Obituaries

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...