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Joe Paterno Funeral Services Announced

Long-time Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will be buried on Wednesday, and his family will hold three public memorial services this week in addition to a private funeral, a family spokesman announced on Monday as reported by the Associated Press.

Paterno passed away Sunday at 85 years old after a battle with lung cancer. The first memorial service scheduled by his family is planned to last 10 hours, beginning Tuesday at 1 p.m. in at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the Penn State campus.


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Another memorial service will be held Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., and a private funeral will take place at 2 p.m. that day.

Thursday will bring the final service, held at 2 p.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center.

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