H.P. Brandt Funeral Home

1032 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA


John Edward Rankin

December 11, 1943November 15, 2019

John Edward Rankin, age 75, of York, PA, formerly of Pittsburgh, died on Friday, November 15, 2019 at his residence. Born December 11, 1943, in Ambridge, he was the son of the late John V. and Ann Rankin. He was a retired machinist for GE, a member of the Allegheny Country Gun Club, American Legion Post 116, a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Laurel Gardens, and was a proud member of the United States Air Force.

John was the beloved husband and best friend of 34 years to Susan (Specht) Rankin; loving father to Ronald (Sato) Griffith II and Amy (Clay) Luffey. He was the proud Pap to John, Michael, Jessica and Kayla. He will be sadly missed by his furry friend "Tillie".

John was a generous, loving, caring man who will be missed by all.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, from 2-8pm in the H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, 1032 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 www.brandtfuneralhome.com Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 10:00am at the funeral home. Entombment with full military honors will follow at Allegheny County Memorial Park.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 20, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 21, 2019


John Edward Rankin

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Lorna Corso

November 18, 2019

You fought the good fight but GOD chose to take you Home❗️There’s Peace in knowing we’ll all be together again with our Heavenly Father in our Heavenly Home❗️God Bless