Obituaries

Edvin Karl Stromstern died following a heart attack at Southampton Hospital on Aug. 27. He was 80.

A service was held on Monday at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor for Georganne Gilbride.

Mildred Fairbanks Youngs Dickinson died on Saturday at Southampton Hospital, less than a year shy of her 100th birthday.

Sherry McErlean Kiger, whose roots on her mother’s side go back to the founding families of East Hampton, died on Aug. 22 at Southampton Hospital, three days after her 65th birthday.

Hammer Service, Francis Gardiner Collins, For Ann Olsen

An obituary last week for Robert G. Plitt contained some inaccuracies.

Claudine Calma Purcell, who grew up in East Hampton and then moved to Arizona after finishing high school here, died in an accidental drowning on Aug. 23 in Ahwatukee, Ariz. She was 32.

    Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor has announced the death Tuesday of Avis Freidah of that village. Funeral arrangements were not complete as of yesterday afternoon. An obituary will appear in a future issue.  

Robert Godfrey Plitt, for more than three decades the owner of Plitt Ford Mercury, died of natural causes at home in East Hampton Village on Aug. 19. He was 87