Obituaries

Dorothy F. LaMay, a retired teacher who owned the Deerfield Cottages in Montauk, died at Southampton Hospital on Dec. 19. She was 85 and had a number of health issues.

Elizabeth Holmes-Rosenberg of East Hampton died on Dec. 15 in Northport. She was 69. A private memorial service will be held at a future date. A full obituary will appear in a future issue.  

Catherine M. White died at home on Hedges Land in Amagansett on Saturday. She was 88 and had lived in the hamlet for 47 years.

Elaine Dunn of Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton, died of complications of heart disease at the Southampton Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing on Sunday. She was 61.

Ernest Mott, a former Army medic, longtime employee of the A&P Tea Company, and member of the East Hampton Fire Department for 53 years, died on Dec. 13 in Sebastian, Fla. He was 91.

Gerhard Mercker died on Dec. 11 after an illness of a year at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He was 70 years old.

Gordon F. Peavy, who moved to East Hampton with his lifelong partner, the artist Albert Sharp, died on Dec. 6 at Southampton Hospital at the age of 78.

Helen Feind died on Oct. 28 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. She was 92.

Mr. Duffy died at the age of 84 on Dec. 2 in Connecticut, where he had spent his last days, living with family.