GURFINKEL, Izrael - Passed away February 21, 2013 in his 99th year. Izrael will be missed by his loving wife Anna, loving sons Michael (Rosa), Ron (Marie), grandchildren Dan, Casey (Conrad), Adam and Joshua, great-grandchild Elliot. Izrael was a gentle man whose passion in life was writing his poetry. Service at Steeles Memorial Chapel, Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. If you wish, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.