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Catherine R. Coleman

November 13, 1949 — January 4, 2023

Glencliff

Catherine (Cate) R. Coleman passed away peacefully on January 4, 2023, surrounded by loved ones.

Catherine was born to Stanley Smith and Catherine Yorks Smith on November 13, 1949. She graduated from high school in Danbury, Connecticut. 

Cate and her husband Roy moved to Wentworth, NH with their 3 children and built their homestead on a mountain top.  They didn’t have running water or electricity but made the best of it. Cate was fondly known to many as the mountain lady. She loved her home, her family, and her ‘Little House on the Prairie’ days. 

Cate’s life was forever changed in January 1997, when she suffered 3 brain aneurisms and had to be put into nursing care. She lived the last 20 years of her life at the Glencliff Home. 

Cate is predeceased by her husband Roy E. Coleman and her youngest daughter, Jennifer S. Coleman Colle, as well as her father, mother, 1 brother and 3 sisters. 

She leaves behind her son Charles Coleman and his wife Sherrie of Hillsborough, her daughter Glorialynn Coleman Avery and her husband Frederick of Warren, 7 grandchildren: Devin, Ryan, Morgan, Brittany, Steven, Tyler, and Andrew.  Her grandchildren at heart, Malerie Ruff, Hannah, and Hal Thompson as well as 11 great grandchildren. Cate is also survived by her loving aunt, Gloria Wilcox, whom she loved like a mother, 1 brother and 6 sisters as well as many nieces and nephews. 

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at the Warren Town Hall from 12-3pm.

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