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PRITCHARD - M. Donald M. Donald Pritchard, age 86, of Orchard Park NY, passed away at Gates Vascular Institute on Monday April 3, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Wendy Sue (nee Conover), his children, Mark (Lori) Pritchard, Diane (Patrick) Langone, Jennifer Hoffman, Heidi (Christopher) Daly, Matthew (Cheri) Pritchard and six grandsons.
He was a lifelong Buffalo resident, graduate of UB School of Pharmacy, a U.S. Army Veteran, and owner of Mearl D. Pritchard Pharmacy for over 40 years, continuing the business his father opened in 1927. Pritchard Hall at UB is named in honor of his father. Don was involved in local, state, and national pharmacy organizations. He served 12 years on the Salvation Army Advisory Board, 25 years in Buffalo Rotary, and was OPCSD School Board President from 1999 - 2002.
A Memorial service will be held Sunday 3:00 PM at St. John's Lutheran Church, 4536 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park, NY. No prior visitation. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church in Orchard Park or The Salvation Army Buffalo. Arrangements by F. E. Brown Sons Funeral Home, Inc., 6575 East Quaker St., Orchard Park, NY 14127.
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