John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe – Farewell to a Governor

A memorial service and funeral was held for former Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci who died after battling Parkinson disease. He was a well-liked Governor, who was appointed US Ambassador to Canada. He was buried in his hometown.

 

Boston-06/12313-  A Remembrance for former Gov. Paul Cellucci was held at the State House House of Representatives, where friends, family and politicians attended. State Police pallbearers carry the casket after the service.

Boston-06/12313- A Remembrance for former Gov. Paul Cellucci was held at the State House House of Representatives, where friends, family and politicians attended. State Police pallbearers carry the casket after the service.

 

Boston-06/12313-  A Remembrance for former Gov. Paul Cellucci was held at the State House House of Representatives, where friends, family and politicians attended.  Gov. Deval Patrick places his hand on the casket in Memorial Hall as he led the line of dignitaries to visit the casket as it will lie in state for public viewing.

Boston-06/12313- A Remembrance for former Gov. Paul Cellucci was held at the State House House of Representatives, where friends, family and politicians attended. Gov. Deval Patrick places his hand on the casket in Memorial Hall as he led the line of dignitaries to visit the casket as it will lie in state for public viewing.

 

Hudson-06/14/13-  A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended.  A procession males it's way from downtown to the church under the fire department flag.

Hudson-06/14/13- A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. A procession males it’s way from downtown to the church under the fire department flag.

 

Hudson-06/14/13-  A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. Kenneth Durkin, 2 from Hudson with his mother Anne outside the church.

Hudson-06/14/13- A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. Kenneth Durkin, 2 from Hudson with his mother Anne outside the church.

 

Hudson-06/14/13-  A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended.  Pallbearers carry the casket into the church.

Hudson-06/14/13- A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. Pallbearers carry the casket into the church.

 

Hudson-06/14/13-  A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended.  Resident Jim Rittenhouse watches from across the street from the church on his front steps. "Everybody in town knew him." he said.

Hudson-06/14/13- A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. Resident Jim Rittenhouse watches from across the street from the church on his front steps. “Everybody in town knew him.” he said.

 

Hudson-06/14/13-  A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. Gov. Deval Patrick stands with US Senator Elizabeth Warren as the service lets out.

Hudson-06/14/13- A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. Gov. Deval Patrick stands with US Senator Elizabeth Warren as the service lets out.

 

Hudson-06/14/13-  A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended.  People line the street outside the church to watch the procession. Boston

Hudson-06/14/13- A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. People line the street outside the church to watch the procession. Boston

 

Hudson-06/14/13-  A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended.  Cellucci's wife Jan(right short hair) leads the family behind the State Police Pallbearers.

Hudson-06/14/13- A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. Cellucci’s wife Jan(right short hair) leads the family behind the State Police Pallbearers.

 

Hudson-06/14/13-  A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended.  A funeral program is held by a woman watching the funeral procession

Hudson-06/14/13- A funeral mass was held at Saint Michael Church for former Gov. Paul Cellucci , where friends, family and politicians attended. A funeral program is held by a woman watching the funeral procession