obituaries

Dorothy H. Allen, known as Dot, was a Sag Harbor resident for over 60 years.She died at home in Islip on Saturday.

Frank Bennett, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor, died at his retirement community in Crystal River, Fla., on Jan. 16 of congestive heart failure. He was 76.

Preston Mulford, a 14th-generation member of the Mulford family of Amagansett, which included some who were whalers, died at home on Jan. 6 in Centreville, Va. He was 82.

Sayyid Abulgasim Khatami died at home in New York City on Jan. 13 after a brief illness.

Eleanor L. Edelman, a past board member of the East Hampton Historical Society who was dedicated to architectural preservation, died unexpectedly in her sleep at her Bronxville, N.Y., home on Jan. 7. She was 87.

    John Jones, a chef for many years at Gosman’s Dock in Montauk, died on Sunday in Colorado. He was 48. A memorial for him will be held on Monday at the Denver Community Church at 1101 South Washington Street, Denver, at 1 p...

Joseph Pernica, who owned a house on Hedges Bank Drive in East Hampton for 32 years, died on June 22 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. He was 86.

Lawrence P. Hamill, a past commander of the American Legion post in Amagansett, died last Thursday at Southampton Hospital. Mr. Hamill, who was 77, had been ill for several years.

Mabel Pitts Wilson, a member of the family of Canadian fishermen who immigrated to Montauk in the 1920s, died on Jan. 9 at Cedar Lodge Nursing Home in Center Moriches. She was 98.