Death of Thomas M. Menino

December 27, 1942 - October 30, 2014
Boston, Massachusetts | Age 71

Boston's longest-serving mayor dies at 71
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PHILIP MARCELO, The Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of the most beloved, was remembered at his funeral Monday as "the doer of small things," a city leader less interested in the national political stage than the day-to-day minutiae of running the city, from making sure garbage was picked up to improving public schools.

Menino's City Hall successor, Mayor Marty Walsh, opened the private ceremony at Most Precious Blood...

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