obituaries

Sandra Jean Bennett, who was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 39 and who survived the cancer’s spread for many years, died at her Springs home on Nov. 17. She was 78.
Mary Ann Siegfried, who volunteered at the Springs Library for nearly two decades after retiring from the Asia Society in New York, died on Friday after a brief illness. She was 85.
Jan Joseph Kalas, an architect who split his time between Brooklyn and East Hampton for many years and continued to keep a sailboat here, died on Oct. 31 after being struck by a car in Long Beach on his way to work. He was 70. 
John Zervoulei of Springs, who had owned men’s hairpiece businesses and a jazz club in New York City, died on Nov. 21 at Southampton Hospital.
William Riley Franklin Jr., a writer and former Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor resident who in the 1970s actively opposed both a Route 27 bypass project and aircraft traffic at East Hampton Airport, died on Nov. 6 in Great Neck.
David Lee, the longtime owner of Cove Jewelers in Sag Harbor who was an active member of the East Hampton and Sag Harbor communities, died Monday night.
Jack Rivkin, who has been credited with introducing investment research practices that elevated some of Wall Street’s biggest firms beginning in the 1980s, died on Nov. 8 surrounded by family at his home in Amagansett, where he lived part time...
Tracy Ann Segelken, a public safety dispatcher and one of the first female firefighters in the Springs Fire Department, died of heart failure on Nov. 12 at Southampton Hospital. She was 52.
Frederick Loftus Dankmyer of Orwigsburg, Pa., and Amagansett, a physician who had been a flight surgeon and was an ophthalmologist, died on Nov. 13 at home in Amagansett.
Martin Foster Johns, an ardent surfer and fisherman in his hometown of Montauk, died of pneumonia in Sebastian, Fla., on Nov. 10, at the age of 58.
Thomas Stewart Waller, a former Springs resident who ran a computer store in Bridgehampton while living here, died on Nov. 16 in Portland, Ore., of a heart attack. He was 61.
Rosa Rojas “taught about giving and led by example,” her family wrote. She was “a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, who had a deep faith in God.”
David Condie Lamb, a retired naval commander who grew up in East Hampton and New York City, died in Arlington, Va., on Nov. 10, following a series of strokes last summer. He was 87.