Marilyn Jane Kouffman of East Hampton, an actress in Off Broadway productions who appeared on the stage at Guild Hall after moving here in the late 1950s, died of pneumonia at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on April 12.
Jacqueline Ann Meacham Lattimer, who was known as Jackie, died at the age of 61 on April 24 while camping, a favorite pursuit, near Carlisle, Pa. Her death was attributed to a heart attack.
Anne Fritts Stewart of Springs and Manhattan died at Mount Sinai Hospital on the Upper East Side on May 5, of complications following abdominal surgery. She was 80 and had been ill for one day, her family said.
Warren H. Phillips, who died at the age of 92 in his Bridgehampton home on Friday, was widely known as director emeritus of Dow Jones & Company. He had guided it as it became highly profitable, developed European and Asian editions, and expanded into cable television and book publishing.
Ernst A. Ebsen of Montauk died at the Westhampton Care Center last Thursday. He was 88. A memorial service will be announced by his family. An obituary for him will appear in a future issue.
Patricia Ann Dunning Hotz, a social worker and home health care aide, died of complications of B-cell lymphoma on Saturday at Treasure Coast Hospice in Fort Pierce, Fla. The former East Hampton resident was 71 and had been ill for two years.
Kaye Lycke, who grew up in East Hampton and had been living in Palm City, Fla., died of cardiac arrest at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, Fla., on April 5, just over a month shy of her 87th birthday.
Joseph Gerstner, a labor attorney and part-time resident of Barnes Landing, died of metastasized melanoma on April 24 at home in Manhattan. He was 67 and had been ill for nine months.
Silas P. Hiscock Sr. of Bridgehampton, a veteran INEX Legend race car driver, died on April 28 at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore of injuries he had sustained in a crash the day before at the Riverhead Raceway. He was 78.
Franklin Alexander Russell, a writer, landscaper, chef, and irrepressibly charming eccentric, died on Saturday at home at Windmill Village in East Hampton, where he had been living for several years.
A celebration of James W. Lester’s life will be held at noon on Saturday at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett.
A memorial gathering was held at the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan last Thursday for Ben Heller, a developer, textile industry leader, and art dealer who was an early supporter of many Abstract Expressionist painters. Mr. Heller, who died at the age of 93 on April 24, lived in New York City and Sharon, Conn.
Marie Nordone, a former administrative assistant at Villanova University, died of respiratory failure at her home in East Hampton on Monday. She was 97.
John Gill Callahan, a flight attendant for American Airlines for many years, died of cancer at home in Chestertown, Md., on April 4. The former resident of Amagansett and East Hampton was 74 and had been ill for two years.
Donald Louis Gerard, a cellist, writer and poet, chef, and translator of Italian, as well as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, died on March 26 at home in Amagansett. In robust health until he fell a little over a year ago, Dr. Gerard died of cardiopulmonary arrest. He had hospice care in the last three days of his life.