Details of Kennedy Funeral Include Twitter Account

More than a dozen of Sen. Edward Kennedy’s closest friends and family will pay tribute to the late senator this evening at a private memorial service at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum billed as a “Celebration of Life.”

According to Kennedy’s office, speakers will include former Democratic National Committee Chairman and current chairman of the JFK Library Paul G. Kirk Jr., Father Gerry Creedon, former Rep. Joe Kennedy, the son of Robert F. Kennedy, Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd, former Kennedy aide Nick Littlefield, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, former Iowa Democratic Sen. John C. Culver, Vice President Joe Biden, and Kennedy’s niece, Caroline Kennedy.

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