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Israel Isaac Gordon, CPA, 75, of Simsbury, beloved husband of Rosalynn Sharon (Greenberg) Gordon, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Born in Hartford, son of the late Frederick and Ruth Lillias (Michelman) Gordon, he was raised in West Hartford where he graduated from Conard High School and earned his BA from New England College. He lived in Torrington for many years, moving to Simsbury in 1984. Israel was proud to have been named after his grandfather Israel Isaac Michelman.  He owned and operated his own CPA practice for many years and was a member of the CT Society of CPAs, American Institute of CPAs and was proud to have taught accounting at CCSU and was a professional mentor at ECSU. Israel was an avid golfer, enjoyed playing the piano, studying Hebrew, and was known for his great parties. Besides his wife Rosalynn, he leaves a daughter Sarah Pahl and her husband Joseph; two sons Frederick Gordon and his wife Kealy and Benjamin Joel Gordon; a granddaughter Audrey; a Godson Samuel Greenberg; and three cousins Amy and Dr Roger Stegman, Barbara Gordon, and Margo Michelman. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother David Saul Gordon, Esq. A Graveside Funeral Service was held at Beth David Cemetery, Wethersfield. Donations may be made to either Temple Israel, Wilkes-Barre, PA, or the US Holocaust Museum.  


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