John Renda, 55, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2017 in his home on the New Hampshire Seacoast after a courageous struggle with an uncommon degenerative neurological illness.
He was proceeded in death by his father Francis Renda, his brother-in-law, Donald Criniti and five of his beloved dogs, Rosie, Lindy, Toby, Sandy and Elsa. He is survived by his mother, Jeannette Renda; his sister, Nancy Criniti and Nick, and his wife of 20 years, Barbara Schamadan Renda. John worked as a chimney sweep for many years in the Conway, New Hampshire area. He will be remembered for his love of the outdoors, participating in activities year round, hiking, biking, skiing, race walking, and scuba diving to name a few. Memorial donations can be made in John's name to the White Mountain Milers Scholarship Fund, c/o Steve Dowling P.O. Box 1999 Conway, NH 03818.
Published on  May 4, 2017