Obituaries

Nicholas Sennefelder, a former Montauk resident, died on June 27 in Abingdon, Va., of cancer. He was 50 and had been ill for 18 months.
Barbara S. Cirami of East Hampton, an activist for gay and lesbian causes who had a 30-year career with IBM in Westchester, died of cancer at her winter residence in North Fort Myers, Fla., on July 10. She was 72.
Phyllis Clemenz of Montauk died on July 1 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton of complications of dementia, which she had for five years. She was 87.
Betty Goldman Schlein, a political activist who helped found and later led the Long Island chapter of the National Organization for Women and was a founding member of Eleanor’s Legacy, an organization named for the first lady that helps recruit and train female Democratic candidates, died of a stroke at her Manhattan home on June 29. A Southampton...
Christian Bermeo was “a simple guy,” his oldest brother, Franklin Bermeo, said. He lived in his brother’s house on Hollyoak Avenue in Springs with his brother’s family and their parents. He worked hard and saved his money to send to his 5-year-old son back in Ecuador, where he planned to build a house.
A former part-time Montauk resident and a founder of the Montauk Artists Association, Joseph Richard Bucci of West Islip died on June 26 in Sayville after an illness of about year. A Marine Corps veteran who served in Korea, he was 86.
Irving Dassa of East Hampton, who owned and ran the first men’s barbershop in New York City to have women barbers, died of cancer on June 24 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital in Manhattan.
Barbara Kantor, whose love of boating and fishing drew her to Montauk as well as North Palm Beach, Fla., died of advanced Parkinson’s disease and dementia on June 29 after an eight-year illness.
Visiting hours and a service will be held at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton on Saturday for Danielle Cynthia Bertagna, who died on June 29 in Las Vegas at the age of 34. The immediate cause of death was not provided.
A memorial service has been scheduled for July 26 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton for George Morrison Jewett, who died on Jan. 5 in Las Vegas of complications of cardiovascular disease.
Nicholas Sennefelder, formerly of Montauk, died on June 27 in Abingdon, Va., at the age of 50.
William E. Segelken Jr. died on June 8 at home on Oakview Highway in East Hampton of cirrhosis. He was 49.
Ms. Kantor, who was 84, died on Friday of advanced-stage Parkinson’s disease and dementia. In addition to Montauk, she had lived in North Palm Beach, Fla., Manhattan, and West Nyack, N.Y. Burial, which will be private, will be at Fort Hill Cemetery in Montauk.
A funeral Mass for Cecilia Roxbury Rarrick of Montauk and East Hampton, who died on Sunday, will be said on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk.