obituaries

Jack Rivkin, who has been credited with introducing investment research practices that elevated some of Wall Street’s biggest firms beginning in the 1980s, died on Nov. 8 surrounded by family at his home in Amagansett, where he lived part time...
Tracy Ann Segelken, a public safety dispatcher and one of the first female firefighters in the Springs Fire Department, died of heart failure on Nov. 12 at Southampton Hospital. She was 52.
Frederick Loftus Dankmyer of Orwigsburg, Pa., and Amagansett, a physician who had been a flight surgeon and was an ophthalmologist, died on Nov. 13 at home in Amagansett.
Martin Foster Johns, an ardent surfer and fisherman in his hometown of Montauk, died of pneumonia in Sebastian, Fla., on Nov. 10, at the age of 58.
Thomas Stewart Waller, a former Springs resident who ran a computer store in Bridgehampton while living here, died on Nov. 16 in Portland, Ore., of a heart attack. He was 61.
Rosa Rojas “taught about giving and led by example,” her family wrote. She was “a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, who had a deep faith in God.”
David Condie Lamb, a retired naval commander who grew up in East Hampton and New York City, died in Arlington, Va., on Nov. 10, following a series of strokes last summer. He was 87.
Carol M. Mercer, an award-wining garden designer, died on Saturday at home in East Hampton. She was 92.
Confesor Samot, who moved to East Hampton from Isabella, Puerto Rico, in 1971 with his wife and six children, died at home here on Nov. 3. He was 83 and had had Alzheimer’s disease.
Thomas X. Mackey, a retired Sag Harbor Village police lieutenant, died on Nov. 4 at home in Bonita Springs, Fla. He was 55. The cause of death was an apparent heart attack, his brother, Chip Mackey of East Islip, said.
A memorial service for Jack L. Rivkin, a longtime resident of Tyson Lane in East Hampton, will be held today 4 to 7 p.m. at the Angler’s Club of New York at 101 Broad Street in Manhattan.
A memorial service for Elbert Edwards, a member of the East Hampton Village Board and a 12th-generation member of one of East Hampton’s founding families, will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church.
Louise Meybert, who signed up at Penn Station after World War II to buy land in Montauk with her sister Anne, died at home there on Oct. 26.