Phebe Ella Underhill Smith, of Muttontown, wife of the late Dr. Morley L. Smith of Hicksville, died on March 13, 1999 at her home in Muttontown. Mrs. Smith was an 11th generation descendant of Captain John Underhill, an early settler of LI. She was born and raised on LI on the Underhill farm in Jericho. She was 92 years old.
Mrs. Smith was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She graduated from Friends Acadmey in Locust Valley and Cortland State Teachers College. Prior to her marriage to Dr. Smith, she was a home economics teacher in the Jericho Public Schools. She was active in the Preservation of LI Antiquities, the NYS Button Society and the Jerusalem Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was an officer of the Underhill Society of America and a charter member of the Garden City Community Club. She served on the board of trustees of Friends Academy for many years.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her son Morley Lyford Smith of Montreal, Quebec, Canada; her daughter Phebe Alice Apgar of Burke, VA; her sister Alice Underhill Mitchell; and her nephew Samuel Mitchell, both of East Williston. She is also survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She leaves behind a loving family who will miss her greatly. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. A memorial service will be held at the Jericho Friends Meeting House in Jericho on April 3 at 2 p.m.
Mark Jay Friedman, MD, an alumnus of Jericho High School ('73), died on March 13, 1999 of lymphoma. A scholar athlete, Dr. Friedman played goalie and was captain of the soccer team. He attended SUNY Stony Brook and SUNY Downstate Medical College. He was a founding partner of the Cardiovascular Consultants in Manhasset. Dr. Friedman coached both boys and girls in various sports for the Jericho Athletic Association.
He is survived by his wife Ellen; children Robyn and Matthew; his parents Eleanor and Arthur; his brother Bruce and sister Lainie.