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Obituaries

Edwin Sherrill Jr.

Edwin Livingston Sherrill Jr., a descendant of one of East Hampton’s early families and a member of the East Hampton Village Board for many years, died on Jan. 19 in Charleston, S.C. He was 99.

Feb 24, 2022
Joseph Fitzgerald

Joseph L. Fitzgerald, a charter member, former chief, and 57-year member of the Springs Fire Department, died on Feb. 4 at home on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road. He was 94.

Feb 17, 2022
Jason Epstein, Editor, 93

Jason Epstein, author, publisher, and founder of The New York Review of Books, died at home in Sag Harbor on Feb. 4.

Feb 17, 2022
For Virginia Backlund

Visiting hours for Virginia Backlund of East Hampton will be tomorrow from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton, with a funeral service on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church on Main Street.

Feb 17, 2022
Robert B. Kay, 82

Robert B. Kay, an attorney who moved into executive positions in the hospitality and health care fields, died of cancer in New York City on Feb. 7. He was 82 and had lived part time in Amagansett.

Feb 17, 2022
For Adelaide Dunlop

The family of Adelaide H. Dunlop will receive visitors on Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Farley Funeral Home at 265 South Nokomis Avenue in Venice, Fla. A funeral Mass will be said at Epiphany Cathedral Catholic Church, also in Venice, at 11 a.m.

Feb 17, 2022
Eric A. Suddueth

Eric Alexander Suddueth, a musician, animal lover, and waterman who lived and worked in Montauk for more than 30 years, died on Feb. 7 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. He was 60 years old. 

Feb 17, 2022
For Patricia B. Gilchrest

The family of Patricia B. Gilchrest of Montauk and, most recently, Loudonville, N.Y., will receive visitors tomorrow between 10 a.m. and noon at the Ralston, Lippincott, Hasbrouck, and Ingrassia Funeral Home in Middletown, N.Y.

Feb 10, 2022
Thomas J. McCabe, 86

Thomas J. McCabe, who was drawn to Montauk in the early 1950s by the sea and his love of fishing, died on Jan. 26 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. The cause was cancer and heart failure.

Feb 10, 2022
For Joseph L. Fitzgerald

A wake and fire department service for Joseph L. Fitzgerald of Springs will be held tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.

Feb 10, 2022
Richard Hausman, 97

Richard J. Hausman, who owned and operated the Sands Motel in Montauk that his parents and brother had built in 1951, died on Jan. 29 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. The cause was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Feb 10, 2022
Dorothy King Kessen

Dorothy Kessen of Springs, a skilled baker who worked for many years at Brent’s General Store and Miller’s Fuel, died of a sudden Covid-19 pneumonia infection at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Jan. 23. She was 85.

Feb 10, 2022