By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Friends and family will begin to say goodbye to former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick on Thursday. The Republican from Bucks County passed away last weekend after a long battle with melanoma.

Visitation will be held today from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Queen of the Universe Church in Levittown.

There’s another visitation on Friday morning before the funeral mass at 12 p.m. at the same location.

Fitzpatrick was 56 years old.