Virginia A. Bothe

virginia bothe

Virginia “Ginger” Bothe passed away unexpectedly and leaves behind a strong legacy.  She lived life to the fullest and will be remembered by anyone who ever met her.  She was a loving wife to her husband of 66 years, a mother to 4 children, a grandmother of 6, a GG to 3 and a friend to all.


In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in her honor.


Visitation: June 6, 2022 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.

Mass: June 7, 2022 9:45 am

St. Patrick's R C Church Smithtown
280 E Main St


St. Patrick's Cemetery Smithtown
Mount Pleasant Road

View current weather.

Memories Timeline


  1. candleGinger was such an amazing woman! She will always hold a special place in our hearts. My love and prayers go out to you all ❤️

  2. Kim & family,
    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all and sending prayers and hugs.
    Sheila and Steve Lamkin

  3. Ginger, We will miss you dear friend. Will keep you in our hearts forever. Love, Eloise and Artie

  4. Ginger was more than just a neighbor to our family. She was an incredibly special woman who will always be remembered with love ❤️

  5. My beautiful friend has been taken from me. She was one that everyone that new her would say she was the best. Ginger wherever you are in heaven now you have no more pain.
    Love you girl

  6. I always enjoyed talking to your mom. Going way back, I remember swimming in the family pool and having a bite to eat at your parents’ house. Then there were the friends and family events where I would seek her out to have a chat. I know you will miss her terribly. My dad passed only days before and maybe they will meet up in heaven and watch down on us all. May she RIP.

  7. Ginger was a special friend, as well as a beautiful person. We always supported each other through life’s ups and downs. Ginger was always there for me, providing much laughter through our 60 years of friendship. I will miss talking to her every day of my life. Love to the family, Fran

  8. So very sorry for your family’s loss. Ginger was a very special friend to my mom, Fran. She will be very much missed.

  9. I’ve known Ginger for most of my life. She was a good caring friend, always there for support. We had many, many wonderful times together through the years and I will miss her smiling face and thoughtfulness, love you ❤️❤️

  10. candleOur condolences to the Bothe family. Ginger was a neighbor and friend to our family for over 60 years. The Maizaka family.

  11. Ginger was a wonderful person that lit up a room when she was there. So very sorry for her family. She wii be missed.

  12. Ginger was a pleasure to be around always in a good mood and made everyone around her happy. She will be missed. Rest in Peace

  13. Dear Kim and family, Jerry and I are so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was one of a kind and will be sorely missed. Sending love a prayers to you.

  14. So many happy memories with this woman, her husband, and her family. Her friendship was one in a million and we will miss the many times we spent together. RIP dear Ginger and may God be with your family always.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

  1. candle

Accessibility Tools