Category | Obituaries

John E. Schaefer

Posted on 24 May 2013

John E. Schaefer, 93, died on April 13 at North Shore Hospital. Born on September 1, 1919 in Blue Point, New York, Mr. Schaefer graduated from Southside High School, Rockville Centre in 1936. He joined the Army after the attack on Pearl Harbor, fighting in the Philippines and later in the Korean War. He rose [...]

Lillian Wils

Posted on 24 May 2013

Lillian Wils died on May 16, 2013 at Southampton Hospital at the age of 87. Born in South Hempstead on September 24, 1925, she was the only daughter of Nicholas and Elizabeth Olsen. A 53-year resident of Sag Harbor, Mrs. Wils was married to Harry Wils, Sr. They had seven children, Barbara Field of Ellenton, [...]

Denise May Schramm

Posted on 24 May 2013

Denise May Schramm was born in Beechhurst, New York in 1928 to Charles and Ruth (Hedeman) Garmy. She attended Flushing schools and graduated from two years at Barmore School in Manhattan. Summers and holidays were spent on Actors Colony Road with the Hedeman grandparents at Eastwell, their home since 1933. It was there that she [...]

John Fitzgerald

Posted on 24 May 2013

John Henry Fitzgerald, 91, passed peacefully at his home in Palm Coast, Florida on May 18, 2013 with his much-loved wife Madeline by his side. Mr. Fitzgerald was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on August 9, 1921. He served in the U. S. Navy during WWII. Mr. Fitzgerald and his wife both enjoyed an adventurous spirit [...]

Kennett Love

Posted on 24 May 2013

Kennett Love, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor and a former foreign correspondent for The New York Times, died at Southampton Hospital on May 13 as a result of respiratory failure. He was 88 years old. Born August 17, 1924, Mr. Love had a long career as a journalist, covering the Middle East for the [...]

Peter V. Darrow

Posted on 24 May 2013

Peter V. Darrow of New York and Sag Harbor passed away peacefully on May 19, 2013 surrounded by family and close friends. He was 62. During a 35-year career as a corporate lawyer, Mr. Darrow was a partner in two law firms – Mayer Brown, and most recently, DLA Piper. While based in New York, [...]

Michael J. Helstowski

Posted on 03 May 2013

Michael J. Helstowski, a lifelong resident of Bridgehampton, died at Southampton Hospital on April 26. He was 49 years old. Mr. Helstowski was born in Southampton on July 29, 1963, the son of the late Raymond Helstowski and Margaret Harrington Dominski, who survives. Mr. Helstowski, a Pierson High School graduate, was a self-employed mechanic. “Michael [...]

Ellen Gillespie Carney

Posted on 26 April 2013

Ellen Gillespie Carney (nee Ernst), beloved wife of David Carney, both long-time residents of Sag Harbor, passed away on April 18, at Southampton Hospital after a brief stay of one week. A full obituary will appear at a later date.

Ann Marie Arancio

Posted on 26 April 2013

Ann Marie Arancio, a resident pf Sag Harbor for 17 years, died at Stony Brook University Hospital on April 22. She was 81 years old. Born at home in Astoria, N.Y. on July 26, 1931, she was the daughter of John and Mary (O’Keefe) Mulcahy. She graduated from Bryant High School in Queens and later [...]

Joan Lorraine Watson

Posted on 19 April 2013

Joan Lorraine Watson, a resident of Noyac for the past 25 years, died at Southampton Hospital on Saturday, April 13. She was 85 years old. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Thomas and Amelia (Grote) Watson. Mrs. Watson was an educator and school principal. A graduate of St. John’s University, where she [...]