Dr. Jack Solomon
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Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapels
2305 West Hillsboro Blvd
Deerfield Beach, FL
Solomon, Dr. Jack, 76, passed away on July 4, 2010, after a lengthy bone marrow disease. Dr. Solomon was born on July 8, 1933, in Hungary. He was the son of Emmy and Joseph Solomon. He is survived by his wife, Carol of 46 years; daughter, Sandra Rossi (Lee); grandchildren, Troy and Carlene; son, Jon (Margarite); grandchildren, Jacob and Victoria; brother, Dr. David Solomon (Louise); brothers-in-law, Guy Patsy (Patricia), Gus Patsy (Helene) and Paul Patsy (Amy). Jack came to the U.S. and grew up in Uniontown, PA. He served in the army during the Korean War, and then attended Pennsylvania State University, Receiving a Bachelor of Science degree, and the Illinois College of Optometry receiving a Doctorate of Optometry in 1960. Dr. Solomon was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society and the Society of Contact Lens Specialists. He served as president of the Broward County Optometric Association and chaired numerous committees for the Florida Optometric Association. As a member of the American Optometric Association, he served as chairman of the Contact Lens Section and was recipient of their Continuous Education Award. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry as well as being Diplomate status in Corneal Contact Lens section of the Academy. For many years, Dr. Soloman conducted extensive research and publishing as one of the pioneers in the development of contact lenses. He was a consultant to most major contact lens manufacturers. He was popular lecturer throughout this country and abroad. He served as president of the Broward Center for the Blind. Jack was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He will be deeply loved and missed by all. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack's memory may be made to Lighthouse of Broward County, 650 N. Andrews Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapel, 2305 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL.

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Published by Sun-Sentinel from Jul. 6 to Jul. 7, 2010.
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He was my doctor was i was 5 years old he allways called me Junior he is the only one who could do that, i saw him on & off for years.My mom still went to him he was like a family firend. god bless
mil dobrick
July 7, 2010
Jack was a very special person whom I
greatly admired long before he became
my brother-in-law. Carol and her family were truly blessed. He will be sadly missed.
Gus & Helene Patsy, Erie, Pa
July 6, 2010
Jack was one of the finest gentleman I
have ever met and long before he became my brother-in-law I admired him, Carol and his family were truly blessed and we will all miss you dearly.
Helene & Gus Patsy, Erie, Pa
July 6, 2010
So sorry to learn of Jack Solomon's passing. My father (Ted Kaden, may his name be for a blessing) and Jack were first cousins. My condolences to the family.
Wendy Kaden
July 6, 2010
Sorry to hear about the passing of Dr. Jack Solomon. My husband, Charles Schlaugat, worked with Dr. Solomon. He has nothing but compliments about your husband/father. I remember meeting Dr. Solomon during visits to the office. He was a very kind man. Our condolences to the family.
Charles/Mary Schlaugat
July 6, 2010
Uncle Jack, You were a true Gentleman. I will always remember your kindness and generousity. Thank you. You will be greatly missed.
Annie
July 6, 2010
In loving memory of my father, Dr. Jack Solomon. We were all lucky to have him for as long as we did. He was strong and brave to the very end of his life and we will all miss him forever.
Sandra Rossi
July 5, 2010
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