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144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

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Ida F. Varga

1932 - 2019


Ida F. (Genica) Varga, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on Friday, November 1st at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Ida was born in 1932 in Everett. She was raised and educated in Everett. Ida married her sweetheart, Stephen Varga and the two shared many wonderful years together until his sudden passing in 1980. Ida worked as a waitress at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham, as well as for Henry's Catering in Malden. She enjoyed playing Bingo, loved to cook and was the happiest spending time with her grandchildren.

She is Survived by her children, Stephen Varga and wife Beverly of NH, Ida Miller and husband Alfred of Lynn, Larry Varga and wife Beth of NV, Karen Carozza and husband Robert of Peabody, her sister, Grace Genica of Saugus, her brother, Peter Genica of Saugus 15 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and her long time friend, Beverly Gillis of Revere

Ida was preceded in death by her husband Stephen, her son, Edward M. Varga,  and her brothers,  Michael Genica and Anthony Genica.

Funeral  from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden,  on Tuesday, November  5th, at 8:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Josephs Church, Malden, at 9:00 AM.   Interment in Lake Havasu Memorial Garden, AZ, at a later date.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, Nov 4th, from 4 – 8 PM. 

Donations in Ida’s memory may be made to: Mystic Valley Elder Services,300 Commercial St. #19, Malden, MA 02148.



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