obituaries

    Emily Bodenheimer, a longtime North Haven resident, died at Eastern Long Island Hospital on Aug. 5 of cardiac arrest following hip surgery. Her age is not known; her sister, Arlene Ball Dempsey, said that “she never...

    Fred Houseknecht, an Army corporal who was stationed at Camp Hero in Montauk in 1946 and was so taken with the scenery that he never left, becoming a builder who made his mark on the hamlet by constructing Montauk’s...

    Leslie Schaeffer, a 30-year resident of East Hampton, died on Friday at Stony Brook University Medical Center of a stroke, six weeks after emergency spinal cord surgery for a massive infection. She was 66.
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    A funeral Mass for Wally Drobecker of Montauk will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in that hamlet. He died on Saturday at the age of 74. Burial will follow at Fort Hill Cemetery in...

    Aaron Feinsot of Springs and Manhattan, an innovator in education who held a number of posts at colleges and universities, died at home in Manhattan on Aug. 2. He was 88.

    Elizabeth Magee Daniels, who was a bookkeeper for the Golden Eagle hardware store in East Hampton for almost 25 years and was known as Betty, died at home in Meherrin, Va., on July 15. She was 81.
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    A brief funeral service for Mattie L. Smith of Sayre’s Path in Wainscott, who died Tuesday, will be this evening at 8 at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton, during visiting hours, which will begin at 7 p....

    Mildred B. Conklin died at home on Dayton Lane in East Hampton on Aug. 19. She was 92 and a lifelong resident of the South Fork with a pedigree that included at least one whaling captain who sailed from Sag Harbor.
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    Mildred Warner King, who ran Rem and Mil’s restaurant on Newtown Lane in East Hampton with her husband, Remington Woodward King, for many years, died on Aug. 20 in Fredricksburg, Va. She was 95.
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