Funeral Date Set for James Gandolfini

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - JUNE 20: Flowers and a copy of the Newark Star-Ledger sit at the booth where the final scene of the final episode of the HBO show, 'The Sopranos,' was filmed, at Holsten's restaurant on June 20, 2013 in Bloomfield, New Jersey. 'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini, who played the troubled mob boss Tony Soprano, died at age 51 yesterday in Rome. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Actor James Gandolfini's funeral has been set for June 27 at 10 a.m., according to a statement from HBO. The service will be held at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in Manhattan. Gandolfini died on Wednesday at the age of 51 after suffering a heart attack while in Italy. His family spokesman, Michael Kobold, said the Sopranos star's body was expected to be returned to the U.S. on Monday. Kobald thanked Italian authorities for expediting the seven-day process for repatriating Gandolfini's remains.