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Obituaries

Joseph Newman

Joseph Thomas Newman, a chemical engineer from Sag Harbor, died of complications of pulmonary fibrosis on Nov. 17 in Napa, Calif., where he had lived for 44 years. He was 84.

Dec 14, 2023
Mary Ann Whitehead

Mary Ann Whitehead, a New York City schoolteacher for many years, died at home in Sag Harbor on Nov. 3 after a short illness. She was 85. 

Dec 14, 2023
For John Benedict

Visiting hours for John Benedict, 72, of Springs will be held at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton on Saturday from 4:30 to 7 p.m., with a short service to be held at 6:30. Mr. Benedict died on Dec. 5.

Dec 14, 2023
Jeffrey Miltenberger

Jeffrey Bay Miltenberger, an early information technology specialist who spent summers in East Hampton, died of Parkinson’s disease on Friday in Wisconsin at the age of 81.

Dec 7, 2023
Marc Brugnoni, Producer and Director

Marc Peros Brugnoni, a director and television producer who won five Emmy Awards for his work, died in his sleep on Nov. 5 at Stony Brook University Hospital. He was 87.

Dec 7, 2023
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