Harriette Stern

June 30, 1918March 10, 2018

HARRIETTE ISABEL STERN (nee Hoffman) was born June 30, 1918 in St. Joseph Missouri to Sam and Anna (Agrin) Hoffman. She passed away on March 10, 2018 at age 99.

She graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia Missouri with a B.A. in English. She became a Bat Mitzvah as an adult at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton Florida. Harriette was an active member of Temple Emanu El’s sisterhood in Cleveland. She also was active in the resident’s association at Wiggins Place in Beachwood. Harriette loved crocheting, playing piano, cooking, and spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed. Loving wife of Milton (deceased); dear sister of Betty Wolkow (deceased). Survived by children Michael Stern, Jon (Linda) Stern of Orlando FL and Rick (Maureen) Stern; adored by grandchildren Greg (Sommerly), Stephanie (Jeremy) Fink, Jeffrey Stern, Erin Carter, Allison Stern, Amanda and Kevin Stern; loving great-grandmother of Gabriel and Laila Fink, Griffin and Harper Stern, Kara and Ryan Carter. Funeral services will be held at Temple Emanu El, 4545 Brainard Rd. in Orange Village on Tuesday, March 13 at 11 AM with interment to follow in the Temple Emanu El section of Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Wiggins Place, 27070 Cedar Rd. in Beachwood ON TUESDAY FROM 3 PM UNTIL 7 PM ONLY.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Alzheimer’s Association (

Arrangements through BERKOWITZ-KUMIN-BOOKATZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL (216) 932-7900


  • Funeral Services Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Committal Service Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Family will receive friends at Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Harriette Stern

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