Obituaries

William Becker, whose vision and financial savvy helped bring modern European film to American audiences, died of kidney failure at his house in Southampton on Saturday. He was 88.
Michael de Vlaming Flinn, a lawyer and former member of the Connecticut House of Representatives who grew up on Lily Pond Lane in East Hampton, died on Aug. 1 at his house in Greenwich, Conn.
Elizabeth McGuire, who had been a familiar presence in a number of East Hampton’s popular restaurants over the years, died at home on Sept. 8 in Melbourne, Fla.
A memorial service for Jane Stuart Ross, who died on Aug. 16, will be held on Sunday at noon at 1257 Fireplace Road in Springs.
Ryan Patrick Hulse, who grew up in East Hampton and attended East Hampton High School, died on Sunday of the lingering effects of an accident, his mother, Veronica Kehoe, said. Mr. Hulse lived in Ocala, Fla., and would have been 38 on Tuesday. An...

A celebration of the life of Deborah Ann Light, formerly of Amagansett, East Hampton Village, and Sag Harbor, will be held at the Peconic Land Trust's Quail Hill Farm orchard in Amagansett at 4 p.m. A reception will follow.
Samuel A. Klein, a physical education and health teacher who also had a career in sales for the Pitney Bowes corporation, died last Thursday at South­ampton Hospital following a stroke.
At a celebration of the life of William Sokolin in July, his family scattered his ashes off Montauk Point and left a trail of flowers in Gardiner’s Bay, fitting for a man who loved the East End.
A memorial service for Jon P. York will be held at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church next Thursday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Nancy Howarth officiating.