Obituaries

Judith Ann Blake, a longtime resident of Montauk who moved to Riverhead in 2008, died at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care on Quiogue on Friday of complications of diabetes. She was 74.
Mr. Wiegand, 91, died in Manhattan last Thursday of cancer. A burial and a graveside service for him will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Fort Hill Cemetery in Montauk.
Elizabeth Ann Carroll of East Hampton, who was said to be the first female sea captain licensed by the Coast Guard, died of cancer on Dec. 31 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care on Quiogue. She was 82, and had been ill for four years.
Thomas Xavier Giaccone, a por-trait artist, died of complications of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases at his home in Wainscott on Jan. 8. An Army veteran who served in the Korean War, he was 90 years old and had been ill for some time.
James G. Caradine, a longtime Warner Music executive who helped launch the company internationally, died of cardiac arrest at home in Jupiter, Fla., on Dec. 26. He had a house in East Hampton starting in 2001 and was 80 years old.
Mr. Conklin, 89, who was afflicted with Parkinson’s disease late in life, died after 10 days of pneumonia last thursday in Orchard Pointe, Ariz., to which he and his wife retired in 1999. He was buried with military honors at Holy Cross Cemetery in...
Eileen Zagar, who with her husband owned and operated Mirko’s restaurant in Water Mill for just shy of 30 years, died last Thursday at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care on Quiogue.
A funeral Mass for Shannon Cecilia Whelan, formerly of Sag Harbor, will be said on Saturday at noon at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sag Harbor.
Jehovina Kelsall, a collector of and dealer in antiques who at one point owned a store in East Hampton with her late husband, Trevor Kelsall, died at home in East Hampton on Dec. 23 of a presumed heart attack. She was 81.
Shana Rimel Conron, who held top legal posts with Citibank and was chairwoman of the board of directors for Citibank Delaware before retiring to Sag Harbor in 2004, died on Dec. 19. She was 79 and had been in declining health.
Josephine Valenti Johnson, an artist and art historian who lived in Springs during its Abstract Expressionist heyday, died at her Southampton home on Dec. 29. She was 90.
Ruth Elizabeth Gaynor of East Hampton, who was a domestic employee for a number of celebrities for over 50 years, died of pulmonary failure at home on Town Lane on Dec. 30. She was 84, and had been ill for two weeks.
John Ely of North Haven died at Stony Brook University Hospital on Jan. 1 of leukemia. He was 70 and had been ill since July.