Phyllis Selma Schloss (Pisetsky)
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Phyllis Selma Schloss (Pisetsky)

SCHLOSS: Phyllis Selma Schloss (Pisetsky), 85, of Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, formerly of West Hartford, Connecticut, passed away peacefully at her home in Pittsburgh on Dec. 9, 2021. Phyllis was the third of five children of Mildred and Benjamin Pisetsky, and was born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut. She was the loving mother of three children: Laura (Brian) Davidson of Mt. Lebanon; Renee (David) Metsch, of North Andover, Massachusetts; and Michael (Sharon) Schloss of Unionville, Connecticut. She was an adored Bubby to six grandchildren: Michelle (Brad) Caswell, Stephanie Schloss, Benjamin, Maxwell and Sarah Davidson and Benjamin Metsch. She was predeceased by her husband, Sherwin Schloss, and her older siblings Libby Beatman and Marvin Pisetsky. She is also survived by her younger siblings Calvin (Elaine) Price of Florida and Felda Deena Yron of Israel. She graduated from Weaver High School and Central Connecticut State University and married her high school sweetheart, “Shep,” on Dec. 15, 1957. They raised their family in West Hartford while she worked as an elementary school teacher at the Mark Twain School and taught religious school at Beth Israel. Phyllis volunteered with Meals on Wheels and earned her master’s degree as a reading specialist. She created a marvelous Jewish home including gourmet holiday meals and weekly Shabbat dinners, and was an active member of Beth El Temple. She was an avid reader, excellent knitter and enjoyed a challenging game of bridge. Funeral services were held at Beth El cemetery, Avon, Connecticut. A service of Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. schugar.com PJC

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