William Peer Bain Jr., a pharmacist who was born above the family drugstore in East Hampton, and an Army officer in charge of recruiting on the East End, died at home in Boynton Beach, Fla., on Sunday of pancreatic cancer after a long illness. He was 84.
Edward J. Beck, 90, a resident of Montauk for more than 40 years who built the Rendezvous Motel on West Lake Drive and owned it for many years, died on Friday in North Palm Beach, Fla., of heart disease after a prolonged illness.
A 35-year Dayton Lane, East Hampton, resident, Elizabeth Holmes-Rosenberg died on Dec. 15 at Visiting Nurse Hospice in Northport after a stroke, her daughter, Trisha Mackay of East Moriches, said. She was 69 and had been in declining health for about five years.
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.