obituaries

A memorial service for Robert A. Dhaemers, an artist who lived in Springs and Oakland, Calif., will be held in mid-June. Mr. Dhaemers’s nephew, Mark Dhaemers of Las Vegas, who is planning the service, cared for his uncle during his final...
Peter Matthiessen, one of the leading figures of American literature and a man whom many on the South Fork thought of as one of their own, died yesterday at his house in Sagaponack at 86 on the eve of publication of what he had said was his final novel, "In Paradise."
Priscilla Morgan, a theatrical agent who forged strong ties with East Hampton’s creative community during the many summers she spent here, died at home in Manhattan on Sunday. She was 94. Miss Morgan was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Oct....
Dorothy N. Harrington, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, died of cancer on Friday at Southampton Hospital. She was 93 and had been ill for the last six months. “She was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother,...
Stanley Steckowski Jr. of Amagansett, who retired from his job with the East Hampton Town Sanitation Department in 1993, died on Friday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He was 87 and had been ill with cancer...
John Haessler, the owner of the Seafood Shop in Wainscott for 28 years and a former teacher at the East Hampton Middle School, died at home in East Hampton on Feb. 21 with his family by his side. He was 68 and had been ill.
Berenice D’Vorzon, an artist whose commitment to feminism, Judaism, and the environment was reflected in her work, died on March 26 at Kittay House in New York City after a long illness. She was 82.
Robert A. Dhaemers, an artist who worked in sculpture, jewelry, prints, and photography and had his work exhibited at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottowa, the Oakland Museum of California, the Elaine Benson Gallery in Bridgehampton, and the...
Ross E. Traphagen Jr., a part-time East Hampton resident and member of the Maidstone Club, died on March 4 at home in Hobe Sound, Fla. He was 90. Mr. Traphagen began his professional life at Davis Polk & Wardwell in Manhattan following his...
Wallace F. Moyer Jr. was 14 when he began traveling to his family’s house in Noyac on his own. Before the Long Island Expressway or Sunrise Highway, he was known to have ridden his bicycle along Montauk Highway, pitching a tent on the way,...
    A funeral service for Liz McMillan, an East Hampton resident who died on March 18, will take place on Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church  in East Hampton. An obituary for Ms. McMillan will appear in a...
Marilyn C. Wilson, who owned the Montauk Greenhouse for many years and had been a Montauk real estate broker, died in the intensive care unit at Southampton Hospital on March 10 after a fall at her home and subsequent illness. She was 82.
Dorothy Veronica Pintauro, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor and devoted homemaker, died on Sunday at the Westhampton Care Center from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. She was 87. Mrs. Pintauro was born on Aug. 22, 1926, in...