Obituaries

Visiting hours for Christian Bermeo, 28, will be held on Wednesday evening, and a funeral will be held Thursday morning.
Nicholas Sennefelder, formerly of Montauk, died on June 27 in Abingdon, Va., at the age of 50.
William E. Segelken Jr. died on June 8 at home on Oakview Highway in East Hampton of cirrhosis. He was 49.
Ms. Kantor, who was 84, died on Friday of advanced-stage Parkinson’s disease and dementia. In addition to Montauk, she had lived in North Palm Beach, Fla., Manhattan, and West Nyack, N.Y. Burial, which will be private, will be at Fort Hill Cemetery...
A funeral Mass for Cecilia Roxbury Rarrick of Montauk and East Hampton, who died on Sunday, will be said on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk.
Peter Whelan of Noyac, a builder, sailor, musician, and photographer, died at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown on June 16. Mr. Whelan, who was 66, had been diagnosed with prostate cancer last winter.
John F. Rutkowski, the former owner of John’s Pancake House and the Montauk Movie and a Navy veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died of cancer on June 21 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. He was 92 and had been ill for two...
Mr. Ecker died on Monday at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead at the age of 92 with members of his family present.
Richard Perry Mark, an engineer who served in the Army infantry during the Korean War, died of lung cancer at the age of 88 last Thursday at Northport (L.I.) Veterans Hospital. He had been sick for six months.
A celebration of the life of Jay Scott, a former Montauk resident who died on May 15 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will be held on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Edward Ecker Park at the west end of Navy Road in Montauk.
Mary Ann M. Klepper, an equestrian, skier, and cook who also was a eucharistic minister, died of lung disease, which she had had for 10 years, on Sunday at her home in Warwick, N.Y. She was 75.
Joseph M. Ritsi, a former Montauk fishing captain and Air Force and Air National Guard veteran, died in his sleep at home in Jacksonville, Fla., on May 27. He was 66. No cause of death was given.
Maurice H. Kouffman, a recipient of Israel’s Medal of Honor who helped start El Al Israel Airlines in 1948 and was a founder of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton, died on June 5 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.