Dianne (Bullis) Snyder, 42, of Westport, MA, died Tuesday, (September 11, 2001) in Manhattan, NY, while serving as a flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11. She is survived by her husband, John Snyder; a son, Leland Snyder; and daughter, Blakeslee Snyder of Westport, MA; mother, Marilyn Bullis, father, Donald Bullis of Madison; sister, Elizabeth (Bullis) Wiese of Fairfield; a brother, John Bullis of Essex; and brother, Bradley Bullis of Essex. Dianne was a 1977 graduate of Daniel Hand High School in Madison, a graduate of Becker Junior College and Boston University. She was flight attendant for American Airlines for 19 years, 17 of which were based in New York, the last two in Boston. A long time resident of Madison and a two year resident of Westport, MA. Dianne was a loving mother and the best chocolate chip cookie maker. She was an avid tennis player, a Dartmouth Indoor Tennis Club team member and past club champion. She organized tennis groups both in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Gardening was her latest hobby and she nurtured several masterpieces. Her handmade quilts adorn many family and friends' homes. Her close friends know her as an avid "hiker" and "camper". She will best be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, sister, daughter, and friend. We will miss you. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 22, 10:30 a.m., St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Durham Road, Rt. 79, Madison. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Dianne Bullis Synder Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Fleet Bank, 610 State Road, P.O. Box 296, Westport, MA 02790.
Paid Notice published in THE HARTFORD COURANT on 9/16/2001.