obituaries

       Joseph Grosso, who retired as an environmental engineer with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection in 2006, died at home in Bradenton, Fla., on Feb. 26, surrounded by family. Mr. Grosso, who...
       A personable and caring woman, Mary Ann Miller was like a surrogate mother to many, her son Anthony Miller said. “Everybody in the neighborhood went to my mother. If they wanted to hear the truth, they went...
       Raymond Gerard Kerwin, a 30-year resident of Montauk, died on March 3 at Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice in Marlton, N.J., following a fall that resulted in five months’ infirmity. He was 76.   ...
       Judith Mary Caputo, a high school science teacher for more than 40 years who split her time between Sag Harbor and Brooklyn, died at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn on Jan. 25. She was 75 and had been ill...
       James Beres, an early pioneer in the lyrical abstraction movement whose work is in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, and who made Sagaponack his home, died in a house fire there early Saturday...
       John de Poo, a man whose zest for life attracted many friends and drew him to master diverse skills, died in Key West, Fla., on Feb. 20. He had been stricken by West Nile encephalitis, but his death was caused by...
       Ruth Osborn Daisley, who was a member of the 12th generation of Osborns in Wainscott, died at the assisted living facility at Fountains of Lake Pointe Woods in Sarasota, Fla.,  on Feb. 24 of complications of...
       Edward Francis Orr Jr., a longtime South Fork resident and former principal of the Southampton Middle School, died on Feb. 10 at home in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where he moved in 2005. He was 90.
       Eleanor K. Nagle, who spent many summers in East Hampton in the 1960s and ’70s, died on Feb. 12 in New Rochelle, N.Y., after a bout of pneumonia. She was 101.        Mrs. Nagle...