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Funeral held in Southie for Whitey Bulger

A small, private funeral was held on Thursday morning at St. Monica Church for mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, 89. According to the Boston Globe, members of his family including his brothers Billy and Jackie were in attendance. Also in attendance was Margaret McCusker, the twin sister of Bulger’s girlfriend Catherine Greig.

Last week it was reported that Bulger was killed at maximum security prison in West Virginia.

Bulger was convicted of 11 murders and serving a life sentence.  He was caught in Santa Monica back in 2011 after being on the lam for 16 years.

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Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.