Jimmy Savile funeral details

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The details for Jimmy Savile’s funeral arrangements are as follows

Tuesday, November 8: Gold coloured coffin, with closed lid, containing Sir Jimmy Savile’s body will be at the Queen’s Hotel, Leeds, from 9am - 4.30pm. The public are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, November 9: Requiem mass at 2pm at St Anne’s Cathedral, Leeds, for 300 invited guests and 400 members of the public. Extra people who cannot be accommodated are expected to watch the service on screens erected outside.

Thursday, November 10: Burial estimated to take place at 12.30pm at Woodlands Cemetery, in Scarborough, where Sir Jimmy will be buried at a 45 degree angle, so he can see the sea. A funeral cortege, carrying the gold coloured coffin, including four cars for close family members, and a car for flowers, will travel from Leeds on Thursday morning.

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