obituaries

    Albert P. Pontick, a pioneer veterinarian in towns from Riverhead to East Hampton, died on July 24 at the Southampton Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, just a few months short of his 99th birthday. The cause was renal...
    Kenneth J. Wilson, a 20-year veteran of the New York Police Department who lived on East Lake Drive in Montauk for more than 30 years, died of melanoma on July 23 at Southampton Hospital. He was 73.
    Visiting hours for Charles T. Re of Wireless Road in East Hampton will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a funeral Mass for him at Most Holy Trinity Catholic...
The family of Skip Cannon, a Montauk resident who died on April 10, 2011, will release his ashes into the Atlantic Ocean during a surfboard paddle-out, at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Those interested in attending have been invited to 69 Surfside Avenue,...
    Nancy Reutershan, a member of East Hampton’s Ladies Village Improvement Society for half a century and a resident since 1948 of the village, died at home on Cedar Court on July 25. She was 84.
    Frank J. Cafiso, who ran North Main Street Cleaners in East Hampton from 1952 to 1995, died at home on July 9 in Port Saint Lucie, Fla. He was 78. The cause was liver cancer, his family said.     Mr. Cafiso...
    Mary Colhoun, an East Hampton resident from 1955 to 1969 and a commercial pilot who logged over 20,000 hours of flight time, died on Sunday at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, Conn., surrounded by her family and her partner,...
    Brenda Horland Kreichman loved to dance and play tennis. She enjoyed long, vigorous walks near her house in Springs and on the beach at Maidstone Park with her grandchildren, Kyle and Will K. Schuler and Alex Kreichman.  ...
    Stephanie M. Chapman of Osborne Lane, East Hampton, died at home on Tuesday at the age of 88. The family attributed her death to old age.     Born in Southampton on Feb. 29, 1924, to Adam Marcincuk and Ladislaa...
    Bonnie Jean Addy Mauro, who saw the world as an American Airlines stewardess in the early 1950s, died on July 1 at home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., after an illness. A former part-time resident of Amagansett, she was 82.
    Andrew A. Weiss, an East Hampton High School graduate and former president of the Peconic chapter of the American Institute of Architects, died of a heart attack on July 25 in Riverhead, where he was staying. He was 63.  ...
    Jane M. Smith, a founding member of two chapters of the singing group Sweet Adelines, died at Southampton Hospital on July 20 at the age of 88.     A funeral service was held at the Old Whalers Presbyterian...
    Howard Brown, a die-hard local sports fan who had followed Bonac teams since the 1930s, and who, as the Most Holy Trinity School and Catholic Church buildings and grounds superintendent, helped generations of kids build...