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  • Christian Bermeo was “a simple guy,” his oldest brother, Franklin Bermeo, said. He lived in his brother’s house on Hollyoak Avenue in Springs with his brother’s family and their parents. He worked hard and saved his money to send to his 5-year-old son back in Ecuador, where he planned to build a house.
  • A former part-time Montauk resident and a founder of the Montauk Artists Association, Joseph Richard Bucci of West Islip died on June 26 in Sayville after an illness of about year. A Marine Corps veteran who served in Korea, he was 86.
  • Irving Dassa of East Hampton, who owned and ran the first men’s barbershop in New York City to have women barbers, died of cancer on June 24 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital in Manhattan.
  • Barbara Kantor, whose love of boating and fishing drew her to Montauk as well as North Palm Beach, Fla., died of advanced Parkinson’s disease and dementia on June 29 after an eight-year illness.
  • Pizza was the cause of an altercation in Montauk on June 30 at around 3:20 a.m.
  • Visiting hours and a service will be held at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton on Saturday for Danielle Cynthia Bertagna, who died on June 29 in Las Vegas at the age of 34. The immediate cause of death was not provided.
  • A memorial service has been scheduled for July 26 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton for George Morrison Jewett, who died on Jan. 5 in Las Vegas of complications of cardiovascular disease.
  • A yellow character from the sun, llamas, butterflies, and yoga. There's a lot going on to keep the younger set busy.

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