Patricia M. Smith

Mrs. Patricia M. Smith, 77, of Gloversville, passed away June 15, 2014, at Mountain Valley Hospice House in Gloversville. She was born October 22, 1936, in Northville, daughter of the late Almond B. and Anna King Hayes. Patricia was educated in Northville schools and had been employed at the former Winig Slipper Co. for a time.

She was a member of the Kingsboro Assembly of God Jehovah Witness for many years.

Patricia enjoyed arts and crafts and always looked for a great garage sale. Through many years of devotion, she became an expert in genealogy. She will be dearly missed.

Patricia is survived by her children, Donald E. Slack, David B. Hayes, Marc J. Frasier and Melody Lyn Frasier, all of Gloversville. She is also survived by a brother, Ronald Hayes (Sandy) of Maine; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Janice Slaybaugh.

A funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be private and at the convenience of her family. Expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Avenue, Gloversville. Please visit the family online guestbook at