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Obituaries

Alice Connick-Ryan

Alice Lamm Connick-Ryan, a painter, landscape architect, and interior designer who lived in Bridgehampton and Manhattan, died at home in Bridgehampton on Sept. 13 at age 88. Peter L. Connick, her son, and Jacoba Bonilla, her caretaker, were at her side. The cause was Parkinson's disease.

Oct 8, 2020
Kate Bobker, 92

Kate Gene Russell Bobker, a social worker and tennis enthusiast, died at her daughter's house in Sag Harbor on Friday at the age of 92.

Oct 8, 2020
Joseph LiPani

Joseph LiPani of Stuart, Fla., formerly of Montauk, died on Sunday at Martin Hospital South in Stuart of pneumonia. He was 92. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

Oct 1, 2020
Annie Solomon, 102

Annie Solomon, who, with her husband, the artist Syd Solomon, was at the center of the South Fork art scene from the 1950s through the '70s, died on Friday in Sarasota, Fla. She was 102.

Oct 1, 2020
Audrey Roberts, 104

Audrey Joan Roberts, a former assistant to the president of the State University at Farmingdale, died on Aug. 28 at Arden Courts Memory Care Community in Naples, Fla. She was 104 and had lived in East Hampton for many years.

Oct 1, 2020
William DeNatale, 79

William Q. DeNatale, a fashion designer and artist, died on July 28 at his home near Cedar Point in East Hampton. He was 79.

Oct 1, 2020
Alice B. Brown, 81

Alice Bean Brown, who taught English at the East Hampton Middle School for nine years, died at the Swedish Medical Center in Denver early on the morning of Aug. 30 after a stroke. She was 81.

Oct 1, 2020
Mark Field

Mark Field, who worked for the East Hampton School District for 34 years, died of pancreatic cancer on Nov. 13, 2019, in Port St. Lucie, Fla., The Star has learned. He was 62 and had been ill for two and a half years.

Sep 24, 2020
Joseph P. Houston

Joseph P. Houston, the owner of a wallboard and spackling business, died of heart failure on June 16 at home on Shelter Island. He was 65.

Sep 24, 2020
Jay Jairam, 80

Jawahir Jairam, who worked at Southampton Hospital as a nurse for 27 years and lived in Montauk for 50, died at East End Hospice in Westhampton Beach on Sept. 13. He had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other health problems, and would have turned 81 later this month.

Sep 24, 2020
Lani Kennefick, Artist, Was 59

Lani Kennefick, whose given name was Mary Elaine, died on Sept. 3 in Portland, Me., cared for by her daughter and her mother, Mary Laura Kennefick. She was 59 and had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a few weeks earlier.

Sep 24, 2020
Arthur P. Dodge, 78

Arthur P. Dodge of East Hampton and Crystal River, Fla., a descendant of a 1661 English buyer of Block Island, died of complications of Covid-19 at home here on Sept. 11. He was 78 and had been in declining health since a bout with the virus earlier this year.

Sep 24, 2020