By Annie Ross
Funeral services for former Villanova basketball coach Rollie Massimino have been set.
A viewing will be held Monday, Sept. 11 from 4-8 p.m. in the St. Thomas of Villanova Chapel, which is located on the university campus. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the same chapel at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Conshohocken.
In lieu of flowers friends are asked to make an offering in Massimino’s name to either Coaches vs. Cancer (P.O. Box 42040, Oklahoma City, Ok., 73123) or the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation (1513 Race Street, Philadelphia, Pa., 19013).
Massimino, who coached the Cats to the 1985 NCAA championship, died Aug. 30 after a lengthy battle with cancer at the age of 82.