My Dear Friend...you will be missed, Thanks for all the good memories! ~ Frank Manafort
Obituary for Elliott C. Beveridge
Elliott Case Beveridge, 72, of New Britain, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, February 21, 2014.
Born in New Hampshire, he was the son of the late Raymond and Barbara (Case) Beveridge. A lifelong resident of Plainville, Elliott attended local schools, and was a well-known, talented mechanic and racing enthusiast since childhood. He spent many days racing at Plainville Stadium, recently attending their reunion where he was awarded for his expertise, was a member of the Lucas Oil Outlaws, who won this year’s championship where Elliott was awarded Mechanic of the Year, and has been a longtime member of the DMA-USAC and NEMA Midgets racing teams. In addition to racing, he had a love for the outdoors, taking frequent trips to Black Watch Farm in Vermont alongside his lifelong buddy, Frank Manafort, and was affiliated with the American Legion and Mickey’s AC.
He is survived by his children, Ron and his wife, Geraldine of Bristol and Christine Szpunar and her husband, Stephen of Burlington; his brother, Bob; his sisters, Betsy, Charlotte, and Marcia; his grandchildren, Stephen, Joshua, Alexander and Carli; his girlfriend, Julia Waite and many nieces, nephew, and many friends, including Barry Jack, Billy Bergenty, and Don Moon.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Doug, George, and Bruce.
A memorial service will be held in celebration of Elliott’s life on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave, Forestville. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday evening, from 5-7 p.m. at Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad St, Plainville. In lieu of flowers, kindly remember Elliott with contributions to the new George Bray Cancer Center, 100 Grand St. New Britain, CT 06050.