obituaries

    George Schellinger Jr., a commercial fisherman, bayman, and member of the Schellinger family of early Amagansett settlers, died at home in Southampton on Jan. 25. The cause was cardiac and respiratory illness. Known as Sonny, he...
Irene Widunas of Sag Harbor, an intensive care nurse at Southampton Hospital for 35 years, died of pancreatitis on Friday at Stony Brook University Hospital. She was 74.     Ms. Widunas had a bachelor’s degree from Adelphi...
    Nora Francke Cammann, who had a long career in museums and film production in New York City and was later a leader and curator at the Bridgehampton Museum, died on Friday at home in Bridgehampton. The cause was cancer, her former...
    William H.G. Barnett, who taught math at East Hampton High School for 30 years, died of cancer on Jan. 24 at home in Southold. He was 75.      “He was a well-respected and be­loved teacher at East...
    Clarence Leroy Daniels, an East Hampton native and former lobsterman, died of double pneumonia on Jan. 30 in a hospital in Meherrin, Va. He was 85 and had lung disease.     Mr. Daniels joined the merchant marine...
    Ralph E. Batalla, a longtime resident of Springs, died of a heart attack in the yard of his house on Locust Drive during the snowstorm of Jan. 21. He was a “very young 84,” his niece, Teri Valentine, said in an email,...
       “The great thing about working with Life magazine,” John Dominis once said, “was that I was given all the support and money and time, whatever was required, to do almost any kind of work I...
       Barbara Jean Grace Lester, the matriarch of the East Hampton Round Swamp Farm Lester family, died at her house on the farm, on Three Mile Harbor Road, on Jan. 22. She was 89 and had pneumonia.
          Michael J. Drucker, a longtime resident of Montauk who came to the hamlet in his early 20s to pursue his passion for deep sea fishing, died on Jan. 18 in Farmington, N.Y., of a pulmonary embolism following...