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Mary A. Underhill, 83

May 20, 2019

Mary A. Underhill, 83, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Masonic Village in Elizabethtown. Born in Honey Brook, PA, she was the daughter of the late Martin L. and Mary (Edwards) Andes. Mary was the beloved wife of Christopher S. Underhill for over 63 years.

She was known by many as a librarian, working in libraries locally including Linden Hall (5 years) and for 15 years worked at archiving records and documents and shows for the Fulton Theatre. Mary was very instrumental in creating the Fulton Theatre Library. Mary served as a member of the Fulton Theatre board for 2 terms. She was also volunteered at both Lindon Hall School and The Fulton Theatre. In her free time, Mary enjoyed the ballet, theatre, the symphony and opera.

In addition to her loving husband Christopher, Mary is also survived by her children, Jennifer M. Hopson wife of Todd of West Chester, Peter S. Underhill husband of Diane of Lancaster, Steven M. Underhill of Massachusetts, Joanna M. Underhill and Matthew G. Underhill of Lancaster; her sister, Virginia Peppel wife of James of Windgap PA; 5 grandchildren Rachel Sheldon, Leia Key, Christopher T. Hopson, Christopher E Underhill and Zachery Underhill and 2 great-grandchildren Nathan and Samuel Sheldon. Mary was preceded in death by her brother, George Andes.

A Memorial service for Mary will be held at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 414 E. King St. Lancaster, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 1PM with Pastor Eddie Cameron officiating. Friends and family will be received from 12PM-1PM. Interment will immediately follow at Woodward Hill Cemetery “Presidential Memorial Garden” in Lancaster. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary’s memory may be sent to the Jeanne Clemson Scholarship Fund, c/o Fulton Theatre 12 N. Prince Street PO Box 1865 Lancaster, PA 17608 (personal checks only, referencing the Jeanne Clemson Fund).

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May 27, 2019

Dear Chris and family,
Mary was a kind and elegant lady. She will be missed by all who were fortunate to know her. 
Ginny and Mike Babic

May 24, 2019

Dear Johanna,
I was very sorry to hear about your mother’s  passing. I used to look forward to talking to her when she was at school. The video tribute was beautiful. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time.
My condolences,
Claudia Prosack

May 24, 2019

Mr. Underhill, 
We are very sorry for your loss. Mary was always a pleasure to work with over the years. Please know we are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. 
Sherman & Walton, Inc. 

May 23, 2019

Mr. Underhill,
I was very sad to hear this news and thought of you right away. Praying for comfort for you and your family during this impossible time.
My kindest regards, Jessika Warnick

May 23, 2019

Dear Joanna and family, I was saddened to learn of your mother’s death in this morning’s paper.  She was such an asset to Linden Hall and its library as well as to the Fulton Theatre.  May you be comforted by loving friends and the prayers of many during this difficult time.  Joan Fyock Norris
 

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
414 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
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