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“Dear Uncle Bob, Julie, John & Mary,She'll always be my favorite aunt. I enjoyed every visit I had with her and all of you. I also want you to know...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Susie Ulman - Cleveland, OH

“Julie and family, Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Mazza - Albany, NY

“My deepest sympathies to your family. I worked with Emily for a number of years while at GE.Ann ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Ann Plaskett - Niskayuna, NY

“I am offering you all my deepest sympathy for the passing away of your dear mother, grandmother and sister in law. With affection.Claudette ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: claudette FERRAND - MALAKOFF

“Dear Family.I am so sorry for the loss of your wife and mother.I"m so glad I got to meet her years ago at Larry Mcneeleys I am so sorry for your loss...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Marianne Canitia - Van Nuys, CA

“Mary,Julie, and Ellen and Jack..so sorry to hear of your loss.she may be gone but memories last forever.. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Shirley Lacer - Sarasota, FL

“Mary,Julie and family,We are told in the bible that the Lord prepares a place for us, and when it is ready, he comes and gets each and everyone of us...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: jane makokha - Selkirk, NY

“Julie, Mary and family,our deepest condolences on the loss of your mother. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Greg, Tanya Stepanets - Selkirk, NY

“Aunt Emily, You have always been a person that anyone could talk to openly with an open mind. You have always given advice with no judgement. You...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Dianna Porter - PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Peter Kleffner - Albany, NY

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. Pete ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Peter Kleffner - Albany, NY

“Bob, Julie, John, and Mary: I am so sorry to hear of Emily's passing. She has always been one of my very favorite cousins ( and I have many! ). We...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Ann Sinnenberg - Glenville, NY

“Mary and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Jamie and Denise Brooks - NY

“Aunt Emily, I know when you get up to heaven you will be greeted by your sisters, brother and your dad. I can only imagine the stories and catching...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Dianna Porter - PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL

“To the wonderful woman who taught me to walk all my love forever yours your niece. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Lorraine Mercier - Pt. St. Lucie, FL


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GUILDERLAND – Emily Ruscitto Underhill, lost her battle with Multiple Myeloma on October 2, 2016. She had been battling Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and breast cancer in addition. She now rests peacefully in the arms of her Lord.
Emily was the youngest of seven children born to Emil and Nicholetta (Sarno) Ruscitto in Cleveland, Ohio in 1938. Upon the untimely death of her mother in 1940, she was raised by her paternal aunt and her husband, Donato and Julia (Ruscitto) Matricardi in Schenectady. She was a graduate of Nott Terrace High School class of 1956. After graduation she was employed by General Electric and was a member of their Quarter Century Club. She retired in 1999, as an administrative assistant from the G.E. Research and Development. In 1963 she married Robert B. Underhill and together they raised their three children in West Glenville where they lived for 38 years.
A proud American, Emily fulfilled her lifelong dream of visiting Pearl Harbor with her husband and traveling to England, Scotland and Italy. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her happiest times were spent with her children and grandchildren who lovingly called her 'Bubbie'; and cooking the traditional Italian Christmas Eve fish dinner.
Emily was predeceased by her siblings, Carmela, Philomena, Nicholetta, Julia, Bernadine and Gaetano and a nephew, John William Underhill.
She is survived by her husband Robert B. Underhill; children, Julie (Dr. Michael) Prezioso, of Burnt Hills, John (Debbie Gordon) Underhill, of Williston, VT and Mary Underhill, of Guilderland; grandchildren, Matthew, Elizabeth, James, Jack, Ryan, Ellen, Mia and Jacob; brother and sister-in-law, William and Noreen Underhill; 25 nieces, nephews and their families as well as many devoted friends.
The family would like to gratefully thank Emily's caregiver's, Ann Bradshaw and Paula Griffin and her oncologist Dr. Courtney Bellomo, for the compassion, care, kindness and dignity shown our Emily and our entire family.
Services will be held on Friday at 9 am from the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union Street and then to St. Anthony's Church, where a Mass will be celebrated at 10 am. Interment will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Glenville.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Thursday from 5 to 8 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made in Emily's memory to Community Hospice at www.communityhospice.org/donate or to Myeloma Research at www.themmrf.org.