Scenes From Maggie Daley’s Funeral

Former mayor Richard M. Daley, his children and grandchildren receive the coffin of Maggie Daley in front of Old Saint Patrick's Church.

Former mayor Richard M. Daley, his children and grandchildren receive the coffin of Maggie Daley in front of Old Saint Patrick's Church.

For those of you unable to get to Maggie Daley’s funeral today, here are a few pictures.  Click them to see larger versions.  They’re not in black-and-white because it’s a funeral or I was being all art school.  It’s because I forgot to compensate for the tinted glass I was shooting through, and the color versions look like bad Polaroids.

The hearse carrying Maggie Daley arrives at Old Saint Patrick's Church.

The hearse carrying Maggie Daley arrives at Old Saint Patrick's Church.

 

The Shannon Rovers march into Old Saint Patrick's Church. Notice how former Mayor Daley and his grandsons have their hands over their hearts.

The Shannon Rovers march into Old Saint Patrick's Church. Notice how former Mayor Daley and his grandsons have their hands over their hearts.

 

A hearse full of flowers arrives at Old Saint Patrick's Church.

A hearse full of flowers arrives at Old Saint Patrick's Church.

 

Left to right: WFLD, WGN-TV, WBBM-TV, WBBM (presumably), WGN-TV/CLTV (again), Securitas, WLS-TV, WFLD (again), WMAQ/WSNS-TV, plus one unknown (Maybe WWWN?). Univision and Polvision parked elsewhere.

Left to right: WFLD, WGN-TV, WBBM-TV, WBBM (presumably), WGN-TV/CLTV (again), WTTW, WLS-TV, WFLD (again), WMAQ/WSNS-TV, plus one unknown (Maybe WWWN?). WGBO-DT and WPVN-CD parked elsewhere.

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