Category | Obituaries

Ralph O’Hear

Posted on 30 August 2013

Ralph O’Hear, 46, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor, passed away at Yale New Haven Hospital on August 21. He’d been sick for years and spent the last five months at the hospital. He lost his battle with POEMS syndrome, an extremely rare blood disorder. Mr. O’Hear was born on September 3,1966 in Fort Lauderdale, [...]

Richard Freidah

Posted on 23 August 2013

Richard Freidah, a longtime visitor to Sag Harbor and one of the founders of the Old Whalers Festival, died August 15 at the age of 78. Mr. Freidah was born on August 21, 1934, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Freidah and was raised in Jackson Heights, N.Y. Mr. Freidah attended Bryant College on [...]

Nellie R. Duncan

Posted on 23 August 2013

Nellie Rosetta Rice Duncan, a long time resident of Sag Harbor, was born on February 1, 1925 in York, Pennsylvania, the youngest of five children, to Fletcher and Lumisher Rice of Bamberg, South Carolina. She passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Dr. Duncan graduated with honors from York High School [...]

Erna L. Parks

Posted on 16 August 2013

Erna L. Parks, Southampton, died on August 9 at the Hampton Center for Rehabilitation at the age of 97. She was born on June 22, 1916 in her family home in North Haven. Visitation is at the O’Connell Funeral Home, 30 Little Plains Road, Southampton on Thursday, August 15 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. A [...]

Ethel Kidwell

Posted on 16 August 2013

After a brief illness, Ethel Kidwell, 86, died on July 28, 2013 at Beebe Hospital in Lewes, Delaware. Born in Ozone Park, New York on April 13, 1927, she was the daughter of Richard W. Peterson and Julia Clark. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Vincent, daughter Judith Elizabeth and [...]

John Reilly

Posted on 08 August 2013

John Reilly, a former Southampton College professor and a major figure in documentary video, has died. Mr. Reilly, long-time executive director, principal teacher and co-founder of the Global Village Resource Center in New York City and maker of numerous video documentaries — many aired on PBS –passed away in hospice in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida [...]

Margaret Remkus

Posted on 08 August 2013

Margaret Remkus of North Haven died on Wednesday, August 7 at the age of 90. Visiting will be held at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home on Friday, August 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral Mass will be said at St. Andrews R.C. Church on Saturday, August 10 at 10 a.m.

Christopher LaGois

Posted on 08 August 2013

Christopher LaGois, 58, of Sag Harbor passed away on Tuesday, August 6, at home surrounded by family. He was born in Riverhead on August 31, 1954. A graduate of Bridgehampton High School, he was the owner of Good Neighbor Appliance and an honorary member of the Sag Harbor Fire Department as well as a member [...]

Russell A. Hall

Posted on 12 July 2013

Russell A. Hall, born in Brooklyn on October 9, 1924, passed away July 27 after a brief illness. He had recently moved to Southold from his residence in Sag Harbor. Mr. Hall lived and worked in Sag Harbor for over 30 years and spent much of his life as a volunteer for community organizations, both [...]

Joseph Garbowski

Posted on 12 July 2013

Joseph Garbowski, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor, died at Southampton Hospital on Wednesday, July 3. He was 70 years old. Born in Southampton on August 21, 1942, he was the son of John E. and Anne (Davorak) Garbowski. A graduate of Pierson High School, Mr. Garbowski served in the U.S. Air Force from 1961 [...]