Of Bethel Park; age 64; passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018; son of the late John J. and Geraldine C. Kolanko; husband of Peggy Kolanko; nephew of John Rowlands; cousin of Kris Rowlands. John had interesting careers starting with law enforcement, aviation and worked with at risk youth. His hobbies included; Past Director of Washington PA HOG Chapter, animal enthusiast and motorcycle touring. Family and friends will be received on Monday 6-8 PM at Paul Henney Cremation & Funeral Tributes, 5570 Library Rd., Bethel Park. A chapel service will be held Tuesday, 11 AM at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Family suggests donations in his memory to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd. Pgh., PA 15237.