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Funeral arrangements set for Steelers' chairman Dan Rooney

Written by The Associated Press | Apr 14, 2017 10:14 AM
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FILE PHOTO: Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver John Stallworth, left talks with Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney before the NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar)

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(Pittsburgh) -- The funeral arrangements are set for Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney, and they include a public viewing at Heinz Field.

Team spokesman Burt Lauten says family and friends will be received from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the PNC Champions Club at the stadium.

Rooney's funeral Mass will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Cathedral in the city's Oakland section. Rooney, a devout Catholic, often worshipped at the cathedral.

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag to be flown at half-staff across Pennsylvania to honor Rooney, who died Thursday at 84.

The family is asking people to make memorial contributions to Rooney's alma mater, Duquesne University, or the United Way of Southwest Pennsylvania.

Rooney is survived by his wife, Patricia, and seven of the couple's nine children.

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