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Avon: September 19, 2013 at age 87. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Mary (Goodrow) Chest; children, Norene Chesterton, James N. (Melody) Chest, Michele (Barry) Edwards, Michael Bement, Mary Lynne Bement, Catherine Bement, Matthew Bement (Stacy House); grandchildren, Lisa (Eric) Anderson, R.J. (Heather) Chesterton, Matthew (Lana) Chesterton, Michael Chesterton, Scott Chest, Casey Chest, Natalie, Nicholas Edwards, Delaney, Sophie Bement; 7 great-grandchildren; niece, Laura Chest. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Ron Chesterton. Jim was the owner and operator of Jim Chest Lawn and Garden for 45 years. He was a WWII Navy Veteran.
Family and friends are invited to call Friday 3-6PM at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 350 Genesee St., Avon. A Celebration of His Life will be held Saturday from 2-5PM at the Avon Inn, 55 E. Main St., Avon. Private Interment St. Agnes Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to
, 435 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620.
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Sept. 25, 2013