obituaries

   Anne M. Black Koehler of East Hampton, a maternity nurse at Southampton Hospital for 24 years, died on Nov. 24 at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn of complications following heart surgery. She was 78.     Many people who...
    Daniel Varuolo of North Haven, an usher at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sag Harbor who worked at his nephew’s Emporium Hardware in Sag Harbor, died at home on Monday. He was 88 and had been an active member of the...
   George Dayton Payne III, who died on Tuesday, will be buried at Green River Cemetery in Springs tomorrow at a time to be announced. The Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton is handling the arrangements and will be able to...
   Juana M. Bahamondes of Queens Lane in East Hampton died on Tuesday at the age of 78.     Visiting hours will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton, with a funeral Mass...
    Leon Jaroff was a man who did not suffer fools gladly. A senior editor at Time magazine, in charge at different times of its science, medicine, environment, and behavior sections, he wrote some 44 Time cover stories and a column...
    Louise Wilson, who had worked as a housekeeper for many prominent East Hampton families since coming here from Walterboro, S.C., in 1956, died on Saturday at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 74 and had been ill...
    Timothy Allen Smith, a 27-year member of the Springs Fire Department whom friends called Chick, died on Nov. 30 of a heart-related illness. He was 51.     His friends said he was “a born, bred Bonacker....

    Joseph Holmes of East Hampton, a familiar face from 27 years of service at the East Hampton Post Office, died of lung cancer at Southampton Hospital on Nov. 27. He was 74.
    Beatrice Lorraine Terry Strong, who lived in Wainscott for many years with her husband, Douglas Pierson Strong, and raised a family there, died on Tuesday in Albemarle, N.C., where she had lived for several years. She was 85 and...