Roger Ebert’s funeral to be held Monday

Funeral services have been set for Roger Ebert, the legendary film critic for the Chicago

Sun Times who dies last week after a battle with cancer.

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The service will be held Monday, April 8 at 10 a.m. at Chicago’s Holy Name Cathedral and will be open to friends and fans, though seating will be limited. Open seats are first come, first served.

In lieu of flowers, send donations to The Ebert Foundation, c/o Northern Trust, 50 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, 60603.  The foundation is a nonprofit that supports arts and education programs.

A memorial tribute is also scheduled for Thursday, with details still to be finalized.

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