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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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Bennie L. Howard


Bennie L. Howard, 50, of Macungie passed away May 4th, 2019. He was the husband of Jennifer (Koyt) Howard for 4 years, they have been together for 11 years.  He was born December 17th, 1968 in McKeesport, Pa., son of Geraldine and the late Alex Howard. Bennie worked at Kellogg’s in Breinigsville in packaging, and his favorite thing was spending time with his family. He loved basketball and football. He was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and Penn State. He was a loving man with a heart of gold who helped everyone he could.

He is survived by his wife Jennifer; sons Trevarr and JaQuan Howard; grandchildren JaQuan Jr., Jasiah, Kayden and Ramiyah. Sisters Victoria Smith, Denise Howard, Kenya Howard, Taray Golightly and wife Kim Golightly and brothers Chris Smith, Alex Howard and wife Lori Howard, Karl Howard and wife Jacqueline Howard, Dana Koles and wife Minielba Koles, along with lots of nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Services: viewing at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 9th at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown with services beginning at 5:00.

Contributions can be made to the funeral home on behalf of the family.