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Obituaries

Thomas P. Darenberg

Thomas Paul Darenberg of Montauk and Lake Suzy, Fla., died at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue on Nov. 28. He was 62.

Dec 7, 2023
Richard D. Kahn

Richard Dreyfus Kahn of Montauk, a corporate attorney, environmental advocate, and gardener, died on Nov. 17 in Calvary Hospice at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He was 92.

Nov 30, 2023
John Cronopulos

John Cronopulos of Springs, who had a long and fruitful career as a TV advertising executive, died on Nov. 7 at Newport Hospital in Rhode Island. He was 83.

Nov 30, 2023
Kenneth Keyser

As a landscape artist and the owner of a landscaping business called Cottage Gardens for 25 years, Kenneth Keyser of East Hampton had an "incredible green thumb," his family wrote. "His love of the natural world prompted frequent trips to New England where he especially savored the waterfalls, fall foliage, and early snowfall."

Nov 30, 2023
William Eggert

William F. Eggert, an attorney, veteran, and onetime candidate for the House of Representatives who spent summers in Springs in his youth, died at home in Hampton Bays on Oct. 16 after a brief illness. He was 73.

Nov 30, 2023
Sally Bernard, 92

Sally Bernard, an elementary school teacher for over 40 years who retired to East Hampton in the 1990s, volunteered here for the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall and redevoted herself to pursuing her interests in swimming, yoga, literature, classical music, and opera. She died on Nov. 14 in Boca Raton, Fla.

Nov 22, 2023
Richard Kahn

Richard Kahn of Montauk died at Calvary Hospice at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Friday. He was 92. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

Nov 22, 2023
Randie Wasserman

Randie Wasserman, a freelance designer and illustrator in New York City for many years, died at home in East Hampton on Oct. 27 from complications of a stroke.

Nov 22, 2023
Jaki Jackson

Jaki Jackson, a well-known yoga teacher who had led classes in and around East Hampton for nearly five decades, died at home in Springs on Oct. 22. She was 92.

Nov 16, 2023
Eleanor Whitmore, 98, Was a Pillar of the Community

Eleanor Whitmore of Amagansett, a beloved community volunteer, Sunday school teacher, philanthropist, and education advocate, created “a legacy of an unwavering commitment to countless causes and people close to her heart,” her family wrote. “I don’t feel as if I’ve done anything so wonderful,” Mrs. Whitmore told The Star in a 2005 interview. “I do it because I love to, and I can’t say no.”

Nov 16, 2023
Evelyn Edwards Ludlow Tureski

Evelyn Edwards Ludlow Tureski, a onetime member of the Bridgehampton School Board, died on Nov. 4 at home on Chester Avenue in Bridgehampton. The cause was heart failure. Mrs. Tureski, who had been ill for a year, was 94.

Nov 16, 2023
William Vassiles, 88

William Vassiles of East Hampton, a court stenographer, died on Nov. 3 at his apartment in New York City of complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

Nov 16, 2023