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We mourn the death of Sheila Ruth Horn Bisaillon, physician and medical administrator, who died peacefully on Friday, November 18, 2016 in Montreal, age 84. Daughter of Harry Horn and Anne Horn, she was born in Montreal and studied at McGill University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she received her medical degree in 1960. Sheila had a long career in medicine and medical administration in the McGill University system, both at the Royal Victoria Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. In retirement she was actively studying, writing, travelling and spending time with friends and family. Sheila will be remembered for her generosity, her spirit and determination and her toughness as well as for her joy in telling stories and her love of music and theatre. She was predeceased by her son Dr. Peter Solomon and by her former husbands, Dr. Samuel Solomon and Justice Ivan Bisaillon. Sheila Bisaillon is survived by her sister Lois Horn Zeidler of Southbury, CT, her sons Dr. David Horn Solomon of Copenhagen, Denmark and Jonathan Solomon of Ottawa, her stepson Jean Bisaillon of Toronto, her daughters-in-law Linda, Susan, Anne and Melissa and by her grandchildren Rachel, Jack, Michael, Danielle, Jean-Luc, Madeleine, Juliet, Felix and Sam August. A memorial will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on Friday, November 25, 2016 at 3 p.m. EST. Shiva will be held at her home on Saturday and Sunday November 26 and 27, 2016 from 4 p.m. each day. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Thomas More Institute (514/935-9585; or a charity of your choosing in Sheila's name.

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Published in Monteal Gazette from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2016.