Mary Mariglia, 80, of 19th Street, who owned and operated the former New Deal Restaurant on 19th Street for 35 years with her husband, John, died unexpectedly Saturday (Sept. 25, 1999) in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
The former Mary Sciarrino was born in Niagara Falls and retired from her restaurant business in 1975.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where she enjoyed working at the St. Joseph table every year.
Mrs. Mariglia was a fan of the Buffalo Bills and Sabres, and enjoyed traveling. As a youngster, she played the banjo and the mandolin.
Her husband died in 1998.
Survivors include a son, Russell of Las Vegas; a daughter, Rosemarie; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1413 Pine Ave., after prayers at 10 in M.J. Colucci & Son Funeral Chapel, 468 19th St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.