Salvador Tabuena

Salvador “Toots” Tabuena of Hinsdale passed away on Aug. 3, 2020, in Florida.

Born in Manila, Salvador spent most of his youth in the company of his 11 siblings. He later moved to Chicago where he met his wife and eventually settled in Melrose Park to raise a family.

He enjoyed golf, had a passion for piano playing and singing and is best known for his sunny, happy-go-lucky disposition. A dutiful husband, devoted father, doting grandfather, fun-loving uncle and cheerful friend, he will be missed by all.

Salvador was preceded in death by his wife, Maria; his son, Samuel A; his parents, Nieves and Pedro; and his brothers and sister,

He is survived by his children, Sal (Jholet) and Marie (Oscar); and his grandchildren, Joshua, Samuel, Juliana, Scarlet, Julian, Isaiah, Ariana and Elijah.

A private family visitation will be held at Sullivan Funeral Home.

A committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1400 S. Wolf Road in Hillside. Friends and relatives attending the service are asked to remain in their vehicles. An online guestbook is available at