Patrick Swayze's Remains Cremated, Memorial Service Planned

September 18, 2009 03:23:41 GMT

According to his death certificate, Patrick's remains have been cremated and his ashes have been stored at his lawyer's office on behalf of his actress wife Lisa Niemi.

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The body of deceased actor Patrick Swayze has been cremated, E! News reports. Citing the late star's death certificate, the news media furthermore claims that his ashes are currently being stored at his lawyer's office on behalf of his wife of 34 years, actress Lisa Niemi.

In the meantime, a memorial service to honor Patrick has been confirmed to be held at the North Carolina town of Lake Lure, where his hit 1987 film "Dirty Dancing" was filmed. A memorial is scheduled to be staged at 7 P.M. Saturday, September 19 at Firefly Cove, a housing development that was Camp Chimney Rock when "Dirty Dancing" was filmed. The event is free, but attendees will be asked to make donation to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in Patrick's name.

Patrick Swayze passed away on Monday, September 14 after losing his battle against stage 4 pancreatic cancer, which he was first diagnosed with in early 2008. On Tuesday, September 15, Radar Online ran an exclusive report claiming his remains would be cremated and the ashes would then be spread across his ranch in New Mexico.

Though so, there has been no official statement made by Patrick's camp on where his ashes will be scattered. Besides, his family also has not yet confirmed whether or not they will hold a memorial service to remember his life and career.


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posted by Tammi38 on Sep 04, 2010
I will deeply miss patrick he was the best actor there was, and my prayers are with you, I will keep you Lisa in my prayers we all loved patrick and god bless
posted by RIKatie on Oct 12, 2009
It's almost impossible to believe Patrick Swayze is dead. Marvelous dancer, fantastic actor and a wonderful husband to Lisa. God bless you both.
posted by angela on Sep 24, 2009
i miss him so much
posted by Sara on Sep 21, 2009
Patrick was unique. I first saw "Dirty Dancing" when I was 6 years old and have been a fan ever since... He has influenced many lifes and will always be remembered.
posted by Karine on Sep 20, 2009
He is and always the best actor ever, he will be missed forever. Sending all my love to his family specially Lisa. Patrick Swayze will be missed foever. xoxox
posted by lynn on Sep 19, 2009
I lost my husband in late 1989 and shortly after saw the movie Ghost and this was very up lifting to me it was done with such caring and emotions just overall very special. What a wonderful couple of people.Lisa so devoted to Patrick as he was to her-so connected.My deapest sympathy goes out to your family -will be deaply missed-and forever remembered.
posted by lynn on Sep 18, 2009
will deaply miss Patrick Swayze I have followed all his movies and always thought he was such a great person,great in everything that he did.He made the two best love movies ever Ghost and Dirty Dancing and no one else could do these films with such fealings=he has a great wife that has gave hhim alot of strengh too. Well be deaply missed.

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