Rep. Stephen Lynch’s statement on Menino passing

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch released the following statement on the passing of Mayor Thomas M. Menino:

“I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mayor Tom Menino. Margaret and I send our prayers and heartfelt condolences to his beloved wife Angela, his children, and grandchildren. Tom Menino dedicated his life to transforming our city and the City of Boston flourished under his stewardship. Tom Menino worked tirelessly for the families of Boston, crisscrossing the city day and night to tend to the needs of our neighborhoods. He was a true leader and set the bar high for elected officials. I will always treasure his vision, leadership, and love for Boston. Tom Menino will be sorely missed.”