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Obituaries

Jaki Jackson, 92, Was Pioneering Yoga Teacher

Jacqueline (Jaki) Riddick Jackson, a fixture in East Hampton for more than 60 years, “built a recognized place in the community as a teacher, mentor, and friend to countless people,” her daughter, Danielle Parris Canfield, wrote. A yoga teacher here for many years, she was prompted to retire from teaching at the age of 92 by a surprise diagnosis of colon cancer last June. Her daughter said that she “died with dignity” on Oct. 22, with “her small family and friends” at her bedside. 

Mar 21, 2024
Virgil Suciu, 75

Virgil Suciu, after escaping the Communist regime of Nicolae Ceausescu, immigrated to the United States in 1974 and went on to sponsor several Romanian families that eventually helped establish a small community of Romanians on the East End. He died of cardiac arrest on March 13 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. 

Mar 21, 2024
Richard T. Bono

Richard T. Bono of East Hampton and Ballina Mayo, Ireland, died on Feb. 26.

Mar 14, 2024
For Noreen Barbour

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.

Mar 14, 2024
Gloria M. Giles

Gloria M. Giles of Sag Harbor died on Sunday in Richmond, Va. She was 66.

Mar 14, 2024
Kenneth Wayne Carter Sr.

Kenneth Wayne Carter Sr., a star East Hampton High School basketball player who was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame in 2013, died on Feb. 27 in South Carolina. He was 63.

Mar 14, 2024
Emily Cobb, Actress, Gardener, Animal Lover

Emily Morgan Cobb, a Broadway stage actress and early supporter of the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, died at home in Springs on Feb. 26 at the age of 102.

Mar 7, 2024
Joan Dickson

Joan Dickson of Amagansett, a social worker, birdwatcher, and later in life an accomplished painter and printmaker, died on Oct. 30. She was 92.

Mar 7, 2024
Faith Hermany

Faith Hermany of Montauk died in her sleep at home on Saturday. She was 97.

Mar 7, 2024
Ann Chapman

Ann Williams Chapman, a board member of the East Hampton Library for 40 years who was actively involved in its expansion and fund-raising activities, died on Jan. 22. She was 96.

Mar 7, 2024
Martha Whelan Robinson

Martha Mary Whelan Robinson, who grew up in East Hampton, “dedicated her life to finding housing for the homeless and the developmentally challenged” and later worked to expand literacy education. She died of A.L.S. on Feb. 7 at the age of 65.

Mar 7, 2024
Jennifer Mulligan

Jennifer Mulligan of East Hampton died at East End Hospice’s Kansas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue on Saturday. She was 76 and had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Mar 7, 2024