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Obituaries

Eugene E. Lester, 86, Was Town Supervisor

An East Hampton Town supervisor in the 1970s, he served as deputy Suffolk County treasurer for 24 years and was an associate professor at Suffolk Community College.

Mar 18, 2021
Glenn Feit, 91, Musician and Lawyer

An international corporate attorney, pilot, sailor, and veteran, he enjoyed a remarkable "second act" after taking up the guitar around the time of his 80th birthday. He became one of the most recognized and beloved among the numerous musicians who call the South Fork home.

Mar 18, 2021
Betty Ann Loughead, 92

She "was a steel magnolia in the best sense of the word: pretty and delicate on the outside, strong as steel on the inside," wrote a friend.

Mar 18, 2021
Charles E. Roos, 93, Physicist and Innovator

A particle physicist whose many accomplishments included developing technologies for sorting aluminum from other metals and for the automated sorting of recycled plastic, he died in Nashville on Feb. 20 following a massive stroke.

Mar 18, 2021
Idoline Crabbe Scheerer

Idoline Scheerer, a fixture at Georgica Beach for more than 65 years, built a revered and enviable community of friends and family at her century-old shingled house behind the dune.

Mar 11, 2021
Pamela J. Gledhill

Pamela J. Gledhill, a homemaker and former teller and auditor at Bankers Trust and the Dime banks in New York City, died of breast cancer on Jan. 30 at home in Springs. She was 69 and had been ill for 10 months.

Mar 11, 2021
Gloria Leber, 95

Gloria Leber, a New Jersey native who lived with family members in Montauk for five years late in life, loved reading, traveling, and hosting tea parties and boating get-togethers. She was a kind, gentle, wise, and witty grandmother, her family said, who also happened to love the New York Yankees.

Mar 11, 2021
Vincent J. Wolfe, of Wolfie's Tavern

Vincent Joseph Wolfe, the founder and owner of Wolfie's Tavern in Springs, died of congestive heart failure at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Feb. 17. He was 89.

Mar 4, 2021
Brian Callahan, 68

Brian Callahan, a market researcher who as a youth lived on Jacqueline Drive in Amagansett's Beach Hampton, died unexpectedly at home in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., on Feb. 12. The cause was heart failure. Mr. Callahan was 68.

Mar 4, 2021
Paul C. Jones III, 40, of Covid-19

Paul Jones was a big-hearted, free-spirited man with a zest for life and many talents. A longtime fixture at the door of the Stephen Talkhouse, a real estate agent and entrepreneur, a violin player who also D.J.'ed, and a loving fiancé and father, Mr. Jones died of Covid-related pneumonia at Stony Brook University Hospital on Feb. 26.

Mar 4, 2021
John A. Malafronte, 87

John Anthony Malafronte of Settlers Landing, East Hampton, died of metastatic cancer last Thursday at Southampton Hospital. He was 87 and had been ill for only five days, his family said.

Mar 4, 2021
Diane Mayo, Ceramic Sculptor

A maker of colorful and evocative ceramic sculpture, Diane Mayo was a painter before she took her first ceramics class in 1984. It would precipitate a complete transformation in her work for decades to come. Ms. Mayo, who lived and kept a studio in Montauk, died of cancer on the night of Feb. 22.

Mar 4, 2021