Theodore (Ted) Steele
Ted was born in Bath, New York on August 22, 1949.
He grew up in Kennebunkport, Maine where his family
owned and operated a poultry farm and an insurance
business. He graduated from high school in 1968 and
joined the Air Force. During the Vietnam War he served
in Thailand and several other locations, repairing
planes, and prepping them for combat. He graduated from East Coast Aero
Tech with honors and went on to a long career repairing copiers, printers, as
well as refurbishing used laboratory equipment for resale. He lived in the
Haverhill area all of his adult life and has attended West Congregational
Church for about 20 years. He enjoyed New England travel, museums and
mountains, trains and musical theater and sang in several choirs over the years.
He had a deep love for the Bible and spent many hours preparing and teaching
Bible studies. Ted leaves his wife Beth, daughters Rebecca Eider and Rachel
Hellman, son Benjamin and sons-in-law Benjamin Hellman and Jason Eider.
A memorial service will be held at West Congregational Church, 767
Broadway, Haverhill, MA on Saturday, February 5 @ 2pm. All attendees are
requested to wear masks. Private interment will take place at a later date.
Arrangements by Rogers Funeral Home, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers,
contributions may be made to the West Congregational Church Family
Kitchen, a weekly food distribution program. A check can be sent to West
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