Menino recalled as a man of the people

“He’s done so much for so many people in the city,” one mourner said. “He saw no color, no barrier. It’s just a sad day.’’

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Menino in his own words

A look at the former mayor’s life and history in Boston through speeches and interviews he gave over the years.


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Thomas Menino molded the city’s skyline — and its very identity — through an unprecedented five consecutive terms.

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The former mayor’s effort underscored “the importance of voting,” said longtime spokeswoman Dot Joyce.

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In a new video, the 29-year-old terminally ill brain cancer patient said she may not end her life on Nov. 1, as originally planned.


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Memorials for Thomas M. Menino


10 a.m.: Lying in state at Faneuil Hall

11:30 a.m.: Public mass in Menino’s honor at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington St. in Boston


12 p.m.: Private mass at Most Precious Blood Church, 25 Maple St. in Hyde Park


Flowers and mementos may be left in City Hall, inside the main entrance, on the City Hall Plaza side.

Condolence books will be located in all of the city’s neighborhood libraries and community centers.

Letters and cards may be sent to Menino’s office at Boston University, 75 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215.

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