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Bill Chaplis, Associated Press
In this Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1970, Sen. Edward Kennedy, center, and his wife, Joan, left, greet Boston Mayor Kevin White and his wife, Kathryn White, at their Charles street polling place in Boston Mass. Former Boston Mayor Kevin White died Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. White was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2003. A family spokesman says he died at home surrounded by family. He was 82.

BOSTON — The family of former Mayor Kevin White has announced funeral arrangements for the man who led Boston for 16 years, including during racially turbulent times in the 1970s.

White had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2003 and died Friday at his Boston home. He was 82.

Residents, well-wishers and others can pay their last respects Tuesday at a public viewing at Parkman House, a city-owned mansion next to the State House and where White spent a lot of time making decisions as mayor. The six-hour viewing is set to begin at 2 p.m.

Family spokesman George Regan says a public funeral Mass is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, led by two priests who were good friends of White.

Burial will be private.