Carolyn Sonstein of Cherry Hill, N.J., announces the birth of her first granddaughter, Sydney Alex (Esther Raquel), on June 9, 2006.
Her parents are Amy and Jason Sonstein of Voorhees, N.J.
Sharing in the joy are grandparents Paul Sonstein of Voorhees, and Judy and Ron Koppelman of New City, N.Y.; along with great-grandparents Marion and Manny Abrams, and Margie Frumkies.
Joining in welcoming the baby are Aunt Jen and Uncle Avi Maidenberg, Uncle Josh Sonstein, Sandy Sonstein, Aunt Eve and Uncle Adam Koppelman, and cousins Tobey and Oliver Maidenberg.
Sydney Alex is named in loving memory of her maternal great-grandfather Samuel Frumkies; her paternal great-grandmother Neidace Sonstein; her maternal great-great-grandfather Edward Frumkies; and her maternal great-great-grandfather Victor Koppelman.