BACKAL: On Thursday, December 13, 2012, Milton Backal; Beloved husband of Myrna Kloss Backal and the late Sarah Backal. Loving father of Elaine Backal. Stepfather of Sherry Kloss and Herbert Kloss, M.D. Brother of Sarah Crown. Beloved grandfather of Levi, Elana & Arielle Kloss. Also many loving nieces, nephews & friends. Milton served 2 years of active duty on the front lines in Korea and was very proud of his service to his country. He was passionate about gardening and helping others. The family gratefully acknowledges the caregivers at UPMC & Heartland Healthcare Center and Hospice. Graveside Services and interment were held at Shaare Torah Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Nat’l. Kidney Foundation of the Alleghenies, 700 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Heartland Healthcare Center, 550 S. Negley Ave., Pgh., PA 15232. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. www.schugar.com.