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“So sad to see this in the paper. Mr. Cunningham was the sweetest patient. Peace to you my friend and may the beautiful memories you have left to...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Dyana - NH

“Dear Eleanor and Family, On behalf of the Merrimack Senior Citizen Club we offer our condolences on the passing of John. He was a longtime member of...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Irene Jenness

“Love and our prayers to all our cousins and their families. All our love to Aunt Eleanor. WE are sorry for loss. you all are in our prayers. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Sherri Sue ( Stoehr) Wilcox

“Oh my, so sorry. I had missed sending out Christmas cards last year and called to find out your address last Monday, to send a card.  Then...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Patricia Hamm

“ohh, i'm so sorry for your mom and all of you.  he was such a gentle soul.  my memory of your dad is that he would always get...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: debbie (stoehr) krause


Edward “John” Cunningham, 88, of Manchester, NH, passed away April 13, 2016 at his residence.

John was born September 26, 1927 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a son of Edward & Edith (Beatty) Cunningham and had been a NH resident since 1972.

Prior to retirement, John was employed with the AIG Company for 47 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served on the USS Leyte during World War II.

John was a very kind and gentle soul whose family was at the center of his life.

Family includes his wife of 61 years, Eleanor (Stoehr) Cunningham; three children, Denise Merrill and her late husband, Bob, Craig Cunningham and his wife, Jeannie and Keith Cunningham and his wife, Julie; four grandchildren, Rebecca, Andrew, Ryan and Megan; two brothers, James Cunningham and the late Ralph Cunningham; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the convenience of family. Burial will take place at the NH Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH.

Memorial contributions may be sent to a charity of one’s choice.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit CateJohnson.com.