Obituaries

John R. Beedenbender, a trap-shooter, custom stock designer for shotguns, and longtime member of the Maidstone Gun Club, died last Thursday at the North Broward Medical Center in Pompano Beach, Fla.
Rossetti Perchik of Springs, an architect and founder of the Clamshell Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports community causes and sponsors the Great Bonac Fireworks and an annual sandcastle contest, died on Saturday.
Julian Calvert Eisenstein, a professor of physics, died at home in Washington, D.C., on April 27 at the age of 95.
Louisa Chase, a painter who rose to prominence in the 1980s as part of the Neo-Expressionist movement, died on Sunday at her house in East Hampton.
Harold Josephs was known as an artist not just in East Hampton, where he was a part-time resident since 1960, but also in New York City, where he had an award-winning career as an art director and commercial artist for four decades, and in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where he spent many winters.
Ann Brignoli Wolfe, who had spent summers at her Springy Banks Road, East Hampton house since the early ’60s, died of cancer on April 21 at home in Bayside, Queens.
JoAnne W. Carter died at home in Sag Harbor on April 17 after surviving stage-four ovarian cancer for four years.
Ted Stafford Jr., a longtime Sag Harbor Fire Department volunteer, died on Monday night after collapsing in the driveway of his village house.
Visiting hours for John D. Tilley, formerly of Springs, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.