Joy and Marty Ellick of West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Bensalem, announce the birth of their first grandchild, Rachel Serene (Rachel Layah), on March 31.
The parents are Jennifer (nee Ellick) and Benjamin Thaw of Lake Worth, Fla.
Sharing in their happiness are paternal grandparents Irene and Mark Thaw of Miami.
Joining in welcoming their niece are Debra Ellick and her fiancé, Edward Weintraub, along with Amanda and Jonathan Thaw.
Rachel Serene is named in loving memory of her maternal great-great-aunt Ruth Solomon and her paternal great-grandmothers, Sophie Thaw and Norene Hornstein. Her Hebrew name is in memory of her beloved maternal great-aunt Layah Soiferman.