Linda Steadman
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Obituary of Linda A. Steadman


Portville - Linda A. Steadman     "Loving Wife, Mother, & Sister"


            Linda A. Steadman, of 979 Portville-Olean Road, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Cuba Memorial Hospital, following an illness.


            Linda was born on March 14, 1945 in Bath, Maine.  She was the daughter of Franklin T. and Doris Ann Babine MacDonald.  On June 14, 1993, at he Good News Chapel in Lewiston, Maine she married her husband of 26 years, the love of her life, Richard R. Steadman, who survives.


            Linda was a graduate of Morse High School in Bath, Maine.  She worked for Burgess Market in Bath, Maine as a cashier for several years.  In the early 1980's, Linda drove a food truck on Brunswick Naval Air Station and worked for Bath Iron Works (BIW).  She also sold Avon Cosmetics in Bath Maine for a period of time.  Linda and her husband moved to Portville in 2016.  She enjoyed interior decorating, singing country music, and listening to classic piano.  Linda will be remembered as being energetic and a spunky person.


            Along with her loving husband, Linda is survived by; 4 children, Peggy S. Crippen of New Port, Maine, Ray E. Thomas of Phippsburg, Maine, Randy E. Thomas-Garcia of Lincoln, Maine, and Tina M. Thomas of Bowdoin, Maine; 2 stepchildren, Richard R. (Amy) Steadman, Jr. of Olean and Amy (Joe) Miller of Portville; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; 3 siblings, Elaine H. Rice of Florida, Thomas J. MacDonald of Middleton, MA, and Rosalyn G. (Shawn) Moody of New Haven, CT; 4 sister-in-laws, Peggy (Jim) Heflin, Shirley (Larry) Riehle, Barb (Dennis) Meyers, Carol (Eric) Schutt, and Gloria Seamon; a brother-in-law, Robert C. (Linda) Steadman; and several nieces and nephews.


            Linda was predeceased by a brother, George J. MacDonald in 2010.


            Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery in Lisbon Falls, Maine.


            Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State Street, Olean. Online condolences may be made at


            In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the to the Bath, Maine Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 65,  Bath, Maine 04530 or to the Bath Salvation Army, 25 Congress Avenue, Bath, Maine 04530.


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