John E. Renolle

LANCASTER John Edward Renolle, 100, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in Harrisburg, on March 30, 1914, he was the husband of the late Wanda J. (Snyder) Renolle, and the son of the late Jennie (Renolle) Scott. A descendant of the French Huguenots, John was employed as a machinist for RCA for 27 years until his retirement in 1976. He then worked for Weis Markets part time for another 27 years, retiring at age 90. He was an Army veteran of WWII. John was a 55-year member of Masonic Lodge #43 F&AM, Commandry 13-Knights Templar, a life member of Forest 27 Tall Cedars, Lebanon, a member of Church of Christ Disciples, Lancaster, and American Legion Post #34. He was a founding and honorary lifetime member member of Conestoga Country Club. He enjoyed bowling and golfing, playing until he was 91. A deer and turkey hunter, he made his last trip to the mountains in 1994 at the age of 80. John was an avid Phillies fan. John is survived by his grandsons, Dr. Robert Metze and his wife, Terri of Lancaster, and Ward Shope, Jr. and his wife, Kimberly of Lititz; great-grandchildren, Jeremy Metze and his wife, Hannah, Heather Kaltreider and her husband, Luke, and Caleb Metze, all of Lancaster, and Jorge Rodriguez and his wife, Aimee of Mexico City, Mexico; great-great-grandchildren, Haley and Dalton Metze, Olivia Kaltrieder, and Junior and Alison Rodriguez; and four stepdaughters. He was preceded in death by a stepbrother, Edwin Scott. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 414 E. King St., Lancaster, with Pastor John Jewers and Dr. Robert Metze officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. To place a condolence online, please visit

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Charles F Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory Inc
414 E King St Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 393-9661

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on June 28, 2014