obituaries

Harold Ralston Simmons Jr., an internationally noted interior designer, died at home in East Hampton on Aug. 12.
Marianne Toy of Sag Harbor Village, whose smile was the first thing people noticed about her, her family said, died on Aug. 5 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
Patricia A. Reilly Dunn, who lived on Newtown Lane in East Hampton for 50 years and in that time managed the Sea Spray Inn and worked as a real estate broker at the Windward and Devlin McNiff agencies, died on Aug. 13 at home in Ridge after a brief illness.
Rena Hewie Stoutt, who owned Jamaica Specialties on North Main Street in East Hampton, died at Stony Brook University Hospital on Aug. 12, surrounded by family.
Vera Lens Holden, a Montauk resident for over 40 years and one of the first occupants of a Leisurama house in Culloden Shores, died on Aug. 13 in Farmington, Conn.
Walter Galcik Sr., a World War II veteran who was the caretaker of Shadmoor State Park as part of his work for the Town of East Hampton, died at home in Ditch Plain, Montauk, last Thursday.
A celebration of the life of David Carney, a former United Nations economist, educator, and author who worked extensively in Africa and the West Indies before retiring to Sag Harbor in 1985, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Bridgehampton Senior Center.
John Sadowsky Jr., who at one time managed East Hampton Bowl, died on Aug. 6 at home in Onancock, Va. He was 75. The cause of death was liver disease, his family said. Mr. Sadowsky was born on Dec. 18, 1938, at Southampton Hospital, to John Paul...
Dominick Puglisi took a long and varied path to realizing his life’s dream but when he made it a reality by opening an Italian restaurant, he met with unexpected, though not entirely unforeseeable, success. A childhood in the kitchens of...