Mourners Including Oprah Celebrate Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Oprah joined family and friends of Eunice Kennedy Shriver to say goodbye at Mrs. Shriver's wake in Centerville, Mass., on Thursday evening.

Oprah and her good friend Gayle King joined Mrs. Shriver's husband Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., and more family, including her daughter, California First Lady Maria Shriver and her husband, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, for a moving tribute to the woman who helped to bring the Special Olympics to the national stage. Other family members in attendance included Mrs. Shriver's children and grandchildren, her sister-in-law, Ethel Kennedy, her niece Caroline Kennedy and nephew Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Actress Susan Saint James and her husband Dick Ebersol also attended, as did the Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick.

The service to remember Mrs. Shriver, who passed away on Tuesday, included personal remembrances, music and prayer.



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