obituaries

Edward Austin Bahns Sr., a longtime Little League coach, passionate golfer, and dedicated fan of his children and grandchildren’s sporting endeavors, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital of a massive stroke. He was 82.
    Capt. Francis T. Hammer, a veteran fishing captain who guided sportfishermen out of Montauk Harbor for years and gave clients the benefit of his vast experience in the waters of Equador, Panama, Florida, and Canada’s...

Paul Granger Sr., who owned Suffolk Electric Motors in Sag Harbor, died of heart disease on Saturday at home in Noyac surrounded by family. He was 75.

Robert A. Amato, a respected industry leader in the eye-care market, died on Sept. 19 at the age of 80 following a stroke, which led to a coma from which he never recovered.

Andrew Jackson Connick died of cancer on Aug. 19 in New York City. He was 80 and had been ill for four years.

Katherine Louise Myers Penati, a lifelong East Hampton resident and mother of four died at home on Saturday. She was 53

Silvia Mannix of East Hampton, died on Sept. 3 at the Westhampton Care Center. She was 83.

William Blitz, a 22-year summer resident of Montauk, died on Sept. 19 at Southampton Hospital. He was 82.

Frank Sorensen, who served overseas during World War II and lived most of his life in Montauk, died on Sept. 14 in Salisbury, Md. He was 91.