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Monday, November 20, 2023
11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)
Dr. Barry Cooper, 76, a retired Abington Hospital physician, passed away on November 14th at his home in Huntingdon Valley. Dr. Cooper ran a family medicine and geriatric practice at Abington Hospital from 1977 until his retirement in 2013, with over 2000 patients. He also taught in the residency program in the Hospital. During his retirement, he volunteered at the Bucks County VA Hospital. The son of the late William “Bill” and Bernice “Dolly” (nee Finkelman), brother of the late Donald Cooper. Dr. Cooper was a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. During his youth, he traveled throughout Europe by bicycle. For most of his adult life, he suffered from Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome, a debilitating hereditary neurological disease. He was also a heart transplant recipient. He was very active in the Bucks County association of the CMT Association, volunteering his medical expertise, and helping in fundraising for research and education. He was a kind, gentle, quiet, and generous person, as well as a respected and loved physician. Despite the several medical setbacks, he never lost his positive and generous outlook. He is survived by many relatives. Graveside services will be held on Monday, November 20th, 2023 at 11:00 am precisely at Haym Salomon Memorial Park. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association, PO Box 105, Glenolden, PA 19036 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.