obituaries

Catherine Rosalie Verhaegen, better known as Kay, died on June 3 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton, where she had resided since 2014. She was 90.
A party to celebrate the life of Fred Charles Meyer Jr. of Sag Harbor and Scotch Plains, N.J., will be held on Saturday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at the Stage House Tavern in Mountainside, N.J.
Ronald B. King, a self-employed haulseiner and lifelong resident of East Hampton, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital. He was 67.
Frankie Padilla, as she was known by her married name, died at home on Division Street in Sag Harbor on March 3 of lung cancer, having been diagnosed eight months earlier. She was 51.
Charles Raebeck, an educator and a founder of the Group for the South Fork, died on May 24 at the Peconic Landing retirement community in Greenport with his family by his side. He was 95.
Joyce A. Rambold, who had lived with her family in Springs since 1975, died on May 17 after a long illness, with her children by her side. She was 76.
Silvia Tennenbaum, the novelist and Springs resident who died in June 2016, will be remembered in a gathering on Friday, June 9, at noon at Green River Cemetery on Accabonac Road in Springs at which her headstone will be unveiled.
Morgia Bassett Dunham Hopping Nardy of Port St. Lucie, Fla., a former Bridgehampton resident, died on April 25 after a brief illness. She was 81.
George Michael Funk, a custom builder and retail business owner who lived in Montauk for nearly 20 years, died at home in Vero Beach, Fla., on May 5.
Dina Merrill, the actress and philanthropist whose own life story was at least as engaging as those of the women she portrayed in more than 25 Hollywood films, died on Monday at her oceanfront house on Highway Behind the Pond in East Hampton.
Loretta Sullivan, who was the first female firefighter, cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructor, and emergency medical technician, died at home in Montauk on May 16 of complications of a stroke at the age of 80.
Funeral services for Roma Karp, 93, who died at home in East Hampton on May 5, will be held next Thursday at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton.
A celebration of the life of Eileen Mary Kim, formerly of Montauk, will be held next Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk. A blessing will follow at Fort Hill Cemetery. Ms. Kim died on Feb. 18 at 64 years old.