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Val Jansante

  • Original Name Valario R.
  • Birth 27 Sep 1920 La Belle, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 1 Oct 2008 Monongahela, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Ellsworth, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 30298913

Professional Football Player. He was born Valerio Richard Jansante and played at the offensive and defensive end positions for six seasons (1946 to 1951) in the National Football League with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers. After playing collegiate football at Duquesne and Villanova Universities, he was chosen in the 10th round of the 1944 NFL Draft. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, before appearing in 68 NFL games. He had 155 receptions for 2,356 yards with 14 touchdowns and achieved All Pro status in 1947. Jansante was inducted into the Duquesne University Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 4 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30298913
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Val Jansante (27 Sep 1920–1 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30298913, citing Saint Lukes Cemetery, Ellsworth, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .