Franc N. Stern


Franc N. Stern, 84, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday (Nov. 19, 2018) at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, surrounded by family after a short illness. He was born July 8, 1934 in Weston, a son of the late Jacob Herbert and Clara Schwartz Stern. Franc is survived by his wife of 62 years, Leah Levine Stern.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Mont (Judith) and Michael (Lisa); grandchildren, Lois (Zach) Rosenbloom, Eliot (Sarah) Stern of Buffalo, New York, Jared Stern of Fairmont and Ariel Stern of Fairmont; a brother, N. David Stern (Betty) of Charleston.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Abraham in 1960.
Franc owned and operated Mont Levine, Inc. in Fairmont. He spent his life helping others, having been involved in community organizations such as the Fairmont Jaycees and numerous other organizations. He was a founding member of the WVU Alumni Band.
The family requests memorial contributions be made in Franc's memory to the Stern/Levine Scholarship Fund c/o Fairmont State University Foundation, 1300 Locust Ave., Fairmont, WV 26554.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today and from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV 26554. The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. A committal service will follow at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover. Online condolences may be made to the family at
Published on November 19, 2018
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