Garrett M. Heher
Garrett M. Heher, 79, of Princeton passed away December 4, 2014 at Stonbridge at Montgomery Health Care Center in Skillman, NJ.
Born in Trenton, he was a resident of Princeton.
Mr. Heher was a partner with Smith, Stratton, Wise, Heher and Brennan in Princeton and later started his own law practice in Princeton. He sat on the boards of Eden Institute in Princeton, The Nassau Club in Princeton, and The Atlantic Foundation. He served on the Committee for Character for the New Jersey Bar Association. He also served on various committees with the National Association of College and University Attorneys. He was Chairman of the Graduate Board of Princeton Charter Club. He was a member or The Federal Bar Association, The New Jersey State Bar Association, The Association of the Bar of New York City, The Mercer County Bar Association, and the Princeton Bar Association.
He addressed his pursuits with both integrity and a sense of humor. He was a great story teller and conversationalist, and could always relay a current event after his detailed daily read of The New York Times. He enjoyed most spending time with his wife, son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren.
He was a graduate of Villa Victoria Academy, The Lawrenceville School, Princeton University, and the University of Michagan Law School.
Son of the late Anne Egan and the Honorable Harry Heher, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, brother of the late John “Jack” and Harry Heher, Jr., he is survived by his wife of 50 years, Gretchen Walsh Heher; a son and daughter-in-law, Garrett Walsh Heher and Maureen Dwyer Heher of Essex, Connecticut; 2 grandchildren, Catherine and William Heher; a sister-in-law, Elissa Heher of Maplewood, New Jersey; a brother-in-law, Allan Richard Walsh of Philadelphia; also, nieces and nephews.
Services and burial in the family lot at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Trenton were private.
Posted on 22 Jan 2015 by MFH