Joan Gail Starr, 71, of Westport died Feb. 25. She was the wife of Lee Starr, and the couple had been married for 50 years.

She was born in the Bronx, N.Y., the daughter of Charles and Jean Linett, and moved to Westport in 1978.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Jenny Starr; a son, Michael Starr, and two brothers, Ari Starr and Mark Starr.

Services were March 1 at Temple Beth El in Norwalk. Donations in her memory may be made to the Block Island Conservancy and Temple Beth El.