Light Hill


SUZANNE UNDERHILL, RN -Executive Director

A native of Canandaigua, Sue worked at the VA Medical Center as a RN and Advanced Illness Care Coordinator before retiring and accepting the role of Light Hill Executive Director. Her experience with veterans and their families taught Sue many valuable lessons about end-of-life care. Sue is blessed to have a husband and daughter who support her dream and are very involved with the home as volunteers.

MARY KATHERINE KILLEN, MBA – Assistant Executive Director

MK is a two-time graduate of St. Bonaventure University and joined Light Hill with a wealth of marketing and fundraising experience. She brings her passion, vision and organization to the home. MK enjoys her time outside of work volunteering with other community organizations and walking or kayaking around the Finger Lakes. She shares her home with her three fur babies.

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CRYSTAL MARTIN – Volunteer Training Coordinator

Crystal is an engineer turned manager who started volunteering after a 30-year career in corporate America. After a rewarding and fulfilling two years volunteering at Light Hill, she joined the Light Hill staff as Volunteer Coordinator, and realizes she’s truly found her “home.”  Crystal shares her passion and love with all the delightful people at Light Hill and with her wonderful husband of thirty years.

DELACEY UNDERHILL, LMSW – Volunteer Coordinator

Delacey is a Canandaigua native and graduate of Binghamton University with a Master of Social Work degree. She was recently licensed as well. Delacey shares her mom’s passion for the Light Hill family and has been a care giver for several members of the community. She enjoys painting, camping and being outdoors. Delacey loves animals and she enjoys time with her own cat Taz.

ROBERTA BANFIELD – Volunteer Engagement Manager

Roberta joined us a VEM in July 2022. She shares the former role of Volunteer Coordinator with Marie and looks forward to engaging with our community about her work at Light Hill.

MARIE BROWN – Volunteer Scheduling Manager

Marie joined us as VSM in July 2022. She shares the former role of Volunteer Coordinator with Roberta and looks forward to helping our current volunteers fulfill our mission at Light Hill.