George Fortune
B: 1929-03-19
D: 2019-10-13
View Details
Fortune, George
Helen Geegan
B: 1924-03-12
D: 2019-10-12
View Details
Geegan, Helen
Judy Silva
B: 1948-06-16
D: 2019-10-10
View Details
Silva, Judy
Janet Platt
B: 1941-09-05
D: 2019-10-10
View Details
Platt, Janet
Lucille Swan
B: 1930-09-03
D: 2019-10-09
View Details
Swan, Lucille
Ruth DiPronio
B: 1927-09-01
D: 2019-10-06
View Details
DiPronio, Ruth
Ryun Chung
B: 1923-11-06
D: 2019-10-04
View Details
Chung, Ryun
Laurie McNeice
B: 1953-12-13
D: 2019-10-03
View Details
McNeice, Laurie
Rose Anderson
B: 1926-02-19
D: 2019-10-02
View Details
Anderson, Rose
Mary Godino
B: 1926-06-16
D: 2019-09-25
View Details
Godino, Mary
Dr. Robert Southworth
B: 1931-03-18
D: 2019-09-23
View Details
Southworth, Dr. Robert
Alexis Anderson
B: 1951-07-11
D: 2019-09-20
View Details
Anderson, Alexis
Francis Young
B: 1929-02-18
D: 2019-09-07
View Details
Young, Francis
Edna Lennon
B: 1925-07-19
D: 2019-09-06
View Details
Lennon, Edna
Dr. Andrea Maalouf
B: 1960-10-08
D: 2019-09-02
View Details
Maalouf, Dr. Andrea
Sharon McCampbell
B: 1952-08-27
D: 2019-09-02
View Details
McCampbell, Sharon
Dr. Anthony Sahyoun
B: 1922-01-16
D: 2019-08-31
View Details
Sahyoun, Dr. Anthony
Dr. Allan Hartman
B: 1928-09-30
D: 2019-08-26
View Details
Hartman, Dr. Allan
Stelita Cronin
B: 1942-05-19
D: 2019-08-22
View Details
Cronin, Stelita
Shirley Hiltz
B: 1938-05-22
D: 2019-08-17
View Details
Hiltz, Shirley
Joanne Mosher
B: 1933-03-06
D: 2019-08-17
View Details
Mosher, Joanne


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
Dr. Robert Southworth

Dr. Robert W. Southworth

Wednesday, March 18th, 1931 - Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Dr. Robert Southworth, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Dr. Robert Southworth with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


Dr. Robert W. Southworth, most recently of W. Newton, MA, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2019 at the age of 88. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Marion Sweet Southworth. He leaves behind four children, Dr. William R. Southworth and his wife Karen of Clinton, MA; Dr. Bonnie Southworth and her husband Dr. Rajesh Gandhi of Brookline, MA; Steven Southworth and his wife Kris of Fairfield, PA; and Glenn Southworth and his partner Sophie Boehlen of Shaker Heights, OH. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Rebecca Caprara and her husband Stefano, Robert W. Southworth and his wife Vanessa, Malini and Kavish Gandhi, Devynn Grubby and her husband Kevin, Cole Southworth, Xavier Smolin and his great grandchildren Aquinna and Francesca Caprara, and Sadie and Violet Grubby.

Dr. Southworth attended Pittsfield High School and the University of Massachusetts before earning his M.D. degree from Yale School of Medicine. He then moved his family to Hopewell Jct., NY where he practiced for 18 years . He was beloved by his patients for his caring demeanor, selfless work ethic, and humble and unassuming personality. He was known in the entire community for his tireless effort, making house calls day or night and delivering children at the local hospital, all while maintaining full time office hours. Without any self promotion or fanfare, he was a community leader by example. He then went on to work at IBM for 20 years as the Medical Director of their Occupational Health Department while continuing to care for patients.

Dr. Southworth was a loving husband and father and was a role model not only to his family but to all who knew him. His family and friends will never forget him. In death, as in life, he never wanted to be the center of attention. The family will celebrate his life, as he wished, at a small private gathering.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Dr. Robert W. Southworth, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
No funeral details available.


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Dr. Robert here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Dr. Robert
A proud partner of Honoring a Life

Photos & Videos

Photo Album