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Diane BatistaDiane M. Batista, 56, passed away peacefully on November 3,2023 with her loving family by her side.  

Diane is survived by her brother Joe Batista and her sister-in-law Kathy Batista of Brewster, MA.  Niece Juliana Batista and Nephew Jonathan Batista both from Somerville, Ma. Her Aunts Isabel Chaves, Dorothy Chaves, Natalia Baptista and Laudalina Aguiar Batista and her Uncle John Chaves. Also, her Godparents, Maria Moreira, Lucy Creswell and the late James Andrews and numerous cousins and friends. She was born in Cambridge to the late parents Antonio and Angelina Batista.   

Daine was a graduate of Lexington Labb High School and a former member of the Special Olympics and until recently and avid participant at two outstanding organizations the Arlington Boys & Girls Club where Diane enjoyed bowling and swimming with her friends and longtime member of A-SNAP (Association for Special Needs Activities and Programs).  

Diane treasured times with her loved ones at family events and her family summer cottage in Fairhaven, MA.  

Diane was considered a superfan in the family. Diane was always wearing her favorite sports teams’ attire from the Bruins, Red Sox, and Patriots!  

She was always spotted celebrating and dancing at parties. Yearly Diane enjoyed participating at her beloved Portuguese feast, Imperious Mariense of Saugus.  

All who had the pleasure of meeting Diane were filled with joy.  

All are invited to attend her visiting hours on Friday, November 10, 2023, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm in Rogers & Hutchins Funeral Home, 292 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02474.  

Diane's Mass of Christian Burial is Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 10:00 am in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 400 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02141.  

Followed by burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington, MA.  

Donations made in lieu of flowers will be used to honor Diane’s favorite causes. A-SNAP Association for Special Needs Activities and Programs, 19 Putnam Road, Arlington, MA 02474 or Arlington Boys & Girls Club, 60 Pond Lane, Arlington, MA 02474.