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Roy J. Pollock

Wed, 05/10/2023 - 18:59

Aug. 25, 1930 - May 3, 2023

“The ocean, the local harvest, his friends and colleagues, and his family” were most important to Roy J. Pollock, his wife, Susan Pollock, wrote. “His smile was incandescent and his optimism was always apparent.”

Mr. Pollock, who was 92 and had multiple sclerosis, died on May 3. A resident of Bridgehampton, he was “a widely respected member of the community” who was “adored by all who came into his orbit,” his wife said. Mr. Pollock had been a real estate broker with Sotheby’s and Saunders.

“He had 92 years of a life well lived,” his wife said.

He was born on Aug. 25, 1930, in Philadelphia to Michael Pollock and the former Nettie Balis. He grew up there and graduated from Temple University with a bachelor’s degree. He and his wife were married on June 21, 1959. They first came to Bridgehampton from New York in 1967.

Mr. Pollock was a “beloved husband, father, and grandfather,” his wife wrote. He is also survived by two sons, Andrew Pollock of Brooklyn and Robert Pollock of New York City, and by his grandchildren, Elizabeth and James. A third son, Jimmy, died before him.

His family has suggested donations in his memory to East End Hospice, P.O. Box 1048, Westhampton Beach 11978.

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