Kevin Hagan White

  • "I first met Kevin White at Black Expo in my home town of..."
    - Janet Langhart-Cohen
  • "I remember well the transformation of the City of Boston..."
    - Gail Campbell
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  • "I was only a college roommate of his daughter's, but I..."
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    - John Carney

WHITE- In Boston, January 27, 2012, Kevin Hagan White, of Jamaica Plain, peacefully
passed in his home after a long illness. He is survived by his beloved wife Kathryn Galvin
of 55 years, brother: Terrence, sister: Maureen Mercier two sons: Chris and Mark and his
wife Elizabeth, three daughters: Caitlin, Elizabeth "Beth", Patricia and Isaac Fine and 10
grandchildren. As the 51st Mayor of Boston 1968-1984 he became known as "The loner in
love with the City." He will be remembered as an inspirational, courageous and dedicated
leader, mayor and friend. A celebrated civil rights advocate and visionary leader for the City,
it is through his efforts that Boston is the world-class city it truly is today.

The family of Mayor Kevin Hagan White invites the public to attend the wake and funeral
mass for the former Mayor of Boston. The arrangements are as follows:
The public wake will be held at the city-owned Parkman House at 33 Beacon Street, on
Tuesday January 31, from 2:00pm to 8:00pm. A Funeral Mass, which is also open to the
public, will be co-celebrated by the Reverend John J. Unni and the Reverend J. Donald
Monan, S.J. at Saint Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, 18 Belvidere Street in Back Bay on
Wednesday February 1, at 11:00am. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Mayor Kevin Hagan
White Statue Preservation Committee, c/o Suite 718, One Design Center Place, Boston, MA
Published in Boston Herald on Jan. 29, 2012
Kevin Hagan White
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Arrangements under the direction of:
Boston Harborside Home of JS Waterman & Son-Waring-Langone
580 Commercial Street | Boston, MA 02109 | (617) 536-4110
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