The football coach Joe Paterno passed away at age 85, this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Joe Paterno and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Legendary football coach of Penn State University from 1966 to 2011, commonly known as “JoePa.” He tallied a remarkable record of 298-136-3 during his tenure and led the team to National Titles in 1982 and 1986.
He married Sue Pohland in 1962 and he had five children: Jay, Diana, Scott, David and Mary.
How did Joe Paterno die?
Joe Paterno's death was caused by lung cancer.
|Cause of death||Lung Cancer|
|Age of death||85 years|
|Birthday||December 21, 1926|
|Death date||January 22, 2012|
|Place of death||State College, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Place of burial||Spring Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, Pennsylvania, United States|
Quotes by Joe Paterno
Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.Joe Paterno
Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy.Joe Paterno
You must relate athletic experiences to life.Joe Paterno
I don’t think I deviated from what I’m all about and what I thought was important. Whether you want to call that a legacy, or whatever you want to call it.Joe Paterno
You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That’s the mark of a true professional.Joe Paterno