Obituaries

    Wayne Vorpahl, a commercial fisherman who was raised in Amagansett, loved to be on the water, his family said. A bayman for most of his life, he started fishing with his uncle Dan King’s haulseine crew before he was out of...
    Anna Mirabai Lytton was an ardent reader who had just begun to explore the classics, and a prolific writer and poet. She enjoyed taking photographs and listening to music, and liked to cook with her brother and mother; they were...
    Clair Lewis Johnson, a 20-year resident of Barnes Landing, Springs, who enjoyed boating, fishing, and clamming, died on June 12 in Greenport after a long illness. He was 88.     Mr. Johnson and his wife, the former...
Christine Rosemarie Hagen, a native of Germany and a longtime resident of Sag Harbor, died of cancer on June 8 after being ill for about 10 years. She was 64.     She and Anthony Hagen, who survives, met in 1969 when she was working...

    A memorial service for Harvey Shapiro, the poet and editor, will be held on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Duke Lecture Hall at Stony Brook Southampton College, 239 Montauk Highway, with a reception to follow.     Mr....

    John L. Stuart, a Montauk lobsterman and surfer known as Jeb who died on April 9, will be remembered with a paddleout at the Atlantic Terrace ocean beach on Sunday at 3 p.m.  
    Paul Burnham Finney of Bull Path Close in East Hampton, a longtime managing editor of Businessweek and executive editor of Fortune magazine, died of complications of Parkinson’s disease on May 18 at Southampton Hospital. Mr...
    Rita Layton was full of “beauty, charm, elegance, and grace,” wrote her daughter, Barbara Layton of East Hampton, but she also “had a strength and courage beyond words.”     Ms. Layton died...
    Walter Joseph Smith Jr., a longtime summer resident of Amagansett who was a trial lawyer and partner of a Manhattan firm for some 25 years, died at home in Gainesville, Va., on June 5. He was 77 and had been diagnosed with a brain...