PATRICIA M. (LAVIGNE) SMITH VEAZIE – Pat Smith, wife of Harold M. Smith, passed away Sept. 3, 2008, surrounded by loved ones at her home. She was born Feb. 2, 1931, in Bangor, the daughter of Peter and Margaret (Bushey) Lavigne. She attended St. Mary’s and John Bapst schools. Pat spent her career as a cook and was well known for her baking, especially among generations of neighborhood children. Pat and Harold married Nov. 22, 1948, in Bangor. Together they raised four children, Ralph A. of Portland, Rachel M. of Veazie, Robert G. of Levant and Rebecca M. of Rochester, N.H. She was the proud meme of Joshua M. Saunders, Richard L. Smith and Ryan M. Smith, all of Rochester, N.H. She is also survived by her sons-in-law, Peter Paul of Veazie and Tyler Stevens of Rochester, N.H.; as well as great-granddaughter, Alexcia Saunders of Rochester, N.H.; nieces and nephews in Maine and Florida. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Paul, Ralph and Leon Gordon; her sister, Muriel Koritzky; and granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Saunders. Honoring Pat’s wishes, service will be for the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember her may make donations to Hospice of Eastern Maine, care of Healthcare Charities, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04401-0931. Her family extends their deepest gratitude to the staff at Hospice of Eastern Maine for their compassionate care given to Pat.