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Obituaries

John Burr Northrop Jr.

John Burr Northrop Jr., an armed services veteran and bond salesman who played an unlikely role in the Watergate scandal, died on May 1 in Vero Beach, Fla. He was 96 and had been a summer resident of East Hampton for many years.

Jul 11, 2024
Joseph M. Schuttler

Joseph M. Schuttler, a postal worker who served in the East Hampton Fire Department and the ambulance association, died on June 29 at the GrayBrier Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Trinity, N.C. He was 85.

Jul 11, 2024
Lois Fortune-Maginley

A memorial service for Lois Fortune-Maginley, a producer for many years with the Children’s Television Workshop, will be held on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center. She died on Jan. 2 at the age of 77.

Jul 11, 2024
Audrey Flack, Artistic Trailblazer

Audrey Flack, Abstract Expressionist, Photorealist, and sculptor, died at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on June 28. She was 93 and divided her time between East Hampton and New York City.

Jul 11, 2024
Eleanor Glennon

Eleanor Marie Glennon, a cosmetologist who owned her own hair salon for 46 years in Bohemia, where she was born and raised, died after a stroke at home in Amagansett on June 22. She was 92.

Jul 11, 2024
Elinor Glassman Gordon

Elinor Glassman Gordon, who was 83, died of pancreatic cancer last Thursday at her daughter’s house in East Hampton. The jewelry designer and retailer was known for her “consummate New York-ness.”

Jul 3, 2024
Judy Sleed, Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 92

Ms. Sleed, a playwright, children’s book author, and television host who had survived the Holocaust as a child, died at home here on June 14.

Jul 3, 2024
Russell Blue, Architect

Russell Blue of Water Mill, an architect whose firm designed houses and spaces on the East End, in New York City, and across the tristate region, died of cardiac arrest on April 15 at Future Stars Tennis in Southampton. He was 64.

Jul 3, 2024
For Luke DeSario

A memorial service for Lucas DeSario of East Hampton, who died at sea in June of 2023 at the age of 35 after having been missing for a few weeks, will take place on Saturday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on James Lane.

Jun 27, 2024
Joan Marie Hollenbeck

As a private duty nurse and a leader of the La Leche League, Joan Marie Hollenbeck of Barnes Landing, Springs, “counseled countless young mothers with breastfeeding struggles,” her family said.

Jun 20, 2024
Nick Vernon Crumm

Nick Vernon Crumm of Montauk, a lifelong surfer who also enjoyed skiing, ice hockey, and pickleball, died of Alzheimer’s disease on June 12. He was 72.

Jun 20, 2024
Mary Graves, 72, of Springs

If Mary Kernell Graves, who, at the age of 72, died of an apparent heart attack at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital's emergency room Monday morning, liked you, you were lucky, if she loved you, you were blessed.

Jun 17, 2024