Obituaries

    Leon Jaroff was a man who did not suffer fools gladly. A senior editor at Time magazine, in charge at different times of its science, medicine, environment, and behavior sections, he wrote some 44 Time cover stories and a...

    Louise Wilson, who had worked as a housekeeper for many prominent East Hampton families since coming here from Walterboro, S.C., in 1956, died on Saturday at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 74 and had been...

    Timothy Allen Smith, a 27-year member of the Springs Fire Department whom friends called Chick, died on Nov. 30 of a heart-related illness. He was 51.
    His friends said he was “a born, bred...

    Joseph Holmes of East Hampton, a familiar face from 27 years of service at the East Hampton Post Office, died of lung cancer at Southampton Hospital on Nov. 27. He was 74.

    Beatrice Lorraine Terry Strong, who lived in Wainscott for many years with her husband, Douglas Pierson Strong, and raised a family there, died on Tuesday in Albemarle, N.C., where she had lived for several years. She was 85...

    Dr. Elaine Tuccillo, 66, a clinical psychologist, died at her Hither Hills residence on Nov. 16 of lung cancer. She had been diagnosed with the disease in June.
    Though she smoked cigarettes as a young...

    Lisa de Kooning, the only child of the Abstract Expressionist painter Willem de Kooning and an artist in her own right, died on Nov. 23 at a family home on the island of St. John in the Virgin Islands, reportedly from injuries...

    A funeral service for Timothy Allen Smith, a 25-year member of the Springs Fire Department who was known as Chick, will be held at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton tomorrow from 4 to 7 p.m. A reception will...

    Christopher Thomas Stamp, who discovered and co-managed the Who for 10 years, founded the independent Track Records label, and called East Hampton home for 23 years, died on Saturday at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. He was...