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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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Oella G. Ruff


Oella Ruff, 85, of Mertztown passed away February 26th at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Born in Montgomery County, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Edna (Beitler) Albitz.

She is survived by her daughter Pauline Weaver and husband Wayne; son Ray Ruff; daughters Linda Burkert and husband John, Mary Rentschler and husband Charles, Margaret Tanona and husband Dave; sisters Marie Derr, Vivian Henry and Verna Mauer of E. Greenville; brothers Warren Albitz of Gilbertsville and Donald Albitz of E. Greenville; 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Services: viewing Thursday, March 5th at 10:00 a.m. at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown with funeral service at 11:00 with Rev. Rodney Wells officiating. Interment at New Bethel Zion Church Cemetery, Kutztown.