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Heavy D's Memorial Service Set For Next Week In New York

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Nov. 11 2011, Updated 12:00 p.m. ET

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By Amber Goodhand - Radar Reporter

Rapper Heavy D will be remembered next week by family and friends in New York during two memorial services, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned.

A memorial for the 44-year-old legend will first be held next Wednesday, November 16, at the Yannantuono Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, New York from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A second memorial will be held the next day, November 17, at Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon at 11 a.m.

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Sources tell RadarOnline.com a large turnout is expected.

Heavy D died on Tuesday afternoon. A 911 call was placed from the rapper’s Beverly Hills home after he was found unconscious. He was brought to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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