Mr. Richard “Rich” W. Torino passed away unexpectedly in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, on August 7th, 2022, at the age of 52 years old.
Richard is survived by his loving wife Jessica Torino of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, his daughter Vy Torino of Rio Rancho, NM, his daughter Anabel Torino of Rio Rancho, NM, his mother Janet Torino of Rio Rancho, NM, his brother Mike Torino of Apache Junction, Arizona, his nephews Trance and Jaxson Torino of Apache Junction, AZ, his nephews Billy and Nick Torino of Shirley, New York, his nieces Hope and Abbie Oller, and nephew Ethan Oller. Richard is also survived by his loving furry friends Lucy and Orion. Richard is preceded in death by his father William F. Torino and by his brother William F. Torino Jr.
Richard was born on Tuesday, November 11th, 1969, in Mount Kisco, New York, to Janet and William Torino. He attended Arlington High School in Lagrangeville, NY, and graduated with his diploma in 1988. Richard married Ms. Jessica G. Conway on Saturday, July 31st, 1999, at Mills Mansion in Staatsburg, NY. They were married for 23 years and had two children.
Richard was a partner of and employed by Southwest Antennas and Accessories. He particularly enjoyed Ham Radio, riding his Harley, and going Jeeping. Richard was a member of The Upper Rio FM Society, DSTAR Digital Net Control, and The High Noon Net 40 Moteus. Richard’s greatest accomplishment and joy was being a stay-at-home dad for his girls.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 12PM – 3PM on Thursday, August 18th, 2022, at Daniels Family Funeral Services – Southern Chapel, located at 2400 Southern Blvd. SE, Rio Rancho, New Mexico, 87124.