Funeral Plans Made for Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Funeral plans have been set for Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who passed away on Tuesday.

Mrs. Shriver will remembered during a public wake at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in Centerville, Mass., on Thursday, August 13 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. A prayer service will be held from 6 p.m until 6:30 p.m. and will be led by the Reverend Richard Fragomeni.

A funeral mass entitled "Celebrating The Transformative Eunice Kennedy Shriver," will follow on Friday at 10 a.m. at Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church in Hyannis, Mass., but will be only open to family and invited guests. Before the service, Special Olympians and law enforcement officials will carry the Special Olympics torch into the church, while the family will walk behind Mrs. Shriver's casket. The service will be available for online viewing live at

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