Linda and Ted Schwartz of Upper Gwynedd, and Linda and Steven Strauss of Monroe, N.J., announce the birth of their granddaughter, Simone Cassandra (Shlomit Chana), on May 28.
The baby is welcomed by parents Paulette (nee Gersten) and Stuart Strauss, and big brother Benjamin Emmet Strauss of New Rochelle, N.Y.
Joining in their joy is great-grandmother Frieda Hirschhorn of Kingston.
Other family members include Aunt Jennie and Uncle Richard Pisnoy, Aunt Pamela and Uncle Scott Rosenberg, Uncle Scott Schwartz and Uncle Glenn Strauss, along with cousins, Max, Samuel and Rachel.
Simone Cassandra is named in loving memory of her maternal great-grandfather Seymour Hirschhorn and her paternal great-grandmother Silvia Charlotte Gray. She is also the granddaughter of Richard Gersten.TM