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Pallbearers carry the coffin of reputed mafia boss Vito Rizzuto from a church in Montreal, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, following his funeral. Rizzuto died last week from natural causes.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Burying Vito Rizzuto, Canada's mafia boss

December 30, 2013

As mourners gather in Montreal this afternoon to pay their last respects to a man who made a significant mark on the history of organized crime in Canada, many will be anxiously watching for hints of what will come next. 

Vito Rizzuto, the reputed former head of the Montreal Mafia, died on Dec. 23 at Montreal's Sacré-Coeur Hospital, a day after he was hospitalized for pulmonary problems. He was 67. (CBC)