Marty Schottenheimer of Washington Co. moved into the hospice facility – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

CHARLOTTE (KDKA) – Former NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer’s family said the Cannonsburger native had been moved to a hospice facility near his home in North Carolina.

According to ESPN, the 77-year-old was relocated on Saturday due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease and is in stable condition.

Schottenheimer was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014, ESPN reported.

“As a family we surround him with love,” his wife Pat said in a statement to ESPN, speaking on behalf of the couple’s children, Kristin and Brian, “and soak up the prayers and support of all who he is.” influenced by his incredible life. As he has taught us all, we put one foot in front of the other … one step at a time. “

Schottenheimer graduated from Fort Cherry High School and then played soccer at the University of Pittsburgh. He spent six seasons in the NFL before becoming a longtime coach in the league.

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