Chester Austin Greason passed away with family by his side at Wildwood Care Centre, St. Marys, on March 2, 2014 in his 96th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Near) whom he married on May 27, 1944. Dear father of Ron and Linda, Jim and Judy, Nancy and Ron Marriott and daughter-in-law Karen. Proud grandfather of Tracey, Cindy and Montel Brown, Scott and Kari, Rob, Alissa and Mike Bartlett, Chet, Jason and Lisa, Kaitlin and great-grandfather of Jackson, Rachel, Sasha, Kylie, Emma, MaKenzie and Maggie. Predeceased by his daughter Marlene, son Maurice, brother Elmer, sister Dorothy Fraser and Daughter-in-law Dot. Please note the changes to the location and service dates: Visitation at the ST. MARYS UNITED CHURCH, 85 Church St. South, St. Marys , on Thursday, March 6, from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted at the ST. MARYS UNITED CHURCH on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jackie Sheridan officiating. Private family Interment in St. Marys Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to East Nissouri Union Church or charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home (519-284-2820). Online condolences at