obituaries

    Gary Persan, a commercial fisherman in Montauk for many years, died on Oct. 19 in Melbourne, Fla., following a head injury resulting from a fall at home. He was 63 and had suffered from chronic Lyme disease, which left him...
    Hilde Tarkel Smith, a gentle woman who spent years maintaining two of Montauk’s more historic buildings, died at Southampton Hospital on Saturday, three weeks shy of her 90th birthday. She had been in failing health for...
    Visiting hours for Laura Connolly, 59, of Harbor Street, East Hampton, who died at home on Monday, will be today from 2 to 4 p.m. and this evening from 7 to 9 at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.     A...
    Martin Benjamin Rubenstein of East Hampton, a former taxicab operator and driver for New York State Assemblyman Perry B. Duryea Jr. and a local youth football, Little League, and biddy basketball coach, died at Southampton...
    Nancy Anne Byrne of Woodcock Lane in East Hampton died on Nov. 1 while on vacation in Orlando, Fla. She was 41. Her familh did not provide the cause of death.     Born in Monmouth, N.J., on May 27, 1971, she was...
    Peter Gettinger, a financier and movie producer who had a house on East Hollow Road in East Hampton Village from 1978 to 2005, died at home in Miami on Oct. 23. He was 84 and had been ill with cancer for 11 months.   ...
Walter Herlitschek, a resident of East Hampton for more than 40 years, died at home on Friday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., just two weeks shy of his 92nd birthday. A man of many interests, he had lifelong passions for painting, travel, cooking, reading...
    Visiting hours for William Talmage, a former Miller Lane, East Hampton, resident who died Tuesday will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at...
    A gathering to celebrate the memory of John De Maio, formerly of Montauk, who died in Palm Beach, Fla., on Oct. 1, will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Snug Harbor Motel on West Lake Drive in Montauk.