Tim Russert‘s wake is scheduled to begin in about an hour at St. Alban’s School on the grounds of the National Cathedral. The closed-casket wake will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. in the school’s Cafritz Refectory.

If you’d rather pay your e-respects, you can “Become A Fan” of Tim Russert on Facebook, where “Fans” have left messages in tribute to the media giant. A “Tim Russert” proxy also still posts from time to time:

Tim Russert wrote
at 4:18pm on June 14th, 2008
Thank you to all us

And if you’d rather just pay, $20 can get you this rather hasty—-yet handsome!—-commemorative Russert tee.