Obituaries

Mary Holland Miller, a retired Springs School teacher who became a key figure in understanding the archaeology of East Hampton Town, died on Jan. 22 in Marlborough, Mass.
Leonard L. Cooper of East Hampton, the owner of Cooper Sandblast, who had cancer and had been ill for several years, died on Sunday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He was 75.
Laura Anne Krupinski, the daughter of the late Ben and Bonnie Krupinski, died on Monday in Hampton Bays, where she lived. She was 53.
George C. Kamper of Southampton, the founder of GCK Enterprises, a construction company, died of cancer on Friday at Stony Brook University Hospital. He was 56, and had been ill for nine months.
Gary Elmer Wood, a house painter who grew up in Springs, died of complications of esophageal cancer at his sister’s house in Pasco, Wash., on Feb. 19. He was 55 and had been diagnosed with the disease last month.
Beatrice Joy Petullo, who had worked in the pharmacy at White’s Drug Store in Montauk and been a housekeeper at the Sail Inn in the hamlet for the last eight years, where a celebration of her life is to take place at a later date, died at her...
William Biase of Montauk died on Feb. 14 at Flower Hospital in Dothan, Ala., where he had been living since 2011. The cause was complications of diabetes. He was 61.
Audra Schutte Balcuns, who had been a public safety dispatcher for East Hampton Village and a volunteer emergency medical technician with the Springs Fire Department, died at home in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., on Feb. 20. Ms. Balcuns, who was 47, had...
Madeline Boddy, a bookkeeper and office manager at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk for many years, died on Jan. 22 at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown. She was 87, and had been in good health until just a few...
Christopher Stuart Taylor, a boat builder who most recently worked at Three Mile Harbor Marina in East Hampton, died of a heart attack on Feb. 1 at Southampton Hospital. He was 46.
Lyndon Wood English, a computer programmer in the early days of the science, died of Alzheimer’s disease at his San Diego home on Feb. 5. Raised in East Hampton Village, he was 73 and had been ill for several years.
Edward Henry Arnold, a civil engineer who helped construct the Delaware Aqueduct for the New York Board of Water Supply, died of primary myelofibrosis at home in San Antonio, Tex., on Monday. A frequent summer resident of Montauk, he was 92.
Robert T. Griffin died of cancer at home on Jan. 11. He was 71.