Alice C. Tarquini, 72, of the Town of Tonawanda, a retired restaurateur, died Friday (Oct. 26, 2001) in Millard Fillmore Hospital after a long illness.
Born Alice C. Ratka in Buffalo, she graduated from St. Ann's Commercial School and married Edward Tarquini in 1950.
In 1953, she started Eduardo's Restaurant with her husband. She co-managed seven Eduardo's restaurants until retiring in 1980.
Her husband died in 1999. She is survived by a son, Mark A. of Snyder; two brothers, Joseph Ratka of New York City and Donald Ratka of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday in Christ the King Catholic Church, 30 Lamarck Drive at Main Street, Snyder.