Category | Obituaries

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 [...]

William J. O’Connell

Posted on 12 July 2013

William J. O’Connell of Sag Harbor died at his home here on Wednesday, July 3. He was 86 years old. Born in Southampton on January 16, 1927, he was the son of William J. and Anna M. (Anderson) O’Connell. A retired plumber, he was a graduate of Pierson High School and served in the U.S. [...]

Greta A. LaMonda

Posted on 12 July 2013

Greta A. LaMonda, a resident of East Hampton, formerly of Sag Harbor, died at Southampton Hospital on Tuesday, July 2. She was 89. Born in Charleston, Vt., on June 16, 1924, she was the daughter of Harold B. and Pearl I. (Gray) Lafoe. Mrs. LaMonda was a waitress and worked at Sag Harbor Industries. She [...]

Bert Stern

Posted on 05 July 2013

Bert Stern, a celebrated commercial and fashion photographer who kept a home in Sag Harbor for many years, died on Wednesday, June 26 at his home in Manhattan. He was 83 years old. Mr. Stern was recognized along with a group of photographers including Irving Penn, Richard Avedon and Mark Shaw, as redefining advertising photography [...]

Stan Silverblank

Posted on 05 July 2013

Stan Silverblank, age 89, died peacefully at home after succumbing to cancer. In remembering about his life, he joyfully recalled growing up on Crotona Park East in the Bronx. He especially treasured playing paddle tennis with his pals, and becoming one of the finalists in the city finals held in Central Park. He also took [...]

Christine Rosemarie Hagen

Posted on 22 June 2013

Christine Rosemarie Hagen died on June 8 following a long illness. A long-time resident of Sag Harbor, her friend Jill Musnicki recalled that “Christine brought an entire, magical community together in the village. She knew how to connect people and was the rock that everyone gravitated towards.” Mrs. Hagen was born July 12, 1948, in [...]

Cecilia Maser

Posted on 22 June 2013

Cecilia Maser (nee Lawlor), 87, died March 15 in Burbank, Calif. Born on Main Street, Sag Harbor, Mrs. Maser grew up in South Orange, N.J., and raised her family in Colonia, N.J., before moving to Boynton Beach and later to California.  She was a loving and generous mother, wife and friend, who enjoyed playing cards, [...]

John E. Schaefer, Sr.

Posted on 17 June 2013

Former Rockville Centre resident and resident of Noyac for over 50 years, John E. Schaefer Sr. died on Saturday April 13. He was 93 years old. Born in Blue Point, L.I., Mr. Schaefer was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving as a first lieutenant in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was [...]

Henry A. Mund, Jr.

Posted on 17 June 2013

Henry A. Mund, Jr., age 87, of Lewes, Del. passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at the Country Rest Home in Greenwood, Del. He was born in Forest Hills, N.Y. on September 30, 1925, son of the late Henry A. Mund, Sr. and Edna Mund. In addition to his parents he was preceded in [...]