Video: A farewell to the mayor

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By Curt Chandler
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bob O'Connor served Pittsburgh with decades of public service, capped by eight brief months as mayor. His family shared Mr. O'Connor with the public one more time today.

   
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The farewell began with a horse-drawn hearse carrying the mayor's body to St. Paul Cathedral in Oakland, where his widow Judy delivered an unscheduled eulogy. The day concluded with a motorcade through city neighborhoods to Calvary Cemetery, where the family asked for -- and received -- privacy for a final graveside service.

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This video was produced by Curt Chandler. He can be contacted at cchandler@post-gazette.com .


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