obituaries

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.

    A funeral service for John McWhinnie Jr. will be held today from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Brotherhood Synagogue at 28 Gramercy Park South in Manhattan. Mr. McWhinnie, an art and rare-book dealer in New York and East...

Thomas Lusty, who grew up in Amagansett but moved away from the South Fork after college, died at home in Stuart, Fla., on Jan. 6. He was 64 years old and had had cancer for about a year.

Dr. Zan A. Zolan of Scottsdale, Ariz., an internist and cardiologist formerly of East Hampton, died on Jan. 7, after a two-year illness with cancer.

    Darlene C. Rozzi, a former Sag Harbor resident who was the clubhouse manager of the Sag Harbor Golf Club for more than 20 years, died Tuesday at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C., after an illness. She...
John McWhinnie Jr., an art and rare book dealer known for his eclectic and inspired exhibits, both in East Hampton and New York City, died in a snorkeling accident on Friday

Albert John Loper, a former employee of the East Hampton Town Highway Department and a 40-year member of the Amagansett Fire Department, died on Dec. 28 at Washington Hospital in Washington, N.C.

Alice Watson, who came with her family to Montauk in 1952 to camp at Hither Hills, and loved it so much she convinced her husband, George Watson, to build a bungalow near the fishing docks, died in Basking Ridge, N.J., on New Year’s Day. She was 91.