Obituaries

Patrick J. McCormick, founder of the McCormick Trading Company of New York City and a longtime resident of East Hampton, died on Feb. 8 at home on Toilsome Lane. His death was the result of a major stroke, his family said. Mr. McCormick was 90 years old.

A couple married for nearly 54 years, Richard and Gerlinde Mohr, formerly of East Hampton, died in Palm Bay, Fla., in January within days of each other.

Arthur Stein, who lived on Bluff Road in Amagansett during the summer, died of leukemia after a long illness last Thursday in New York City. Mr. Stein, who was 81.

Barbara G. McArthur of Gulf Stream, Fla., who was born in Southampton and grew up in Bridgehampton, died in Delray Beach, Fla., on Jan. 29. She was 79 and had been ill with cancer for two months.

Barbara Anne Warner, a well-known merchant in Southampton and New York, died of cancer on Jan. 27 at Calvary Hospice in the Bronx. She was 65.

Joseph V. Kuch, a Bridgehampton native who became a civil engineer, died at home in Beach Haven, N.J., on Feb. 1. He was 74.

Richard Worthington, who grew up in East Hampton and taught elementary school in the upstate town of Greenwich for 30 years, died Sunday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy, N.Y., following a short illness. He was 75.

Robert Fredrick Anderson, a bus driver for the Amagansett School District and a longtime East Hampton fireman, died on Monday at Stony Brook University Medical Center. The cause was cardiac arrest, the family said. He was 69.

Alexander B. Brook, who was known as Sandy, died at home in Newcastle, Me., on Jan. 23 after a heart attack. He was 89.