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Obituaries

For Sean Doyle

A memorial service for Sean Doyle of East Hampton, who died on Jan. 2 of Covid-19, will be held on Friday, July 16, at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. A celebration of his life will follow immediately after at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery on Cedar Street. 

Jul 8, 2021
Andre Elkon, 91

Andre Elkon, a longtime financial adviser and summertime Wainscott resident with a sharp wit, innate nostalgia, and a loving family eager to indulge in both, died of heart failure on June 30 at Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan.

Jul 8, 2021
Ellen L. Keen, 93

Ellen L. Keen of Amagansett and Forest Hills Gardens died on June 28 at home in Amagansett. She was 93.

Jul 8, 2021
Lynda Scheerer Stokes, Former C.E.O. of Mark, Fore & Strike

Lynda Scheerer Stokes a former chief executive officer of the Mark, Fore & Strike resort wear chain, died at home on Pondview Lane in East Hampton on June 21. The cause was ovarian cancer. She was 95. 

Jul 8, 2021
Joan Ann Anderson

Joan Ann Anderson, a homemaker, died of cardiac arrest on June 4 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. The Amagansett native was 88.

Jul 8, 2021
Katherine D. Cline, Artist and Designer

Katherine Donan Cline, who had successful careers as a costume designer for the theater, a clothing designer and producer, and a visual artist, died of a stroke on Dec. 21, 2020, at the Mary Manning Walsh Home in Manhattan. She was 85 and had been ill for two weeks.

Jul 8, 2021
Betty G. Mazur, 90, Democratic Activist

Betty Mazur was a staunch Democratic political activist, fearless environmentalist, lover of wildlife, intrepid traveler, and a loving, generous, and supportive mother and grandmother, and loyal friend, her family wrote. "She was beloved not just for her winning smile, but her personal and professional selflessness, indefatigability — especially in the face of adversity — and an acute sense of humanity."

Jul 1, 2021
Edward Peller, 82

Edward Peller of East Hampton, who had a career for more than 40 years as a tax specialist for U.S. Trust and volunteered for Meals on Wheels after moving here from Rye Brook, N.Y., died of cancer on June 8 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He was 82.

Jul 1, 2021
Bruce Goetz, 66

Bruce Richard Goetz, a former custodian at the Springs School, died of metastatic lung cancer on June 11 at his daughter's home in New Hampton, N.Y. An East Hampton resident for many years, he was 66 and had been ill for more than a year.

Jul 1, 2021
Betty Greene Mazur

Betty Greene Mazur, the vice chairwoman of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee and a member of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee, died at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on June 16. She was 90. An obituary will appear in a future issue. 

Jun 24, 2021
James H. Overton

James H. Overton of East Hampton, a foreman in the Vector Control Division of Suffolk County's Public Works Department for many years, died of a Covid-19-related illness on April 15. He was 80 and had been ill for three weeks.

Jun 24, 2021
A Memorial Service for Betty Mazur

A memorial service for Betty Mazur, a longtime East Hampton Town Democratic Committee official, will take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton, at 94 Pantigo Road.

Jun 19, 2021