obituaries

    John L. Stuart, a Montauk lobsterman and surfer known as Jeb who died on April 9, will be remembered with a paddleout at the Atlantic Terrace ocean beach on Sunday at 3 p.m.  
    Paul Burnham Finney of Bull Path Close in East Hampton, a longtime managing editor of Businessweek and executive editor of Fortune magazine, died of complications of Parkinson’s disease on May 18 at Southampton Hospital. Mr...
    Rita Layton was full of “beauty, charm, elegance, and grace,” wrote her daughter, Barbara Layton of East Hampton, but she also “had a strength and courage beyond words.”     Ms. Layton died...
    Walter Joseph Smith Jr., a longtime summer resident of Amagansett who was a trial lawyer and partner of a Manhattan firm for some 25 years, died at home in Gainesville, Va., on June 5. He was 77 and had been diagnosed with a brain...
    A graveside service will be held at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton at 1 p.m. on Saturday for Alice and Henry Mund, longtime residents of East Hampton. Ms. Mund died on March 10 at the age of 84; her husband died on May 5. He...
    A memorial Mass for Anne Marie Connors, who died on March 27 in Fort Myers, Fla., will be held next Thursday at 11 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. The Rev. Peter Garry will officiate, and burial will...
    Catherine McNally McByrne, a longtime resident of Montauk, died on June 3 following a long illness.     Mrs. McByrne was born Feb. 21 in Manhattan to Patrick McNally and the former Anna McCafferty. She did not like...
    Christine Hagen of Sag Harbor died peacefully at home on Saturday after a long illness. She was 64. An obituary will appear in a future issue.  
    A celebration of the life of Antoinette Stevens will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton. Mrs. Stevens, known as Nettie, was 93 and had lived in East Hampton since 1962. She died on...