obituaries

    James Donald Brierley, a former civil engineer, died at home on Lion Head Rock Road in Springs last Thursday after a long illness. He was 76.     His lifelong passion, his family said, was his wife, the former...
    Mark Wayne Havers, a longtime East Hampton resident, died at Southampton Hospital on Saturday from complications of congestive heart failure. He was 92 years old.     Born on June 25, 1920, in Hamilton, Ontario,...
    Mildred B. Conklin, who had lived on Dayton Lane, East Hampton, since 1954, died at home on Sunday at the age of 92. She was a descendant of two of the families who had settled East Hampton.     A complete...
    Ruth H. de Blasis, 85, an afficionado of the opera who was well known in East Hampton as a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and the Ladies Village Improvement Society, died after a long illness on Aug. 14 in Omaha,...
    Ruth E. Intermaggio, who had worked for the optometrist Dr. Alan York in East Hampton, died on March 27 at the Sunset Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center in Venice, Fla., after a six-month illness. She was 82 and had lived in...
    Ruth Joy Schmitt of East Hampton, 79, died last Thursday morning at her house on Accabonac Road after an illness of two weeks. The family said she had been diagnosed with a possible liver-related illness a year ago.  ...
    Charles T. Re Jr., an automobile salesman and sports car enthusiast, died of renal failure on Aug. 6 at Southampton Hospital. He was 80.     Mr. Re had been a resident of Wireless Road in East Hampton for 16...
    Jane M. Smith of Sag Harbor, a bookkeeper who started the Eastern Suffolk Chapter of Sweet Adelines, died at Southampton Hospital on July 20 at the age of 88.     Her love of singing led her to start a Sweet...
    When Dr. Richard J. Koeppel, a longtime resident of Springs, died of cancer-related causes at Southampton Hospital on Aug. 2, the world lost one of only 10 birdwatchers who can claim to have seen over 7,000 different avian...