November 24, 1928 — February 8, 2018

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — M. Lucille Underwood, 89, of White Birch Estates, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 at the Grand at Guilderland, with her family by her side.

Born on Nov. 24, 1928 in Glens Falls, she was the son of the late George and Ella (Heath) Crandall.

She married Philip R. Underwood on New Year’s Day in 1950 at the Hudson Falls First Presbyterian Church. He passed away on March 5, 2005.

Mrs. Underwood worked at General Electric in Fort Edward for 34 years.

For a number of years, she lived in Hudson Falls and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in that community. Her Veterans of Foreign Wars involvement took her to the office of Grand President of the Military Order of the Cootie Auxiliary for New York State. On the holidays, she would deliver flowers for Bloonies and Blooms Flower Shop and Binley Flowers.

Mrs. Underwood enjoyed bingo and traveling.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by one brother, Clarence Crandall; and her son-in-law, Charles Montgomery.

Survivors include her five children, Joyce M. Montgomery of Gansevoort, Brenda K. Bartholomew of Mechanicville, Philip R. Underwood, Jr. of South Glens Falls, Robert Scott Underwood and his wife, Naomi of Carthage and Patricia A. Underwood and her companion, Mike Harrington of South Glens Falls; eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; a sister, Eunice Kill and her husband, Tom of Johnsburg; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16, at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery on Duell Road in Stillwater.

Following the burial, all are welcome to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Club, 80 Main St. South Glens Falls for a celebration of her life.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church, 9 River St. Hudson Falls, NY 12839.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St. Hudson Falls.

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