Obituaries

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Philip Liverant, 90; Antiques Dealer & Teacher

    Antiques dealer Philip Liverant passed away peacefully at home in Colchester on Wednesday, March 12. He had just celebrated his 90th birthday last Thursday, March 6. Funeral services took place March 14 at Congregation Ahavath Achim.

  • Russell W. Kiernan, 86, Founded Marine Arts Gallery

    Russell W. Kiernan, 86, of Salem, formerly of Beverly and Exeter, N.H., beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Dwyer) Kiernan, died unexpectedly on January 18 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, surrounded by his family. He co-founded Marine Arts G...

  • Brad Selinger, 67, Antiques Dealer

    Brad Selinger died Saturday, January 18, in Hanover Hospital after a courageous battle with long-term heart complications. After leaving New York and spending time in Africa and New Zealand, Brad moved his antiques business in the 1990s to the Baltimore, Md., area and then to East Berlin, Penn...

  • Richard Sementa, 57, Antiques Dealer

    Richard “Rick” Sementa, Jr., 57, of Salem, Mass., and formerly of Vernon, Conn., passed away peacefully January 27 at Miriam Hospital in Providence, R.I. Born in Hartford, Conn., the son of Richard and Frances (Celino) Sementa of Vernon, Conn., Rick grew up and li...

  • Antiques, Car Friends Will Miss Donald O. Baumann, 78

    Donald O. Baumann, 78, who died January 12, is missed sorely by the many friends he made from his twin passions of antiques and racing. A devotee of early mid-Atlantic American furniture and schoolgirl needlework, Don saw many pi...

  • Donald O. Baumann, 78, Early American Furniture Specialist

    Donald O. Baumann, 78, died January 12. Son of the late Mae Emma (nee Capuret) and Otto Faustin Baumann, Don was passionate about early mid-Atlantic American furniture and schoolgirl needlework. Many items from his inventory over the years are now in collections of several ...

  • George Bernheimer, 80, Antiques Dealer

    George Bernheimer died on January 10, after a relatively brief battle with cancer, with his wife, sons and close friends at his bedside. With his wife Jackie, George was an antiques dealer doing business as Moonstone Antiques, specializing in antique and estate jewelry, A...