WABC: Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo dies at age 82

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Friday, January 2, 2015

Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo has died at the age of 82, ABC News has confirmed.

Cuomo served three terms as governor, from 1983 to 1994.

He had recently been hospitalized for a month with a heart condition.

Cuomo's son Andrew was inaugurated Thursday for his second term as New York Governor.

Mario Cuomo's last public appearance was Nov. 4th at the victory speech for his son's re-election.

They are the only father-son governors in New York history.

Mario Cuomo is survived his wife Matilda, 5 children and 14 grandchildren.