H . Jack Buzard began a career in funeral service while a sophomore in high school in 1960. For years he was associated with his friend and mentor, Fred S. Bowser of Parker, PA. Following college, mortuary school, internship, and service in the U.S. Army (mortuary affairs in DaNang, RVN), a funeral home was established by Buzard in Eau Claire, Butler County, PA on Sept. 17th, 1972. Following the death of Mr. And Mrs. Bowser in a funeral home fire in 1977, a second funeral home was established on Oct. 17th, 1977 in Parker, Armstrong County, PA. In the summer of 2002, both funeral homes were incorporated under the name of H. Jack Buzard Funeral Homes, Inc.
Graduated from Moniteau High School in 2000. A member of The Delta Upsilon Fraternity at Penn State University. He graduated with degrees in Communications, Labor and Industrial Relations, Dispute Management and Resolutions in 2004. He then attended the Pittsburgh Institue of Mortuary Science graduating in 2007. He has been employed at Buzard's with his dad ever since. He his involved locally as a member of the Eau Claire council, a member of the VFD in Eau Claire, board member of the Parker Revitalization Committee and the Masonic Lodge of Parker.
Funeral Director & Supervisor
Mark is our licensed supervisor at the Parker Funeral Home. A more complete bio is coming soon.
Courtney Shirey is a Petrolia native and has been a licensed funeral director at Buzard's since 2014. She is a graduate of Karns City High School as well as a graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 2013. She is a member of Petrolia Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
Cody has been employed at Buzard Funeral Home since 2007. Cody attended BCCC in the field of Metrology.
Mr. Moore was a career military man serving 4 years in the Marines and 16 in the U.S. Navy. After retiring from the Military, Mr. Moore worked for the Department of Public Welfare before being fully retired and joining us at Buzard Funeral Homes. He has been an asset ever since.
Mr. McFadden retired at J.M. Beatty Operations in Eau Claire after 40 years of service. Upon retirement Mr. McFadden joined Buzard Funeral Homes and has been an asset ever since. He is a member of the Masonic Lodge in Parker, Pa.
Associate and Office Administrator
Linda has been working at Buzard Funeral Homes since 2012. Linda handles administration duties as well as working during visitation and funerals.