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Obituaries

Reynold Ruffins, Illustrator and Artist

Reynold Ruffins, an acclaimed illustrator and artist, died at home in Sag Harbor on July 11. He was 90.

Jul 22, 2021
Redjeb Jordania, 99

Redjeb Jordania, a boatbuilder, author, college professor, teacher, trained musician, arranger, and composer who played the piano for ballet companies in Paris during the Roaring Twenties, and a longtime resident of Springs, died last Thursday at his home there, surrounded by family. He was 99 and had been ailing for only a short time. 

Jul 22, 2021
For Craig Eisenberg

There will be a memorial service for Craig Eisenberg on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery on Cedar Street in East Hampton.

Jul 16, 2021
Sallie Rembert Quirk

Sallie Rembert Quirk, a Sag Harbor artist, liked to laugh that she lived and worked on three islands: "Manhattan Island, Long Island, and the island of Mallorca," as it says on her website. And it was on that Spanish isle that she died on June 5 from a lung infection at age 82.

Jul 15, 2021
Dorothy Malik, 84

Dorothy Dolores Malik, a former bookkeeper at the American Cyanamid pharmaceutical and chemical company, died at home in Montauk on Saturday. She was 84.

Jul 15, 2021
Patricia Robert, 87

Mary Patricia Robert died on June 18 at home on Egypt Lane in East Hampton, surrounded by family, friends, and her dog, Peaches. She was 87 and had been ill for three weeks.

Jul 15, 2021
Thomas Havlik

Surfing brought Thomas Havlik to Montauk from Floral Park, where he had grown up, and it drew him to settle there after college. He died on July 4, aged 70.

Jul 15, 2021
For John Jay Sayers Jr.

A celebration of life for John Jay Sayers Jr., who died on April 12, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on July 18 at the West Sayville Firehouse at 80 Main Street. 

Jul 8, 2021
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