Marie Arvetta Smith passed suddenly on April 12, 2021, age 85 of Penn Hills, PA. Marie attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in the 1950s, earned a well-deserved Associate Degree. She loved fashion art and free hand sketching. In the mid 1950’s – 1990’s she worked at Nabisco Cookies, Food and Beverage Company in the packaging department where the famous chocolate chip cookies and other baked treats. In the 1970’s she worked as a teacher’s aide in the Penn Hills Schools (High School and Linton Middle School). Surviving spouse Langston V. Smith, mother of 5 children, Steven preceded her in death, Mark, Carlos, Michele, and Eric also preceded her in death. Siblings (predeceased), Charles Allen, Jr, Mary Jane Allen, Kathleen Paige. Also survived by a host of great grandchildren, 6 grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Marie enjoyed outside activities and shopping especially in her senior years. Marie’s family wishes to give thanks to the support and prayers from loving family and friends. She was a dear friend to many and will dearly be missed. Friends received Monday 2-4pm and 6-8pm for viewing at Rose Funeral Home & Cremation Services 10940 Frankstown Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15235. Due to the Pandemic no more than 25 people in the funeral home at one time social distancing and masks are required. Services private; In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to New Bith Baptist Church, 406 West Grant street, Duquesne, PA 15110.