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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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Wanda M. Rutman

Wanda Rutman, 72, of Macungie passed away March 11th at her home. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Agnes Altif. She was a photography consultant at Dan's Camera City for 15 years. Wanda loved all animals and volunteered at many animal shelters including Animals in Distress (AID) formerly located in Catasauqua. She was a person who lived a simple quiet life and would do anything to help others.
She is survived by her son Richard Rutman Jr. and his girlfriend Sherrie Zerfass, her children Kayla Zerfass and Eric Erlemann and a granddaughter Hannah as well as her German Shepherd, Gunner.
Services: viewing on Saturday, March 19th starting at 4:00 p.m. at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown with funeral service beginning at 5:00.