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Henryk Gurman, 89

Henryk "Grandpa Henry" Gurman, Beloved Father and Grandfather, age 89, of Woodbury, passed away peacefully on July 29.

Preceded in death by wife, June E. Harvey.

Survived by daughters Linda (Jon) Harvey Edstrom, Marcia (Brian) Harvey Freeman; grandchildren DJ, Janelle, Dani Edstrom.

Grandpa Henry was born in Poland in 1924. He graduated from City College in New York in 1951, received an honorary H.S. diploma from Woodbury H.S. (2001), and an honorary teaching license (2008). He was a passionate teacher, especially when it came to math and speaking about his experiences being a Holocaust survivor as well.

A gathering of family and friends will be held 2-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Wulff Woodbury Funeral Home, 2195 Woodlane Dr., Woodbury, with a prayer service at 5 p.m.