obituaries

       Betty Edwardes,  who with her husband, the photographer David Edwardes, ran the Lighthouse Photo Shop on Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village for some 20 years, died at home in Windsor, Calif., on Feb. 21 of...
       James Beres, an early pioneer in the lyrical abstraction movement whose work is in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, and who made Sagaponack his home, died in a house fire there early Saturday...
       Joseph Grosso, who retired as an environmental engineer with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection in 2006, died at home in Bradenton, Fla., on Feb. 26, surrounded by family. Mr. Grosso, who...
       Judith Mary Caputo, a high school science teacher for more than 40 years who split her time between Sag Harbor and Brooklyn, died at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn on Jan. 25. She was 75 and had been ill...
       A personable and caring woman, Mary Ann Miller was like a surrogate mother to many, her son Anthony Miller said. “Everybody in the neighborhood went to my mother. If they wanted to hear the truth, they went...
       Raymond Gerard Kerwin, a 30-year resident of Montauk, died on March 3 at Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice in Marlton, N.J., following a fall that resulted in five months’ infirmity. He was 76.   ...
       Robert A. MacGarva Jr., a lifelong East Hampton resident, died of kidney failure on Sunday at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson. He was 88.        A land surveyor and painting...
       Edward Francis Orr Jr., a longtime South Fork resident and former principal of the Southampton Middle School, died on Feb. 10 at home in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where he moved in 2005. He was 90.
       Eleanor K. Nagle, who spent many summers in East Hampton in the 1960s and ’70s, died on Feb. 12 in New Rochelle, N.Y., after a bout of pneumonia. She was 101.        Mrs. Nagle...