Jonah Aiden Falk Heitner


Sandy and Jerry Heitner of King of Prussia announce the birth of their fourth grandchild, Jonah Aiden Falk Heitner, on Feb. 5.

Jonah, is the son of Debra Falk and Reese Heitner, and his maternal grandparents are Rena and Rick Falk of Highland Park, New Jersey.


Raya Isabelle Heitner


Sandy and Jerry Heitner of King of Prussia announce the birth of their granddaughter, Raya Isabelle Heitner, on Nov. 30.

The parents are Ian and Gayle Heitner of New York City.

Sharing in the family’s happiness are Raya’s maternal grandfather, Barry Fisher and his wife Shelley, of Manalapan, N.J.

Raya Isabelle is named in loving memory of her maternal grandmother Rose Fisher and great-grandmother Inge Holz.

Henry Cole Occhiogrosso


Diedre and Stephen Cole of Huntingdon Valley announce the birth of their first grandchild, Henry Cole Occhiogrosso, on Jan. 27. Henry is the son of Ashley (née Cole) and Michael Occhiogrosso of Astoria, N.Y.

Sharing in the joy are great-grandfather Sheldon Stein, Uncle Jared Cole, grandparents Debbie and Francis Occhiogrosso and Uncle John.

Henry is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandmother, Helen Stein.


Harper Blake Taormino


Dena (née Schwartz) and John Kline of Royersford announce the birth of their granddaughter, Harper Blake Taormino on Jan. 22.

The parents are Amanda (née Kline) and Justin Taormino of St. Cloud, Fla.

Harper Blake is the great-granddaughter of the late Henry and Flora Schwartz.

Sharing in the happiness are grandparents Dan and Cathy Taormino of Eagle, Idaho; great-grandparents John and Dolores Kline of Philadelphia, Roxanne and Louis Cuneo of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Rita Ann Taormino of Burbank, Calif; and Aunt Emily and Uncle Matthew Kline.

Harper Blake is named in loving memory of her maternal great-grandfather, Henry Benjamin Schwartz.

Isaac Parker Finberg


Anna Lukoff of Philadelphia announces the birth of her great-grandson, Isaac Parker Finberg, son of Laurie and Adam Finberg of Sherman Oaks, Calif., on Nov. 28.

Also welcoming Isaac, is his brother Jonas Abriel, and grandparents Barbara (née Lukoff) and Stephen Finberg of Scottsdale.

Isaac is lovingly named after his great-grandfather, Irving Lukoff.

Claire Eliot Rosenthal


Sarah (née Polakoff) and Daniel Rosenthal, along with brother Henry, of Margate, N.J., announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Claire Eliot on Nov. 7.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Charlene Polakoff of Margate and Laura and Jesse Rosenthal of Mount Laurel, N.J., along with great-grandparents Willene and Irv Elliott of Mount Laurel.

Joining in welcoming Claire are aunts and uncles Jacob and Jaclyn Polakoff and Amy and David Mazgajewski, and cousins Vivian Polakoff and Oliver and Isabel Mazgajewski.

Claire Eliot is named in loving memory of her maternal great-aunt, Claire Solomon, and in honor of her great-grandparents, Willene and Irv Elliott.

Hallie Isabel Phillips


Seyna and Larry Abel of Ardmore announce the birth of their grandchild Hallie Isabel Phillips on July 9.

The parents are Jessica (Abel) and Greg Phillips of  Philadelphia.

Sharing in the happiness are grandparents Laurie and Duane Phillips of Lafayette, Calif., Aunt Dori Abel; Aunt Nora Abel; and Aunt Lisa and Uncle Brett Phillips.

Hallie Isabel is lovingly named for her maternal great-grandfather Harold Abel and maternal great-grandmother Iris Abel.

Jordan Samuel Solomon


Sarah and Scott Solomon of Center City are excited to announce the birth of their second son, Jordan Samuel on Sept. 4.

Jordan is welcomed by his  brother, Jerry Spencer Solomon; grandparents Mary and Louis Bernstein and Donna and Richard Solomon of Center City; aunts and uncles Emily, Craig, Jamie, Joey, Rachel and Dan; and great-grandparents Harriet Solomon and Tony and Tamy Parris.

Jordan Samuel is named in loving memory of great-grandmothers Joan Beal and Sylvia Bernstein.

Tev Julian Ruckman-Salcedo


Ellen (née Shulman) and David Tuckman of Phoenix, formerly of Philadelphia, announce the birth of their grandchild Tev Julian (Shalom Gershon) on Nov. 30.

The baby’s parents are Michael Tuckman and Nadya Salcedo, and his brother is Tito Alexander. He is the grandson of the late Daniel E. Salcedo and the late Marijke Velzeboer.

Welcoming Tev is his great-grandmother Marijke Velzeboer, along with aunts Deborah Tuckman, Stacia DiAmore and Adriana Orozco, and uncles Ron Tuckman Andrew Mayis and Victor Orozco.

Tev is lovingly named after his great-grandfather Jacob Tuckman and great-grandmothers Jean (Shaindel) Shulman and Grace Tuckman.

Seth Brody Rothman


Andrew and Shelby Rothman (née Schnitzer) of Yardley announce the birth of their son, Seth Brody Rothman, on Nov. 25.

His grandparents are Marlene and Jeffrey Schnitzer of Baltimore and Lisa and David Rothman of Warminster. His great-grandparents are Rena Simon, Charlotte Schnitzer and Andrea and Ted Rothman.

His Hebrew name is Shalom Benjamin, named after his paternal great-grandmother Sheila Sadel.