obituaries

Visiting hours for Russell Jim Smyth, who died on Tuesday at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson, will be on Saturday from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor.
Dr. Brandon Rogers, a 29-year-old osteopath who interned at Southampton Hospital last year and who became an online singing sensation, died following a car accident in Maryland on June 11.
Ronald B. King, a self-employed landscaper and lifelong resident of East Hampton, died on June 4 at Southampton Hospital. He was 67 and had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in May.
A celebration of the life of Chris Holden of Montauk, who died of a heart attack in May at the age of 52, will take place shortly after Labor Day.
Ian Diner “was a true intellectual,” his family wrote. “He excelled at everything he developed an interest in from argon welding to advanced carpentry, teaching sailing, and exquisite cooking.”
Fred C. Meyer of Sag Harbor and Scotch Plains, N.J., died in Scotch Plains on May 31 at the age of 65. He had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 19 months ago.
Daniel Hewitt Boerem died at home in Montauk on Friday.
Olivia Beahm, who had taught grade school in Amityville and Bethlehem, Pa., and who had spent time in Montauk on and off since the 1970s, died at the Southampton Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing on June 4.
Kevin Young, who attended schools in East Hampton and was known as Kip, died on June 2. He was 55.
Wayne Galbraith, a master carpenter, died of cancer on May 21 at home in East Hampton. He was 62.
Eric Scott Haugedal, a chef who had worked most recently at the 1770 House in East Hampton, died last Thursday at home in Montauk.
Catherine Rosalie Verhaegen, better known as Kay, died on June 3 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton, where she had resided since 2014. She was 90.
A party to celebrate the life of Fred Charles Meyer Jr. of Sag Harbor and Scotch Plains, N.J., will be held on Saturday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at the Stage House Tavern in Mountainside, N.J.