Dr. Edward Benjamin Sterns, 95, of Boynton Beach, Fla., died Sept. 12, 2019. Born in Orange, he lived for a long time in Westfield and then Watchung.
Dr. Sterns was a dentist who practiced in Westfield and Millburn.
He enlisted in the army at age 19 and served in World War II in Africa and Europe, where he saw combat and served a stint as a mayor of a German town in the aftermath of the war.
He completed his undergraduate studies at University of Pennsylvania and dental school at New York University.
Predeceased by a son-in-law, Leslie Apirian, he is survived by his wife of 72 years, Janet; two daughters, Robin (Chip) Millard and Debra (Judson) Stein; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation or PetSmart Charities.