Klaus Kertess, a curator, writer, and art dealer whose enduring influence in the art world began 50 years ago when he opened the Bykert Gallery on East 81st Street, died of a heart attack at home in Manhattan on Saturday.
Suzanne Ellen Goell, a pianist who had written art and music reviews for The West End Word, a community newspaper in St. Louis, eventually becoming its managing editor and publisher, died at home on Hand’s Creek Road in East Hampton on Sept. 12 of heart failure.
Mary H. Mulholland had been in failing health for a while, but according to her daughter Brigitte M. Lenihan of Springs, that didn’t keep her from enjoying her 89th birthday party, which 50 people attended. She died at home in Springs almost three weeks later, on Sept. 26.
John Bennett, a retired music teacher who taught at many schools on the South Fork and was the organist at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton for nearly 30 years, died at Southampton Hospital on Sunday.