LATROBE (KDKA) — Fans and Pittsburgh Steelers players attended a mass at St. Vincent Basilica Parish on Sunday to honor Dan Rooney.

This year marks the first Steelers training camp at St. Vincent without the late Dan Rooney.

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His life was celebrated during the mass on the campus where training camp is held.

“The great leader of the Steelers and NFL was a great friend to all of us, and his presence is surely going to be missed,” Father Paul Taylor said.

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The team will also honor Rooney with a special patch on their jerseys this season.

The patch features a black and gold shamrock with the initials “DMR.”

Rooney passed away in April at the age of 84.

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