Virginia Laure' Fisher 71 of Poughkeepsie passed away on Friday February 2, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh, New York.
Virginia " Ginger " Fisher deeply loved her family and the lord, and her life was a beautiful expression of His generous grace to all. Ginger's loving-kindness inspired countless people to follow Jesus. Always a humble servant in the local community and her church, Ginger volunteered at Meals on Wheels, worked in the Food Pantry in Poughkeepsie and led the Linens & Bedding ministry for Love, Inc. Ginger also served as an elder at the New Hackensack Reformed Church and led several Bible study groups including a two year course on the Bible multiple times and also volunteered providing refreshments and coffee after church. Ginger will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Ginger was born in Fishkill, New York on July 12, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and the late Marion Davidson Tanner.
Ginger was a graduate of Roy C. Ketchum and also attended SUNY Oswego.
In 1966 Ginger married Craig Fisher in Syracuse, New York. Virginia was a local resident for 44 years and was a member of the Immanuel Church in Wappingers Falls.
Ginger is survived by her husband Craig of Poughkeepsie, New York, her son Daniel Fisher and his wife Kristin of Boise, Idaho, her daughter Pamela Covell and her husband Gregg of Poughkeepsie, New York and her son Robert Fisher of Poughkeepsie, New York. Ginger is also survived by her two grandchildren Alexia and Darrien Covell, her sister Jean Barrie Waldman and her husband Arthur of Toms River, NJ and 14 nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Wednesday February 7, 2018 from 4pm to 8pm at the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home 371 Hooker Ave. Poughkeepsie, New York.
There will be a Memorial Service 11am Thursday February 8, 2018 at the Immanuel Church 253 Meyers Corners Road Wappinger, New York.
The family ask that memorial donations be made in Ginger's name to the American Cancer Society 121 Executive Drive Suite 200 New Windsor, New York 12553 or to Immanuel Church 253 Meyers Corners Road Wappingers, New York 12590.
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