James Donald Legere
1932 - 2015
James Donald Legere
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Palliative Care Unit (All Saints Hospital, Springhill)
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James Donald Legere, Age 82, of Springhill, NS passed away surrounded by loving family on February 16, 2015 at The All Saints Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Son of the late Archie & Mary (McNeil) Legere of Springhill.

Survived by his loving wife of 61 years Joyce (Alderson), Children: Debbie, Fran, Jimbo and Dru, Grandchildren; Ali, Adam, Christopher, Samantha, Stephanie and Alicia, Brother Jack and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Leo, Francis and Douglas.

He was a Korean War veteran and member of RCL Branch 17 Springhill, a Springhill miner, and a corrections officer. After retiring, he traveled in his motorhome across the US before eventually becoming a "Winter Texan" for 19 years. He really enjoyed people and was well liked by all who knew him. Having many skills, he was always there to help both family and friends.

His good times included being a devoted husband, hockey Dad and Granddad, driving snowmobiles and motorcycles at "The Camp", playing cards, fishing , yard sailing / bargain hunting and social evenings on the front porch. Our Dad gave us children and all his grandchildren the most precious gift possible  his time and unconditional love. He is our shining star and will remain forever bright.

We would like to thank the many neighbors and friends who helped in our time of need, the Dr.’s and the wonderful VON and palliative care unit staff as well as our local Pharmasave, Ken and staff.  

Arrangemetns were entrusted to A H Brown Funeral Service, Springhill, NS (902-597-2361). There will be no services at his request. Memorial donations may be made to the palliative care unit (All Saints Hospital, Springhill). Words of comfort and condolences may be sent to the family on line at www.brownsfuneralhome.com or through the funeral home Facebook page.

James Donald Legere