Trudy's Story

FALL RIVER, MASS. - Trudy D. (Dahl) Snell, 50, of Fall River, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. She was the wife of eighteen years to Scott B. Snell. Trudy was born in Middleboro, MA, the daughter of Edwin and Leah (Roy) Dahl of Masardis, ME.

She was a graduate of Ashland Community High School in Maine class of 1983. Mrs. Snell then worked as a production controller for American Flat Glass in Fall River for several years. She then graduated from the Salter School in 2008 as a health claims specialist working in the healthcare field for the past few years. Trudy enjoyed making crafts and caring for animals, especially her birds.

Survivors besides her husband and parents are a daughter: Autumn L. Snell of Fall River, MA; A sister: Christina Burby of Ashland, ME; and a brother: Joel E. Dahl of Marsardis, ME: along with many nieces and nephews.

Calling Hours for Trudy will be held on Friday, January 15, 2016 from 5-8pm in the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson St., Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial Services will be private at the request of the family. To light a memorial candle, sign guest book, facility directions go to or call 508 673-0781. Memorial donations in Trudy's memory can be made to the Faxon Animal Rescue League, 474 Durfee Street, Fall River, MA 02720
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