Frank Halstead, 68, died February 13, at Skyview Center, Wallingford. He was born November 12, 1944, at Danbury Hospital, son of Mildred Casey Halstead and Leo Dawson Halstead, Jr.
He grew up in Sandy Hook, where he attended Newtown Schools, and later moved to Oxford. He was a past member and 1st Assistant Chief of the Sandy Hook Fire Department, and a lifetime member of the Oxford Center Fire Company. At Center, he held several offices during his active membership, beginning in 1975.
In 2007, Mr Halstead retired after 24 years as a grounds/maintenance worker for the State of Connecticut.
He enjoyed fishing, especially at Damariscotta Lake in Maine, and watching baseball, especially the Yankees and Mets.
His brother William Halstead, Sr, of Sandy Hook; his daughter, Diane Armstrong and her husband, Greg, and his son Scott Halstead and his wife, Lisa, all of Waterbury; his three loving granddaughters; his former wife, Joanne Halstead of Oxford; and several aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins survive Mr Halstead.
His family would like to thank the staff of Skyview Center for their devoted care over the past two years.
A prayer service took place February 27, at 7 pm, at the Southbury Funeral Home of Munson-Lovetere. Memorial donations may be made to the Oxford Center Fire Company, 484 Oxford Road, Oxford CT 06478.
To place an online condolence, visit www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.com.