Obituaries

Abraham Einhorn, a playwright whose first play, “Agatha Sue I Love You,” was produced on Broadway by George Abbott in 1966, died on May 4 in Laughlin, Nev., of cardiac arrest. He was 85.

Christopher Taaffe Schiaffino died at home on Muir Boulevard in East Hampton on Friday morning at the age of 35. The cause of death is still unknown, according to his family.

Donald G. Gleasner, who as an importer was among the first to introduce Americans to prefinished plywood, leaving a mark on rec rooms everywhere, died on May 3 at his house on Pheasant Woods Lane in East Hampton. He was 88.

Emma Edwards Parsons, a lifelong resident of Amagansett and an 11th-generation member of the Edwards family, died peacefully at home in Amagansett on April 28. She was 94.

Hedda Sterne was the only woman in an iconic photograph of an otherwise very masculine group of artists — dubbed “The Irascibles” by a New York art critic

Mr. Cannon, who had cancer for 10 years, died of the disease at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn on April 10. He was 77.

Margaret A. Witty of Springs died on Saturday after a long illness. Called Maggi, Ms. Witty was known as an accomplished musician and singer-songwriter.

A longtime hospice volunteer and the owner, with her husband, of the Morris Studio photography shop in Southampton, Carol Whitney Thomason died at home in Sag Harbor on Friday. She was 63

Gloria M. Sanlorenzo of Agnew Avenue, Montauk, a registered nurse for many years, died at home on Tuesday of brain cancer. She was 84.

Joyce J. Manigo, the district clerk at the Bridgehampton School, died on Saturday at Southampton Hospital. She was 52 and lived in Bridgehampton.
Sidney Lumet, who died in Manhattan from lymphoma on Saturday at 86, was the director of more than 40 feature films, including several that have been hailed as landmarks of American cinema.

Harriett Siegel, a longtime Springs resident, died on April 3 in Boca Raton, Fla., after a long illness. She was 70.