in Vero Beach, Fla., on Sept. 5.
A memorial gathering for Suzanne Goell will be held on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 677 Hand’s Creek Road in East Hampton. Ms. Goell, who was 85, died at home in East Hampton on Monday. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
Jim Ryan, a resident of Northwest Woods in East Hampton, died on Aug. 28. He was 79.
Vonda Kay Miller, a member of the Amagansett Miller and Lester families, died at home on Oakview Highway in East Hampton of cancer on Aug. 29. She was 56.