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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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Monica H. Hite


Monica H. Hite, 82, of South Whitehall Township passed away peacefully on December 15, 2023. Monica was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, James R. Hite Sr.

She was the loving mother of Carol, James Jr., David and Brian. She was also the grandparent of Monica, Zachary, Chelsea, Dylon, Jessica, Maxwell and Jared as well as the great-grandparent of Skyla and Trey. Monica was born in Allentown to the late Joseph and Veronica (Jacobs) Dudding. She is survived by brother John and sister Joan and predeceased by brothers Robert, James and Joseph and sisters Benneth and MaryAnn. She worked the longest at the former Day-Timers in East Texas PA from which she retired.

Monica requested that there be a private remembrance at the convenience of her immediate family. Contributions can be made to the family in care of the funeral home: Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18102. Donations may also be made in honor of her love for animals and birds to: Lehigh Valley County Animal Response Team, PO Box 860, Fogelsville PA 18051, www.lvcart.org.