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Memorial Services to Be Held for Dwayne Haskins in Pa., N.J. & Md.



Dwayne Haskins No. 7 Bullis School
Brandy Simms for Steelers Now

Memorial services for late Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins will be held across three states next weekend, according to a report by WUSA-TV in Washington D.C.

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host a memorial service on Friday, April 22, while his family will hold services in his native New Jersey on Saturday, April 23 and in Maryland on Sunday, April 24.

The funeral in New Jersey will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Christ Church in Rockaway Township.  

The Maryland ceremony will be at the Bullis School, in Potomac, Maryland, where Haskins attended high school, at 7 p.m. on Sunday. The school retired Haskins’ No. 7 following his death last Saturday.

Details for the Steelers’ service have not been released WUSA reported that the family will not attend that ceremony.

“We have had such an overwhelming outpouring of love for our son since the news broke of our loss,” Haskins’ parent Tamara and Dwayne Haskins, Sr. said to WUSA. “Anyone who knew Dwayne knows he worked exceptionally hard to achieve such a high level of success at such a young age. He was touched by so many people on his journey to being a standout athlete and we are grateful to all of them. This pain is unimaginable and we appreciate everyone who shares in our heartbreak.”

Haskins’ Steelers teammates will begin gathering in Pittsburgh on Monday, which is the first day of the NFL’s offseason training program for the team. 

Haskins died Saturday morning when he was attempting to cross Interstate 595 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for unknown reasons and was struck by a dump truck. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating his death as a potential traffic homicide, but that investigation could take months, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.