Princetown- Patricia Ann Alexson-Smith, 65, passed away on Saturday March 31, 2012 after a short illness. Born on March 6, 1947 in Schenectady, NY, she was the daughter of the late Wiliam Knolle and Grace Harlan. She was employed by Blue Cross Blue Shield retiring after 25 years. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Altamont VFW Boyd-Hilton Post. She is survived by her husband of 15 years Jack Smith; a daughter Kelly Sue Alexson; two sisters Laura Knolle and Carol Barron; two brothers Dennis and William Furbeck; as well as several nieces, nephews and family. A funeral service will be held at 6 PM on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at the Fredendall Funeral Home, Altamont. Friends may call prior to the service from 4 PM to 6 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Community Hospice of Schenectady 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144.