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Obituaries

Idoline Crabbe Scheerer

Idoline Scheerer, a fixture at Georgica Beach for more than 65 years, built a revered and enviable community of friends and family at her century-old shingled house behind the dune.

Mar 11, 2021
Pamela J. Gledhill

Pamela J. Gledhill, a homemaker and former teller and auditor at Bankers Trust and the Dime banks in New York City, died of breast cancer on Jan. 30 at home in Springs. She was 69 and had been ill for 10 months.

Mar 11, 2021
Gloria Leber, 95

Gloria Leber, a New Jersey native who lived with family members in Montauk for five years late in life, loved reading, traveling, and hosting tea parties and boating get-togethers. She was a kind, gentle, wise, and witty grandmother, her family said, who also happened to love the New York Yankees.

Mar 11, 2021
Vincent J. Wolfe, of Wolfie's Tavern

Vincent Joseph Wolfe, the founder and owner of Wolfie's Tavern in Springs, died of congestive heart failure at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Feb. 17. He was 89.

Mar 4, 2021
Brian Callahan, 68

Brian Callahan, a market researcher who as a youth lived on Jacqueline Drive in Amagansett's Beach Hampton, died unexpectedly at home in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., on Feb. 12. The cause was heart failure. Mr. Callahan was 68.

Mar 4, 2021
Paul C. Jones III, 40, of Covid-19

Paul Jones was a big-hearted, free-spirited man with a zest for life and many talents. A longtime fixture at the door of the Stephen Talkhouse, a real estate agent and entrepreneur, a violin player who also D.J.'ed, and a loving fiancé and father, Mr. Jones died of Covid-related pneumonia at Stony Brook University Hospital on Feb. 26.

Mar 4, 2021
John A. Malafronte, 87

John Anthony Malafronte of Settlers Landing, East Hampton, died of metastatic cancer last Thursday at Southampton Hospital. He was 87 and had been ill for only five days, his family said.

Mar 4, 2021
Diane Mayo, Ceramic Sculptor

A maker of colorful and evocative ceramic sculpture, Diane Mayo was a painter before she took her first ceramics class in 1984. It would precipitate a complete transformation in her work for decades to come. Ms. Mayo, who lived and kept a studio in Montauk, died of cancer on the night of Feb. 22.

Mar 4, 2021
Mary-Ann Hobel, 94

Mary-Ann Hobel of Springs and Manhattan, a math and physics whiz who became a successful producer and distributor of documentary and feature films, died at her home in the city on Feb. 3 at the age of 94, surrounded by family.

Feb 24, 2021
August Paul Bouker, Army Veteran

August Paul Bouker, who served in the Army for 16 years and later worked in the construction industry on the East End, died at home in East Hampton on Jan. 29. He was 78 and had complications of Alzheimer's disease.

Feb 24, 2021
Teresa Harrington, 97

Teresa Harrington, an outgoing and well-loved ambassador for all things Montauk who worked at Gosman's restaurant for more than 50 years, died on Feb. 14 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. She was 97.

Feb 24, 2021
For Martin Pettersen

Martin Pettersen of Maidstone Park, who was known as Whitey, died on Friday after a long illness. He was 81. A graveside service and military burial will be held at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery on Cedar Street in East Hampton on Tuesday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Peter J. Garry officiating. Visitors will be welcome at the gravesite ceremony. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

Feb 18, 2021