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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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Latif Al Chamas

Latif Al Chamas, 77, of Allentown, died Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital.  He was the husband of Mariam Hanna Rai. Born in Zwaitini, Syria, he was a son of the late Asad and Zahia Chammas.  

Survivors:  wife; his children Zahia (wife of late Mikhail Abboud), Amal (wife of late Samir Saba), Janette, Ellan, Elie, Aida, Amil, and Habib; siblings Badia, Faride, Youseef and Sabah; 19 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his sister Latife Chammas.  

Viewing, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 501 Ridge Ave., Allentown followed by Mass at 11:00.  Interment at Laurel Cemetery, Fullerton.  Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.