Editor's Note: This obituary was prepared by the family, provided by O'Connell Funeral Home and edited by Patch.
Lynn Dart Wesnofske, of Bridgehampton, passed away at the age of 71 on Dec. 26 at Stony Brook Hospital from complications arising from pneumonia.
Born Lynn Ainsworth Dart on January 28, 1941, in Mount Kisco, she was the daughter of Donald D. Dart and Lois Urion. She married Raymond Wesnofske of Bridgehampton in 1964 and had one son, Christopher, of New York City, and both survive her.
She was educated at St. Margaret's School in Waterbury, Conn., and Westchester Community College. Before marrying she had worked as a medical
laboratory technician at Southampton Hospital and afterward founded a Bridgehampton based mailing and wordprocessing business in the 1970s called Wordtech.
With also a sporting interest in her life, she followed several pursuits including showing dogs, equestrian riding and partnering in racing standardbred horses.
An active civic person, she gave her time, resources and energy to many charitable and community causes the most enduring of which were found in the Community House Association and the Bridgehampton Village Improvement Society (BVIS). Besides serving as an officer and director, she was committed to their fundraising and communications for many years. For the BVIS, she long worked to maintain the charm of Bridgehampton Village. She was also active in the founding of a life care community in Greenport.
With a special talent for engaging people plus remembering faces, community events and local history, she was a willing host for civicfund raising events
on her home premises of Ocean View Farm for organizations such as the Peconic Land Trust multiple times. She was also an active member of the Devon Yacht
Club in Amagansett and the Pelican Isle Yacht Club in Naples, Fla.
Visitation was Dec. 28 at O'Connell Funeral Home, followed by a funeral Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Southampton and interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Center Moriches.