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Obituaries

Patricia Clarke Topping of Swan Creek Farms

Patricia Clarke Topping, who founded Swan Creek Farms in Bridgehampton with her husband, Alvin Topping, died of lung cancer on March 14. She was 76.

Mar 24, 2022
Lawrence B. Knowles

Lawrence B. Knowles of East Hampton, known for his years working at Stuart’s Seafood in Amagansett and the Seafood Shop in Wainscott, died of congestive heart failure on March 6 at South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore. He was 90.

Mar 24, 2022
Robert B. Shnayerson, Editor and Journalist

Robert Beahan Shnayerson, a respected editor at Life, Time, and Harper’s magazines who first came to the South Fork in 1960, died at home in Hillsdale, N.Y., on March 6 of complications of vascular disease. He was 96.

Mar 17, 2022
Adelaide H. Dunlop

Adelaide H. Dunlop, a 1955 graduate of East Hampton High School, died on Feb. 10 in Venice, Fla., where she had been living since 2006. She was 84.

Mar 17, 2022
John R. DiPace, 88

John R. DiPace, retired from the New York City Department of Sanitation and the trucking company he owned in the Bronx, went on to become a masseur at Gurney's Inn in Montauk. He died of metastasized bone cancer at home in East Hampton on March 3.

Mar 10, 2022
E. Vincent Wyatt Jr.

E. Vincent Wyatt Jr., an expert in industrial production and engineering materials who held several patents and who grew up in East Hampton, died of a heart attack on March 2 at the Greenfield Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Massachusetts. He was 92.

Mar 10, 2022
Marie Ann Field

Marie Ann Field of East Hampton died of heart failure at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton on Feb. 27. She was 74.

Mar 10, 2022
Evelyn Spiegler, 94

Evelyn Spiegler made a career as a fund-raiser in the nonprofit sector in international relations and the health care field, and after her retirement from New York University Medical Center in 1995 divided her time between Montauk and Forest Hills, Queens, where she died on Saturday.

Mar 10, 2022
Tony Walton, Production Designer

Tony Walton, who worked for more than six decades in theater, film, television, ballet, and opera, died at his apartment in New York City on March 2 of complications of a stroke. He was 87.

Mar 10, 2022
John Allan Diamond

John Allan Diamond, who ran his father’s business, Diamond’s furniture store on Main Street in East Hampton, until 1995, died on March 2 at home in East Hampton. He was 70 and had been ill with Alzheimer’s disease.

Mar 10, 2022
Harold Foster, 76

Harold Foster of Foster and Briand Construction died of lung cancer on March 1 at home in Montauk.

Mar 10, 2022
For Harold Foster

Visiting hours for Harold Foster of Montauk will be held on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A funeral Mass will be said on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk.

Mar 3, 2022