obituaries

Lynn J. Fischer, a decorated World War II veteran who lived alongside Fort Pond Bay in Montauk for many years, died on Saturday at the Veterans Home in Montrose, N.Y.
Charles B. Slackman, a prolific illustrator whose work appeared in such publications as Esquire, Show, Forbes, Time, and New York magazine, died on May 29 in New York City of lung cancer, 10 days shy of his 81st birthday.
A memorial service for Kenneth Rea, who died on Nov. 25 at the age of 88, will be held at noon on June 20 at Green River Cemetery in Springs.
Visiting hours for Elaine Gholson of Bridgehampton, who died on June 8, will take place on Saturday.
Elizabeth L. Smith, who was president of the East Hampton Town Senior Citizens Center’s site council, died of pancreatic cancer on June 3, at her home in Springs.
Maria Freile Fleetwood, a neurologist and psychiatrist who split her time between Amagansett and New York for the past 56 years, died of a stroke on Friday in her New York apartment. She was 99.
Margaret Black, a ballet dancer who became a highly regarded teacher to dancers in many disciplines, died at home in Settlers Landing in East Hampton on May 11. She was 85.
Mary L. Westuba of Melbourne Beach, Fla., who lived for 25 years in Saudi Arabia, died at a Suncoast Hospice Care Center in Florida on Saturday.
R. Randolph Richardson, a philanthropist whose experiences in the infantry in Germany during World War II affected his personal and political thinking for the rest of his life, died at the age of 89 at home in Amagansett after a long illness.