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Obituaries

Simon Perchik, Poet

Simon Perchik of Springs, “one of the best-kept secrets in contemporary American poetry,” died of Covid-19 on June 14. He was 98.

Jun 23, 2022
John Vincenzo

John Vincenzo, a bank executive and former president of the Kiwanis Club of East Hampton, died of cancer on April 12 at home in East Hampton. He was 61.

Jun 23, 2022
For Brendan Clavin

Visiting hours for Brendan Clavin, a former Sag Harbor resident who died on June 10 at home in Hampton Bays, will be tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor. A memorial service will start at 8 that night.

Jun 23, 2022
Jessie Hall, 78

Jessie Hall of East Hampton, who had been a second-grade teacher at Douglas Grafflin Elementary School in Chappaqua, N.Y., for 30 years, died of complications of Parkinson’s disease last Thursday.

Jun 23, 2022
Michael Zingarelli

Michael Zingarelli of Sarasota, Fla., a former resident of East Hampton and Southampton, died at home on Sunday in Sarasota, one day before his 77th birthday.

Jun 15, 2022
Joan C. Laufer

Whether in the beauty industry, as a real estate broker, or in language sales and consultations, Joan C. Laufer enjoyed working with people from diverse backgrounds, and she loved to travel. Ms. Laufer, who was 86, died of heart failure on June 6 at Stony Brook University Hospital.

Jun 15, 2022
Brendan Clavin, 33

A writer, musician, athlete, filmmaker, skateboarder, and scientist, Brendan Clavin of Hampton Bays died unexpectedly at home on Friday at the age of 33. His cause of death has not yet been determined.

Jun 15, 2022
Dennis Samuels, 87

Dennis Samuels, a textile stylist and full-time resident of Springs since 1997, died of respiratory illness at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on June 2. He was 87 and had been ill for four weeks.

Jun 15, 2022
Carmela S. Winslow, 92

Carmela Winslow, a resident of Amagansett since 1955, died at home on May 21. She had had heart problems, but was seriously ill for only two months.

Jun 15, 2022
William A. Dreher Sr.

William Arthur Dreher Sr. of East Hampton Village, a life trustee of Guild Hall, died on June 5 of metastatic prostate cancer. He was 91.

Jun 15, 2022
Barbara Weinman

Barbara Lynn Weinman, a real estate broker who lived in East Hampton for more than 40 years, died on Sunday at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan. Ms. Weinman, who was 74, had lymphoma.

Jun 15, 2022
James P. Ruthenberg

Jim Ruthenberg, who lived and worked for many years in East Hampton, Montauk, and Amagansett, died on May 25 at UPMC Cole, a hospital in rural Pennsylvania near where he lived in Port Allegany. He was 76.

Jun 15, 2022