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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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Kathleen J. Transue

Kathleen Transue, 70, passed away June 30th at Lehigh Valley Hospice. Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Jean (Weaver) Gyorek. She was a big animal lover and an avid reader. Kathleen was employed at B. Braun Medical for 31 years before retiring. Kathy was predeceased by her husband Curtis. She is survived by her son, Adam Nichols and wife Lisa, grandchildren Aidan and Benjamin Nichols, cousin Suzanne Weaver, and extended family. 

Services: viewing will be held Friday, July 7th starting at 5:00 p.m. at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown with services at 6:00. 

Contributions can be made to The Sanctuary at Haafsville, www.thesanctuarypa.org.