Gassman

Vera Faye, daughter of Craig and Laine Gassman (nee Oppenheimer), was born on April 29, 2016.

Vera Faye’s maternal grandparents are the late Joanne Cohn Oppenheimer, Maxine Cohen and Myron Oppenheimer of Stevenson and her maternal great-grandparents are Paula and the late Morton Oppenheimer, Naomi B. Cohen and the late Jerome B. Cohen and the late Barbara and Irving F. Cohn of Baltimore. Her paternal grandparents are Jeff and Ronde Gassman of Norton, Mass. and her paternal great-grandparents are Charlotte and Manuel Gassman of Swampscott, Mass., and Sonia and Edgar Lewis of Boynton Beach, Fla.

 

Kozlovsky | Birth

milestone-koslovskyGabri and David Kozlovsky of Modiin, Israel are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Lavi Aaron, on Oct. 21, 2016. Lavi, which means lion, was named in loving memory of his paternal great-grandfather, Leon (Aryeh) Kozlovsky. Late great-grandparents are Rose Kozlovsky and Shirley and David Stein, all of Pikesville.

Proud grandparents are Adraine and Harry Kozlovsky of Pikesville and Marsha and Elliott Weller of Skokie, Ill.

Kirby | Birth

milestone-kirbyEli Sidney Kirby, son of Melissa Weinberg and Brian Kirby of Catonsville, was born on Oct. 7, 2016.

He is the grandson of Nancy Spritz and Jeffrey Weinberg of Baltimore and Ellen and John Kirby. Eli is named in loving memory of his maternal grandfather, Sidney L. Weinberg, and his maternal great-grandfather, Eli Libin.

Katz | Birth

milestone-katzAmelia Jolie, the daughter of Renen and Amanda Katz of Loxahatchee, Fla., was born on May 9, 2016.

Her paternal grandparents are Donald Katz of Stuart, Fla., and Elisa Ellin Katz of blessed memory. Her maternal grandparents are Perry Perlman of Lantana, Fla., and Andrea Perlman of Lake Worth, Fla.

Her paternal great-grandparents are Hyman and Beatrice Katz (of blessed memory) of Baltimore.

Cohen | Birth

cohenJason and Renee Cohen (nee Albaugh) of Hampstead happily announce the birth of their son, Ethan Israel, on Feb. 4, 2016.

His proud big sister is Hailey Madison. His grandparents are Jeffrey and Zelda Albaugh of Pikesville and George Cohen of Lexington Park, Md., and the late Lorraine August Cohen.

Ethan’s Hebrew name is Reuven Chatzkel. He is named in loving memory of Ethel Albaugh Schwartz, his maternal great-grandmother, and Irma August, his paternal great-grandmother. He is also named after Robert Albaugh, his maternal great-grandfather; Rachel Werblow, his maternal great-great-aunt; and Charles Albaugh, his maternal great-great-uncle.

Goldgeier | Birth

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Melissa and Michael Goldgeier of Columbia, Md., are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Mina, on Feb. 4, 2016.

Emily’s Hebrew name is Itta Mina in honor of her Sephardic maternal grandmother, Ellen Brachfeld, and in loving memory of her paternal great-grandmother, Mildred Elkin.

Proud grandparents are Ellen and Paul Brachfeld of Silver Spring, Md., and Florence and Barry Goldgeier of Randallstown. Happy great-grandparents are Leona and Norman Brachfeld of Connecticut.

Zisow Birth

Erin (née Iwanicki) and Bradley Zisow are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Ari Louis, on May 25, 2016. Ari is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather, Angelo Piazza, his paternal great-grandfather, Louis Setren, and his paternal great-granduncle, Michael Mechlovics. Ari’s Hebrew name is Eliyahu Mechel. Proud bubbie, zaydie, Nonna and PopPop, are Marcie and David Zisow and Gail Piazza and Jim Iwanicki. (provided)

Erin (née Iwanicki) and Bradley Zisow are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Ari Louis, on May 25, 2016.
Ari is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather, Angelo Piazza, his paternal great-grandfather, Louis Setren, and his paternal great-granduncle, Michael Mechlovics.
Ari’s Hebrew name is Eliyahu Mechel. Proud bubbie, zaydie, Nonna and PopPop, are Marcie and David Zisow and Gail Piazza and Jim Iwanicki. (provided)

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Charkatz

mileCharkatzNeal and Melissa Charkatz (née Monfried) happily announce the birth of their twins, Alexandra Jane and William Jacob, on Oct. 12, 2015. Proud grandparents are Charlene Monfried and Joel and Harriet Charkatz. William is named after his maternal grandfather, William Monfried. Alexandra is named after her maternal grandmothers, Edith Monfried and Edythe Robinson. William’s Hebrew name is Velvel Yaakov, and Alexandra’s is Eta Yael.

Margolis

mileMargolisDarren Margolis and Carrie Rich of Glenwood, Md., proudly announce the birth of their son, Hayden David Margolis, on Aug. 19, 2015. Hayden’s Hebrew name is Chaim David in loving memory of his paternal grandfather, Harlan Margolis, and maternal great-grandfather, Harold Rich. Delighted Bubbe is Sheila Margolis of Baltimore. Delighted Mema and Poppy are Marilyn Lasky and Irvin Rich of Wellesley, Mass.

Lam

society_lamChris and Erica (Tilles) Lam of South Hempstead, N.Y., proudly announce the birth of their son, Cody Samuel, on Sept. 25, 2015. Excited big brother is Shane Angelo.

Cody’s Hebrew name is Ravid Michel in loving memory of his maternal great-grandmother, Betty Sinofsky, and maternal great-grandfather, Michael Tilles.

Cody’s middle name is in loving memory of his paternal grandfather, Samuel Lam.

Delighted Bubbe and Pop Pop are Faye and Ken Tilles of Baltimore. Delighted Nana and Papa are Joyce and Stephen Lam of Great Neck, N.Y.