Obituaries

Steven Paul Marcus of Montauk and Manhattan, a literary critic and a former dean of Columbia College, died on April 25 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at the age of 89. His death, from cardiac arrest, resulted from an infection following a successful operation for a broken hip.
A memorial service and viewing for Marie L. Rosso of Springs, who died last Thursday, are planned for Saturday at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
Judith and Gerson Leiber, 97, died hours apart.
The family of Mae Harden of East Hampton, who died on Tuesday, will receive visitors today from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
Judith Leiber, an internationally known handbag designer, and her husband of 72 years, Gerson Leiber, a noted abstract painter, died on Saturday at home in Springs.
Susan Clark Costabile Bubna, a registered nurse, drama teacher, and Bible study leader who grew up spending summers in Montauk, died on March 22 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo., after battling breast cancer for 30 years. She was 6
William Alfred O’Donnell, an active member of the running community and a master swimmer, died at his Cedar Street, East Hampton, home on Monday at the age of 65. His death, attributed to heart failure, was unexpected and occurred in his sleep.
Francis J. Kiernan Sr., known better as Coach or Fran — a World War II veteran and longtime East Hampton High School athletic director and championship-winning coach — died at home in Boynton Beach, Fla., on April 13. He was 107.
Joan E. Damm, a member of the Montauk Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary for many years and its former treasurer, died at Stony Brook University Hospital on April 5 after having been flown there that day because of a brain aneurysm. She was 77.
Mr. Shelley, a summertime resident of Sag Harbor for many years, died at home in Brooklyn on April 3. He was 90 and had experienced a number of complications, including lung infections, as he was wheelchair-bound and hospitalized for a year after he was hit by a car on Bridgehampton’s Main Street on Jan. 18, 2009.
Lucille Carmella Malouche, an active member of the Montauk community who was a nurse and lieutenant commander in the Navy during the Korean War and World War II, died at the United Hebrew Geriatric Center in New Rochelle, N.Y., on Nov. 20, 2017, at the age of 97.
A celebration of the life of Geraldine F. Tomitz, who died on Dec. 28, will be held on May 4 and 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Montauk Community Church.
Clegburgh Hepburn Moseley of Springs, who worked for the East Hampton Town Highway Department for more than 10 years, died at home on Friday of cancer, his family said.
Friends of Margaret Logan, who died last year, and her husband, Charles Coulter, who died in 2016, will gather for a celebration of their lives on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton.
Peter John Bellefountaine, who grew up in Montauk but departed for Colorado’s mountains shortly after finishing college, died on March 27 in Denver after an illness. He was 65.