Dolphy's wake open to public Thursday

Posted at 07/11/2012 8:25 AM | Updated as of 07/11/2012 4:47 PM

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - The wake of the late King of Comedy Dolphy will be open for public viewing at the Heritage Park on Thursday morning.

According to information gathered by ABS-CBN News, the wake will first be made exclusive for Dolphy's family and closest friends starting 8 a.m. Wednesday at Heritage Park in Taguig.

Dolphy's partner Zsa Zsa Padilla, his children, in-laws and closest friends including Maricel Soriano and Bibeth Orteza were at Heritage Park Wednesday.

Wearing white suit and white leather shoes, Dolphy is in a coffin he bought decades ago.

Staff at the Heritage Park told ABS-CBN News that 16 chapels have been prepared for the Quizon family.

His remains were brought to ABS-CBN's Dolphy theater on Wednesday afternoon.

On Thursday morning, the wake will be open for public viewing at the Heritage Park.