Babette “Babo” Stern died peacefully at the age of 87 on July 31st. The death of her husband of 58 years, Jonathan Stern, preceded her by a year. Her life will be celebrated privately by her family; son, Michael and wife, Annie, daughter, Catie and husband, Noam, and daughter, Julie; grandchildren, Nina, Ellie, Lila Stern and Jeremy and Owen Bramson. Babo was trained as a physical therapist and worked at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. She later joined the faculty of Germantown Friends School where she was a kindergarten teacher for 27 years.