Putnam – Richard P. Bertrand, 64, of Bibeault St., died Thursday, January 22, 2015 in Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Maureen (Parker) Bertrand. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Richard and Cecile (Hamel) Bertrand. Mr. Bertrand worked as an auto body technician for Precision Collision. He was a car enthusiast and enjoyed fishing. Richard is survived by his sons, Scott Bertrand and his fiancé Tina Erskine from Thompson, and Arron Bertrand of Fredericksburg, MO; his daughter, Shannon Harris and her husband Richard of Dayville; his sisters, Dorothy Therrien-Kulaga of Thompson, and Sharon Berube of Danielson; his grandchildren, Michael, Austin, Juliette, Devon, and Davon. As requested by the family, services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.