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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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Bernice M. Bramich

Bernice M. Bramich, 90, died May 20 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown.  She was born in Seiples Station, Pa., and lived most recently at Cedarbrook Nursing Home.  She had worked at the former Dorney Printing (now Day-Timer), A. Sheftel & Sons, and was a sales representative for Avon.  Bernice was a member of the Egypt VFW in Whitehall, Diamond Fire Company in Walnutport and the Copeechan Fish & Game Club of Schnecksville. 

Survivors:  Daughters Barbara Wilson and husband Chris, Brenda J. Saylor and husband James Sr., both of Allentown, Sharon L. Ahner and husband Theodore of Rosetta, Pa., Christine M. Stephens and husband Kenneth Sr. of Davenport Florida; sons Eugene B. Lackner and wife Jane of York, and Richard S. Lackner and wife Wendy of Smiths Falls, Ontario; 13 grandchildren, many great grandchildren; nieces & nephews and a new great great granddaughter. 

Services:  12:00 noon Thursday at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.  Visitation from 11 to 12.  Rev. Michael W. Hothouse will be officiating.  Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Allentown.  www.eliasfuneralhome.com

Contributions:  to St. Luke's Hospice, 1510 Valley Center Pkwy, suite 200, Bethlehem 18017.