obituaries

Melvin Charles Bennett of Springs, known to most as Chuck, or Mel, died of lung cancer at Southampton Hospital on Feb. 25. He was 61. A mason for many years who most recently worked for the Cozy Cottages in Wainscott, Mr. Bennett was known as an all...
Bill King, a well-known sculptor who first came to East Hampton in 1959, died on Wednesday at the age of 90.
  Antoinette S. Barsdis, a retired custodian with the Sag Harbor School District, died on Friday at Southampton Hospital. She was 76. No cause of death was given.

  Dorothy Margaret Cebulski, who spent summers on the South Fork from childhood before moving here full time over 30 years ago, died in her sleep at home on Napeague on Feb. 15. She was 81 years old.
  The East Hampton Star learned this week of the death on June 10 of Emmy Langer Schaeffer, who summered in East Hampton and Amagansett for over half a century and became a full-time resident of East Hampton in 1993. She had overcome Parkinson...
  Marjory Dippel Brown earned a degree as a registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City and later received a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Ramapo College of New Jersey. She went on to have a fulfilling 30-year...
Scott A. Fleischer, who lived part time in Springs for 22 years, died at home in Manhattan on Jan. 31, not Feb. 7, as reported here last week.
Thomas Patrick Boyle, a musician, songwriter, and nature photographer who worked at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton for 30 years, died on Feb. 10 at the home of two close friends, Fran and Frank (Bucky) Silipo, in Springs, where he had...
Scott A. Fleischer, a vice president of marketing at Panavision New York who was respected in the film industry, died in his sleep at home in Manhattan on Jan. 31, his family said. No cause of death was provided. He was 67. “Scott was...