Donald J. Buzard, 69

Donald J. Buzard, 69, DuBois, died Friday, June 24, 2011, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 13, 1941, in Brookville, a son of the late John and Francis (Yeunosk) Buzard.

He was married to Rosemary Makofka, who survives.

Mr. Buzard was a member of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany.
He worked as a truck driver for the former Preston Trucking Co. and Fast Track Trucking Co. of Anita, as well as for Fullington Bus Company of DuBois.

Mr. Buzard was a member of F.O.E. of Falls Creek and enjoyed NASCAR and Steelers football.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include a son, Randall Buzard of Brookville; two daughters, Bridgette Buzard Cieleski and husband Matthew and Shannon Buzard Plyler and husband Steve, all of Brookville; a step-son, John Reasinger and wife Joyce of Falls Creek; four step-daughters, Paulette Bembenic and husband Tim of DuBois, Paula Jewell of DuBois, Jackie Felder and husband Ken of Falls Creek, and Stacy Bogle and husband Dave of DuBois; five brothers and three sisters, Nancy Hepler of Brookville, Patricia Mineweaser of Brookville, Fran Dinger of Sanford, N.C., Richard Buzard of Brookville, Jerry Buzard of Brookville, Larry Buzard of DuBois, Paul Buzard of Summerville, and Dennis Buzard of Knox; six grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; and 10 step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Buzard.

Friends will be received from 9 to 11 a.m. today at the McKinney Funeral Home, Brookville.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home with LeRoy Hepler officiating.

Interment will be in  St. John’s Cemetery (Windy Hill), Rose Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to DuBois Little League.