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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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Barbara M. Roberts


Barbara M. Roberts, 92, of Allentown passed away January 9th at Cedarbrook. She was the wife of the late Nyles R. Roberts, and previously married to Al Trinkle.  Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Esther (Werley) Ziegler.

A graduate of Allentown Hospital School of Nursing, she worked as a registered nurse at Allentown General Hospital, Allentown Osteopathic Hospital, and the Phoebe Home. She was an avid golfer and enjoyed music and art.

She is survived by her daughter Lynn Truxillo of Red Lodge, Montana; sister Pauline Gerace of Wildwood, New Jersey, Carol Kossifos of Allentown and brother Jerry Ziegler of La Conner, Washington State; four nieces and four nephews and her care giver Barbara Halkias.

Services: private interment. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.