Patricia E. Smith, 81, of Sandwich died on June 1.
Ms. Smith was born in Newark, New Jersey. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a BA in education. After graduation, she worked as an educator in Union, New Jersey.
She lived for more than 20 years in Palos Verdes, California, where in 1983 she worked as an independent fashion consultant. She moved with her husband to Cape Cod in 2003.
Ms. Smith leaves two daughters, Susan L. Smith of Waialua, Hawaii, and Alyce L. Shadan and her husband, James T. Shadan Jr., of Sandwich.
Her husband of 57 years, Kenneth Smith, died in 2012.
Funeral services are private.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in Ms. Smith’s memory to the Women's Cancers Ovarian Cancer Fund, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284; or Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Suite 745, Boston, MA 02215.