Marion Rose (Wall) Leighton, 84, of West Warwick passed away peacefully on March 29, 2023 at The Scandinavian Home in Cranston. She was the wife of the late John H. Leighton, Jr.
Born in Providence on August 31, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Rose (Rooney) Wall. Marion was a 1959 graduate of the Roger Williams Hospital School of Nursing and attended Boston College. As an RN, she spent much of her nursing career in long term care in both administrative and director of nursing positions. She was most recently the Director of Admissions at The Scandinavian Home before retiring in 2012. Marion was an avid reader who loved to travel and try new recipes.