Ernest Hudson Steadman, 95, husband of Virginia R. (Goss)
Steadman of Wood Drive, Essex, died Tuesday February 21, 2016 in
the Beverly Hospital following his brief illness.
Born in Lynn January 23, 1921, the son of the late Ernest and
Louise P. (Hudson) Steadman, he was raised in Lynn and was a
1939 graduate of Lynn English High School.
Following his graduation he went to work at General Electric in
Lynn. With the declaration of war he entered the U.S. Navy and
served as a radioman in both the American and European Theatres.
Following his discharge he went to work at AT&T for five years
later to be employed by EG&G where he worked until his
His hobbies included woodworking and HAM radio operation. He
held both an extra and commercial radio class license.
In addition to his wife of sixty-five years he is survived by a
son, William C. Steadman of Essex; a daughter, Elizabeth L. Hans
and her husband Daniel T. of Lexington, KY; two grandchildren,
Amy Minor and James Hans both of KY and a great grandchild,
Wallace Minor. He was the brother of the late Shirley Steadman.
His funeral service with Naval Honors will be held 11 am
Thursday, February 25, graveside in the Spring Street Cemetery,
Essex, with The Rev. Timothy Ziegenhals of the First
Congregational Church of Essex officiating.