Barbara Jean Knittel Buzzard Barbara Jean Knittel Buzzard, age 81, of Millcreek Twp., passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Erie on June 28, 1940, the daughter of the late Jack R. and Hazel B. Smith Knittel. She loved spending time with her grandchildren She is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years Don C. Buzzard, three children; Lori Carson (Brian), Denise Sypin (Ken), Don Buzzard (Lori), three grandchildren; Brittany Kramer (Gabe), Cory Sypin, and Jacob Buzzard. Arrangements were handled through the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 4216 Sterrettania Rd. At Barbara’s request, all services were private and conducted at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Erie Shriners Hospital, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505.