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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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Robert F. Shafer, Sr.

Robert F. Shafer Sr., 74, of Catasauqua, died Tuesday in his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was the husband of LaRue (Thompson) Shafer for 55 years.  Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Clyde and Ruth (Kelly) Shafer.

Survivors:  Son Robert Jr. and his wife Linda of Palm Bay FL; daughter Robin Schaeffer and husband Norman of Palmerton; sister Carol Snow of Deer Park, NY, and six grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his daughters Linda and Bonnie Lou.

Services: Private, at the family's convenience.  Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.