John Renwick

John S. Renwick

1946 - 2022

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John S. Renwick


Herkimer – Mr. John S. Renwick, 75, of Herkimer passed away Monday, May 2, 2022 in St. Luke´s Memorial Hospital with his family by his side.


He was born in Herkimer on August 20, 1946, the son of the late John and Edith Dzimitrowicz Jankowiak. He attended Herkimer schools and graduated from Herkimer High Scholl with the class of 1964. John was married to Barbara Renwick on May 13, 2000 in Herkimer. John was employed by Remington Arms Co Ilion for many years until his retirement in 2014. He was a communicant of St. Francis De Sales Church, Herkimer. John loved nature and truly enjoyed hiking.  


John is survived by his beloved wife, Barbara Renwick of Herkimer; his step-son, Douglas and his wife, Wendy Risley of Forestport; step-daughter, Denise Risley of Mohawk; grandchildren, Daniel Risley, Ashley Risley, Andrew Risley Matt and his wife, Chrissy Peterson and Elizabeth Kennerknecht; his great grandchildren, Aaron Peterson, Olivia Peterson, Aubrey Peterson and Connor Peterson; his nephews and nieces, Mike and Andrea Renwick, Kaitelynn Renwick and Page Renwick and several cousins.


His funeral will be held at the convenience of the family with Rev. Fr. Mark Cunningham, officiating. Interment in Calvary Cemetery at the convenience of the family. 


His funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi & Burns Funeral Home 329 S. Washington St., Herkimer, NY.


In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be made to Anita's Steven Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St, Utica, NY 13502.


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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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203 Second Avenue
Frankfort, New York, United States
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Calvary Cemetery
German St
Herkimer, New York, United States
(315) 866-4282
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