obituaries

    Christopher LaGois, known to many through his company Good Neighbor Appliance Service, died on Tuesday in the house that he built himself in Sag Harbor, surrounded by his family. Mr. LaGois, who was 58, had been fighting bladder...
    Fred E. Bird, the captain of the Flying Cloud vessel based in Montauk, a member of the Montauk Boatmen’s Association, and a Korean War veteran, died at his Mulford Avenue residence in that hamlet on Tuesday. He was 85....
    Elizabeth Ann Rea, who married a Springs native and as a full-time homemaker raised four children, two of whom live in East Hampton, died of Parkinson’s disease on July 13 at the Mound Guest Home, an assisted-living facility...
    Charles B. Price Sr., a longtime summer resident of East Hampton, died of pneumonia at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Conn. on June 29 at the age of 79.     Mr. Price, who also lived in Shelton, Conn., retired in...
    Ronald A. Fleming, who devoted his life to the Amagansett Presbyterian Church after retiring from careers as a teacher and an antiques dealer, died at his Meeting House Lane home in the hamlet on July 13. He had been diagnosed...
    Diana M. Vogel, a poet, writer, and critic whose work appeared under the name D.H. Melhem, died in Long Beach, Calif., on June 15. A former summer resident of Springs, she was 86 and had been in declining health since she had a...
    Word has been received of the death on July 13 of Sue Lynch, who lived in East Hampton as young child. Ms. Lynch died at home in Bakersfield, Calif. She was 64 and had been ill with breast cancer for about a year, said a cousin,...
    Earl Burdette Vorhees Jr., a longtime resident of East Hampton, died at home in Greenport on July 10 following a five-month battle with acute myeloid leukemia. He was 78.     “Husband, father, thespian,...
    Greta A. LaMonda, who had worked as a waitress at the 1770 House in East Hampton and at Sag Harbor Industries, died on July 2 at Southampton Hospital after a short illness. She was 89.     “Family is an...