WILLIAMSTON, NC - Michael Anthony "Yankee" Triaga, Sr., 51, died October 15, 2012 at Vidant Inpatient Hospice after a lengthy illness. He was born in Dunkirk on July 28, 1961. The son of Joseph C. Triaga of Silver Creek, and Betty Jean Rogerson of Williamston, NC. Mr. Triaga was a truck driver for 32 years. He was a former vice president of Garden City Tractor Pulling Association. He attended Silver Creek Central School. He is survived by two sons; Michael Anthony Triaga, Jr. and Christopher
Andrew (Chasity) Triaga; his very cherished granddaughter, Beth Triaga, all of Williamston NC; brother, Joseph M. Triaga of Fredonia; sister, Trish T. (Preston) Watson of Williamston NC; brothers, Daniel J. (Lee) Triaga of Aliquippa, PA; Robert J. (Donna) of Sinclairville; sisters, Denise (Glen) Klotz of Borger TX; Patricia Newberry of Silver Creek and Alton (Cindy) Rogerson Jr. of Williamston NC; grandmother, Betty B. Rodgerson of Williamston NC and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in
death by his step-mother Margaret "Peggy" Persch Triaga of Silver Creek, paternal grandparents, Charles A. and Rose A.
Michael Anthony Triaga Sr.
Triaga Sr. of Dunkirk, and maternal step-grandparents, Wilbur and Margaret Persch of Dunkirk; maternal grandfather James A.
Rodgerson of Williamston NC; step-father, Alton Rogerson Sr. of Williamston NC; and a nephew, David Wilkes of Silver Creek.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 19, 2012. Burial was held at Martin Memorial Gardens in Williamston, NC.
Memorial gifts may be made to Vidant Inpatient Hospice, 920 Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.