Richard A. Needre, 69, of East Falmouth died unexpectedly at Falmouth Hospital on March 21.
He was the husband of 44 years of Patricia Needre.
Born in Boston, he was the son of Alice (Krastin) and Walter Needre.
Mr. Needre attended Blue Hills Regional Technical School, earned his associate’s degree in electro-mechanical engineering, and continued to excel in the field for more than 40 years.
He enjoyed hosting family get-togethers by the pool during the summer.
Mr. Needre would tackle any home project without hesitation, and had the ability to perform work on cars. He also loved rock music and playing guitar.
In addition to his wife, he leaves three children and six grandchildren; three older brothers, Walter F. Needre, Peter A. Needre and Steven E. Needre; and other family.
His parents predeceased him.
Visiting hours will be Friday, March 26, from 4 to 7 PM at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 475 Main Street in Falmouth.