Arnold Ernst Smeenk
Seneca Castle - Arnold E. Smeenk, 86, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at the House of John with his family by his side.
Family will greet friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday (March 16) at the East Palmyra Christian Reformed Church, 2057 E Palmyra Port Gibson Rd, Palmyra, NY. Arnold's funeral service will follow visitation at 11 a.m. at church. Burial will be in Whitney Cemetery.
In memory of Arnold, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to East Palmyra Christian School, 2023 E Palmyra Port Gibson Rd, Palmyra, NY 14522.
Arnold was born the son of the late Pieter and Leatitia (Berg) Smeenk on Thursday, April 20, 1933, in Medemblik, Netherlands. He immigrated to Canada in 1953, becoming a Canadian citizen first then a US citizen. He worked for YWCA in Canandaigua for several years and retired from FLCC in 1996. Arnold enjoyed gardening and home remodeling. Above all else, Arnold enjoyed time with his family and grandchildren.
Arnold will be remembered by his wife, Johanna Smeenk; children, Annette (Harry) Lee, Wilfred (Kristen) Smeenk, Daphne (Rodney) Mays and Kevin (Sherrod) Smeenk; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews;
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East Palmyra Christian School
2023 East Palmyra Port Gibson Rd., Palmyra NY 14522
In Memory of Arnold.