obituaries

An East Hampton Village’s resident, Nancy E. O’Brien, died on April 24. She was 91, and had been ill with Alzheimer’s disease for a long time.
Boating and taking his Jeep on the beach with friends were two of David S. Hill’s great joys, his wife, Jean Hill, said this week. He kept a CB radio in his Jeep, and his handle, Snoopy, also became his nickname around town, Mrs. Hill said. Mr...
Anthony L. Panzeca, who retired with his wife to East Hampton in 1994 to be closer to their daughter and grandchildren, died at Southampton Hospital on April 23. His health had been declining within the past year, his family said. He was 88.
Andrew Jacobyansky, a former investment banker whose love for opera led him to initiate the live broadcasts from the Met presented at East Hampton’s Guild Hall, died at home of liver failure on April 26, after a long illness. He was 61.
Rodney Scott Rodriguez of Springs died on April 21 at Southampton Hospital, two weeks after being diagnosed with cancer. He was 83.
Sandra Joy Fryman, who lived in East Hampton with her husband, Norman, died on April 27 at Stony Brook University Hospital after a long illness. She was 85.
Patia Rosenberg, a writer, translator, and musicologist who grew up among the New York artists who settled on the South Fork in the 1950s, died on March 20 at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York City following a heart attack. She was 74.
A graveside service for Timothy Reutershan, a former East Hampton resident who died on Feb. 17 in Tucson, will take place on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery on Cedar Street in East Hampton.
Pietro Nivola, who was considered a scholar and a kind and gracious man by colleagues and friends, died at home in Springs on April 5.
Herbert E. Field of Springs and more recently Amagansett, whose early youth was interrupted when his father, two uncles, and a family friend were killed in the 1938 Hurricane while tending their traps behind Gardiner’s Island, died last Thursday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in South­ampton.
A memorial service will be held on May 6 for Timothy Reutershan, a “true Bonac entrepreneur,” his family said, who had several businesses in East Hampton.
Mary Jane Coy Osborne, a former East Hampton resident who was a frequent visitor regardless of where she lived, died on March 30 in San Diego.
Mary Giordano Stewart, who first came to Montauk before the Hurricane of 1938 and played an important role in that community for most of her life, died at the Affinity Skilled Living and Rehabilitation center in Oakdale on April 17.