obituaries

Miriam Hammer was “perky and loving to the end,” according to her family. An exceptional cook who lived with her family on Gardiner’s Bay in Springs, she often presided over a dinner table of 20, as well as “clambakes and...
Doris Geneva Franzone died at home in Montauk on Aug. 23, surrounded by her family. She was 88 and had developed heart disease six months ago. Ms. Franzone met her future husband, Lawrence Franzone, in New York City when she was working at Stouffer...
Visiting hours for Ray Cappiello, who died on Friday, will be held on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Raynor and D’Andrea, 683 Montauk Highway in Bayport. A funeral Mass will be said on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic...
William E. Havens Jr., a 12th-generation bayman and almost lifelong Amagansett resident, died on Sept. 28 in Boca Raton, Fla., after a series of illnesses.
Rose Mae Clark, an 11th-generation resident of East Hampton and Amagansett who was known for helping the needy, died at home of cancer on Oct. 6 at the age of 73.
Donald Swanton of Dayton Lane, East Hampton, a recognized expert on investment tax credits, died on Sept. 23 at Southampton Hospital of coronary thrombosis.
Thomas J. Leo, a character actor and comedian, died on Saturday at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead of complications of late-stage dementia. He was 80.
Bonnie Jacobson, a therapist in private practice in Manhattan for more than 40 years and an adjunct professor of applied psychology at New York University, died at the age of 74 at Lenox Hill Hospital on Sept. 30 after a long illness.
Richard W. McGowin, a former Montauk Fire Department chief and commissioner who served on the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Services oversight board for more than 30 years, died on Sept. 28 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton.
Richard Lee Morris Sr., a pioneering developer of SoHo properties in Manhattan who spent summers for more than 50 years at the Montauk Shores Condominium, died on Sept. 26 at Stony Brook University Hospital.
Josie Kalbacher of Springs-Fireplace Road in Springs, who spent her final days surrounded by friends and family, died at home on Sept. 29 from the complications of brain cancer, which had been diagnosed three years ago. She was 57.
Visiting hours for William E. Havens Jr., an Amagansett bayman who had been a passionate advocate for commercial fishermen and who died on Sept. 28 in Boca Raton, Fla., after a series of illnesses, will be tomorrow at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton from 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral Mass for Donald Swanton of Dayton Lane, East Hampton, who died at Southampton Hospital on Sept. 23 at the age of 69, will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton.