Obituaries

    William S. Jenkins, 93, who was born at home in Amagansett and went to primary school in the original one-room schoolhouse opposite the cemetery on Atlantic Avenue there, died on May 16 at a veterans hospital in Menlo Park, N.J...

    Jeremy Nussbaum of Amagansett, a prominent attorney and the co-owner of the South Fork’s BookHampton stores with his wife, Charline Spektor, died at their Old Montauk Highway house on Tuesday. He was 70.   ...

    Kathleen Benbenek died at her East Hampton home on Friday, having just celebrated her 72nd birthday. Ms. Benbenek had received a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer in January.     A full obituary will appear in The...
     Matthew Howard Miller of Pinetown, N.C., a former resident of Springs who had been a member of its Fire Department and also a house man for the Amagansett Fire Department, died on April 10 following a car crash in Pantego, N.C...
    Preston Jay Kurtz, who ran the Oscar Brill Shoes and Clothing shop in East Hampton for 13 years and worked at Emporium Hardware in Sag Harbor for 25 years, died on May 14 of a heart attack. He was 61.     Mr....
    Vincent Lyons, the former proprietor of Lyons Bar and Grill on Newtown Lane in East Hampton, died at home in East Hampton on May 23. He was 90, and had been ill for some time.
    Steven A. Jondreau, a year-round resident of East Hampton, who was rushed by ambulance to Southampton Hospital after an unexpected heart attack while with friends on Sunday morning, was pronounced dead on arrival there. He was...
    John Leone of East Hampton, a professional jazz musician, died on May 12 after a short illness. He was 90. Mr. Leone was known for having played with big bands in New York City and on the South Fork.     As a...
    Kathleen Donato of East Hampton and New York City died on May 21 in her New York apartment. She was 61. Her family said she died in her sleep. No cause of death was given.     Ms. Donato was an analyst for...
    Visiting hours for Gladys Almeraz, 87, of East Hampton, who died on Sunday, will be held today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A Mass will be said tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at Most...
    Stephen Heidrich, a retired interior designer, died at home on Oyster Shores Road in East Hampton on May 14 after a short illness. He was 94.     Mr. Heidrich was born on March 23, 1918, in New Haven, Conn., to...
    Susanne Yardley Mason Thompson, a painter, garden designer, and collector who was a longtime resident of Amagansett, died on May 8 at Peebles Hospital in Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. She had lived on Tortola for...
    Barbara D’Arcy White of East Hampton and Manhattan, a powerhouse in the decorating field whose influence extended far beyond the “model rooms” at Bloomingdale’s that were her babies for decades, died on...