Arthur Rogers SMITH

September 19, 1939 – March 4, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Art Smith. Art is lovingly remembered by his wife of 50 years Dene and children Tori Long (Rick), Chilliwack, BC, James Smith (Donna), Maple Ridge, BC and Caroline Hildebrant, Summerland, BC. Also remembered by 6 grandchildren, Kayla Long (fiancé Julian), Michael Long, Emily Long, Shamus Smith, Brittany Smith and Brianna Hildebrant. 2 step-grandchildren Derrick Smith and Melissa Paluch (Josh). 1 great-grandson Caiden Smith. Art was predeceased by his son Scott in 1988. He is survived by his sisters Margaret Gosling, Ellen (Irwin) MacGregor, Lillian Webb and brother David Smith, and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother Ralph Smith (Nancy). Art was born in Richard, Saskatchewan to John and Nellie Smith. His family moved to Chilliwack when Art was 3, where he took all of his schooling. He joined the Bank of Nova Scotia in 1960. His banking career of 40 years took him all over B.C. Art and Dene have lived in Summerland for the past 12 years. Art was a wonderful, caring and loving husband, dad, grandpa, brother and uncle. We love and miss you! A celebration of life to be held at The Masonic Hall 45905 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack, BC on Saturday March 28, 2015 at 2:00pm. Memorial donations to the Shriners of BC and Yukon Transportation Fund 3550 Wayburne Drive Burnaby BC V5G 3K9. Please, no flowers by request.

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