Archive for January 29th, 2008

Marilyn Bertrand Passes

December 30, 1949 – January 23, 2008

Marilyn A. (Luko) Bertrand, 58, of Suffield, the beloved wife of 36 years to Gilles Bertrand, entered peacefully into eternal life surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at her home. She was born on December 30, 1949 in Hartford, CT, a daughter of Jeanette and the late Anton Luko. She resided in Suffield, CT for the past 20 years and prior to that in Stafford and Enfield, CT. Marilyn was a graduate of Hartford High School Class of 1967 and received her degree in Education from Central Connecticut State University in 1971, during which time she was president of her sorority, Lambda Kappa Nu. She continued on to receive her Masters Degree from Central Connecticut as well. Marilyn was employed by the Enfield Board of Education and spent her entire 37 year career as a teacher at Fermi High School, where she was the head of the Business Department and was also an advisor for FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America).

Marilyn is survived by her devoted husband, Gilles, her loving children, Tim Bertrand and his wife, Cara of Sturbridge, MA, Patrick Bertrand, Lindsay Bertrand and Todd Bertrand all of Suffield, her mother, Jeannette (Luko) Mulready of West Hartford, CT a sister, Gilberta Calegari and her husband, James of E. Hartford, CT, a brother, Stephen Luko and his wife, Annette of Terryville, CT along with many nieces, nephews, and dear friends, as well as her grand-dogs, Tessa & Toby.

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2008 World Series Entries Pouring into New Smyrna

Samsula, FL — The list keeps growing and growing for the 42nd Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing. Entries up to January 29, 2008 are as follows:

NASCAR Tour Type Modifieds:

Car # Driver Hometown
00 Ted Christopher Plainville, CT
09 Bobby Grigas, III Mansfield, MA
1 George Bierce Prospect, CT
5 Charles Pasteryak Lisbon, CT

7 Kevin Marion (owner) Mooresville, NC

9 Eric Beers Northhampton, PA

14 JR Bertuccio

19 Jimmy Blewett Calverton, NY

22 Chuck Hossfeld Ransomville, NY

23 Justin Bonsignore

28 James Civali Meriden, CT

29 Kenny Horton New Haven, CT

39 Jimmy Storace Kingston, NY

40 Ryan Preece Kensington, CT

48 Buck Catalano Ontario, NY

58 Kevin Goodale Riverhead, NY

70 Andy Seuss Hampstead, NY

73 Jonathan McKennedy Chelmsford, MA

79 Ronnie Silk Norwalk, CT

80 Dennis Costa Taunton, MA

91 John Jenson Wolcott, CT

94 Adam Horwith Coplay, PA

96 Russell Perry Ashaway, RI

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