obituaries

Richard F. Jarmain, who had a private dental practice for 30 years and taught at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Stony Brook University, died at home in Montauk of heart failure last Thursday. He was 78.
Robert C. Cotiaux died of heart failure early on Feb. 12 at the Village at Buckland Court in South Windsor, Conn., where he and his wife had been living since 2003. He was 88.
Marshall Clark, formerly of Greenwich, Conn., and East Hampton, died on Feb. 20 at the Essex Meadows retirement home in Essex, Conn. He was 96.
Audrey Newton Barnett died last Thursday at a hospital in Bridgeport, Conn., of congestive heart failure after a long illness. She was a much-loved elementary school teacher for 20 years at the Springs School.
Mary Frances Theban, known as Polly, died of complications of pneumonia on Feb. 16 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 78.
Ruth Marie Harkins, an Amagansett native who had been living in Fort Myers Beach, Fla., since retiring from the United States Postal Service, died on Feb. 21 at Joanne’s House at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, Fla. She was 90 and had chronic...
Ann Marie Moylan, who had worked at Southampton Hospital as a nurse and as an manager, died of complications from esophageal cancer on Feb. 16. She was 53.
William B. Fritchman of Brick Kiln Road in Bridgehampton died at home on Jan. 31. He was 95.
Barbara Wersba, a Sag Harbor resident who was the author of more than two dozen books for young people and the founder of the Bookman Press, died on Sunday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J. She was 85.
Donald L. Hunting, whose credentials as an active member of the East Hampton community read almost like a catalog of good citizenship, died on Monday at Southampton Hospital at the age of 90.
Ian McNeil Cumming, a part-time East Hampton resident, businessman, and member of the national board of the Nature Conservancy and on the Utah State Boards of Regents, died on Feb. 2 at home in Jackson, Wyo., of a prolonged illness.
For Sandra Jarvis, her children and grandchildren were her life. The resident of Cosdrew Lane, in Northwest Woods, died on Friday at Stony Brook University Hospital after a brief illness. She was 66.
Nancy Ann Reals Perl Benderoth, an artist, designer, and producer of a documentary film that was nominated for an Academy Award, died at her Jericho Road, East Hampton, house on Feb. 6. She was 84.