Hundreds turn out for viewing of Murtha in W.Pa.

People hug as they wait in line at the funeral home to pay their respects to the late congressman John Murtha in Johnstown, Pa., Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010. Murtha was a powerful Democrat who headed the House appropriations defense subcommittee. He died Monday, Feb. 8, at the age of 77 after complications from gallbladder surgery. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

February 14, 2010 4:51:19 PM PST
Hundreds of mourners braved light snow and bitter cold Sunday before slowly filing past the casket of late congressman John Murtha at a funeral home less than a mile from where he lived.

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