Dan Trieff

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“Our thoughts and prayers go out to all on the loss of Uncle Dan. I remember fondly vacations at the beach with the family. He will me missed by...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jeff Clark - Wickliffe, OH

“I am very sorry to hear of Uncle Dan's passing. It has been a while since we've last seen each other, however, I often reflect on many of the great...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Brandon Clark - Willowick, OH

“I’m so sorry for your loss. Greg was very fond of his Uncle Dan, admired his success and spoke to me often of him and his memories with him and...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Eileen Duchon - Cocoa, FL

“Rosie, Becky and the Cola Family, Rachel, Mary, Dan/Jenny... I hope you are all together this week sharing the fun memories. Each one of us were all...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Lindsay - Alliance, OH

“Mama Trieff, Mary, Rachel, Becky and Danny, My deepest condolences. He was a soulful man, with a will of his own. He was truly blessed with a...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Helen Tarpey - Indianapolis, IN

“Dear family, i am so sorry for your loss. Dan was such a good man. We always enjoyed his surprised visits to the store when he happened to be in...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: marie zurbrugg - sebring, OH

“Mary Margaret, I was sorry to hear of your dad's death today. I know how much he meant to you and your family an how proud of him you are. ...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: David Youngblood - Katy, TX

“Mary, Rachel, Becky, Danny, & Rosine, I was so sorry to hear about Uncle Dan's passing. I know his health has been fading for a while. I remember...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jan Trieff Caisango - OH - Niece

“We are so sorry for your loss. A life well-lived, a man well-loved. Our toughts and prayers are with you all. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Kathi Peffer - Cypress, TX

“I know Doug has a lot of great memories when you guys spent time in Alliance with the family. Uncle Dan will be missed. I am so sorry for your loss...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Brenda and Doug Duchon - Alliance, OH


Dan Trieff, 90, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully April 14, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on March 3, 1922 in Alliance, Ohio to Theodore and Mary (Avram) Trieff.

Dan was the loving husband and father who is survived by his wife of 50 years, Rosine Mae (Korosy) Trieff; four children, Mary (Steven) Jozwiak, Rachel Trieff, Rebecca (John) Cola and Dan (Jenny) Trieff; three grandchildren, Thea, John and Lily Cola; his sisters, Mary Duchon and Helen Laing; and brother, Thom Trieff.

Dan graduated from Alliance High School in Alliance, Ohio and then served in the US Coast Guard as a combat veteran during World War Two in the North Atlantic on convoy escort duty and in the South Pacific on the island hopping campaigns and eventual occupation of Japan. After the war, Dan went on to study and graduate in Forestry at Michigan State University and later Chemistry at Cornell University.

He moved into a career in petrochemicals at Reilly Industries where he retired as Executive Vice President of Sales.

Dan traveled extensively throughout Ohio and the North Carolina beaches where he and is bride Rosie enjoyed a life time of happy memories spending time with family and friends.

He was especially proud of his children, Mary, Rachel, Rebecca and Dan who all pursued careers in public service.

In lieu of flowers, monetary contributions or condolences the family requests that well wishers spend and enjoy quality time with their loved ones.

Arrangements entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Southport Chapel (Cremation Society of Indiana), 7520 Madison Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana 46227.

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