obituaries

       Leland Duane Koons, an Air Force veteran, machinist, and former 20-year resident of Springs, died on Nov. 24 at the Westridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Knoxville, Iowa. He was 78. The cause of death...
       William H. Gale, 83, a former East Hampton Town building inspector and contractor, died on Dec. 21 in Monroe, N.C., where he had moved after retiring at the end of 1992.
       Robert E. Lewis, a former Montauk carpenter, rental cottage operator, commercial fisherman, and fishing tackle inventor, died in Rye, N.H., on Dec. 26 of cerebral lymphoma, his family said. Mr. Lewis, who was 93...
       A former editor of Smithsonian magazine and the author of a novel and three Time Life books, among others, Donald J. Moser died at home in Sag Harbor on Dec. 8. He was 81 and had Parkinson’s disease for a...
       Frank B. Megginson, who was a co-owner of a flooring and refinishing business in East Hampton called Frank the Floorman, died of lung cancer at home on Harrison Avenue in Springs on Saturday, his family said. He...
       Harold M. Weissman, a onetime Montauk charter boat captain who was disabled for much of his adult life after developing cancer during his military service, died on Dec. 31 at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart,...
       Alan William Kennebeck of Fort Worth and formerly of Montauk died on Dec. 29 of esophageal cancer at home while surrounded by loved ones. He was 67.        Mr. Kennebeck worked in...
       Florence Pollikoff, a longtime resident of the Amagansett Lanes and a former New York City teacher, died at home in East Hampton on Dec. 29. She was 87 and had been ill with cancer for several months.
    Visiting hours for Thomas Tomossonie Sr. of Noyac Road, Noyac, will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor tonight from 7 to 9. A graveside service for him will be held at St. Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery in Sag...