Obituaries

  • Robert Bahssin, 86; Post Road Gallery Owner

    Robert Bahssin, owner of Post Road Gallery in Larchmont, died May 27 after a swift battle with lung cancer that had spread to his liver. Robert was born on May 23, 1928. His father was an antiques and curiosities dealer who ran ...

  • Linda Reid Turner, Antiques Show Promoter

    Linda Reid (Hansen) Turner, a former antiques show promoter who once managed the prestigious Connecticut Antiques Show, died May 26 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

  • Betty Abrego Ring; Needlework Expert & Author

    Betty Abrego Ring, a fifth generation Texan and expert in American needlework and textiles, died peacefully in her home on June 5. Born in 1923 to Nellie Fitzsimmons Abrego and Claude Abrego of Beaumont, Texas, Betty spent much of her childhood alon...

  • Remembering Rona Kohler, Antiques Show Promoter

    Rona Lee Kohler, loving wife, mother, grandmother and co-founder with her husband Jesse of JMK Shows, died on April 1 at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Her devoted husband was at her bedside. Rona was born on October 12, 1937, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the only daughter among four chi...

  • George C. Neumann, 88, Specialized In Militaria

    George C. Neumann, 88, of North Attleboro, died April 4 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. He was a noted expert on the subjects of antiques and colonial military accoutrements and authored several books and periodicals on those topics.

  • Lillian Fair Colford, 99, Cape Cod Antiques Dealer

    The Cape Cod antiquing community lost a well-known and respected dealer member when Lillian Fair Colford of Yarmouth died March 10, just two months shy of her 100th birthday. She was born in South Natick, the first child of Alic...

  • Bunny Pierot; Jewelry Artist, Appraiser

    Elsie “Bunny” Pell Guion Pierot, the beloved matriarch of the Pierot family, died on April 3 at Greenwich Hospital with her four children, Robert Pierot, Catherine Zicherman, Ted Pierot and Felicia Brody, as well as daughter Julie in spirit,...

  • Isaac Kline Hay Jr, 69; Sculptor, Arts Scholar

    Ike Hay, 69, died February 14 at home. He was born to the late Florice Caldwell Hay and Isaac K. Hay Sr on April 28, 1944, in Atlanta, Ga. He is survived by his wife, Teri Hay; two daughters, Mariah Hay of Dallas and Mistral Hay of Brooklyn; and three c...

  • Hannah Nolan, 12, Loyal Friend

    Hannah Nolan (January 31, 2002–April 7, 2014) died unexpectedly but peacefully at home on Monday, April 7. Hannah was a beautiful Chesapeake Bay Retriever who was a fine duck dog and loyal friend. She loved to be on her bo...

  • Anna Tempesta Emond, 97, Began Village Braider Antiques

    Anna M. (Tempesta) Emond, 97, died at her Plymouth home March 31. She began the Village Braider Antiques and Rug Braiding Company in Braintree, Mass., in 1964. Anna was born in San Donato, Italy, and came to the United States in...