obituaries

A family house on Sammy’s Beach named Sail-Ho brought a young Richard C. Burchell to East Hampton in the mid-1960s. It was one of many ports of call for a man who over 50 years spent 14 years at sea aboard 25 ships.
A former East Hampton resident, John Nasira Sumi of Redondo Beach, Calif., died at Torrance Memorial Hospital in Torrance, Calif., on Dec. 18. He was 94 and had been in failing health for two months.
A service for Gerri Tomitz, 79, formerly of Montauk and more recently of Las Vegas, will be held today at 1 p.m. at Hites Funeral Home in Henderson, Nev.
Michael S. London of Manhasset and East Hampton died unexpectedly on Dec. 18. A service was held yesterday at 1 p.m. at Gutterman’s Funeral Home in Woodbury. An obituary will follow in a future issue
Marlys Gilyard Dohanos, a longtime East Hampton resident who more recently lived on North Haven, died at home on Dec. 24. She was 85 and her health had been declining.
Kathleen Flannery McFall of East Hampton Village died unexpectedly last Thursday night at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, of a cerebral hemorrhage. She was 74 and had generally been in good health.
Kathleen Mott, who had served during World War II with the Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, died on Dec. 13 in Cooper, Fla., after recovering from a three-week bout with pneumonia in an assisted-living facility near Fort Lauderdale.
Peter Enrico Rana Jr., who followed his father as an Amagansett barber and was born in his parents’ apartment over the Main Street barbershop, died at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan on Dec. 13.

Deyo Eugene Trowbridge, who taught science at East Hampton High School from 1966 to 1996, died on Dec. 6 at home in Ocala, Fla. He was 75.
Joan Colangelo of Hampton Bays, who had been an assistant to the parish administrator of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton, died surrounded by her family on Nov. 14 at Syosset Hospital in Oyster Bay. She was 75 and had been diagnosed...
Leonard M. Goldberg of Amagansett, an illustrator who painted one of the iconic Camel billboards in Times Square and produced a series of print and television ads for Marlboro during a 40-year career, died at home on Dec. 6. He was 95 and had become...
Capt. William Butler, whose career included operating a popular Montauk party boat called Lazy Bones and teaching English at East Hampton High School, died of complications of pneumonia on Oct. 31 at Martin Memorial hospital in Jensen Beach, Fla.,...
Harriet Talmadge Peele, a 60-year resident of Cooper Lane in East Hampton Village, died on Nov. 20 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital three days after a stroke. She was 91. Mrs. Peele was a deacon and retired 15-year secretary of the East Hampton...