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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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Otto Glaessmann

Otto Glaessmann, age 93, passed away at Lehigh Valley Hospital on May 3, 2022.  Born in Germany, he was the son of the late Gustav and Mathilda (Fleming) Glaessmann.  Otto was employed at AT&T for 32 years.  He was the husband to Ingeburg Glaessmann, to whom he was married for 66 years.  He was predeceased by brothers Gustav, Adolf, Henry, Edward and sister Olga Rode.

Survivors:  Wife Ingeburg, daughters Renate Elizabeth Glaessmann, Heidi Anita Rex and husband L. White Matthews, III, Helga Susan Glaessmann.  Granddaughter Monica Elizabeth Gatens, and fiancé John Bragga.  Grandson Hunter Frederick Rex, Great -granddaughter, Parker Elizabeth Gatens, Great-grandson Callaghan Charles Gatens, Sister Martha Wirth, Brother Daniel, cousin Elfriede Ulrich.  Nieces and Nephews.

Services are private, arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.