John J. Mariskanish, 74, of Tarentum, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, in UPMC St. Margaret Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born Dec. 29, 1949 in Renton. John had been employed by Renton Mine for 12 years, then Worldwide Refractories, where he had retired. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching the Steelers on TV. Survivors include two sons, Robert Mariskanish of Renton and John (Bernadette) Mariskanish of New Kensington; a daughter, Heidi Kenzevich (Richard Morley) of Renton; three granddaughters, Chelsea, Breanna and April Mariskanish; and a sister, Sally Mariskanish, of Pasadena, TX. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Robert Mariskanish and two sisters, Pam and Violet Mariskanish. At the request of the family, there will be no public visitation and services will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to the DUNMIRE KERR & ROWE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 244 Franklin Avenue, Vandergrift. To leave an online condolence visit us at