William H.G. Barnett Of Southold, Formerly Of East Hampton, Dies January 24


William H.G. Barnett of Southold died at his home on January 24. He was 75.

He was born in Port Jefferson, on July 25, 1938, to Louis and Elizabeth Barnett. A graduate of The Stony Brook School, he was an undergraduate of Adelphi University and a graduate of Penn State.

A resident of Southold for the past 20 years, he previously lived in East Hampton for 40 years and was a high school math teacher with the East Hampton School District for 30 years.

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in East Hampton and the First Presbyterian Church in Southold, serving as a church elder.

Surviving is his wife Audrey (Newton), whom he married on January 1, 1960, in Stony Brook; four children, Timothy Barnett of Georgia, Toby Marienfeld of Sag Harbor, Shannon DiGate of East Hampton and Megan Anderson of Connecticut; siblings, Robert and Joanne Barnett; and grandchildren, Emilie Barnett, William Barnett, Wyatt Barnett, Mariah Marienfeld, Jackson Marienfeld, Cooper Marienfeld, Hannah DiGate, Cameron DiGate, Cole Smith, Ellie Smith and Grant Smith.

Memorial services were held on January 27 at the First Presbyterian Church of East Hampton, with Rev. Dr. Peter J. Kelley officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice, www.eeh.org, Southampton Ambulance, www.southamptonvac.com, or the First Presbyterian Church of Southold, www.fpcsouthold.org.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes.

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