Mt. Vernon Register-News

September 5, 2013

George Dreas

The Register-News

---- — Mr. George Dreas, of Radom, departed this life at the White Oak Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. He had attained the age of 69 years and 12 days.

George was born in rural Ashley on Aug. 21, 1944, the son of Anthony and Agnes (Buretta) Dreas. He was united in marriage to Patricia Pasterski on Nov. 14, 1981, and she preceded him in death on May 21, 2013.

Mr. Dreas was a lifelong farmer and was a member of the St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Radom. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a board member on the Village of Radom council. George loved farming, violins, listening to polka and watching St. Louis Cardinals Baseball.

Left to mourn his passing are his two sons, Louis and Michael Dreas both of Radom; three brothers, Joe Dreas, John Dreas and Jerome Dreas and his wife Beth; a sister, Evelyn Welles and her husband Sid Welles; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; a daughter, Christine Dreas; sister-in-law, Wilma Dreas; three uncles, Stephen Buretta, Herman Dreas and Stanley Dreas; and two aunts, Frances Czerniejewski and Margie Denham.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom with Fr. Dale Maxfield officiating and with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Ashley on Friday from 8:30 until 9:30 a.m.

Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the Colon Cancer Alliance and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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