ERMA S. UNDERHILL
STETSON – Erma S. Underhill, 91, died November 2, 2004 at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. She was born May 13, 1913 at Chester, a daughter of Elwin and Emma (Johnson) Savage. She married William H. Underhill on April 28, 1931; and he predeceased her on August 9, 1964. Erma worked as a cook for the Stetson School Department hot lunch program. Later she drove a school bus for her sister’s Stetson bus service. She also served as the tax collector for the Town of Stetson for many years. She was a Past Noble Grand of the Lakeside Rebekah’s in Etna, was a 50 year member of the Stetson Grange, a 50 year member of the Carmel Extension, and had currently been a member of the Golden Harvest Grange in Carmel. Erma was a devoted member of The Scallawags, and will also be remembered as an avid Beano player.
She is survived by 3 sons, Everett and wife Kay of Stetson, Arthur and wife Glenace of Corinth, Ralph and wife Nancy of Newport; a daughter, Jane and husband Michael Sherry of Woburn, Mass.; a brother, Lucien Savage of Palmyra; a sister, Marion Knowlton of Bangor; 13 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren.
Friends may call from 6 – 8 P.M. Thursday at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Newport. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home 1 P.M. Friday, November 5th, with Pastor Al H. Worden officiating. Burial will follow at the Clark’s Hill Cemetery, Stetson. Memorial donations may be made to the Golden Harvest Grange; c/o Helen McDonald, RR #3; Box 1336; Carmel, ME 04419.
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