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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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Julia E. Tirado

Julia E. Tirado, age 88 passed away July 29 at St. Luke's Hospice House with her family by her side. She was born in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, a daughter of the late Juan Garcia and Felicita Cruz, and step mother Virginia Garcia. 

She is survived by her daughter Jessica and husband Nales; sons Nelson and wife Valentina, Stanley and wife Nivia, Norman and wife Carol, granddaughter/daughter Julia and husband Earnie; three sisters and two brothers; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and extended family. She was predeceased by her sister, two brothers and her dear husband Joe.

Services: Viewing on Thursday, August 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown. Funeral service Friday Aug. 3 at 11:00 a.m. with viewing starting at 10:00 a.m.  Interment at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Allentown.