A five-car funeral cortege carrying the body of the World Cup-winning goalkeeper passed through Stoke's stadium.
Hart played a major role in England reaching the World Cup finals keeping seven clean sheets in the nine qualifiers.
The 31-year-old, who failed to make the England squad for the World Cup, has signed a two-year contract.
Joe Hart was 'gutted' not to make the England squad for FIFA World Cup 2018.
Joe Hart said he was proud of the significant role he had played in England securing their passage to Russia.
Goalkeeper Joe Hart took responsibility for England's embarrassing loss to Iceland in the Euro 2016 pre-quarterfinal.
Ragnar Sigurdsson cancelled out Wayne Rooney's fourth-minute opener before Kolbeinn Sigthorsson's tame shot squirmed past England goalkeeper Joe Hart for an 18th-minute winner
Brazilian midfielder Fernando deflected Gareth Bale's cross into his own net after 20 minutes at the Santiago Bernabeu for the only goal of the Champions League semifinal tie after the first leg ended goalless
Manchester City F.C escaped with a 2-2 draw against Paris Saint-Germain and Manuel Pellegrini has said that the team must cut down on mistakes in the return leg.
No-one celebrated Yaya Toure's winner with more gusto than Joe Hart, who had made his own embarrassing mistake just minutes earlier when he dropped the ball to Cameron Jerome, who fired home Norwich's equaliser after Nicolas Otamendi's opener.
Manuel Pellegrini's side boosted their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages by coming from a goal down to win at Monchengladbach in midweek.
Joe Hart made 10 saves on the night to restrict Barca to a 1-0 victory thanks to Ivan Rakitic's solitary strike on the half-hour mark which sealed a 3-1 aggregate triumph.
Manchester City surrendered a 2-0 advantage to draw 2-2 with Sean Dyche's team on December 28 and have also dropped points against QPR, Everton and Hull, all of whom are in the bottom seven in the table.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany was dropped to the bench for Wednesday's home win over Leicester City after some below-par performances.
Joe Hart has been in talks over a lucrative new five-year deal for several months and Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini last week said he expected negotiations to be completed imminently.
England goalkeeper Joe Hart had reportedly been in discussions with the club over a five-year contract since the close-season. His present contract, worth a reported $124,604 per week, is due to expire in 2016.
England footballers have been blasted for their disastrous World Cup 2014 campaign. Even as Germans returned home with the World Cup and were greeted by thousands of fans, Jack Wilshere and Joe Hart were spotted in a Las Vegas pool 'enjoying life'.
Hart had been dropped by Pellegrini after a series of error-prone performances hit a new low with an embarrassing blunder which sent City crashing to a last-minute defeat at Chelsea in October.