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  • Wednesday, May 31, 2000

    Funeral attendees for Richard


     MONTREAL (CP) -- Maurice (Rocket) Richard's funeral was held at the Notre-Dame Basilica on Wednesday. Those who paid tribute to the Montreal Canadiens legend included:
     
     Former Canadiens teammates:
     Jean Beliveau
     Emile Bouchard
     Elmer Lach
     Dickie Moore
     Dollard St-Laurent
     
     Other Canadiens players, ex-players and officials:
     Yvon Lambert
     Guy Lafleur
     Bob Gainey
     Guy Lapointe
     Yvan Cournoyer
     John Ferguson
     Pierre Mondou
     Senator Frank Mahovlich
     Steve Shutt
     Serge Savard
     Mario Tremblay
     Scotty Bowman
     Jean Perron
     Jacques Demers
     Sam Pollock
     Alain Vigneault
     Pierre Boivin
     Ronald Corey
     Saku Koivu
     Shayne Corson
     Vincent Damphousse
     Pierre Turgeon
     Eric Desjardins
     
     Other players and ex-players:
     Mike Bossy
     Luc Robitaille
     Gordie Howe
     Brad Park
     Ted Green
     
     Other hockey-related people:
     Bob Goodenow
     Don Cherry
     Brian Burke
     NHL commissioner Gary Bettman
     
     Politicians:
     Prime Minister Jean Chretien
     Quebec Premier Lucien Bouchard
     Former prime minister Brian Mulroney
     Quebec Lt.-Gov. Lise Thibault
     Federal Finance Minister Paul Martin
     Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe
     Federal Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Stephane Dion
     Federal Sports Minister Denis Coderre
     Quebec deputy premier Bernard Landry
     Quebec Liberal Leader Jean Charest
     Former Quebec premier Jacques Parizeau
     Montreal Mayor Pierre Bourque
     Mario Dumont, leader of l'Action democratique du Quebec

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