Obituaries

The friends and family of Erik Dimon Payne are mourning his death in an early-morning car accident in Amagansett on Saturday. He was 25. Mr. Payne grew up in Amagansett and was a member of East Hampton High School’s class of 2007. He went on...
During World War II, Joseph T. Dembia worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where he was regularly relied on for his problem-solving abilities, his family said. It was there that he met his future wife, Connie DePaola. They were married on Nov. 24, 1946...
A graveside service for Steven J. Pomerantz of South Fairview Avenue in Montauk will be held this morning at 11 a.m. at Fort Hill Cemetery in Montauk. Mr. Pomerantz, who was a building contractor and former member of the Montauk Fire Department...
Walter Channing, who in a peripatetic career was, among other things, a sculptor, a venture capitalist, and a vintner, died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton last Thursday at the age of 74. He had suffered from...
Anthony A. Trabona, an Army veteran who was among the occupation force in Japan at the conclusion of World War II, died at home on Folkstone Road in Springs last Thursday. He was 96. Mr. Trabona had been drafted in about 1943, his family said, and...
  Bill King, the celebrated sculptor whose long-limbed appearance was as distinctive as his artwork, died peacefully at home on Saddle Lane in East Hampton on March 4. He was 90. Though he first began spending summers in East Hampton in 1959,...
David G. Bennett, an Amagansett native and a retired Navy captain, died in Eugene, Ore., on Feb. 11 of complications of a stroke he had had a week earlier. He was 79.
A funeral Mass for Irene M. O’Neill of Amagansett will be said on March 28 at 11:30 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. Mrs. O’Neill died at home on Tuesday. She was 83. An obituary will appear in a future issue.
Richard Alan Ensor, a World War II veteran and actor in East End plays, was a sexton at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton and a vestryman and lay reader at Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor. He died on Jan. 24 at the age of 93. A...