BRISTOL — Edyth “Tippy” Pidgeon Steady, 74, passed away with her loving husband of 56 years at her side after a short illness. Tippy was born on Sept. 29, 1937, the daughter of Augustus and Kathleen Pidgeon of Salisbury.
Tippy graduated from Middlebury High School in 1955. In 1956, she married James Steady at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Middlebury, shortly after he stole her heart on the dance floor. For 33 years Tippy worked for the Bristol Elementary School, where she formed many treasured friendships.
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