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Funeral Arrangements set for late Penn State Coach Joe Paterno

Monday, January 23, 2012 - 7:59pm

The funeral arrangements for former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno have been announced today.

Paterno, born Joseph Vincent, but nicknamed, "joepa," will be buried on Wednesday, and his family has scheduled three days of public memorial events in his honor. A family spokesman has released the timetable of events... starting with a public viewing held on Tuesday on the Penn State campus.

Two additional viewings will take place on Wednesday with the memorial service scheduled for Thursday at 2 pm, at the Jordan Center, the basketball arena next to Beaver Stadium.

Paterno died Sunday at the age of 85, less than three months after being diagnosed with lung cancer. He was the coach of the Nittany Lions for 46 years, from 1966 thru 2011.


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