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For Noreen Barbour

Wed, 03/13/2024 - 18:10

The family of Noreen C. Barbour of Sagaponack will receive visitors on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Brockett Funeral Home in Southampton. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, with burial to follow at the Sagaponack Cemetery.

Ms. Barbour died on Monday in New York City at the age of 76. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

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