Ruth Joy Schmitt of East Hampton, 79, died last Thursday morning at her house on Accabonac Road after an illness of two weeks. The family said she had been diagnosed with a possible liver-related illness a year ago.
Born on Dec. 28, 1934, in College Point, Queens, to Ruth Ruddock Weiss and Charles Weiss, she grew up in Flushing, and graduated from Flushing High School. She was married in 1956 to Robert Lockier. The couple had three children, Charlene Bishop, Joseph Lockier, and Steven Lockier, all of whom live in East Hampton.
Mildred B. Conklin, who had lived on Dayton Lane, East Hampton, since 1954, died at home on Sunday at the age of 92. She was a descendant of two of the families who had settled East Hampton.
A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of The Star