John Anthony Friess, 85, of Chester, passed away at 6:50 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at his residence. The visitation was Monday, Oct. 11 at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Chester. The funeral Mass was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 11 at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Chester with Msgr. Daniel J. Jurek officiating. Burial was at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Chester. Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester was in charge of arrangements.