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Obituary for Diana M. Keller (Papagni)

Diana M. (Papagni) Keller, 77, beloved wife for 57 years of Donald D. Keller, of Sycamore Drive, Westerly, passed away at her home on Friday, January 13, 2023.

Born in White Plains, New York, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Nanette Papagni.

Diana worked as a teacher’s aide for Southern Westchester BOCES until her retirement and was a communicant of St. Pius X Church. She was known for her love of the beach, her perpetual green thumb, keen wit and gourmet cooking.

She leaves behind her husband Donald; two children, Maria (Robert) Shofi of Carmel, NY and Frank (Kerry Kantlehner) Keller of Danbury, CT; her brother Mario Papagni of Birmingham, AL; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Diana was predeceased by her sister Lena Collabolletta.

Visiting hours are omitted. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Pius X Church, 44 Elm Street, Westerly on Thursday, January 26th at 10:30am. Burial is private. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in charge of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit