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ANDOVER: Dr. Doree Toba Barton, 64, of Andover, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015. For 39 years, she was the beloved wife of Daniel J. Bernstein. Loving mother of Jenna B. Cooper of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Meredith B. Bernstein of Andover. Loving mother-in-law of Michael Cooper of Brooklyn, N.Y. Adored grandmother of Anna Simone Cooper. Cherished daughter of Julia (Lewine) Barton of N. Miami, Fla. and the late Jerold Barton. Dear sister of Shiva Barton, sister-in-law of Carol DeLaney and aunt of Amelia and Jakob Barton of Winchester. Dr. Barton founded her gastroenterology practice–what is now Digestive Health Specialists–in Lowell in 1981. During her many years in practice, she was a devoted and caring physician to her patients; loved and respected by staff, nurses and peers; and a leader for everyone.

Services at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover were on Tuesday, April 7 at 11 a.m. Burial was in the Temple Sinai Cemetery, 49 Buxton Road, Danvers. The family was at her late residence immediately following the burial through 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Temple Emanuel of Andover. Arrangements by Levine Chapels, Brookline, www.levinechapels.com.
Published on  April 9, 2015
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