John was born on October 19, 1949 and passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. John was a resident of Manchester, New Hampshire at the time of passing. Ned was a graduate of Philips Andover Academy, where he developed a passion for reading and rowing, and the College of Wooster where he majored in English and played on the golf team. Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018, from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at Goodwin Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 607 Chestnut Street, Manchester. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Brookside Congregational Church, UCC, 2013 Elm Street, Manchester. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions can be made to Brookside Congregational Church, UCC, 2013 Elm Street, Manchester, NH 03104, or the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter, 166 S. River Road, #210, Bedford, NH 03110.