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HAVERHILL: Frances M. Leighton, 88, of Haverhill, died Monday evening, April 13, at Wingate at Haverhill.

She was born in Haverhill, April 22, 1926, daughter of the late George F. and Mabel (Scott) Jones.

Educated in the Haverhill school system, Ms. Leighton attended Haverhill High School.

She was employed as a Nurse’s Aide at Griffin White Home and Baker Katz Nursing Home, Haverhill, for many years. She was also a Dental Assistant for Dr. William Porell.

Ms. Leighton was a longtime member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Haverhill, and its St. Margaret’s Guild and Women’s Auxiliary.

Her survivors include four nieces, Evelyn Jackson-Cole of Salem, N.H., Dolly Nassif of Haverhill, Judy Nassif of Haverhill, and Nicole Curcio of Nashua, N.H.; two nephews, Charles Grandmaisson of Bradford and Brian Grandmaisson of Haverhill; four grandnieces and three grandnephews.

Her funeral service was held April 17 at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Burial was in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Contributions in her memory may be made to Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115. Condolences to her family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  April 23, 2015
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