Obituaries

    Miriam L. Brooks, an active member of the East Hampton Methodist Church and a resident here for almost 70 years, will be remembered with a memorial service at that church on Saturday at 10 a.m. Family and friends will be welcomed...
    Sheila Coffin Bills “had friends around the world, and deserved them,” according to her family. Ms. Bills, a former college professor, died at her house in East Hampton on June 30. She was 92, and had been diagnosed...
James B. Jeffrey, an Episcopal minister whose life work included serving people in prison and patients undergoing medical care in New York area hospitals, establishing the AIDS ministry at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital.
Lawrence William Brown, a career ad man who did work for several leading New York agencies and came up with creative campaigns on the South Fork, died on June 29 at Stony Brook University Hospital. The cause was a heart attack and pneumonia, Cabell Smith, a friend, said. He was 68.
Dorothy Scott Moss, a life master of bridge born in Amagansett on Nov. 10, 1926, died at her Mill Hill Lane house in East Hampton on June 30 after years of declining health. Death was attributed to natural causes.
Anna Miller Collins, a member of the 12th generation of East Hampton’s Miller family, died at home on Fireplace Road in Springs on June 22. She was 90 and had congestive heart failure.
Carol Bock, who was at the center of a large circle of family and friends, died last Thursday after losing consciousness at home on Oakview Highway in East Hampton. She was 76 and had been in declining health, her family said.
Joseph Garbowski of Sag Harbor, who was diagnosed with brain cancer 14 months ago, died on July 3 at the age of 70.
    Grace Dominy Renkens started her 20-year teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in upstate Leeds, N.Y., at a time when the older children would load the classroom’s coal stove and cook soup for the younger ones’...