Edward W. Cates

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  • "Still miss you, and thanks for turning me on to The Beatles..."
    - Karl Weber
  • "A great friend and poet. Rest in peace Eddy."
    - Sonny Poremba
  • "Hey Ed…. Knowing you, you're probably reading this..."
  • "We were best of friends as well as cousins as young boys...."
  • "I am glad that the photo I took of Ed when we were at BU..."
    - Claudine Langille
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Connor-Healy Funeral Home
537 Union Street
Manchester, NH

MANCHESTER - Edward W. Cates, 61, of Manchester, NH, died March 10, 2014, after a period of declining health.Born in Manchester, NH on March 11, 1952, he was the son of William and Helen (Niemiec) Cates. He resided in Boston for thirty years before returning to Manchester.Ed graduated as salutatorian from Manchester High School Central, Class of 1970. He earned a bachelor of arts degree from Boston University in 1974 as well as a masters degree in Poetry and American Literature from Harvard University.He was the publisher of the Small Moon newspaper in Boston for several years. He held a position at Harvard Business School, worked in children's art therapy, as well as elderly services.Ed wrote and published many poems. Books, writing poetry, and reading voraciously were his lifelong passions.He leaves several cousins, including, John Niemiec, Linda Wyman, and Catherine Hammond.


SERVICES: There are no calling hours.Following cremation, funeral services will be private.The Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union Street, Manchester, NH is in charge of the arrangements.For more information or to view the online guest registry, please visit: www.connorhealy.com.

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