Dr. Barry Lauton, 88, of Livingston died on April 22, 2020. He was born in Bayonne.
Dr. Lauton practiced pediatric medicine in Springfield for 40 years. He was an attending physician at St. Barnabas Medical Center and Overlook Hospital, where he served on the bioethics committees, and later was a pediatric consultant for the NJ Labor Department.
He graduated from University of Pennsylvania and New York University’s Medical School.
He served as a U.S. Army captain in Korea.
Active in Jewish life, he was a congregant of Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael in Springfield and later Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston. He played piano with his wife Catalina and sang in several choirs, and also enjoyed gardening, playing handball, and swimming.
Predeceased by his first wife, Thea Odem Lauton, and a daughter, Amy Lauton, he is survived by his wife, Catalina Fiszer Lauton; two daughters, Julie Lauton and Lisa Lauton; his stepchildren, George and Lainie Fiszer, Karen Fiszer-Stern, and Jeff Stern; a sister, Joyce Lauton Nestle; and four step-grandchildren.
Arrangements were handled by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.