Obituaries

Joyce Ruth Silver, 81, a psychotherapist who had an early career as an artist working in jewelry, textiles, and paint, died at her New York City home on March 5. A part-time Water Mill resident, she had had cancer for two years.
Ralph J. Ficorelli Sr., a co-owner of Suburban Sanitation and a leader in the Sag Harbor American Legion, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital. He was 81 and had been ill. Mr. Ficorelli ran Suburban Sanitation in Sag Harbor with Jack McLaughlin....
Thomas D. Musnicki of Garden City, a native of Bridgehampton, died on March 20 at Winthrop Hospital in Garden City after a short illness. He was 69.
Elba Tramontano, a former beauty queen who owned the Park Place Beauty Salon in East Hampton for 35 years, died on April 1 at the Oak Hollow Nursing Center in Middle Island. She was 99 and had Alzheimer’s disease for the last five years. Mrs....
Jacqueline Szczepankowski was proud of her roots on the South Fork, and they ran deep. In 1686, her ancestor Ezekiel Sandford, a wheelwright, built the original bridge that connected Bridge Lane to Sagg Road, giving Bridgehampton its name. Mrs....
Dorothy Ann Barnes, whom many knew at the Barnes store in Springs, which she and her husband, the late Clarence Barnes Sr., ran for more than 30 years, died at home on Springs-Fireplace Road on March 28. She was 78 and had cancer and chronic...
Richard Alan Ensor, a man of diverse accomplishments who lived on the South Fork between the 1970s and the 1990s, died at the hospice division of St. Albans Hospital in Queens on Jan. 24 after having had a stroke six weeks earlier. He was 93.
A memorial service for Robert Farrar Capon, an Episcopal priest who once served at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton, will be held on Saturday at 4 p.m. at St. Luke’s Chapel in Wading River. Mr. Capon died on Sept. 5, 2013, at...
Nella Martin, a homemaker who raised eight children, was known as a crochet expert others called upon for guidance with a project. Though it was a skill she learned early in life, as she grew older she crocheted more frequently. She specialized in...