Boston bids farewell to Thomas Menino Eulogists portray a mayor of great deeds, giant heart ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Thomas Menino’s funeral procession through Boston passed several places of importance to the late mayor. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Menino’s family and friends gave a final prayer inside Faneuil Hall before the funeral procession. Bill Greene/Globe staff President Clinton joined Angela Menino inside Faneuil Hall. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff The casket of the late Boston mayor Thomas Menino left Faneuil Hall. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Menino’s grandchild, Thomas Menino lll, looked out of his window at the start of the procession. SUZANNE KREITER/Globe staff /Globe staff The procession left Faneuil Hall. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Angela Menino spoke with Clinton outside Faneuil Hall. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Crowds stood on the curb in front of City Hall as the motorcade passed. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A man took a photo on Blue Hill Avenue as the procession passed. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Children lined up by Dudley Square holding signs. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A man saluted the mayor on Cummins Highway in Mattapan as the motorcade passed. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff The funeral procession passed by the Roslindale campus of Brooke Charter Schools on its way to Roslindale Square. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff The procession moved through Roslindale Square. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Fifth-grader Nikhia Ingram held a sign during the funeral procession. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff The Boston Police Pipes & Drum Corps marched past Most Precious Blood Church in Hyde Park, where funeral services were held. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff The mayor's former press secretary Dot Joyce read a prayer during the funeral Mass. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff A small gathering watched the Mass on a large screen outside Boston City Hall. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Vice President Joe Biden sat next to Gov. Deval Patrick during the service. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff A woman held the program for the service. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Secretary of State John Kerry and his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry attended. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Menino's casket was led down the aisle after the Mass, as Angela Menino follows with the rest of the Menino family. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Former Mayor Raymond L. Flynn and his wife, Cathy, attended the funeral services. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Cardinal Sean O'Malley lead the procession out of Most Precious Blood church at the conclusion of the funeral. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Members of Menino's family left the church after the service. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Carlos Arredondo held a sign outside the church as the casket was brought out alongside family members. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Former Boston Celtics player Bill Russell departed the funeral. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Police officers walked away after carrying the casket. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez stood besideThomas Menino, Jr. (C) as he is embraced by Red Sox player David Ortiz after the funeral. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff The motorcade departed the church in Hyde Park. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Mourners left Most Precious Blood Church in Hyde Park. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff The motorcade entered Fairview Cemetery. The flag hung between two ladder trucks was reflected in the hearse.