Obituaries

Laura Serra Roberts, a native of Italy who lived in East Hampton for over three decades, died at home in Atlanta of a heart attack on April 28. She was 81.

Norman E. Smith of Amagansett Drive in East Hampton was a caretaker at Cedar Lawn Cemetery for 25 years, and he was known to friends and clients as a skilled handyman. He died on April 8 of heart failure after being bedridden for some years. He was 79.

A longtime hospice volunteer and the owner, with her husband, of the Morris Studio photography shop in Southampton, Carol Whitney Thomason died at home in Sag Harbor on Friday. She was 63

Gloria M. Sanlorenzo of Agnew Avenue, Montauk, a registered nurse for many years, died at home on Tuesday of brain cancer. She was 84.
Hedda Sterne was the only woman in an iconic photograph of an otherwise very masculine group of artists — dubbed “The Irascibles” by a New York art critic

Joyce J. Manigo, the district clerk at the Bridgehampton School, died on Saturday at Southampton Hospital. She was 52 and lived in Bridgehampton.

Margaret A. Witty of Springs died on Saturday after a long illness. Called Maggi, Ms. Witty was known as an accomplished musician and singer-songwriter.