Obituaries

Carol Jane Crowley, a lifelong Bridgehampton resident who grew up on a potato farm on Scuttlehole Road, died at the age of 93 on Nov. 1 at home on Lumber Lane.
Jean Gollay, a writer and editor, whose work appeared in The Readers Digest and The New York Times as well as The East Hampton Star, died in Venice, Fla., on Nov. 4, about a month shy of her 98th birthday.
Jeffrey S. Taylor, a real estate developer and the mayor in Chatham Township, N.J., for eight years, died on Oct. 18 at home in East Hampton.
Visiting hours for Vivian Holder of Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton, who died on Friday at Southampton Hospital, will begin Saturday at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home here at 11 a.m.
Alfred Howell Conklin, who on Oct. 27 reached his 100th birthday, a milestone he had been looking forward to with great anticipation, died at his Dayton Lane home less than a week later, on Nov. 2.
Jessie Mae DeBoard, who died on Nov. 4 at a daughter’s home in White Plains, Md., was 74 years old and had long had a respiratory illness.
Genevieve F. Hewitt, an author, columnist, and former home building and decorating editor at Good Housekeeping magazine, died on Oct. 26 in Manhattan after a brief illness.
Robert Craig Yardley of Dorset, Vt., who was a standout student-athlete at East Hampton High School and then enjoyed a long career teaching history at his alma mater, died on Oct. 25 at the Albany Medical Center.
hrough his work with the International Rescue Committee, which spanned three decades, Robert P. DeVecchi was credited with helping to save the lives of millions of refugees who fled foreign conflicts. Mr. DeVecchi, who held several leadership roles with the I.R.C. and was recognized with a number of humanitarian awards, died on Oct. 26 at his home...