Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins’ wife announces celebration of life
A celebration of the life of late Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins will take place during the final leg of his NFL career on April 22.
Through a Steelers spokesperson, Haskins’ widow Kalabrya announced the event will be held at the Allegheny Center Alliance Church, with a visitation at 10 a.m. local time and a service at 11:00. Anyone who “wants to pay homage to Dwayne” is invited to attend, in addition to family, friends, teammates and coaches.
The full statement:
I want to express my deepest gratitude to all the loving souls who have supported our family during this difficult time of loss. The overwhelming thoughts and prayers fueled our emotional exhaustion. All of your blessings have been greatly appreciated and appreciated. The significant touches and impact Dwayne made as a husband, son, brother, teammate and friend is a timeless treasure etched in our hearts. I am truly grateful to everyone who stood by us as we mourned his untimely passing. Our family begs for your continued prayers, while continuing to respect your privacy as we mourn painfully.
My husband was more than a great football player. He had a rainbow smile that touched the diversity of so many people. He will rest forever and remain in our hearts until the end of time. His undying love will always reside with us, Ohio State, Washington Commanders and Steelers Nation for eternity! THE LOVE OF MY LIFE, FOREVER… REST IN THE BEAUTIFUL PEACE OF HEAVEN!
We will be hosting a celebration of Dwayne’s life on Friday, April 22 at the Allegheny Center Alliance Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We invite family, friends, teammates, coaches and those who wish to pay their respects to Dwayne for a visitation from 10am-11am, which will be followed by a celebration of life service from 11am-1pm
Haskins’ parents also announced that a memorial service would be held the day after the Celebration of Life at Christ Church in Rockaway Township, NJ A vigil is also scheduled for the following day, April 24, at Haskins High School, Bullis School, in Potomac, Maryland.
Haskins died last Saturday while training in Florida with his Steelers teammates for the upcoming season. Little is known about his death beyond the fact that he was hit by a dump truck while attempting to cross a highway on foot in Broward County for unknown reasons, according to the Florida Highway. patrol.
His death sparked a wave of emotion for a player who shot to fame in one season as the starting quarterback for Ohio State, entered the NFL as a first-round draft pick and played for the Washingtons. Commanders and Steelers during his three years. professional career.