February 19, 1949 ~ December 3, 2014
Rita Varga loved her career with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Over her 23-year career, her assignments included postings in Indianapolis, Fulton County Georgia, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. She ended her career as a training supervisor in the Tuberculosis Elimination Division (DTBE) at CDC Headquarters in Atlanta. Rita was a member of the Watsonian Society. Prior to her federal service, Rita taught Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science and Physics for 14 years at the high school level in New Jersey. Rita loved gardening, crafting and shopping. She always thought of others and was generous in spirit and in action. She had a can-do attitude about everything that crossed her path. Her perseverance in seeing things through to completion will be greatly missed. Rita knew how to laugh and see the lighter side in even dark situations. Rita Varga, 65, died December 3rd 2014 at Northside Hospital in Atlanta. She is survived by her brother, Michael Varga of Norcross, Georgia, an aunt, Rose Comitta of West Chester, Pennsylvania, three nephews and one niece. A memorial service will be held Sunday December 21st 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046.