PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Gov. Tom Corbett has ordered all flags to half-staff in honor of the late Sen. Arlen Specter.

Specter died on Sunday at his home in Philadelphia after a battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

For most of his 30 years in office, Specter was a moderate Republican.

Specter had overcome a number of serious health problems in the past, including two bouts with lymphatic cancer, a brain tumor and bypass surgery.

His funeral will be held Tuesday in Penn Valley, near Philadelphia.

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