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The Funeral for Mario Cuomo

The funeral of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo was held at St. Ignatius Loyola Church  in the Manhattan borough of New York on Jan. 6. Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York and a leading voice of the Democratic Party's liberal wing who turned down several invitations to seek the U.S. presidency, died on January 1 2014 at his home in Manhattan. He was 82.

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Image: The hearse carrying the casket of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo is escorted by members of the New York State Police as it arrives at St. Ignatius Loyola Church for funeral service in New York

The hearse carrying the casket of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo is escorted by members of the New York State Police as it arrives at St. Ignatius Loyola Church for funeral service in Manhattan.

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Image: Funeral for former New York Governor Mario Cuomo

The casket of Mario Cuomo, the former Governor of New York, is carried into St. Ignatius Church for his funeral service in New York on Jan.6. Cuomo passed away last week, just hours after his son Andrew Cuomo was sworn for a second term as New York governor.

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Image: Funeral Held For Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stands with his mother Matilda and other members of his family as he watches the casket of his late father, former New York Governor Mario Cuomo, being carried into St. Ignatius Loyola Church for funeral service in the Manhattan borough of New York. Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York and a leading voice of the Democratic Party's liberal wing who turned down several invitations to seek the U.S. presidency, died on January 1 at his home in Manhattan. He was 82.

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Former United States President Bill Clinton arrives for Mario Cuomo's funeral at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York.

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Image: People holds signs outside St. Ignatius Loyola Church, before the funeral service for former New York Governor Cuomo in New York

People holds signs outside St. Ignatius Loyola Church, before the funeral service for former New York Governor Mario Cuomo.

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A New York State Trooper stands in the doorway of St. Ignatius Loyola Church before the funeral of Mario Cuomo.

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