Regis Philbin laid to rest at his alma mater, University of Notre Dame

Regis Philbin at a November 2011 press conference on his departure from "Live with Regis and Kelly."

(CNN)After years of support to the university, Regis Philbin was laid to rest this week at his alma mater the University of Notre Dame, a final tribute to the legendary broadcaster.

On Wednesday, a funeral was held at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart with burial following afterward at Cedar Grove Cemetery on the Notre Dame campus.