Donald C. Plourde, 81, of Southington, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at The Pines of Bristol.
He was born on Aug. 6, 1936, in Fort Kent, Maine, a son of the late Ludger and Regina (Bouchard) Plourde. He was the loving husband of the late Susan A. Plourde who passed in 2013.
Donald served our country in the United States Army and retired from Pratt and Whitney in 1998. He enjoyed snowmobiling and hunting in Vermont. Donald was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. He was also a member of the Franco American Social Club.
Donald is survived by his sons, Pierre Plourde and his wife, Denise, of Plainville, Kent Plourde of New Britain, Mark Plourde and his wife, Roberta, of New York, Reginald Harrington of Winsted; daughters, Sonya Plourde of Massachusetts, Phyllis Eno of Collinsville, Susan Plourde of Michigan; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his brothers, Maynard and Arnold Plourde.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave. Bristol/Forestville from 9 until 10:30 a.m. followed by a procession to St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave., Bristol/ Forestville for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.
The family would like to express their gratitude to VITAS and The Pines of Bristol for supporting them during this time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VITAS Hospice at 56 Franklin St., Waterbury, CT 06706.
To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, visit Donald’s memorial webpage at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com .