Joshua Meyer Stern
May 18, 1977-June 6, 2012
Palo Alto, California
Joshua Meyer Stern died in Palo Alto on June 6th, 2012. He was 35.
Josh was born in Claremont, California, grew up in Palo Alto, graduated from the Menlo School and received his B.A. from the University of Oregon.
Josh worked for many years with Maurice and Joe Carruba at their various eateries on the Stanford campus, at Caffe Riace in Palo Alto, and with Just Catering.
Josh was a beloved son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin and friend. His effervescent personality, notorious grin, love of fun and steadfast loyalty and generosity made him a treasured companion to his many friends and relatives.
He was the son of the late Barbara Leventhal-Stern and Michael Stern of Palo Alto. He is survived by his father; his brother, Nathaniel Stern; his grandmothers, Ruth Goldberg and Shirley Leventhal; his aunt and uncle, Laurie Leventhal-Belfer and Howard Belfer; and his cousins, Jessie and Isaac Belfer; his aunt and uncle, Robert Leventhal and Sarah Moore Leventhal; and his cousins, Daniel, Micah and Elliot Leventhal; his aunt and uncle, Marcy and Richard Schwartz; and his cousins, Noah and Gabriel Schwartz; his aunt and uncle Dale Goldberg and Mark Dlott; and his cousins, Casey and Max Dlott; and his aunt and uncle, Marcia Goldberg and Chuck Turner.