John M. Blue, 65, of Needham, passed away August 31, 2017.

He was a sheet metal worker for HRC for over 20 years, retiring in 2012.

He served proudly in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

John was a member of the Franklin American Legion Post 205, VFW and the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local No. 20.

He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Vicki; sons, Timothy (Amanda) and John R. (Elizabeth) Blue; five granddaughters; sister, Janet Kirk Stubbs, and brothers, Joe (Tammy) and Jason (Katie) Blue.

To celebrate and honor John’s life the family request you join them on Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 205, 1200 Park Ave., Franklin.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or Franklin American Legion Post 205.

Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care-Franklin is entrusted with caring for this family.