Obituaries

May Rodney Kelman, a noted quilter and resident of Sag Harbor for more than 70 years, died last Thursday at the age of 103.
After 38 years in uniform, including for the East Hampton Village Police Department and as a Suffolk County deputy sheriff, Kenneth Lambert died on Jan. 7 in Port Charlotte, Fla. He was 82 and had leukemia.
Kenneth James McFall of East Hampton, who had been recognized repeatedly for his outstanding work as an educator both here and abroad, died on Jan. 17 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue.
Thomas C. Whitehill, a law book editor, graphic designer, and assembler of found objects in an outsider art style, died of a heart attack at home on Hog Creek Road in Springs last Thursday. He was 71.
George Knoblach of Montauk, an accomplished photographer and pioneering spearfisherman, died on Jan. 24 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He was 92.
Melvin Tublin, who had a house in Springs for over 40 years, died at home in Brooklyn on Jan. 13. He was 90.
Visiting hours for Mary B. Conaty of East Hampton, who died on Sunday, are to be held today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton, with a funeral Mass at Most Holy Trinity Church at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, followed by burial at the church cemetery.
With his golden retriever almost always at his side on daily walks from his East Hampton law office, William J. Fleming might have seemed every bit the country lawyer, said his law partner, Trevor Darrell. But with Mr. Fleming you got much more than met the eye.
Peter Donohue began a lengthy career in newspapers in the early 1970s at The New York Daily News. He died last Thursday at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital of complications of throat and neck cancer. He was 68.
Huntington Sheldon, a professor and researcher at McGill University in Montreal who was a pioneer in the study of electron microscopy while working at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, died on Dec. 29 in Vermont. The part-time Amagansett resident was 87.
Wendy Patrice Damark Armstrong died at home on Nov. 22 of respiratory failure. She was 61.
Debra Yvonne Daniels, who was born in East Hampton on Jan. 15, 1953, one of four children of the former Stella Grace and Kenneth Reney, died at home in Sebastian, Fla., on Jan. 12.