Villanova community says goodbye to Rollie Massimino

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Final farewell to Rollie Massimino. Rick Williams reports during Action News at 4:30 p.m. on September 12, 2017. (WPVI)

The Villanova University community said goodbye Tuesday to coaching legend Rollie Massimino.

Mourners paid their respects at a funeral mass at Saint Thomas of Villanova Church.

Massimino was remembered Tuesday for the values he taught all of his basketball players, including those who were part of his 1985 championship team.

Massimino died last month at the age of 82.

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Rollie Massimino dies at 82; led Villanova to 1985 title. Jamie Apody reports during ACtion News at 5pm on August 30, 2017.


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