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Obituaries

Robert P. DeVault

Robert P. DeVault of East Hampton, a Vietnam veteran and artist, interior decorator, carpenter, and entrepreneur, died unexpectedly at home on Aug. 25. He was 65.

Sep 3, 2020
Virginia DiPietro

Virginia DiPietro, a longtime East Hampton resident who was known as Dolly, died of a heart attack on Saturday, Aug. 22, at home in Ocean Township, N.J.

Sep 3, 2020
Steven Levin

Steven Levin, a Manhattan commercial real estate developer turned surfer, died at home in Montauk’s Hither Hills on Aug. 20. The cause was complications from Parkinson’s disease, with which he had been afflicted for many years.

Sep 3, 2020
John F. McCaffrey, 88

John Francis McCaffrey, “a true son of Wainscott,” his family said, died on Aug. 21 at the Highlands Living Center in Pittsford, N.Y. He was 88 and had a recurrence of pancreatitis. A month earlier he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer.

Sep 3, 2020
Helen L. Burke

Helen Louise Burke of Montauk and Boynton Beach, Fla., died on Aug. 21 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. She was 89. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

Sep 3, 2020
For Gail Sheehy

Gail Sheehy, a New York journalist and writer of renown who also lived for a time in East Hampton, died on Aug. 24 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.

Sep 3, 2020
Virginia DiPietro, 96

Virginia DiPietro, who had lived in East Hampton for many years, died on Saturday at home in Ocean Township, N.J. Known as Dolly, she was 96. A funeral Mass was said yesterday at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

Aug 27, 2020
Blanche Whisnant, 96

Blanche B. Whisnant, a resident of Sag Harbor for 60 years, died on Aug. 10 in Rome, Ga., after a stroke. She was 96.

Aug 27, 2020
Karen Vetrano, 58

Karen J. Vetrano of East Hampton, 58, died at home on Aug. 19. Her family did not give a cause of death.

Aug 27, 2020
Mary M. Norris

Mary M. Norris, an actress and director of community theater, died of Alzheimer's disease on June 25 at home in Norwich, Conn. The former East Hampton resident was 75.

Aug 27, 2020
Michael Helm Sr., 80

Michael Helm Sr., a Springs resident active in the community for more than 50 years, died at home on Church Lane on Aug. 17.

Aug 27, 2020
Mary Ann Caldarone, 98

Mary Ann Caldarone, a frequent visitor to Amagansett, where her son, James Caldarone Jr., has a house, died on Aug. 10 at home in Schenectady, N.Y. She was 98 years old and had been in declining health for two years.

Aug 21, 2020