Patricia Mary Smithson, 58, of Santa Rosa, Ca. passed away on March 17, 2016. Patti was born May 9, 1957 to Bernard W. Rapp and Frances M. Knedel in Rahway, New Jersey. She moved to Santa Rosa, CA in 1973. She married Paul and spent 42 years madly in love. Patti was a member of various bowling leagues. She loved jewelries and had her own business, Jewels of Patti. She was a caregiver to her mother and enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren by volunteering in their classrooms. Surviving family members include her husband Paul, mother Frances Rapp, daughter Jessica and Jeremy Harvey, son Paul Jr. and Lora, her siblings Ron, Fran, and Bob. Grandchildren include Jillian, Jakey, Tre, and Kaden. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 10 a.m. located at Eggen & Lance Chapel; 1540 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to The American Heart Association.