FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno stands on the field before his teams NCAA college football game against Northwestern, in Evanston, Ill. FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno stands on the field before his teams NCAA college football game against Northwestern, in Evanston, Ill. Players reaction to the passing of Joe Paterno Local reaction to the passing of Joe Paterno Participants listen during a candlelight vigil for former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in State College, Pa, on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. Paterno died on Sunday at the age of 85. (AP Photo/John Beale)   After the candlelight vigil at Penn States Old Main, the crowd returned to the Joe Paterno statue at Beaver Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.  (AP Photo/John Beale) In a statement his family confirmed that Joe Paterno - the winningest coach in major college football, died after a battle with lung cancer on January 22, 2012. He was 85. Pictured: Joe Paterno 1926-2012 Penn State coach Joe Paterno listens to a question during his weekly NCAA college football news conference on Tuesday, Nov 16, 2010 in State College, Pa. Penn State plays Indiana on Saturday in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Pat Little)  In a statement his family confirmed that Joe Paterno - the winningest coach in major college football, died after a battle with lung cancer on January 22, 2012. He was 85. Penn States head coach Joe Paterno, center, shakes hands with Penn State right tackle Matt Millen (60) after winning the Fiesta Bowl against Arizona State, Sunday, Dec. 25, 1977, Tempe, Ariz. Millen was voted the most valuable defenseman. Penn States record the year went to 11-1 as they beat Arizona State 42-30. The rest of the group is unidentified. In a statement his family confirmed that Joe Paterno - the winningest coach in major college football, died after a battle with lung cancer on January 22, 2012. He was 85.

Officials have released information regarding events and services honoring former Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno.

The three-day planned memorial is scheduled as follows:

TUESDAY

Public Viewing - Pasquerilla Spiritual Center
1:00pm -11:00pm

WEDNESDAY

Public Viewing - Pasquerilla Spiritual Center
8:00am - 12pm

Private Family Funeral Service
2:00pm

THURSDAY

"A Memorial for Joe" Public Memorial Service, Bryce Jordan Center
2:00pm

LINK:
As of Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., tickets to "A Memorial for Joe" on January 26th had all been sold out. Gopsusports.com

In lieu of flowers of gifts, the family is asking that donations be made to the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania or the Penn State-THON (The Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon).

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