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Former NY Governor's hearse arrives at church for funeral

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - 01:41

Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo remembered at Manhattan funeral service. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A hearse carrying Mario Cuomo arrived at St. Ignatius Church in Manhattan Tuesday (January 6) for the funeral of the three-time governor of New York and a leading voice of the Democratic Party's liberal wing, Among those attending were Bill and Hillary Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, along with Democratic New York Senator Charles Schumer . Cuomo, who turned down several invitations to seek the U.S. presidency, died on Thursday, January 1 at his home in Manhattan. He was 82. His death came on the day his eldest son, Andrew Cuomo, delivered inaugural addresses in Manhattan and Buffalo, New York, after being sworn in for his own second term as governor. The governor's office said in a statement the elder Cuomo, who served as New York's 52nd chief executive from 1983 through 1994, had died of "natural causes due to heart failure this evening at home with his loving family at his side."

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Former NY Governor's hearse arrives at church for funeral

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - 01:41