Wife of producer Joseph Stern

Peppy Stern, wife of television and theatrical producer Joseph Stern, died Nov. 26 at her home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., of multiple myeloma. She was 62.

Minneapolis native met her future husband on a blind date after she moved to Los Angeles in her early 20s. She worked as her husband’s assistant for the first three seasons of “Law and Order,” (1990-93) and considered that period one of the happiest in her life.

Prior to her work on “Law and Order,” she served as chief administrator of Kehillat Israel Temple

Besides her husband of 38 years, she is survived by two sons, three grandchildren and a brother.

Donations can be made in her memory to the Peppy Stern Fund at Kehillat Israel, 16019 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades CA 90272.

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