Obituaries

Joseph Pernica, who owned a house on Hedges Bank Drive in East Hampton for 32 years, died on June 22 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. He was 86.

Eleanor L. Edelman, a past board member of the East Hampton Historical Society who was dedicated to architectural preservation, died unexpectedly in her sleep at her Bronxville, N.Y., home on Jan. 7. She was 87.

Lawrence P. Hamill, a past commander of the American Legion post in Amagansett, died last Thursday at Southampton Hospital. Mr. Hamill, who was 77, had been ill for several years.

Thomas Lusty, who grew up in Amagansett but moved away from the South Fork after college, died at home in Stuart, Fla., on Jan. 6. He was 64 years old and had had cancer for about a year.

Mabel Pitts Wilson, a member of the family of Canadian fishermen who immigrated to Montauk in the 1920s, died on Jan. 9 at Cedar Lodge Nursing Home in Center Moriches. She was 98.

Dr. Zan A. Zolan of Scottsdale, Ariz., an internist and cardiologist formerly of East Hampton, died on Jan. 7, after a two-year illness with cancer.

    John Jones, a chef for many years at Gosman’s Dock in Montauk, died on Sunday in Colorado. He was 48. A memorial for him will be held on Monday at the Denver Community Church at 1101 South Washington Street, Denver, at 1 p...

    A funeral service for John McWhinnie Jr. will be held today from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Brotherhood Synagogue at 28 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan. Mr. McWhinnie, an art and rare-book dealer in New York and East...

    Darlene C. Rozzi, a former Sag Harbor resident who was the clubhouse manager of the Sag Harbor Golf Club for more than 20 years, died Tuesday at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C., after an illness. She...
John McWhinnie Jr., an art and rare book dealer known for his eclectic and inspired exhibits, both in East Hampton and New York City, died in a snorkeling accident on Friday

Peter L. Fabrizio, a contractor and musician who lived on Manor Lane in Springs, died on Dec. 21 in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. He was 62. His family said he died of natural causes.

Alice Watson, who came with her family to Montauk in 1952 to camp at Hither Hills, and loved it so much she convinced her husband, George Watson, to build a bungalow near the fishing docks, died in Basking Ridge, N.J., on New Year’s Day. She was 91.

A resident of Long Beach Lane in Noyac for 27 years, Valerie Romatowski died at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, Fla., on Jan. 3. She was 91.