E. Robert "Bob" Buzzell (1917 - 2015)

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E. Robert "Bob" Buzzell, 98, DuBois, died Friday, June 12, 2015, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Born in 1917, in Clearfield, he was the son of the late Edgar R. and Bertha Mae Taylor Buzzell. On Dec. 26, 1947, he married Edna Leinbach. She preceded him in death Sept. 15, 2009.
He is survived by two children, Ann L. Wiles and her husband, Robert, of Canton, Mich., and Robert J. Buzzell and his wife, Ann, of DuBois; two grandchildren, Greg Buzzell and his wife, Dr. Jennifer Mrozek of Columbus, Ohio, and Laura Buzzell of Waldorf, Md.; one great-grandson, Atticus Buzzell of Columbus.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Maxine Myers.
Bob was a 1934 graduate of Philipsburg High School. He attended the Faust School of Piano Tuning, Boston, Mass., the Signal Corps School in Cumberland, Md., Penn State University and the University of Pennsylvania.
He retired after 20 years of teaching at the Bucks County Vocational Technical School. He was a piano tuner and continued tuning into his 80s.
Bob was a member of the State College Presbyterian Church.
He was an accomplished jazz pianist and enjoyed entertaining at local nursing and personal care homes throughout Centre County.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College, followed by a memorial service at noon at the funeral home. Burial will be in Philipsburg Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the , P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011.
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Published in The Courier Express from June 16 to June 17, 2015
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