Sharon and Steven Usdin of Cherry Hill, N.J.; Sara and Ronald Weiner of Kings Point, N.Y.; and Bunny and Arthur Shankman of Livingston, N.J., announce the birth of their granddaughters, Ellie Rebecca (Ella Rifka) Usdin and Sydney Rose (Shoshana Illa) Shankman.
Ellie Rebecca, the daughter of Ayala (nee Weiner) and Ken Usdin, was born on Feb. 26.
Sydney Rose, daughter of Kim (nee Usdin) and Stephen Shankman, was born on April 7.
Sharing in their happiness are great-grandparents Shirley Lieberman, Dorothy and Norman Usdin, Ruth Weiner and Harry Wexler.
Ellie Rebecca is named in loving memory of her maternal great-grandfather Ely Weiner and her maternal great-grandmother Rebecca Jungreis.
Sydney Rose is named in loving memory of her maternal great-grandfather Sidney Lieberman; and her paternal great-grandparents, Rose and Irving Shankman.