Jeanne E. Cate

May 22, 1929December 19, 2018

Jeanne Elizabeth Cate, 89, passed away December 19, 2018. She was born in Concord, NH, May 22, 1929, the daughter of Everett and Mary (Stone) Tasker. Jeanne was a 1947 graduate of Concord High School and lived in Concord most of her life until moving to Brookdale Marysville Assisted Living in Marysville, Ohio in December 2017. She worked at Rumford Press for 36 years and then for the State of NH 13 years until her retirement in 1994 to take care of her infant grandson. She was a longtime member of The First Congregational Church, sang in the chancel choir, Woman’s Guild, Reed Group, Beyer Group, NH TOPS #62 and 60+ year member of the Eastern Star Priscilla Chapter #51 in Penacook. In addition to her parents, Jeanne was preceded in death by her brother, Milton S. Tasker (wife, Julia) and son-in-law, Reed J. Bagetis. Jeanne is survived by her husband of 60 years, Arthur J. Cate; daughter, Patricia J. Ward (husband, Grant); grandson, Lucas J. Bagetis, all of Delaware, OH; brother, Roger E. Tasker of Foley, AL; sister-in-law, Natalie Harvey of Franklin, NH; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to The First Congregational Church, Memorial Fund, 177 North Main Street, Concord, NH 03301. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Brookdale Marysville Chapel, 1565 London Ave, Marysville, OH 43040. Burial will take place at a later date at Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord, NH. Crouse-Kauber-Fraley Funeral Home in Johnstown, OH is honored to be serving the family. Online condolences may be shared at


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Deborah Moore

December 23, 2018

I remember Jeanne for most of her sixty -one years of Eastern Star. My father had been close to her brothers and her Dad. Although Jeanne would never take an office, she was always on the side lines being supportive of the Chapter. It was my honor to present her with her 60yr certificate of membership while I was Worthy Matron. I looked at the spot where she sat just last meeting and thought about our missing Sister

Nancy and Steve Sawyer

December 22, 2018

We sang with Jeannie for many years at First Church in Concord NH. We especially remember her annual tribute to her mother on Mother’s Day singing the hymn How Great Thou Art, her mom’s favorite.