obituaries

Kathaleen M. Benbenek died at home in East Hampton on June 8, having celebrated her 72nd birthday the week before. Ms. Benbenek, who had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January, died of cardiac arrest.
Norma Fast Flender, who lived on the Circle in East Hampton, died at the age of 81 last Thursday.

    Carol A. Schroeder, a former deputy clerk for Sag Harbor Village, died at home on Tuesday after what her family described as a long illness. She was 74 and had been a resident of Suffolk Street in Sag Harbor for more than 45...

    Doris S. Leese, a music teacher and vocal coach who served as executive director of the Choral Society of the Hamptons for 20 years and who was an active member of the East Hampton Presbyterian Church among other organizations,...
Jean Kemper Hoffmann, one of the remaining figures of the mid-20th-century artists colony in Springs, died on June 4 in New York City.     Ms. Hoffmann, a writer, poet, and political activist, began coming to Springs in 1949 with...

    Jeremy Nussbaum of Amagansett, a prominent attorney and the co-owner of the South Fork’s BookHampton stores with his wife, Charline Spektor, died at their Old Montauk Highway house on Tuesday. He was 70.   ...

    Kathleen Benbenek died at her East Hampton home on Friday, having just celebrated her 72nd birthday. Ms. Benbenek had received a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer in January.     A full obituary will appear in The...

    Lorraine M. Krupinski, who as a single mother of three built one of the first houses on Front Street off Gardiner Avenue in Springs in the 1950s, died in her sleep at home on Friday. She had been in declining health and was 87...

    Lynda Ann Early, who spent summers at Ditch Plain, Montauk, as she was growing up and eventually settled in Sag Harbor, died at Home and Hospice Care in Providence, R.I., on June 2. She was 66 and had been diagnosed with soft...