Myrna Frand Kloss Backal
October 31, 2013

Funeral Information

November 3 2013 - 11:00 am
Shaare Zedeck Cemetery, 800 Stewart Avenue, Pittsburgh, (Carrick), PA 15227

BACKAL, MYRNA FRAND KLOSS: On Thursday, October 31, 2013; Beloved wife of the late Benjamin Kloss and the late Milton Backal. Loving mother of Herbert Kloss, MD of Seattle, WA and Sherry Kloss of IN.  Sister of Lillian Frand (Jules) Silberg of Sarasota, FL. Adored grandmother of Arielle Elizabeth Kloss, Elana Rose Kloss and Levi Benjamin Kloss. Always a friend to her nieces, nephews, a cousin and dear friends. The epitome of humanism, she was a passionate writer, musician, educator and she continued learning every moment of her life.  Graveside services and interment will be held on Sunday at 11 AM at Shaare Zedeck Cemetery.  Contributions may be made to all pursuits of education in Pittsburgh.  Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. www.schugar.com

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Our prayers are with the family of aunt Myrna ...although I don't have memories of her surviving children I have fond memories and love for your mom from my childhood. my family send their love and prayers at this time of your loss. Your mom was a special and unique individual.....my grandfather Isador Frand and his family made a profound influence on my life and it was a privilege to be in their lives .......Gary Debra Isabella and Spencer Bergstein

By Gary Todd Bergstein - November 04, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts and thoughts are with you.

By Olga Wright - November 03, 2013

I'm truly saddened that the world has lost an amazing woman and one of my biggest inspirations. Thanks to her friendship, I have had the opportunity to meet one of the greatest family's ever. I will never forget what you have done for me....You're truly missed and I'll never forget you.

By Mark Zaparoni - November 01, 2013

to Herb and Sherry our hearts go out to you for your mother, whom we remember with fond memories and who lived within you both over the years we've known you. I know she will continue to do so in your characters, your music and your thoughts. with much love, Jim Shaw and Wendy Levinson

By jim and Wendy - November 01, 2013

We are friends of Myrna's son, Herb, and wish you peace and love at this time. We are here for you and thinking of you and your family.

By Alicia Wong - November 01, 2013

Herb, My condolences for you and Sherry and your family. I sent something earlier but not sure if it went through. Your Mom remains as an inspiration to me for her generous and loving heart. I will pray for her. love, Rogelio

By Rogelio Herrera - November 01, 2013

What a glorious visit with Myrna in September...how lucky I was to share those precious moments with her. Be strong and know that all four of us are grieving and celebrating your wonderful mom. All our love to you, Sher, Herb and all of your family. Know that I am with you in spirit, as always. The Summers Family

By Marilyn, Bob, Samantha & Ashley Summers - November 01, 2013

What a glorious visit with Myrna in September...how lucky I was to share those precious moments with her. Be strong and know that all four of us are grieving and celebrating your wonderful mom. All our love to you, Sher, Herb and all of your family. Know that I am with you in spirit, as always. The Summers Family

By Marilyn, Bob, Samantha & Ashley Summers - November 01, 2013

Sorry for your loss, Herb; I know how much you admired, and loved her.

By stuart millstone - November 01, 2013

Sorry for your loss, Herb; I know how much you admired, and loved her.

By stuart millstone - November 01, 2013

Hi Herb; we are so sorry to hear about the sudden passing of your dear mother. It must be very shocking. You had shared many stories of your dear mother while worked together with us in GA room. Your mother played a big parts of your life. Our thoughts and prayers rise with you and your family at this difficult time.

By Brad and Christiana Hwang - November 01, 2013

Herbie, I'm sorry to hear about your mother. It seems that she had a long and full life, however. My condolences.

By Jim Hudzik - November 01, 2013

I love You Herb Sorry about your Mom Vinny

By Vinny - November 01, 2013

Herb: I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. It made me go back many years when we were in high school and spent so much in each other's house. I guess the last time I saw you, your sister and your Mom was June of 2006 when you were in town. My deepest sympathies, Herb Rick

By Rick Purcell - November 01, 2013

DearHerb, Sherri, Arielle, Elana and Levi, my thoughts rise to what a special lady you have lost. Her memory is a blessing and I am glad to have known her. Shalom. Laura

By Laura Opson - November 01, 2013

Dear Herb and Sherry, and grandkids - I'm so sorry to hear of Myrna's sudden passing! Please know that I will keep her, and all of you, in my thoughts and prayers at this time. I have pleasant memories of her when she came to visit in Anchorage. She was a magnanimous woman. My love to all of you! Chris Brauner

By Chris Brauner - November 01, 2013

Dear Herb and Sherry, and grandkids - I'm so sorry to hear of Myrna's sudden passing! Please know that I will keep her, and all of you, in my thoughts and prayers at this time. I have pleasant memories of her when she came to visit in Anchorage. She was a magnanimous woman. My love to all of you! Chris Brauner

By Chris Brauner - November 01, 2013

Dear Sherry and Family, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I hope you find comfort in knowing that others care. Sincere condolences, Stephanie Swoveland

By Stephanie Swoveland - November 01, 2013