Dr. Samuel D. Stearns
1930 - 2021
{ "" }
Share Samuel's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
Dr. Samuel D. Stearns

Dr. Samuel D. Stearns, born June 18, 1930, went to his Eternal Home June 7, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Mary; her daughters, Lynda and Cheryl Olman; children, Jennifer (Paul) Civerolo, Laurie (Tom) Selby, and Charles (Frederica) Stearns; grandchildren, Steven and Michael (Jacqueline) Civerolo, Nicholas and Lucas Selby, Nathaniel and Samuel Stearns; great-grandchildren, Cooper and Katherine Noelle Civerolo. Sam retired as a Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy. He worked at Dikewood, Sandia National Laboratories, was an IEEE Fellow and professor emeritus at UNM. His greatest joy was serving his Lord Jesus Christ and ministering as deacon at St. Mary's Episcopal Church. We are so grateful for his godly influence in our lives and the lives of so many. We will miss him deeply. A service in his memory will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021, 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 1500 Chelwood Park Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM. Ennichement will take place at a later date. Please visit our online guestbook for Dr. Stearns at


To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Jun. 10, 2021.
Memorial service
10:00 AM
Memories & Condolences
Not sure what to say?
2 entries
June 12, 2021
Mary, i worked with Sam for a couple or three years and was always impressed by his intelligence, quiet dignity, and pleasing personality. He was a perfectionist and loved by all his co-workers.

Betty Hawley
June 10, 2021
Sam was a good friend and the smartest person I have known He will be sorely missed
Marion Williams
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences