Tyler A. Richter

Tyler A. Richter, 43, of Charlestown, R.I., formerly of Manchester, died unexpectedly Sunday, April 7, 2013, in Rhode Island.

Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late Allen O. and Shirley A. (Kesckes) Richter. He attended St. Bridget School, graduated from East Catholic High School, Class of 1986, and Northeastern University, Class of 1991. He also attended Professional Bartenders School of New England (2005). Tyler lived in Mississippi and was employed by the Gold Strike Casino for three years. He was currently employed as an operation analyst for RBS/Citizen's Financial Group. Tyler was also an avid Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees fan, was a fan of Star Wars and loved the beach.

He is survived by his siblings, Terence Richter, and his wife, Kathy, of Lake Hiawatha, N.J., their children, Deanna and Tori; Barton Richter, and his wife, Pamela, of Auburn, Wash., their son, Brian; Timothy Richter, and his wife, Karen, of Goldsboro, Md., their children, Jason (fiancée, Amanda) and Amy; Thomas Richter, and his wife, Clarice, of Southington, their children, Nicholas, Greg, and Jillian Waterworth, Kyle and Nicole Waterworth, Jared Waterworth (fiancée, Karyn Howell); Bruce Richter, and his wife, Carol, of Coventry, their children, Paul and Daniel; and Linda Richter Petersen of Vernon, and her children, Gail and Kevin Dalton, Matthew and Courtney Petersen, and Brian Petersen (fiancée, Nicole Kemp). He is also survived by several great-nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Martin C. Petersen.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 15, at 10:30 a.m. at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center St., Manchester. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to East Catholic High School Scholarship Fund, ECHS Advancement Office, 115 New State Road, Manchester, CT 06042; the , 1 Union Street, No. 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691-4183; or the Northeastern Fund, 18 Cushing Hall, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115-9877.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Apr. 12 to Apr. 16, 2013