Henry Joseph Legere Jr.

3 April, 19511 May, 2021

Henry Joseph Legere, Jr., age 70 of Holt, MI passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Henry was born April 3, 1951 in Orange, NJ the son of Henry Joseph and Rose (Stoppiello) Legere, Sr. Henry was the first person in his family to attend college and all of his adult children followed in his footsteps which made him very proud. Education was very important to him and a big part of his life as he was a lifelong learner and obtained many degrees, doctorates and many honors over the years. Henry was granted admission before the Supreme Court, was a coach for Moot Court and held a seat as faculty on the Michigan State Law School to name just a few of his academic accomplishments. During his personal time Henry enjoyed traveling, taking cruises and spending time with his family.

Henry is survived by his wife, Pamela Heemer; 7 children, Robert L. Heemer, Benjamin L. Heemer, Jonathan L. Heemer, Henry L. Legere, III, Joseph E. Legere, Monique K. Legere, Sasha L. Beling; 8 grandchildren, Preston, Madison, Riley, Chloe, Cole, Elyse, Claire, Amelia; in-laws, Robert A. & Joanne M. Heemer; 2 sisters, Michele Addison, Rose Spina. He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers, Michael, Charles and William Legere.

No services will be held at this time. Those desiring may make a memorial contribution for the Heemer Boys College Fund in Henry’s honor. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home Mason Chapel. To leave an on-line condolence for the family please visit


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