Gloria June Kleiman
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Gloria June Kleiman

KLEIMAN: Gloria June Kleiman, on Friday, Dec. 23. Beloved wife of the late Edwin Ira Baime and the late Bernard Kleiman. Loving mother of Michael J. Baime (Karen Bowles), David S. Baime (Sarah Batcheler), and Ronald E. Baime (Nancy Baime); step-mother of David Kleiman and Leslie Kleiman. Daughter of the late Ernest and Pearl Prince. Sister of the late Gerald Prince. Also survived by grandchildren Emma Baime, Edwin Baime, Stephen Baime, Ian Baime and Daniel Baime. Gloria was born in 1931 in Squirrel Hill. She lived a life full of travel, art, family and helping others. Gloria was the president of the Pittsburgh Garden Center, president of the Academy of Lifelong Learning, and a Democratic committeewoman. She believed in helping others and generously supported local and national nonprofits, including Planned Parenthood, the ACLU, the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, City Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theater, the Pittsburgh Symphony, WQED and countless others. She also worked for the School of Urban and Public Affairs at Carnegie Mellon University, at The Wheeler School, and as a travel agent and high school librarian. Gloria had a love of plants and gardening and was a certified Master Gardener. She lived her life as she chose, a free spirit, up until the very end. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 11 a.m., Visitation one hour prior to services (10 – 11 a.m.). Interment Beth Shalom Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the ACLU, P.O. Box 23058, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. schugar.com PJC

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