Gregory L. Underwood, age 69, of Perry, Ohio, former resident of Fairport Harbor, passed away September 29, 2022, at Tri-Point Medical Center in Concord Township. He was born April 29, 1953, in Painesville to Elvy “JR” Underwood and Mary J. “Betsy” (Myers) Underwood.
Gregory was a 1971 graduate of Fairport Harding High School. He worked for Avery Dennison for around 30 years, retiring in 2012. He enjoyed hunting and especially loved spending time with his granddaughters. He was very involved in their lives and attended all their events. Gregory was a member of the Lake County Rod and Gun Club, the Hungarian Culture Club, Fairport VFW Post 7754, and American Legion Post 336 in Painesville.
Gregory is survived by his wife of 49 years, Nancy (Shelby) Underwood; son, Chad (Melissa) Underwood; granddaughters, Rachel Underwood and Sarah Underwood; sister, Malia (Danny) Ignat; brothers-in-law, Jim (Sherry) Shelby and Sam (Sally) Shelby; sister-in-law, Kathy (Tim, deceased) Saluk.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Friends will be received 2:00-5:00 PM, Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Avenue, Painesville. Funeral Services will immediately follow at 5:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donations in Gregory’s memory be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.
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