Mario Cuomo, Former New York Governor, Dies At 82
Mario Cuomo passed away Thursday. He was a three-time New York governor and a nationally-known liberal icon.By Jay Strubberg | January 1, 2015
Mario Cuomo, former New York governor and father of the state's current governor Andrew Cuomo, has died. He was 82.
Cuomo had recently been hospitalized with a heart condition. A family friend confirmed with the New York Times he passed away Thursday at his Manhattan home after months of ailing health.
His death came just hours after his son Andrew was inaugurated for his second term.