Obituaries

Obituary: Marena D. Nellos

Marena D. Nellos of Sag Harbor, formerly of Brooklyn, a retired decorative artist and former corporate consultant, died at Calvary Hospital, The Bronx, on February 10. She was 70.

Obituary: Florence C. Franco

Florence C. Franco, 90, of Panama City Beach, Fla., passed away on February 13, 2018.

Obituary: Anita Cilli, 87

Former Sag Harbor resident Anita Cilli passed away at Heritage Creek Assisted Living facility in San Antonio, Texas.

Barbara A. Smith, 79

Barbara A. Smith, 79, formerly of Sag Harbor, passed away on January 11, 2018 at home in Buxton, Me., with her family around her after a battle with Pancreatic cancer.

Obituary: Joseph Robert Flicek, 65

Joseph Robert Flicek, a 20 year resident of Sag Harbor, died in New York City on January 25. He was 65 years old. Born in...

Obituary: May Kelman, 103

May Rodney Kelman passed away on January 25 at the age of 103.

Doris J. Gronlund of Sag Harbor Dies at 93

Doris J. Gronlund had been to 13 foreign countries in her lifetime, but the village of Sag Harbor was her favorite place.

Family, Friends Remember Bruce Mitchell of Sag Harbor

“He was a true Sag Harbor man,” Rosemary Mitchell, his wife of 52 years, wrote. Services for Mr. Mitchell begin on Wednesday afternoon.

Services for Bruce Mitchell, Late Murray Hill Fire Company Captain

Bruce Mitchell, a former captain of the Murray Hill Company, was a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor. Services will be Wednesday and Thursday.

Thomas Maurice Britt III

Thomas Maurice Britt III of New York City, formerly of Erdenheim, Pennsylvania, Hong Kong and Sag Harbor, died suddenly on November 9.

Memorial Service for Hallie Ulrich

A celebration of the life of Hallie Ulrich will be held at Long Beach in Noyac on Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to sunset.

Lawrence Joseph Sullivan

Lawrence Joseph Sullivan, a resident of Fords’ Colony in Williamsburg, Virginia, and Northampton Colony in Sag Harbor, died on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Kenneth Terando, 76

Kenneth Terando of Sag Harbor passed away on June 20, 2017, at the age of 76. He worked for Revco Electrical Supply in Southampton for 20 years.

Peter Christopher Lindberg

Peter Lindberg passed away at the Kanas Center in Quogue on June 21, 2017.

Russell “Jim” Smyth Dies at 66

Russell "Jim" Smyth, the owner of Sag Harbor’s Corner Bar, and a resident of North Haven, died on June 19, 2017, with his family by his side.

Latest Articles

The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: September 17 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by Sag Harbor Express Publisher Emeritus Bryan Boyhan to discuss an article he wrote on the 50th anniversary of the tragic flight of The Free Life, a hot air balloon that was launched from Springs in an unsuccessful attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Remembering The Free Life 50 Years Later

They would float up the coast to Maine. There, they would catch the westerlies that would blow them the 2,500 miles to Europe. Up there, in the beauty and the silence, you hear the true noise of the sea coming up at you. There was plenty of food on board, stocked with salamis and cheeses — fatty food to keep them warm and filled — water, Champagne for celebrating, of course, plus some emergency supplies. But it turns out the crew of The Free Life, a seven-story high Roziére balloon that lifted off from a field in Springs 50 years ago this week, would not need it.

A Father Shares Advice: In his Book, Richie Jackson offers a Road Map...

At the age of 15, when Jackson Foo Wong came out and told his parents that he was gay, his father, Richie Jackson, a TV and theater producer based in New York City, couldn’t have been more delighted. That’s because for Jackson, being gay had long been an important defining feature of his own life.