Marion T. Leone, 82, of Naples, FL, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020. Formerly of East, Greenwich, RI, she had been a Naples resident for the last 13 years. She was born April 20, 1937 in Watertown, MA, the daughter of Antonio and Marion (née Gidari) Leone.
Ms Leone was a Registered Nurse, receiving her degree from Boston University and Cambridge City Hospital. She was a respiratory care RN and served as Head of the Respiratory Department at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence for 25 years. She was co-owner with Glorida DelBonis of the Blossom Florist in East Greenwich, R.I. She loved doing stained glass and designed and made stained glass for a convent chapel in Rhode Island. Marion loved being involved in politics and was a member of the town council in East Greenwich, RI, President of Hill and Harbor Merchants, a member of the Historic District Committee, member of the Charter Review Committee and member of the Economic Development Task Force. She enjoyed traveling and camping in her motor home and she served on the board of directors of Pelican Lake RV resorts when she first came to Florida.
Ms Leone is survived by her dear friend and caregiver, Gloria V. DelBonis; her loving brother, Salvatore (Carol Ann) Leone of Mineral, VA; and her beloved nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Domenic and Anthony Leone.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, February 28, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Naples.
In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorial contributions be made to St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 5130 Rattlesnake-Hammock Rd, Naples, FL 34113.