John D. Teachout, of West Harwich, formerly of Needham, passed away on Tuesday January 14th. He was 78 years old. John was born and raised in Lydonville, VT, the youngest of 6 children. He served in the U.S. Air Force after high school, eventually becoming a sales engineer for several companies before founding his own business, Trans Tech International, located in Needham. He was active in the Needham community, and was a former member of the Needham Exchange Club.
John was the beloved husband of Ann Marie (D’addesio) Teachout. He is survived by his son Christopher and his wife Susanne and their children, Sophie and William, and his son Michael of Ashland. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Kathryn D’addesio of Needham. Visiting hours will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, on Tuesday January 21st from 4-7 pm. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Funeral Services will be held at the Christ Episcopal Church of Needham, 1132 Highland Ave, Needham, on Wednesday January 22nd at 11am. Interment to follow at Needham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod, 2095 Main St., Brewster, MA 02361, or to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516, in his memory would be appreciated.
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