Obituaries

    Jane M. Smith of Sag Harbor, a bookkeeper who started the Eastern Suffolk Chapter of Sweet Adelines, died at Southampton Hospital on July 20 at the age of 88.     Her love of singing led her to start a Sweet...
    Charles T. Re Jr., an automobile salesman and sports car enthusiast, died of renal failure on Aug. 6 at Southampton Hospital. He was 80.     Mr. Re had been a resident of Wireless Road in East Hampton for 16...
    When Dr. Richard J. Koeppel, a longtime resident of Springs, died of cancer-related causes at Southampton Hospital on Aug. 2, the world lost one of only 10 birdwatchers who can claim to have seen over 7,000 different avian...
    As a teenager, Robert Byrnes lived in the Montauk village located on Fort Pond Bay at the time. It was during Prohibition and he was known to help local bootleggers on occasion.     Mr. Byrnes died at Southampton...
    Andy Neidnig, the runner here whom everyone in the sport looked up to, died Monday at Southampton Hospital at the age of 93.     Aside from a brief period in his mid-40s, Mr. Neidnig, who moved to Sag Harbor when...
    Esther Kartiganer, who began a distinguished career in television as a temporary assistant at CBS and rose through the ranks to become a senior producer with the network’s flagship “60 Minutes” news show, died...
    Albert P. Pontick, a pioneer veterinarian in towns from Riverhead to East Hampton, died on July 24 at the Southampton Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, just a few months short of his 99th birthday. The cause was renal...
    Kenneth J. Wilson, a 20-year veteran of the New York Police Department who lived on East Lake Drive in Montauk for more than 30 years, died of melanoma on July 23 at Southampton Hospital. He was 73.
    Visiting hours for Charles T. Re of Wireless Road in East Hampton will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a funeral Mass for him at Most Holy Trinity Catholic...