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Gerald A. Trietley, 66, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. employee and an Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, died Saturday (March 21, 1998) in Millard Fillmore Hospital.

Born in Buffalo, he had been a resident of the City of Tonawanda for 17 years.

Trietley worked for Bethlehem Steel for 17 years before retiring in 1983.

He received the Purple Heart for being wounded in Korea. Prior to his enlistment, he was a member of the National Guard.

Trietley was a member of the Harvey D. Morin Post 8113, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Heid Trietley; two brothers, Charles of Orchard Park and Ross; and two sisters, Patricia Wingrove of Federal Way, Wash., and Nancy.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in John O. Roth Funeral Home, Morgan and William streets, City of Tonawanda.

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