New Yorkers to pay respects to former governor

NEW YORK, N.Y. (WIVB) – People from across the New York State will come together in Manhattan Monday. They’re saying goodbye to former Governor Mario Cuomo.CUOMO PLANS

His visitation is Monday night, and his funeral will be held Tuesday. The father of current Governor Andrew Cuomo died last Thursday.

Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke about his father’s death for the first time publicly Saturday, saying “There is a hole in my heart that I fear is going to be there forever.”

Mario Cuomo was 82 years old.

During his three terms as Governor of New York, Mario Cuomo spent a lot of time in Western New York. Read more here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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