KANE - Allen W. "Buzz" Buzard, 84, formerly of 211 1/2 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Saturday afternoon (Nov. 22, 2014) at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
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Born March 19, 1930, in Corsica, he was the son of Reynolds L. and Mary A. Coulter Buzard. On May 3, 1948, in Brookville, he married Mary L. McAninch, who survives.
Mr. Buzard had worked at the family business, R.L. Buzard Lumber in Jefferson County, for 15 years; Howes Leather in Mount Jewett for 18 years, and finally for RichGas in Kane for 37 years. He retired to Surfside Beach, S.C., in 2009 for four years, returning to Kane in 2012.
He was a member of the First Church of God in Kane and Oasis of Hope Church in Surfside Beach, and enjoyed gardening.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Allen W. (Susie) Buzard Jr. of Jamestown, N.Y.; a daughter, Sandra (James) Stanton of Surfside Beach; a brother, Leonard Buzard of Antioch, Calif.; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Buzard of Kane; plus 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. He leaves behind his beloved dog "Ginger."
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by a son, Ronald Buzard; brothers, Raymond, Reynolds C., Arthur and Bennie Buzard; sisters, Cecilia Bookwalter, Hilda Mae Carcia, Bernice Bookwalter and Pauline Loftis; and a great-grandson, Zane Buzard.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home Inc. in Kane on Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m., at which time a service will be held there with the Rev. Chad Troup, pastor of the First Church of God, officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Tabor Cemetery, Kane.
Memorial contributions may be made to a church or
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home
103 South Fraley Street
Kane, PA 16735
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 24 to Dec. 2, 2014