Franco Harris was a former professional American football player who was married to Dana Dokmanovich. He passed away at 72 on 20 December 2022. The news of his death was shared by his family to The Associated Press.
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Franco Harris was married to Dana Dokmanovich
Franco Harris and Dana Dokmanovich met and fell in love during their time at Penn State University have been married for an undisclosed amount of time. The couple’s relationship has stood the test of time, as they have remained together ever since. Although the date of their marriage is unknown.
Harris and Dana Harris have a son named Franco Dokmanovich Harris Jr. His son, Dok told The Associated Press about his father’s death. Despite this, their family decided not to make any public statements about the incident. Dok is an attorney, pursued his undergraduate degree in political economy at Princeton University. After completing his undergraduate studies, he decided to further his education and enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Dok campaigned for mayor of Pittsburgh against Mayor Luke Ravenstahl in 2009.
Dana Dokmanovich is of Serbian heritage. She immigrated to the United States as a child and had little memory of her European background. In the 1980s, she worked as an Eastern Airlines flight attendant.
Franco Harris Age and Career
Franco Harris was born on March 7, 1950 and he was 72 years old at the time of his death. He died on 20 December 2022 in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, USA at night time, however, cause of his death is unknown. Franco Harris was selected as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ No.1 pick and the 13th player chosen in the 1972 NFL Draft.
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Throughout his career, he played a pivotal role in the team’s success, being a part of four Super Bowl championship teams. In fact, he even earned the Most Valuable Player (MVP) honors for Super Bowl IX. Due to his remarkable achievements and contributions to the sport, Harris was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990 and having his No. 32 jersey retired.. Also, he was recognized as an inaugural member of the Steelers Hall of Honor in 2017. Tragically, Harris passed away on December 20, 2022, just days before the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of of the Immaculate Reception.