obituaries

Apart from a year at the Sorbonne in the early 1960s and another living in London in the early 1970s, Laurie M. Adams lived all of her 73 years in New York.
Sondra Lynn of East Hampton, who practiced acupuncture and herbal medicine for many years before being diagnosed with leukemia four years ago, died on June 18 at home. She was 57 and her mother was by her side.
John Peter Hayden, an artist who split his time between the South Fork and West Palm Beach, Fla., died on Sunday at his house on Richardson Avenue in Springs.
James Salter, an author best known for his 1967 novel, "A Sport and a Pastime," died on Friday in Sag Harbor.
A memorial service for Melvin Charles Bennett of Springs will be held on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Maidstone Park pavilion in Springs.
A funeral Mass for Mary Sireci of Sag Harbor, who died on Saturday, is to be said this morning at 10 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton.
A funeral Mass for Mary Sireci of Sag Harbor, who died on Saturday, is to be held Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. A graveside service will follow at the Most Holy Trinity Cemetery on Cedar Street.
The East Hampton artist was a pioneer of feminist art and one of the earliest faculty members at Cal Arts.
The author died during a physical therapy session in Sag Harbor.