Patrick Swayze's Body Cremated

Entertainment Sep. 18, 2009 AT 9:29AM
Patrick Swayze's Body Cremated Credit: Jon Furniss/WireImage.com

Actor Patrick Swayze -- who died from pancreatic cancer on Monday -- has been cremated, according to his death certificate.

The death certificate also shows that his remains have been removed from the state (he died in Los Angeles, but also owns a ranch in New Mexico), and are being stored under the name of his wife, Lisa Niemi. 

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Although his family has not announced plans for a funeral, the residents of the North Carolina town in which Dirty Dancing was filmed are planning a public memorial service.

On Saturday, the town of Lake Lure will remember the his life with a memorial service at 7 p.m. at Firefly Cove -- the housing development that served as Camp Chimney in the hit movie.

The service is free, but visitors will be asked to donate to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

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