Mrs. Arlene (nee Robinson) Smith, of Belleville, passed away at Quinte Health Care Sills Wing on Saturday, December 30, 2017, in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of Steven Smith. Arlene was born at Graphite, north of Bancroft, and was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (nee Best) and Emerson Robinson. Dear mother of Darren (Yoshimi) DeGenova of Toronto, and Monty DeGenova, of Belleville. Dear step-mother of Carrie (Jae) Cheyne of Batawa. Arlene is survived by two sisters and two brothers, all of the Bancroft area: Diane Easton (late husband Reg); Iris Easton (husband David); Claude (wife Donna) Robinson; and James (Jim) (wife Edith) Robinson. She was also loved by grandchildren Darlene, Alexandra, and Brennan and by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville. (613-968-2273).

As per Arlene’s wishes, Cremation has already taken place. The family will receive friends at the Steele Funeral Home, on Friday, January 5th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. and again on Saturday, January 6th from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., followed by a Memorial Service at 1:00 p.m. Following the service, there will be a reception at the Steele Family Centre, adjacent to the funeral home.

Memorial Donations to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation (Oncology or Palliative Care), Belleville Lions Club, Graphite Bible Camp or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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