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Obituaries

Elinor Irene Nason

Elinor Irene Nason, a stay-at-home mom for many years, died at home in Springs on Sept. 11. She was 90.

Sep 22, 2022
Walter A. Nelson, 41

Walter Alvin Nelson III, a maritime transportation specialist who lived on East Lake Drive in Montauk and in Maryland, died on Sept. 12 in a motor vehicle accident.

Sep 22, 2022
Raymond S. Barrett

Ray Barrett, who was known for driving his familiar tool truck all over the East End while serving as the region’s representative for the Snap-On Tools company, died of complications of dementia on Sept. 4 at Brookdale Senior Living in Dublin, Pa. The former Springs resident was 80.

Sep 22, 2022
Vaughan Allentuck, Community Theater Company Founder

Vaughan Allentuck, a resident of Springs for 52 years and a founding member of the Community Theater Company, died on Sept. 10 of advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which she had for many years. She was 90.

Sep 22, 2022
For Derek Miller

Visiting hours for Derek Miller of East Hampton and Jacksonville, N.C., who died on Sept. 10 at age 41, will be on Friday, Sept. 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A graveside service will take place the following day at 10:30 a.m. at Green River Cemetery in Springs.

Sep 22, 2022
Dominic Annacone, School Administrator

Dominic Annacone, a veteran educator and school administrator who had a reputation as a progressive leader on the South Fork, died at home in Amagansett on Sept. 12 after a long illness. He was 86.

Sep 22, 2022
Joanne Backlund, 53

Joanne Backlund of Noyac died on Aug. 31 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital after having gone into cardiac arrest at home three days earlier.

Sep 14, 2022
Susan L. Solomon, Stem Cell C.E.O.

Over the course of 17 years, Susan Lynn Solomon of Amagansett and New York City, a founder and longtime chief executive officer of the New York Stem Cell Foundation, raised more than $400 million to advance the field of stem cell research. Ms. Solomon, who had had only recently stepped down as the organization’s C.E.O., died last Thursday, at home in Amagansett, five years after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She was 71.

Sep 14, 2022
Jean Knoesel, 94

Jean Knoesel, who lived in East Hampton for more than 40 years, died at home on Old House Landing Road in Northwest on Saturday after a short illness.

Sep 14, 2022
For Dominic Annacone

A service for Dominic Annacone, an educator who served as principal of Pierson High School and superintendent of the Sag Harbor School District, interim superintendent of the Springs School District, and superintendent of the Wainscott School District, will be held at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton on on Wednesday at 11 a.m., followed by interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton at 1 p.m. 

Sep 14, 2022
Vaughan B. Allentuck

Vaughan Bianca Allentuck died at home in Springs on Saturday, surrounded by her family. She was 90. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

Sep 14, 2022
Lucas Matthiessen

Lucas Conrad Matthiessen, 69, an editor and writer who also ran a network of clinics for drug and alcohol abusers, died on Aug. 20 at a hospice near his home on City Island in the Bronx. The cause of death was metastatic cancer, said his wife, Claire de Brunner.

Sep 14, 2022