Israel Scheffler, Ph.D., of Newton, The Victor S. Thomas Professor of Education and Philosophy, Emeritus at Harvard University on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Beloved husband of Rosalind (Zuckerbrod) for 64 years. Devoted father of Samuel Scheffler & his wife Kathryn of NYC and Laurie Scheffler of Watertown. Loving grandfather of Adam and Gabriel. Dear brother of the late Miriam Strier and Esther Friedman. Services at Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward Street, Newton on Wednesday, February 19 at 11AM. Interment at Beth El Cemetery, 776 Baker St., W. Roxbury. Memorial observance to be announced. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the "Israel Scheffler Fund for Philosophy and the Humanities" for scholarships at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.