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GIGLIO, Nicholas C.

Giglio - Nicholas C. Of Lake View, NY, beloved husband of Anne (nee Spriesch); dearest father of Joseph C. and Charles J. Giglio and Nicole Carlough; cherished grandfather of Rocco; dear brother of Jerome (Frances), Joseph (Ann) and Anthony Giglio; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., 4199 Lake Shore Rd., Hamburg, 716-627-2919, where prayers will be held Friday at 9:45 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John Paul II, Lake View, at 10:30 AM. Flowers gratefully declined, if desired contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be shared at www.lakesidefuneralhome.com. Nicholas was a proud graduate of Canisius High School and a retired Sergeant of the Erie County Sheriff's Office; and a proud veteran of the United States Army. While on Active Duty, an enemy ambush from well fortified positions surprised his company on patrol near Di An in dense jungle. Radio Operator Giglio immediately assisted casualties to safe positions. While carrying one injured soldier to a safer position, a bullet hit his radio. Pfc Giglio then carried information between his squad leader and the command post by moving through enemy fire raking the area. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for Valor and Vietnam Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars.

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