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by Claire Heininger  (source

Sunday October 14, 2007, 5:36 PM

Funeral services and a campus memorial have been scheduled for David Rebovich, the well-known New Jersey political pundit and Rider University professor who died of a heart attack while giving a class lecture on Friday.

Photo: David Rebovich

Visiting for Rebovich, 58, of Hamilton, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Costello-Greiner Funeral Home, 44 Green St., Woodbridge. Parastas services will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Funeral services will take place at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with a funeral Liturgy to follow at Saint Nicholas Byzantine Church in Perth Amboy, the city where Rebovich grew up. Interment will be in the church cemetery in Perth Amboy.

At Rider, where Rebovich had taught since 1979, a memorial service will be held on the school's Lawrenceville campus at 11:45 a.m. Thursday. The university will announce the exact location Monday. The school also is making counselors available to students.

An obituary for Rebovich appeared in today's Star-Ledger.