Tuesday, October 05, 2010

James Renick Obituary

Rev. James R. Renick, 72, of Salunga, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 3, 2010, at Susquehanna Valley Nursing Center, Columbia. He was married to Joyce Baker Renick for 46 years.

Jim retired in 2003 from Cokesbury Bookstore at Lancaster Theological Seminary. Previously, he and his wife served in Christian ministries in France.

Jim earned a Master’s Degree in Missions from Princeton Seminary and a Master’s Degree in Theology from Grace Theological Seminary. He attended Westminster Presbyterian Church, Lancaster. A people person, Jim developed many friends throughout the world and enjoyed keeping in touch with them. He also enjoyed reading, history, games, puzzles, and especially spending time with his family.

Born in Hartford, CT, he was the son of the late Job R. and Louise Trimmer Renick.

In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by his children, Lauri and James Renick, both of Lancaster; two sisters, Mary Lou (Harry) Nickles, NY, and Ruth (Luis) Sandoval, NM; a brother, John (Linda) Renick, FL, and a brother-in-law, Carl Welty, MD. Two sisters, Joan Hollister and Helen Welty, and a brother-in-law, Jack Hollister, preceded him in death.

A memorial service for Jim will be held at Sheetz Funeral Home, 16 E. Main St., Mount Joy on Saturday, October 9, 2010, at 1 p.m. Burial is private in Westminster Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Center, Research, 330 S. 9th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107. Online condolences to:



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