Louis F. Cypher Sr., 75, of Bethel, husband of Patricia (Dekker) Cypher, died De. 18, 2012, at Bethel Health Care in Bethel.

Mr. Cypher was born Sept. 6, 1937, in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., and attended Westchester County, N.Y., schools.

An air conditioning and refrigeration technician, Mr. Cypher was last employed with Holiday Inn.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served aboard the U.S. Destroyer Renshaw.

He was a member of AARP # 3340 and of St. Anthony Maronite Parish of Danbury.

He enjoyed the time he shared with his family, most especially his grandchildren. He was regarded by his family as a "Jack of all trades."

In addition to his wife of 51 years, Mr. Cypher is survived by his stepmother, Dorothy (Robins) Cypher, of Danbury; two sons, Francis A. Main, and his wife, Nancy, of Thomaston, and Louis Cypher Jr., and his wife, Roxanne, of Sherman; a daughter, Barbara A. Andrews, and her husband, Richard, of Newtown; four brothers, William James Cypher, Kenneth Cypher, Phillip Cypher and John Cypher; a sister, Susan Hall; eight grandchildren, Richard Andrews III, Kimberly Andrews, Seamus Cypher, Sean Cypher, David Main, Christopher Main, April Main and Keara Main; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Harrison J. Cypher; a brother, Harrison J. Cypher Jr.; a sister, Helen Cypher Lucsky; and a granddaughter, Christina Main.

Interment was at St. Peter Cemetery in Danbury.

The Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home in Danbury was in charge of arrangements.