Anthony H. Barton

Born: Tue., Dec. 9, 1958
Died: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019


9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jan. 03, 2020
Location: Jackman Funeral Home

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jan. 03, 2020
Location: Jackman Funeral Home

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Woonsocket, RI- Anthony H. Barton, 61, passed away on Tues. December 24, 2019 at The Blaire House of Milford after a courageous battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his much adored wife of 12 years, Denise S. (Morro) Barton in 2011.
         He is survived by 3 step children, Jesse W. Kampegaard of Union, ME, Dawn E. Brule of Douglas, and Shawnna Lee O’Brien also of Douglas; 4 grandchildren, Cole, Casey, Zachary, and Jackson; 3 brothers, Robert W. Barton with whom he lived, Richard A. Barton and his wife Mary Wright, and Kenneth C. Barton and his wife Margaret; a sister, Arlene J. Wood and her husband Russell, as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, and a nephew Kevin Wood. Born in Worcester on Dec. 9, 1958 he was the son of Howard C. and Ethel M. (Sawa) Barton, and grew up in Worcester.
         Anthony graduated from South High School in Worcester and furthered his education earning a degree in Business Management from Worcester State College in 1981. He worked for Astra Zeneca out of Westborough for several years. In 1989 he began working as a Mental Health Worker for Westborough State Hospital until their closing in 2010 when he transferred to Worcester Recovery Center, where he worked up until recently. He was an avid sports fan, who enjoyed watching basketball, football, golf, hockey, and baseball, especially following the New England sport teams.
         As to Anthony’s wishes he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held ‪on Fri. Jan. 3rd at 11am‬ in Jackman Funeral Home, ‪7 Mechanic St.‬, Douglas. Memorial calling hours will be held prior to the service ‪from 9:30- 11 am‬. To leave a condolence message for his family please visit:

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Miriam (Mim) Mitchell
   Posted Fri December 27, 2019
Dear Richie, Ken and Arlene,
I am sorry to learn of the passing of your brother Tony , as we always called him. May wonderful memories help you through these sad days .
Miriam (Mim) Mitchell

Joyce nadeau
   Posted Sat December 28, 2019
I worked with Tony in Westboro and again in Worcester after Westboro closed. He was a very kind man. My condolences to his family and friends.

valerie quitadamo
   Posted Sat December 28, 2019
Tony, so sad you are gone. you were a good man. now you and denise are back together! you will be missed

Chris Dell’Erba
   Posted Sat December 28, 2019
Tony, it was a great pleasure working with you at WRCH. You were a true asset to the unit, and you’re greatly missed. You were an all around great guy as well, and you taught me quite a bit. God bless.

Laurie Grover
   Posted Sat December 28, 2019
Tony was a great guy. Very dedicated to our patients, always gave 100%. He will be missed. Rest easy Tony.

Kelly Abreu
   Posted Sat December 28, 2019
Kind and a Heart Of Gold that was Tony . May you Rest In Peace ❤

Keya Springfield and Enock Boakye
   Posted Sun December 29, 2019
Tony you will be missed greatly. You were such a kind person and had such a sweet soul. My condolences to your family.

Mary Jane Fraser
   Posted Mon December 30, 2019
My condolences to family and friends. May you find peace and love in the memories you cherish. I met Tony while working at Westboro State Hospital. He was widely known and admired for his empathy to people with severe mental illness. He was compassionate and kind. May he rest in peace.

MaryJane Fraser

Kelly Druskis
   Posted Thu January 02, 2020

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Kathy Torrey
   Posted Fri January 03, 2020
You were one in a million. Your kindness, empathy and patience made a great impression on us all. You made such a difference in the lives of the clients served. Thank you.❤️

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