Obituaries

Ira Gasman, 76

The lyricist Ira Gasman, who lived for many years on Partridge Drive in Sag Harbor and contributed columns to The Sag Harbor Express, died October 6 of heart failure. At age 76, he had lived his dream to write for Broadway.

Heather Kilpatrick, 72

Heather Kilpatrick, 72, died on the morning of Thursday, September 20 in the Sag Harbor home she has shared with her husband, Stephen Byers, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Denise Koegel, 64

Denise Koegel (née Theinert), 64, of Merrick, passed away on September 10, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Rockville Centre after a brief illness.

Obituary: George Hansen Jr., 79

George Mossin Hansen Jr., 79. of Blairsville, Ga., formerly of Sag Harbor, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 30, 2018, due to complications of Parkinson's disease.

Peter Whelan, 66

Peter Whelan, 66, of Sag Harbor, died at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown on June 16. He had been diagnosed with prostate cancer last winter. 

Obituary: Warren Padula, 71

Warren George Padula, 71, of Noyac, a visionary, art warrior, artist, mentor, builder, and creator of a good life, died of heart failure at home on May 27, 2018 with his wife Elaine McKay at his side.

Remembering Joe Pintauro, a Beloved Sag Harbor Playwright

In the late evening hours of Tuesday, May 29, Joe Pintauro died at his home in Sag Harbor, with Greg Therriault — his partner of nearly 40 years — by his side.

Obituary: Sharon (Sherry) Rupert

Sharon B. Rupert (Sherry) daughter of J. Fredrick Rupert and Carolyn B. Rupert, was born May 21, 1938 in Toledo, Ohio, and passed away on May 12, 2018 in her home in Sag Harbor.

Obituary: Marion H. Smith

Marion H. Smith, 86, passed away peacefully due to complications with Parkinson's disease on May 11, 2018.

Obituary: Margaret “P.J.” Bigelow

Margaret “P.J.” Bigelow died after a short illness at her home in Stowe, Vt., on March 26, 2018 surrounded by family.

Obituary: Francis Joseph McPartlin

Francis Joseph McPartlin (“Joe”) passed away on March 19, 2018 at his home surrounded by his devoted family after an 18-month battle with cancer.

Obituary: Audrey Newton Barnett

Audrey Newton Barnett, age 79, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018 in Connecticut.

Obituary: Marie K. King

Marie K. King, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, passed away on February 9 at the age of 78.

Obituary: John J. Kelly

John J. Kelly passed in peace, February 6, 2018, at his home in Southampton at the age of 85.

Obituary: Carolyn Ann Olejnik

Carolyn Ann (Mosher) Olejnik of North Haven died on February 8, surrounded by loved ones. She was 83 years old.

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