obituaries

Frank B. Bahns Jr., a lifelong East Hampton resident, died in his sleep at home on Friday. The cause is not yet known. He was 66.

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.

Sharon Elizabeth Bistrian, a mainstay of Bistrian’s Sweet Corn farm stand in East Hampton for almost 40 years, died on Tuesday following a long illness. She was 60 years old.

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.

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.

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.

    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...

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.