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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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Barbara Ann Wagner

Barbara Ann Wagner, 78, of Reading passed away August 19th at the Lutheran Home at Topton. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Walter J. and Frances T. (Gensicki) Sychterz.  A lifetime resident of Berks County and a graduate of Central Catholic High School and Albright College. Barbara was a Residential/Commercial realtor for many years and was an awards recipient including the PAR Excellence award and Multi Million Dollar Producer awards. She was a member of the Berks County Historical Society, the Polish American Heritage Society, the League of Women Voters and the Commercial/Industrial Council of The Reading Berks Association of Realtors. 

She is survived by her daughter Cindy Fisher and husband Bill of Allentown; son Jim Wagner of Coatesville and girlfriend Laurie Allen of Allentown and her grandchildren Kelsey, Nicholas, Jack and Tom.

Services: Memorial service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 1st at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown with visitation starting at 1:00 p.m.. The Rev. Dr. Christian Eichorn will officiate. Directions at: www.allentownfunerals.com.


Contributions can be made to The Lutheran Home at Topton, Office of Development, Lutheran Social Ministries, 1 South Home Ave., Topton, Pa. 19562; or to Lehigh Valley Hospice at www.give.lvhn.org.