- Associated Press - Friday, March 6, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the former archbishop of New York, Cardinal Edward Egan.

Public visitation will begin Monday afternoon and continue Tuesday morning at the Manhattan cathedral.

The Archdiocese of New York said Friday that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Inner-City Scholarship Fund or for cathedral restoration work.

Egan died Thursday at the age of 82.

He will be entombed beneath the cathedral’s high altar.

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Online:

Scholarship fund: https://www.innercityscholarshipfund.org/donate.cfm

Cathedral restoration: https://www.saintpatrickscathedral.org/restore/

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