obituaries

Karin R. Bennett, who was known to East Hamptoners as the cake lady of Springs, died on Tuesday.

Lorraine Helene Gerecke, an active member of the Sag Harbor American Legion Auxiliary, died on April 4 at Southampton Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was 87 years old.
Anne Santacroce, a career nurse who served on the front lines in Europe as a member of the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, died at home on Jefferson Street in Sag Harbor last Thursday. She was 92.
Josiah T. Hammer, a lifelong fisherman who lived in Springs for most of his 36 years, died of unknown causes.
Winifred Peckham Miller, who worked at Mitzi’s Beauty Parlor in Southampton for 40 years and lived in Springs for about as long, died on Aug. 21 of breast cancer
Richard H. O’Brien, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor and a veteran of the Navy, died at Southampton Hospital on Friday after a short illness.
Margaret M. Gural, who grew up in East Hampton, died at Stony Brook University Medical Center on March 20 following a heart attack.

John A. Ward, the oldest active volunteer fireman in the state, died at home there on March 15

Doris J. Slowey, a native East Hamptoner, died at Southampton Hospital, where she had been a patient for a month, on March 20. She was 90.

Lillian Lucille, who grew up and attended school in East Hampton, died on Feb. 26 at the age of 94

Lola A. Green died on Feb. 5 after an illness. She was 70.

    Julian Feldman, a retired research chemist who had lived in East Hampton since 1998, died at Stony Brook University Medical Center Friday after he decided to be taken off life support following a prolonged hospitalization. Mr....

    Marvin Sidney Cullum, who was called Sid, started working in his father’s repair shop on Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton in 1935, when he was just 10 years old. According to his family, he and his brother, Russell,...