Obituaries

Larry Zarsky, an entrepreneur who left a definitive mark on the clothing and licensing industries, died in East Northport on March 31 at the age of 72. A resident of East Hampton for many years, he had been ill with mantle cell lymphoma for six...
Margaret Bryan Hedges-Yost, a summer resident of Wainscott for many years, died on March 18 in Syracuse following a stroke. She was 102 and had lived in the Menorah Park senior citizens home there for five years. Mrs. Hedges-Yost, who was known...
Mary Ann Zappetti of East Hampton, a former school psychologist and administrator, died on March 31 at a hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla., while on vacation. She was 71.
Steven Allan Whitis, who grew up in East Hampton and attended the East Hampton schools through 11th grade, died in Brookhaven Hospital on March 18 of complications from surgery, his family said. He was 68. A resident of Medford, he ran E-Z Sewer...
Visiting hours for Jean K. Lenahan of South DeWitt Place, Montauk, who died on Monday, will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass will be said for her on Saturday at St. Therese of...
A memorial service for Robert A. Dhaemers, an artist who lived in Springs and Oakland, Calif., will be held in mid-June. Mr. Dhaemers’s nephew, Mark Dhaemers of Las Vegas, who is planning the service, cared for his uncle during his final...
Helen Irene Hillman, a real estate agent with the Mrs. Condie Lamb Real Estate Agency in East Hampton for many years, died on March 26 at Southampton Hospital after a long illness. Well-known in the community, she was on the East Hampton School...
Peter Matthiessen, one of the leading figures of American literature and a man whom many on the South Fork thought of as one of their own, died yesterday at his house in Sagaponack at 86 on the eve of publication of what he had said was his final novel, "In Paradise."
Berenice D’Vorzon, an artist whose commitment to feminism, Judaism, and the environment was reflected in her work, died on March 26 at Kittay House in New York City after a long illness. She was 82.