Mr. Plue was born Sept. 9, 1947, in Danbury. He was a 1965 graduate of Danbury High School. He was a U.S. Marine veteran of the Vietnam War and a recipient of two Purple Hearts. He was employed as a pipefitter for many years with Union Local No. 777, Plumbers and Pipefitters of Connecticut.

Mr. Plue is survived by two sons, Eron and his wife Lorraine Plue of New Milford, Josh and Patty Plue of Danbury; a grandson, Jordan; and a granddaughter, Alexis of New Milford.

In addition, he is survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, Norman and Cindy Buzaid and their children, Norman and his fianc�e Crystal, and Kristen and her husband Kevin; Donna Martin and her children, Kendra, Jared and his wife Eileen, Deirdre and her husband Rob; Nancy and Mike Palmer and their children, Shauna and Garett and his fianc�e Marissa; Susan and Steve DiCiacco and her children, Audra and Tara Asencio; and several great- nieces and nephews, Kaitlyn, Hannah, Jared Jr. and Nolan.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Joseph Church in Danbury.

Memorials may be made to the Hanahoe Memorial Children's Clinic, 205 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810.

The Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, in Danbury was is in charge of arrangements.