Famed Penn State head coach Joe Paterno, who died on Sunday due to complications from lung cancer, will be laid to rest in a private funeral on Wednesday at 2:00 pm, according to Penn State press release.
The University held public viewings on Tuesday, and there will be additional public viewings on Wednesday from 8 am to noon. Paterno's body will be laid to rest the following day at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on campus in State College, PA.
Here is the route, according to a Penn State press release.
The procession will leave the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, turn left onto Curtin Road near the Pattee-Paterno Library and travel Curtin Road past Beaver Stadium. The procession will then turn right onto Porter Road and turn right onto College Avenue, heading west through downtown State College. The burial is private.
Meanwhile, there will be a public service for Paterno, entitled A Memorial For Joe with tickets required for admission. It will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center.
Paterno died at age 85. He was the most successful head coach in the history of major college football. As head coach of the Nittany Lions, he won 409 games, and two National Championships. He was inducted into the College Football Hall fo Fame in 2007.
Known affectionately has JoePa for his avuncular personality, Paterno was the most prominent face of
Paterno and his wife, Sue, donated over $4 million to Penn State, and funded the school's library that bears their names.