Obituaries

A memorial Mass for Hedwig Lukas, who died at home in the Ditch Plain area of Montauk on Sunday, will be said at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk today at 10 a.m. Mrs. Lukas, who was 101, was known as Heddy. Burial will be at St...
A memorial service for James Weber, 46, of East Hampton will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett. Mr. Weber died on July 20. An obituary will appear in a future issue.  
Bertha Hopson, the ninth in an East Hampton family of 10 children, who lived here her entire life, died at Southampton Hospital on July 25 as the result of an aneurysm. She was 81. In 1954, Ms. Hopson was among 12 charter members of East Hampton...
Susan H. Rockford, an attorney and active member of the East End arts community, died of complications of ovarian cancer at Tidewell Hospice House in Venice, Fla., on July 15. She was 66. After retiring as an attorney for the City of New York in...
Dr. Bertram E. Bromberg, a distinguished plastic and reconstructive surgeon who summered in Montauk for nearly 50 years from 1959 to 2008, died on June 22 in Jupiter, Fla. The cause was congestive heart failure; he had been ill for six months. Dr...
Rosakate Levy Dellon Bonomo, a retired New York City educator who had a house in Springs for nearly four decades, died in the city on July 22. She was 85, and had been ill for about a year.     Locally, Mrs. Bonomo was active with...
Mary Ann Gauger, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, died at home in her sleep on July 22. She had been diagnosed with cancer years ago, her family said. She was 80 years old.
Arthur Prager of Sag Harbor and New York City died on Friday morning at home on Washington Square in Manhattan. He would have been 92 in August.
A funeral for Robert E. Kalbacher of Springs is to be held today at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett. Mr. Kalbacher, who was 82, died on Saturday. An obituary will appear in a future issue.  
Elia Millan, a native of Colombia who made Montauk her home for 30 years, died at Southampton Hospital last Thursday. Diagnosed with cancer several years ago, she had not been really ill until two months ago.
Dorothy T. King, who was in charge of the East Hampton Library’s Long Island Collection for 31 years, died at Southampton Hospital on Saturday following a stroke. She was 84. A resident of Gerard Drive in Springs for 43 years, Ms. King...
Pauline Wittmer, who had lived with her daughter on Manor Lane in East Hampton for the past 10 years, died of renal failure on June 29 at San Simeon by the Sound Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Greenport. She was 83 and had been ill for...
Growing up Jewish in pre-Hitler Poland with a series of nurses and nannies who sang to him in a Babel of native tongues, Yehuda Nir could read or speak seven languages by the time he was 10. The one that helped save his life, though, he did not...