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The famous General Trexler Estate at 1227 Hamilton Street is among the best known residences in Allentown. Filled with ornate woodwork, leaded stained glass windows, comtemporary lighting and a grand entranceway, coming to the Trexler Home is a unique experience.

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Fern Elizabeth Smith

Fern E. Smith, 90, of Whitehall, passed away on Wednesday, June 8 at the home of her daughter, Beverly. Born in W. Bowmanstown, she was a daughter of the late Emory and Ivy (Schoch) Smith.  She worked as a registered nurse for many years, most recently 10 years at the Allentown State Hospital.

She is survived by her daughters Beverly Eagle of Whitehall, Darla Calabrese of Parma, Italy, and Betty Rusnock of Catasauqua; nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son Edward Leidolf. 

Services are private, arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.