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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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Frederick S. Illes

Frederick S. Illes, 81, of Macungie passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Jersey City, NJ on December 3, 1937 to Stephen Illes and Rose (Kerekes) Illes, Fred attended Fairleigh Dickinson University and retired from Captive Plastics after 23 years working as a plant manager and design engineer.  He enjoyed photography, reading world history, was a Civil War enthusiast and was always eager to discuss politics.

Fred leaves behind his loving wife of 56 years Nancy (Ryman) Illes, son Michael, daughter Joanne, 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, sister Rosemary and brother David. Fred was predeceased by his brother Stephen and recently his son Stephen on November 29, 2018.

The family will hold a private Celebration of Life luncheon in Fred’s honor. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.