Tom Menino To Be Remembered In Historic Boston Tribute

CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — The city of Boston began to say goodbye Monday to its longest serving mayor with an historic tribute to Tom Menino.

Menino, 71, died Thursday after a battle with cancer.

Read:Funeral Service Program (.pdf)

Former President Bill Clinton arrived at Faneuil Hall just before 10:30 a.m. to pay his respects to Menino’s wife Angela and their family.  Clinton will not attend the funeral, but Vice President Joe Biden is expected there.

Former President Bill Clinton arrives at Faneuil Hall. (Image Credit: WBZ-TV) Former President Bill Clinton arrives at Faneuil Hall. (Image Credit: WBZ-TV)

Photos:Menino Funeral Procession

Starting at 10:45 a.m., church bells in Boston will ring 71 times – one for each year of his life – to honor the former mayor as he makes his final ride through the cityfrom Faneuil Hall to Most Precious Blood Parish in Hyde Park, where Menino’s funeral will take place at noon.

An antique car from Gormley Funeral Home with flowers. (Image Credit: Andrea Courtois/WBZ) An antique car from Gormley Funeral Home…

View original post 177 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s