Gev Sorab Doctor MD of Lowell formerly of Westford, MA


5602 Doctor1Gev Sorab Doctor MD, 62, a retired anesthesiologist passed away peacefully from a heart attack on Friday August 14, 2015 at his home.

Gev was born in Surat, India on October 2, 1952, and was the son of the late Sorab and Piroja Doctor. He was raised and educated in India. He came to the United States in 1976. He completed his Residency at the Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, NY; where he met and married his wife, Maria (DePietro) Doctor in 1981. He worked as an Anesthesiologist at Lowell Anesthesiology Service until his retirement. He had been associated with Holy Family Hospital in Methuen as well as St. Joseph Hospital in Lowell, MA.

Gev was a passionate sports fan and enjoyed playing tennis as well as running. He was an avid reader. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Bobby Doctor and his fiancé, Katie Schmidt of New York City, NY; two daughters, Amy Covey and her husband Tom of Windham, NH and Danielle Doctor of Lowell, MA; two sisters and their husbands, Dr. Perin Thavaseelan and her husband, Dr. Dorairaju Thavaseelan of Andover, MA, Mehru Dubash and her husband Darius of Montville, NJ; two grandchildren, Luca and Eli Covey; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his granddaughter, Aria Covey.

Private services were held Saturday evening at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Private Burial will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Methuen, MA. For those that wish Memorials may be made in his name to the Aria Covey Foundation at 5 Cricket Ridge Dr. Windham, NH 03087. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN

  1. Praful Bhatt says:

    Dear Doctor Family

    Gev and I were classmates in medical college, Baroda, India. We lived in the same dorm for a few years as well and have great memories of him. We are saddened by his passing and would like to convey our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. We offer our solemn prayers for the soul of the diseased to rest in haven.

    We express our remorse and share your pain for the loss.

    Praful and Aruna Bhatt

  2. J. J. Shah, MD says:

    GeV and I were classmates. We lost contact after we both moved USA.

    I wish Mrs. Doctor and entire family the best.
    May Almighty God give you strength to withstand the loss.

  3. Judy Sparrow says:

    I just heard of Gev’s passing in St. Catherine’s Church today. My heart goes out to you and the family. Marie, I would very much like to stay in touch with you.

  4. Celeste and Nando Pacifico says:

    We just heard about the passing of Gev, so very sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful doctor and a wonderful man. Many special memories of our youth together.

  5. Miller Family says:

    Dear Doctor Family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for healing during this time. Your beloved father is with you willing you to carry on.

    With much love. The Millers

  6. Maura Fitzgerald says:

    To the Doctor Family: How quickly and sadly the world can turn. My condolences to the entire Doctor family.
    Praying for your healing during this difficult time.

  7. Nancy and Wayne Fernald says:

    Dear Doctor family,

    Please accept our sincere sympathies. May you cherish and celebrate the good memories of his life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    God’s Grace and Peace by with you,
    Nancy and Wayne Fernald

  8. Xerxes says:

    Very heavy hearted………..all my love to you guys. xoxo

  9. Amy & Adrien Bisson says:

    Dear Marie and Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Words cannot begin to express our condolences. You and your are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Amy & Adrien Bisson

  10. Debbie Jackson says:

    So Sorry to hear of your great loss.. Dr Gev was wonderful to work with at Holy Family- a skilled physician and kind human being.

  11. Rich and Linda Begen says:

    Our love and sympathies to your entire family. We are all thinking of you — Gev was a wonderful man. Sincerely, Rich, Linda, Lauren, James and Jess Begen

  12. Mavis Hawkins says:

    My condolences to the entire family. May the wonderful memories give you comfort .

  13. Mavis Hawkins says:

    My condolences to the entire family. May your wonderful memories carry you throughout this sad time .

  14. Heather, Lars and Maja Halldin says:

    Marianne, Amy, Danielle, Bobbi and all of your and Gev’s family – our deepest sadness and condolences. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.

  15. Caroline O'Donnell says:

    My condolences to the entire Doctor family. I was blessed enough to have met Mr. Doctor a few times and realized immediately what an amazing man, father and grandfather he was. He leaves behind an amazing legacy in his family and everyone he touched with his presence. Sending all of my love, prayers and strength during this hard time.

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