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“Susan and family, I only learned today of Dr. Solomon´s passing. For near 40 years, this fine man was my doctor and later a friend who both cared...Read More »
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“I just learned today of Dr. Solomon’s passing. He was truly one of the kindest souls. I had the honor of working alongside him at Brockton...Read More »
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“My condolences to Dr. Solomon's family and loved ones. I was truly saddened to learn of his passing. He was such a good physician and a kind and...Read More »
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“I was saddened to hear about Dr. Solomon's passing. I was a patient of his for many years. He was very kind and caring physician and will be sadly...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Gisela Silverio - Brockton, MA

“I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Solomon's passing. He was one of my very favorite people because of his kindness, understanding and friendship. He...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Diane Wallace - Friend

“So sorry to hear of Dr.Solomon passing. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Ruth Schuetz (former employee in the Brockton office) ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Ruth Schuetz - Plymouth, MA

“To Susan and the Solomon family,We have all been blessed to have known your husband and fatherWhat a wonderful man, so kind and full of life. Loved...Read More »
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“I had the pleasure of working with Dr. Solomon at both Brockton hospital and Good Samaritan. He was always so kind and so respectful of the patients...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jodie Morin - Taunton, MA

“Joel will not only be remembered as an excellent physcian, but more importantly as a kind man. May his memory be a blessing. Our deepest...Read More »
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“Dear Susan - Having a friend since early childhood is a rare relationship to carry throughout life's journey, We certainly sustained bumps in the...Read More »
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NORTH EASTON - Dr. Joel B. Solomon, age 83, passed away peacefully at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on May 3, 2021. He was the loving husband of 48 years to his loving and committed wife Susan P. (Philbrick) Solomon.

Born in New York, New York and raised in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son the late Jack and Florence (Klapper) Solomon.

Dr. Solomon graduated from James Madison High School, New York City, and continued his education at Columbia College with a B.A. He furthered his educational studies graduating from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, New York City.

He served his internship with Fifth and Sixth Medical Services, Boston University at Boston City Hospital. Dr. Joel had numerous medical affiliations with various boards, hospitals and Universities, including the American Board of Medical Examiners; Assistant Resident in Medicine, Fifth and Sixth Medical Services, Boston City Hospital; Senior Assistant Resident, University of Colorado Medical Center; Instructor in Medicine, Denver, Colorado; Fellow in Gastroenterology, University of Colorado Medical Center; Gastroenterologist with the Malcolm Grow USAF Hospital and also becoming Chief of Gastroenterology , Camp Springs, MD.

A member of American Board of Internal Medicine he was a professional & skilled Gastroenologist both for Brockton Hospital and the former Cardinal Cushing Hospital, and in 1969 with his partner, Dr. Burton Sack started Rheumatology and Gastronology Associates in Brockton; He served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center; the attending physician ant Boston VA Hospital; a member of American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty of Gastroenterology; Director of Medical Education , Brockton Hospital; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Consulting Physician, Boston VA Hospital; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Gastroenterologist Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton; Consulting Gastroenterologist, New England Sinai Hospital, Stoughton and Gastroenterologist at Brockton Neighborhood Health Center.

Dr. Joel had several of his studies in publication throughout his 50-year career as a physician was the recipient of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care outstanding physician award for notable achievements and extraordinary sustained performance in delivering excellent health Care. He was sought out as a valuable teacher, mentor and friend in the medical field.

He was a resident of Easton since 1973 and was an avid reader. Joel will always be remembered for his heart and his intelligence. He gave both to his patients, friends and family. To help was his greatest gift.

In addition to his wife Susan, he is survived by his two children, Julie C. Solomon of London, England and Mark A. Solomon of Massachusetts; a step-son, John Philbrick Barratt of Easton; a grandson, Joseph O. Davies of London, England; a sister, Sandy Rosenberg and her husband Ira of FL; a nephew, Brian Rosenberg of NY and a cousin, Kathy Solomon of Oklahoma.

Memorial visitation will be held at the Kane Funeral Home and Cremation Services 605 Washington Street (Rte. 138) Easton on Friday, May 14th from 4 to 7 pm. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Mask and social distancing required. For directions or online condolences visit: www.kanefuneralhome.com

In lieu of flowers donations in Dr. Solomon's memory may be sent to Doctors Without Borders, 40 Rector St., 16th Floor, New York, NY 10006 or www.doctorswithoutborders.org