Obituaries

Jason Henry Pollak, a competitive surfer and practitioner of jujitsu who founded an organization that encouraged young people to offer their time to help those less fortunate, died at Southampton Hospital following an accident. He was the passenger...
    Victoria Kingsley, a psychologist with a practice in East Hampton, died on May 19 in Buffalo, not long after being diagnosed with small-cell cancer. She was 73. Dr. Kingsley saw patients for many years in New York. After leaving...
    Richard Maxwell Dunn, a teacher, scholar, and banker who taught at the Ross School and East Hampton High School, died of pancreatic cancer on Friday in New York City. He was 70 and had been ill for 15 months.   ...
Albert Edwards Bennett, who was born on Cedar Street in East Hampton and lived all his life there except for Army service in World War II, died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton on April 30, just shy of his 88th...
Mary Johnston Evans, who had a successful career in business and was once honored as one of the 200 top corporate women by BusinessWeek magazine, died of complications of Alzheimer’s disease on May 5 at the Greens at Cannondale, an assisted-...
Edmund L. Downes was a huge Nascar fan. He loved watching it on television, and he used to have season tickets to the Dover International Speedway in Delaware, where he would take his family to watch his all-time favorite driver, the late Dale...
Marie Edwards Burkhardt, who was the last of her generation of Amagansett Edwardses, died on May 7 of pneumonia at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital in Virginia Beach. She was 99. Mrs. Edwards came from a family that was among the first colonists to...
Mary Klassa, who lived in Montauk as a girl and attended South Fork schools, died on April 3 at Garden City Hospital in Michigan following a stroke. She was 64. She was born Mary Alice McGuire on June 29, 1949, at Southampton Hospital, to William...
Leonard R. Mott, a lifelong resident of East Hampton who lived on Austin Road for the last 40 years, died on April 15 at Southampton Hospital. Mr. Mott was a lover of the outdoors, of reading, and of sports, said his daughter, MaryBeth Fisher of...