Rosita Munger

Obituary of Rosita I. Munger

Rosita I. Munger, 71, of Deer Run Estate in Groveland, died Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at her residence after a courageous 8 year battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Dr. Donald Munger, 2 sons, Mark (Nga) Munger of Yucca Valley, CA, and Eric Munger of Chicago, IL, 2 grandsons, Ryan and Ian Munger of Yucca Valley, CA, her brother, Bernd Grn of Hanau, Germany. She was born April 22, 1939 in Langendiebach, Germany the daughter of Karl and Irmgard Fcker Grn. She met her husband Captain Don Munger of the US Army in November 1962. They were married August 27, 1963 in Germany. Upon moving to the United States, she attended SUNY Geneseo where she earned both her BA and MA. While attending SUNY Geneseo, she worked on her singing talent with encouragement from pianist Alan Case. At the college she became a very talented soprano. She sang with the Rochester Opera Group and held several solo concerts in her hometown in Germany. Rosita made several CD's singing classical opera songs and religious hyms. She attended the University of Buffalo where she received her PHD in 1998. Dr. Munger then joined the faculty at Rochester Institute of Technology and taught tourism and travel both at the RIT main campus in Rochester and the RIT College in Dubrovnik, Croatia for a number of years. Dr. Munger was a member of the Geneseo United Methodist Church and the Geneseo Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Visitation will be held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Friday, December 17, 2010 from 4-7 PM where Memorial Services will follow visitation at 7 PM with Rev. Keith Griswold of the Geneseo United Methodist Church officiating. Memorials may be made to the Geneseo United Methodist Church, 4520 Route 63, Geneseo, NY 14454.
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