Memorial service held for Philadelphia Phillies chairman David Montgomery

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Phillies organization joined the public in celebrating the life of late executive David Montgomery.

A memorial service was held Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.

David's wife, Lyn Montgomery, attended Thursday's ceremony, along with a large group of former Phillies, including Jim Thome, Ryan Howard and Charlie Manuel.

Montgomery worked his way up from ticket salesman to the organization's chairman.

He put together a team that would go on to win the 2008 World Series.

Montgomery died last month following a 5-year battle with cancer.

He was 72-years-old.
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