Obituary: Howard Stern's Father Ben Stern Died At The Age Of 99
Howard Stern's father Ben Stren died at the age of 99 from old age. Howard mentioned in an interview with Danspaper, that he passed away recently while discussing one of his paintings.
"My father recently passed away; he was 99 years old."
"I'm not sure how old the barns were, but I believe that painting them pays tribute to him and to everyone else who is aging and eventually passing away."
Ben and Ray Stern, Howard's parents, have become regulars on the Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM. In one of his episodes, Howard revealed a bit more information about his incredibly complex relationship with her father.
Jerry Seinfeld asserted that no one of his age or that of Stern's parents knew how to relate to children during one of his numerous appearances on The Howard Stern Show.
Howard does, however, truly wish that his father had taken the time to get to know him. Ben was instead preoccupied with his radio profession, the news, and shouting at his kid.
Ben would frequently refer to Howard as a "moron" and shout at him to "Shut up!" as fans of The Howard Stern Show or Howard's smash hit Private Parts know.
There wouldn't be a lot of one-on-one time between the two. Howard really asserts that his father only took him to one sporting event at Shea Stadium. It was a "terrible day," as he puts it.
"My dad was furious with me. He detested the situation. It irked me. He enjoyed watching baseball. Since he was a small lad, he had been going "Howard explained.