Sharon E. Gentile of East Hampton “was known by the people in her life to love, laugh, and dance for joy,” her family wrote. She died on April 14 in San Diego following what her family said was a long illness.
Ann Adele Watson, 88, a lifelong resident of East Hampton who had worked at the old East Hampton News Company and the Bank of the Hamptons, died on Sunday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton.
Summer theater brought Thomas J. O’Mara to the South Fork, and after settling in East Hampton he continued to be involved in community theater for many years, both onstage and building scenery and sets.
Jacqueline Kuykendall, a nearly lifelong Springs resident who was remembered for her many kindnesses and generous spirit, died on April 22 in Pleasanton, Tex., where she had lived for the last two years with a daughter.
Jean Ann Hantz of Amagansett and Potsdam, N.Y., who was described by her family as “as survivor of difficult times and an orchestrator of joyful times,” died on April 22 at the Home of the Good Shepherd in Malta, N.Y., where she had been in the Memory Care Center for four and a half years.
As the South Fork braces for a snowstorm Thursday, the event cancellations and business closures have begun. The Star will keep a running list below, but we'll need your help. Please email announcements and information to TKV@ehstar.com for meetings and other events that have been canceled or postponed.