obituaries

Jane Bennett of Stratton Square in East Hampton died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital. She was 98. A graveside service was held at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton on Monday. A complete obituary will appear in a future issue.

Anne Aspinall, who taught a generation of children and adults the art of riding and horsemanship and was one of the Hampton Classic Horse Show’s original supporters, died at home in Sagaponack last Thursday. She was 65 and had had lung cancer for five and a half years.

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.

    Thomas Andrew Kravitz-Hear, who left home in Montauk after high school to pursue a career in music, died in Las Vegas on Feb. 9 of unknown causes. He was 39.     He was born on Aug. 23, 1972, in Nashville, and...

John Wheaton, a resident of East Hampton, died on Feb. 5 while on vacation on Aruba after having been ill with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, known as MRSA, for 18 months. He was 69.

Eden Guevara Baradi, a longtime Montauk resident who was married to the late Filipino ambassador, Mauro Baradi, died in her sleep at her house in Montauk on Saturday. She was 101.

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.

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.