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Arthur Douglas Dell'Aria

September 8, 1944 — January 10, 2022

Arthur Douglas Dell'Aria

Arthur Douglas Dell’Aria of South Boston, VA passed away January 10, 2022.  He was born in Washington D.C. on September 8, 1944 and was 77 years of age. He was the son of the late Paul Salvatore Dell’Aria and the late Phyllis Smith Dell’Aria. He was married to Barbara Short Dell’Aria who survives.


Arthur graduated undergrad at Bridgewater College where he played football and he received his Master Degree from VCU. He was a member of Lions Club, active with the Democratic Party, and he retired from the Department of Agriculture as a Health Inspector.  Arthur enjoyed reading, fishing, hunting, painting, and cooking Italian food.


Arthur Douglas Dell’Aria is survived by:

His Wife

Barbara S. Dell’Aria of South Boston

His Son

Paul Dell’Aria of Nathalie

Two Grandchildren

Paul Dell’Aria of Gladys

Haley Dell’Aria of Lynchburg

One Brother

Stephen Dell’Aria of German Town, MD

His Beloved Cat



A memorial service will be held at a later date with burial in Fairfax Memorial Park.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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