John R. Renno, 80,
went to be with his Lord Sunday November 14, 2004 at RiverWoods Lewisburg,
PA. He was born July 9, 1924 in Belleville, Mifflin County, PA the son of
the late John B. and Mollie E. Peachey Renno. He moved to Luzerne County in
1957 and to the Danville area in 1970. From Danville, he moved to Montandon,
PA in August 1992 and had been a resident of Emmanuel Home in
Mr. Renno was a
self-employed farmer and truck driver retiring in 1990. He was a member of
Ridgeview Evangelical Free Church Northumberland, PA. He enjoyed Bible
studies, writing Bible commentaries and conversing with people.
He is survived by
his wife of 58 years, Salina M. Peachey whom he married November 29, 1945.
He is also survived by four sons; Daniel P. Renno and his wife Fay of
Danville, PA; Joseph J. Renno and
his wife Darlene of Souderton, PA; William L. and his wife Sharon of
Danville, PA and Timothy P. and his wife Judith of Milton, PA and one
daughter, Irene M. Lepley and her husband David of Carlisle, PA, twenty
grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A sister, Malinda Peachey of
Belleville, PA also survives him. Three infant children preceded Mr. Renno
in death. Five brothers, Joshua, Crist, David, Jonas and Eli Renno and two
sisters, Mary Swarey and Nancy Yoder also preceded him in death.
will be held Thursday at 10:30 AM from the Sunbury Bible Church Rt. 11
Northumberland, PA with Pastor John Patti of the Ridgeview Evangelical Free
Friends will be
received Wednesday from 4-6 PM and from 7-9 PM at the church and also from
9:30 AM Thursday until the time of service at the church.
service will be held Friday at 11:00 AM from the Locust Grove Mennonite
Church in Belleville, PA. Burial will follow in the Locust Grove Mennonite
Cemetery in Belleville, PA. Friends will be received from 10:00 AM until
the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made
to The Emmanuel Home 800 Priestly Avenue Northumberland, PA 17857.
Arrangements are under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville, PA.