Dwayne Haskins’ dad and mom had by no means met his spouse Kalabrya Gondrezick-Haskins, and didn’t plan on doing so at their son’s funeral service. As an alternative, the dad and mom of the late Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will host two completely different ceremonies in his residence state of New Jersey and at his Maryland highschool.
“We’ve by no means met or spoken to the spouse, and we didn’t need our son’s funeral service to be the place we met her for the primary time,” Dwayne Sr. and Tamara Haskins mentioned in a joint assertion to WUSA9.
Dwayne and Kalabrya married in March 2021.
Dwayne died on Interstate 595 close to Fort Lauderdale in Florida throughout the early morning of April 9, after being hit by an oncoming dump truck, as beforehand reported. New 911 recordings launched final week reveal Dwayne contacted his spouse that he had run out of gasoline. She known as the police from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, the place the couple lived, after he stopped answering her calls. One other recording included a name from a frantic driver who had been witness to the tragic scene.
The quarterback was in South Florida to coach with fellow Steelers teammates. He would’ve turned 25 on Could 3.
Kalabrya held a service Friday morning on the Allegheny Heart Alliance Church in Pittsburgh, stories the Tribune Evaluate.
His former teammates from each the Steelers and Washington Commanders, head coach Mike Tomlin, former Ohio State head coach City Meyer, and NFLPA Government Director DeMaurice Smith, amongst others, have been in attendance.
His dad and mom didn’t present, nonetheless, held a reside streamed funeral yesterday at Christ Church in Rockaway Township, New Jersey, the second of three held in honor of the 24-year-old. A last reside streamed memorial is scheduled for right this moment at 7 p.m. EST at Bullis College in Potomac, Maryland, the place the soccer star attended college.
Dwayne performed for the Steelers only a yr earlier than his dying. He was slated to compete for the beginning quarterback place this season, filling the footwear of Ben Roethlisberger following his retirement.