George A. Trella, 88, of Kelayres, passed away Tuesday morning at Smith Health Care, Mountain Top.
Born in McAdoo, he was the son of the late Pawel and Zofia (Marek) Trella.
He was of the Roman Catholic faith.
George was a Korean War veteran serving in the U.S. Navy and proudly served aboard the USS Missouri. He was awarded the Ambassador for Peace Medal presented by the Republic of Korea.
Prior to retiring, he was a steel worker at Bethlehem Steel Corp.
George enjoyed taking trips to the area casinos. He was an avid poker and Blackjack player.
He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be greatly missed.
Preceding him death, were his siblings John, Michael, Joseph, Frank and Walter Trella, and Sister M. Eustace (Helen); and son-in-law Michael Dymek.
Surviving, are his wife of 63 years, Lucille (Capriotti) Trella; daughters Diane Dymek of Boynton Beach, FL; and Laurie Veet and husband Robert of Hazleton; son Thomas Trella and wife Allyson of Hazleton; grandchildren Derek Dymek, Mallory Dixon and husband Keith, Mackenzie Veet, and Erica and Emily Trella; great-grandson Myles Dixon; sisters Stephanie Kateeshock of McAdoo and Mary Reich of Pittsburgh; brother Stanley Trella of McAdoo; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend Calling Hours on Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Capriotti’s Capella, One Banks Ave., McAdoo.
A Memorial Service will follow at 6 p.m.
Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, McAdoo.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in George’s name can be made to Smith Health Care, 453 S. Main Rd., Mountain Top, PA 18707.
The Damiano Funeral Home, Inc., McAdoo, PA, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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