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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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Joan LaRue Temos

Joan LaRue Temos, 75, of Palmerton, formerly of Bethlehem, died July 27 at Palmerton Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Albert F. Long, Sr. and LaRue (Paules) Long. Joan was a manager of The Spot Drive-In, Hecktown, for over 25 years, and was well known for her cooking.

Survivors: sons Daniel Temos of New York and Jacob Temos of Palmerton; daughters Donna Jones of Madison, Indiana, Sherry Ritter of New York, and Laura Castellani of Bethlehem; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Jacob G. Temos in 1998.

Services: Remembrance service from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 30 at the Vigilant Fire Company, 110 S. Walnut Street, Slatington. Arrangements are by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home of Allentown.

Contributions can be sent to Blue Mtn. Health System (memo: Palmerton Hosp. Foundation), attn. Joe Gaurdiani, 211 N. 12th St., Lehighton, Pa. 18235.