Obituaries

Clarke Whitehead, a public school teacher in New York City who spent summers in Sag Harbor, died of heart failure at his home in Brooklyn on Dec. 8. He was 48, and had been ill for two years.
James W. Lester, a lifelong bayman, fisherman, and Amagansett resident, died at home after a long illness on Dec.10 at the age of 77.
Visiting hours for Elizabeth Carroll, 82, of East Hampton, who died on Monday, will be held today from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
A graveside service for Jehovina Kelsall will be held on Wednesday at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton.
Josephine Wilson Murphy, 92, died on Dec. 7 at her New York City home.
Gail M. Murray, an award-winning breeder of Siamese cats, died of Alzheimer’s disease in Great Barrington, Mass., on Dec. 3. A longtime East Hampton homeowner, she was 88 and had been ill for several years.
Visiting hours for Rose Tekulsky of East Hampton will be held tonight from 6 to 8 at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
Jay P. Jarboe, who was a pilot for the heavy metal bands Motley Crue and Def Leppard and later for commercial airlines, died of a cardiac aneurysm in Naples, Fla., on Dec. 14. A frequent visitor to Montauk, he was 64.

Visiting hours for Rose Tekulsky of East Hampton will be held on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. Mrs. Tekulsky, who was 94, died on Friday at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. A full...
Timothy Patrick Sullivan of East Hampton died at home on Dec. 8 of lung cancer that was diagnosed in September. He was 84.
Sarah Jane Leddy Spell, who grew up in East Hampton and had worked at the Montauk Downs Golf Club and the Biltmore Hotel in Manhattan, died on Saturday at home in Apopka, Fla. She was 81 and had cancer for a year, her family said.
Alfred Dumais died on Nov. 16 of complications following hip surgery at Mount Sinai-St. Luke’s Hospital in New York. He was 91. A service was held on Nov. 19 at the Church of St. John Nupomucene in New York and his family will decide on the...
Frank Dickinson died of pneumonia at the age of 94 on Dec. 11 at the Long Island State Veterans Home at Stony Brook University.