Funeral arrangements for Joe Paterno announced

State College - Centre Daily TimesJanuary 23, 2012 

Plans for a public memorial service for Penn State football icon Joe Paterno, to be held Thursday in the Bryce Jordan Center, were announced today.

Koch Funeral Home, which is handling the arrangements for the family, said there will be a public viewing from 1 to 11 p.m. Tuesday and from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on Penn State's University Park campus.

A private funeral service for the family will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The public memorial service in the Bryce Jordan Center will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday.

According to the funeral home, more information will be provided as it becomes available. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family asks that donations be made to the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania or to Penn State IFC Panhellenic Dance Marathon, known as Thon.


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