Pat Koch Thaler, sister of former New York mayor Ed Koch, and other family members watch as the casket is carried away following the funeral of former New York Mayor Ed Koch in New York

 
Pat Koch Thaler, sister of former New York mayor Ed Koch, and other family members watch as the casket is carried away following the funeral of former New York Mayor Ed Koch in New York
Pat Koch Thaler (C), sister of former New York mayor Ed Koch, and other family members watch as the casket is carried away following the funeral of former New York Mayor Ed Koch in New York, February 4, 2013. Koch, the voluble three-term mayor who helped bring New York back from the brink of fiscal ruin in the 1970s and came to embody the city with his wry, outspoken style, died on February 1, 2013 at the age of 88. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS)