Alan I. Halsband


Halsband, Alan I., 86, died Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Saint Elizabeth Home. He was the beloved husband of Harriet (Kriss) Halsband for 8 years and the late Marcia (Aptel) Halsband for 47 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late George and Anna (Goldstein) Halsband, he had lived in East Greenwich since 2016, previously a longtime resident of Warwick. He was a test engineer for Electric Boat in Groton, CT for 34 years and Tower Manufacturing in Providence for 8 years, retiring in 1996. Alan was an Army Veteran, serving from 1958-61 in Korea. He graduated from Roger Williams College, Class of ’89.  Alan was a member of Temple Emanu-El, Touro Fraternal Association, and the Masons – Overseas Lodge.

Devoted father of Jeffrey Halsband and his wife, Lori, of Collins, GA and Scott Halsband and his wife, Donna, of Warwick. Loving brother of Sidney Halsband and his wife, Marta Redniss Maresco, of Southbury, CT and Joan Dellicarpini and her husband, Pat, of Fairfax, VA. Adored grandfather of Alma, Tara, Jacob, Justin and the late Samanatha. Cherished great grandfather of Kelsie, Derek, Mason, Bryson and Brooklynn. Alan is also survived by Harriet’s children, Marci, Ron, and Ronni.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Avenue, Providence, RI 02906 or Jewish Collaborative Services, 1165 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.  Shiva will be observed at his late residence, Tuesday 7-9, Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

To view a recording of the service, please click here.


  1. Cheryl Horowitz Adessi
    Feb 24, 2024

    Jeff and Scott, I am so sorry to learn of your dad’s passing. May his memory be a blessing.

  2. Arline Rogel
    Feb 24, 2024

    My sincere condolences to Alan’s family.

    • Scott Halsband
      Feb 25, 2024

      Thank you Arline

  3. Roberta (Bobby) Shuman
    Feb 25, 2024

    I am so sorry that Alan has passed. We had good memories with each other as kids growing up. Bobby

    • Scott Halsband
      Feb 25, 2024

      Thanks Bobby and lots of memories for me with many family events while growing up

  4. Donna Broman Goldstein
    Feb 25, 2024

    I am very sorry to learn of Alan’s passing. Sending my compassion and respect. Donna Broman Goldstein

  5. Bruce Wasser
    Feb 25, 2024

    Paula and I are very sorry for your loss.
    Bruce Wasser

  6. Sheila Land
    Feb 25, 2024

    Dear family,
    Please accept my sincere condolences. I have fond memories of your family during your growing up years. Alan was such a mensh.

    Feb 26, 2024

    Sidney and Scott,
    We’re sorry to hear about Allen’s death. Please accept our prayers and deepest sympathy.
    Bob and Jean Brennan

  8. Ellen Gourse
    Feb 26, 2024

    Harriet and family

    I am sorry to hear of Alan’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Halsband Family.

    Ellen Gourse

  9. Harvey&Lorraine Rappoport
    Feb 27, 2024

    Dear Harriet&family,
    Lorraine and I are so sorry to hear the news
    of Alan’s passing . May his memory be a blessing.


  10. Margaret Andersen
    Mar 1, 2024

    My deepest sympathy to Alan’s family. Alan and I were neighbors growing up in East Greenwich on Ledge Road. I just called his cousin, Irene Halsband Bressler to let her know. We were all good friends. RIP Alan Margaret Andersen

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