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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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Ismael Torres

Ismael Torres, age 72, of Bethlehem passed away January 11th at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Amparo Rosado for 52 years. Born in Rincon, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Nativo Torres and Rosa Muñoz. He was a carpenter, maintenance man and handyman.

Mr. Torres is survived by his sons Anastacio Vargas, Rafael, Ismael, Luis, Eric, Jonathan, Ismael Jr. and Anthony Torres; daughter Norma Torres, seven grandchildren and large extended family.

Services: viewing time from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, January 15th at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.