obituaries

An obituary last week for Robert G. Plitt contained some inaccuracies.

Claudine Calma Purcell, who grew up in East Hampton and then moved to Arizona after finishing high school here, died in an accidental drowning on Aug. 23 in Ahwatukee, Ariz. She was 32.

    Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor has announced the death Tuesday of Avis Freidah of that village. Funeral arrangements were not complete as of yesterday afternoon. An obituary will appear in a future issue....

Robert Godfrey Plitt, for more than three decades the owner of Plitt Ford Mercury, died of natural causes at home in East Hampton Village on Aug. 19. He was 87

Ron Sauers, a skilled designer and building contractor known for his attention to detail, died on Aug. 14 after a long battle with cancer. He was 73.

    Visiting hours for Sherry Kiger of East Hampton, who died on Monday at 65, will be at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at...

Stanley R. Schellinger of Sandra Road in Springs died of lymphoma on Aug. 9 at Southampton Hospital at the age of 79.

Thomas Murphy, an educator who lived on Devon Road, Amagansett, and in Lloyd Harbor, died on July 10 at Huntington Hospital. He was 75 years old.

Ward Mohrfeld, a longtime resident of Floyd Street in East Hampton, died on Aug. 12 at the Westhampton Care Center following cardiac surgery on July 27 at Stony Brook University Medical Center. He was 76 years old.