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Pat Conroy's funeral will be open to the public

Pat Conroy's funeral arrangements have been announced and the public is welcome to attend.

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Associated Press photo: Lou Krask

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Anderson Funeral Home, 611 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort, SC 29906. The funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at St Peter's Catholic Church,70 Lady's Island Dr., Beaufort, SC 29907. Services are open to the public; his burial will be private. 

The family requests no flowers.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to made to: Friends of Carolina Hospice, Friends of Story River Books and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

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