John Jay Petrisko, 56, of Beaufort, SC formerly of Buena Vista, PA, died August 5, 2021 after a 2.5 year battle with cancer. He was born January 8, 1965 to the late John S. and Dolores F. (Sotak) Petrisko. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Cynthia "Cindy" Petrisko and their two dogs Pepe and Paco; his sister Lynn M. Beck of Elizabeth Township, PA; nephew Donald J. Beck (Amanda) of West Mifflin, PA; niece Christine M. Ruhe(Jeff) of Elizabeth Township, PA, and other family and friends. \nJohn was multi-talented and it showed in his careers working as a paramedic with various engine companies in the Pittsburgh, PA area, doing autobody and ending his career as part owner in a cable/networking company. He was a former social member of the Buena Vista Social Club 145, where he spent time laughing with his friends. He will always be remembered as the man who lived his life his way. He enjoyed cooking, always modifying the recipe to make it his own, having friends over to share his famous recipes, while enjoying a drink and laughter. He will be greatly missed by his wife and all those who loved him. \nA celebration of life will be held on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Butler's Golf Course, 800 Rock Run Road, Elizabeth, PA from 5-9pm.\nIn lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to The American Cancer Society or a local bloodbank of your choice.