Barbara and Sam Gitler of Yardley announce the first birthday of their third granddaughter, Ava Ruby (Aviva Ronit), born on Sept. 15.
Ava lives in New York City with her parents, Jodi (nee Licker) and Philip Gitler, and her big sister, Ella.
Sharing in their joy are great-grandmother Jeannette Gitler of Philadelphia; and grandparents Joyce and Stanley Licker of Ardsley, N.Y.
Joining in the celebration are Aunt Mindy, Uncle Adam and cousin Sydney Grabow of Newtown; and Aunt Jenn Larner, Uncle Steve Hogan and cousin Hannah Larner of Albany, N.Y.
Ava Ruby is named in loving memory of her paternal great-grandmother Ida Finkelstein and her maternal great-grandmother Rose Miller.