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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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Carmen Rivera

Carmen Rivera, 76, passed away Wednesday, July 19 at Old Orchard Health Care Center. Born in Salinas, Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of the late Francisco Ortiz and Josefina Vega. 

She is survived by her daughter Mary Ann Rivera of Bethlehem; son Ricardo Rivera of Bethlehem; brothers Jose Ortiz, Robert and Wilfredo Vega; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son Robert, and sister Virgen. 

Services: celebration of life at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 29 at Central Assembly of God, 1300 Eaton Ave., Bethlehem. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.