Frances S. Holdsworth, 96, of Marion, formerly of Bristol, Rhode Island, died October 28 at Tobey Hospital.
She was the widow of the late Hubert Holdsworth, M.D
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Ransom H. Sartwell, M.D. and Bessie (Morgan) Sartwell and stepdaughter of Elizabeth Lofgren Sartwell. She lived most of her life in the Providence area and Bristol before moving to Marion twelve years ago. A graduate of Brown University Class of 1937, Mrs. Holdsworth was a biochemist at Rhode Island Hospital.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Weaver and her husband Barry of Barrington, Rhode Island, Jane Zora and her husband Joseph, Jr. of Marion; three grandchildren, Mark Weaver of Boston, Kristen Guevara and her husband Armando of San Antonio, Texas and Jennifer Stewart and her husband Nathan of Marion. She had four great grandchildren: Aili and Ian Stewart and Katherine and Xavier Guevara.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances can be made to the Marion EMS, 2 Spring Street, Marion MA 02738.