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Diane M. Snell

April 30, 1939 - November 10, 2022


Obituary For Diane M. Snell

Snell, Diane M. (Di'Blasi) of Arlington, peacefully at home surrounded by her family on November 10th. Born in South Boston to the late John and Elvira (Puopolo) Di'Blasi. Beloved wife of Robert V. Snell Sr. Loving mother of Diane Mahon and her husband John of Arlington, Robert Snell Jr. and his wife Doris of Arlington, Elvira Sarno and her husband Michael of Arlington and Joanne Harrington and her husband Mark of Derry, NH. Survived by her 8 adoring grandchildren and 7 cherished great grandchildren, 9 brother and sisters and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Diane worked at Bell Phone Company for 25 years and then for the Town of Arlington for 10 years and was a member of local 2222. She enjoyed Bingo, Foxwoods, vacations at the Margate in Laconia, NH, spending time with her loving family and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. Funeral from the DeVito Funeral Home 1145 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON on Friday at 9 am followed by a funeral service at 10 am in First Baptist Church, Arlington. Burial to follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in the funeral home on Thursday from 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Diane to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 at Please visit to view an online guestbook.


17 Nov


04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

DeVito Funeral Home - Arlington 1145 Mass. Ave. Arlington, MA 02476 Get Directions »
18 Nov

Funeral Service

10:00 AM

First Baptist Church 819 Massachusetts Ave. Arlington, MA 02476 Get Directions »
18 Nov


11:15 AM

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery 70 Medford St. Arlington, MA 02474 Get Directions »
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  • 11/15/2022

    To the Snell family, we are heartbroken and so sorry for your loss! We will pray for God's comfort for you in these times and are here if you need anything! Tim and Darlene Connors and family

  • 11/10/2022

    Dear Snell Family And Friends I'm Sorry For Ur Loss My Heart Goes To Your Family Love Sasha Whitney !! 🙏❤

  • 11/10/2022

    Diane & Family, So sorry for your loss!

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