Arlen Specter Burial at Shalom Memorial Park Today

Specter, the former U.S. senator, died Sunday at 82.

The funeral for former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) will be held at noon Tuesday at Har Zion Temple in Penn Valley. The service is open to the public; cameras and recording devices are prohibited. The burial will take place at Shalom Memorial Park in Huntingdon Valley following the service. 

Among those expected to attend the funeral is Vice President Joe Biden, USA Today reported.

Har Zion's (610-667-5000) address is 1500 Hagys Ford Road, less than a mile from the Gladwyne exit (Exit 337) from the Schuylkill Expressway.

Specter, 82, died Sunday at his home in Philadelphia's East Falls neighborhood.

Gov. Tom Corbett has ordered all flags in Pennsylvania to fly at half-staff until sundown Tuesday, in memory of Specter.

Check back Tuesday after the service for more coverage from Patch. 


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