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Obituary Notice – Pearl D. “Tootie” Salgado

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DUNKIRK:  Pearl D. “Tootie” Salgado, 64, of Lark Street, Dunkirk, passed away Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 at Absolut Care of Westfield.  She was born in Silver Creek on February 9, 1958, the daughter of the late Edward F. and Bettie (DeGolier) Pryll.

  Tootie grew up in Arkwright on the family farm and worked as a Palletizer for the former Greater Buffalo Press of Dunkirk, for 17 years.  She was very active with the Salvation Army in Dunkirk and loved taking care of people, including providing Home Health Care for many individuals in the area.

  Survivors include her husband Juan Salgado of Dunkirk, whom she married on July 30, 1976, at the Salvation Army in Dunkirk, a daughter, Anita (Bruce) Stewart, of Forestville; three sons Jose (Tara) Salgado, of Dunkirk; Juan (Theresa) Salgado, Jr., of Fredonia; Edgar Ortiz-Pryll, of Dunkirk, and several brothers and sisters in the Pryll and Cruz families.  Also surviving are twelve grandchildren; Olivia & Sophia Stewart, Jordyn & Jadyn Salgado, Christopher Salgado, Brianna Sheppard, Anastacia Salgado, Talea Salgado, Cortana Salgado, Edgardo Ortiz-Pryll, Alexander Ortiz-Pryll, Thomas Ortiz-Pryll and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her biological father Hermanio Cruz-Negron, two brothers David Pryll and Jose Sanchez and two grandsons Jacob Salgado and Angel Salgado.

  Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Saturday from 6-8 PM.  There will be no funeral services.

  The family suggests memorials may be made either to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240-0631 or to The Salvation Army, 704 Central Avenue, PO Box 272, Dunkirk, NY 14048.

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  • Gweege J. Cruz
    Posted October 15, 2022 at 11:02 am

    I’m so sorry for the loss of “Tootie”, my sincere condolences to the family. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Lorie Brooks Campese
    Posted October 15, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    Dear Prylls and Salgados–I am so, so sorry to hear that Tootie has passed away. Your family was a bright spot in Forestville, and I still love you all so much. I hope your good memories of her will help you get through.

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