James Norman Flynn, whose experiences as a merchant seaman during World War II included being a prisoner of war for a short time and being presumed dead when he was found on the coast of Yugoslavia after his ship hit a mine, died on June 18 at his brother’s home in Fort Myers, Fla.
Jane Graboski, a member of the Round Swamp Lester clan who was born at home on Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton on Oct. 3, 1927, died on Aug. 31 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton, where she had been a resident for three years.
Irene A. King, who lived at Lazy Point in Amagansett, died on Aug. 17 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. She had been ill about four months and died from complications of sepsis, her family said.
William B. Fisher of East Hampton, a veteran of both the Army and the Navy and a longtime building contractor, died of cancer on Aug. 30 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. He was 78 years old.
Francesco Bologna, a respected artist, frame shop owner, mentor to young painters, and gallerist who showed many local artists, died on Aug. 16 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He was 89.