- Associated Press - Monday, January 23, 2012

STATE COLLEGE, PA. (AP) - The viewing, funeral and memorial service for former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno are scheduled for the campus where he worked for more than six decades before being fired in the wake of the child sex-abuse charges against a former assistant.

Members of the board of trustees that replaced the longtime coach say Paterno’s family are putting the event together, but some of them will attend to pay their last respects.

Anger at the board has been evident since the 85-year-old Paterno died of lung cancer Sunday night.

A school spokeswoman says planning for Thursday’s memorial is being done by the athletic department with the family’s assistance.

Trustee Al Clemens says he’ll be there to honor a man he describes as a good friend for many years.

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