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Steelers players, family honor memory of L.C. Greenwood

Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review - A former Pittsburgh Steeler, wearing a Super Bowl ring holds a program from former Steeler L.C. Greenwood's funeral services at the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section on Monday. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery, was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Justin Merriman  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>A former Pittsburgh Steeler, wearing a Super Bowl ring holds a program from former Steeler L.C. Greenwood's funeral services at the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section on Monday. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery,  was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh Steeler chairman, Dan Rooney, walks with former Steeler scout Bill Nunn as they leave the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section after funeral services for former Steeler L.C. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery. Greenwood was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Justin Merriman  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pittsburgh Steeler chairman, Dan Rooney, walks with former Steeler scout Bill Nunn as they leave the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section after funeral services for former Steeler L.C. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery. Greenwood was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review - Former Pittsburgh Steeler Mel Blount stands outside of the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section after funeral services of former Steeler L.C. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery. Greenwood was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Justin Merriman  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Former Pittsburgh Steeler Mel Blount stands outside of the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section after funeral services of former Steeler L.C. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery. Greenwood was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh Steelers 'Mean' Joe Greene, John Banaszak, and Mel Blount greet people outside of the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section for funeral of former Steeler L.C. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery. Greenwood was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Justin Merriman  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pittsburgh Steelers 'Mean' Joe Greene,  John Banaszak, and Mel Blount greet people outside of the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section for funeral of former Steeler L.C. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery. Greenwood was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh Steeler president Art Rooney II, left, and chairman, Dan Rooney, center, walk with former Steeler scout Bill Nunn into the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section to attend the funeral of former Steeler L.C. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery. Greenwood was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Justin Merriman  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pittsburgh Steeler president Art Rooney II, left, and chairman, Dan Rooney, center, walk with former Steeler scout Bill Nunn into the Pentecostal Temple COGIC in the city's East Liberty section to attend the funeral of former Steeler L.C. Greenwood who died on September 29th of kidney failure following back surgery. Greenwood was one of the original members of the famed defensive line nicknamed the Steel Curtain, which led the team to four Super Bowl victories from 1975 to 1980.

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Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, 5:09 p.m.
 

Former Steelers players from the 1970s era Super Bowl teams joined L.C. Greenwood's family Monday at the Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ in East Liberty to remember the former member of the “Steel Curtain” defense.

Greenwood, 67, died Sept. 29 in Pittsburgh.

Among those who attended the funeral service were former Steelers player Mel Blount, Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney and President Art Rooney II, former Steelers scout Bill Nunn and former Steelers players “Mean Joe” Greene and John Banaszak.

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