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Richard "Richie" L. Halsted, Jr.

March 10, 1980 January 15, 2018
Richard  "Richie" L. Halsted, Jr.
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Obituary for Richard "Richie" L. Halsted, Jr.


HALSTED – Richard “Richie” L. Halsted, Jr., 37, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was the loving husband of Ariel (Baker) Halsted for 7 years. Born March 10, 1980 in Torrington; the son of his father, Richard L. Halsted, Sr., and his wife Virginia of West Hartland, his mother, Kathryn “Kathy” DeVaux and husband David of Torrington and his step-father, Tony Martello of Torrington. Richie owned and operated his own construction company for many years.

He loved rock climbing, golfing and making people laugh. He enjoyed rock and roll music and sports cars. He also was an avid NY Giants fan. Richie loved his friends and family and would do anything to help a person in need and he will be deeply missed.

In addition to his devoted wife, he leaves his children, Trey Bayette, Jackson James Lee Halsted and Cheyenne Rose Halsted, all of Winsted; two sisters, Nicole Travis and husband Robert of Colebrook and Tina Martello and fiancé Dan of Torrington; stepsiblings, David DeVaux of Salisbury and Shana DeVaux of Winsted; maternal grandmother, Roberta Newman of Winsted; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Dietlin of Torrington; best friends, James Fischer of England and Peter Clark of Northfield; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Friends may call on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main Street, Winsted from 5 – 8 PM. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Visit an online guestbook at


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