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BIRTHS

COWAN. Tanya and Elliot are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Louise Grace (Rachel), on April 5. Mazeltov to grandparents Lynda and Henry Velleman, Rozina and Malcolm Cowan and Ida and Godfrey Dyan, together with great-grandmother Fay Sugarman.

EDER. Kendal (née Palmer) and David are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious daughter, Isla Rebecca (Ayala Rivka), on April 2, 2018. Mazeltov to grandparents Debra and Howard Palmer and Rosina and Andrew Eder and great-grandparents Anna Krafchik, and Shirley and Seymour Saideman.

RADOMSKY. Miriam (née Shaw), Yehoshua, Ariella, Gavriel and Talya are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their gorgeous son and brother, Matan Alexander, on March 25, 2018. Mazeltov to grandparents Jacqueline and Alan Shaw, Naomi and David Radomsky and great-grandmothers Ruth Tuch and Marjorie Tuckman.

SHESTOPAL. Ruth (née Gradel) and Andrew are delighted to announce the birth of their third son, Zac, on March 24, 2018. Mazeltov to big brothers Jacob and Adam, and grandparents Susan and David Gradel and Hazel and Richard Shestopal.

FORTHCOMING MARRIAGES

NATASHA LEVIN and YONNI TAHOR Debra and Larry Levin, together with Beverly Tahor, are delighted to announce the engagement of Natasha and Yonni. We wish them both a big mazeltov and a lifetime of happiness.

JAMIE SCHNEIDER and BENJAMIN TEACHER Susan and Laurence Cowan, Alan Schneider, together with Sandra and Michael Teacher, are delighted to announce the engagement of their children, Jamie and Ben. Mazeltov to grandparents Loretta and Manny Wilkenfeld and June Cowan. Remembering all our loved ones who are no longer with us.

DEATHS

AROTSKY. Judah. Passed away March 27, 2018 (Nisan 11) aged 83. He will be sadly missed by his wife Caroline, children Victor and Katie, daughter-in-law Vicky, son-in-law Seth, his brother Stephen, his nephew Jeffrey, and by his grandchildren and all his family and friends.

BLOCH. Ruth (néeGrant). Our wonderful mum died peacefully on April 10, aged 88. Will be sadly missed by son Michael, Suzanne and Larry Viner, Jenni and Gary Colet and grandchildren Dylan, Ryan, Amber and Libby; also much loved by George, Jacqui, Nicky and Peter Bloch.

CAINE. Professor Marco. Aged 95. Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, Nisan 19, 5778 (April 4, 2018) at his home in Jerusalem. He is survived by his wife Dolly and his children Yehezkel (Geoff), Shlomo and Moshe. The funeral was held in Jerusalem, Givat Shaul in the plot of "Yekirei Yerushalayim".

CLIVE. Zena (previously Simmons). A very special lady passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 20, in her 101st year. Zena was loved, admired and respected by all who knew her. To live in the hearts of those left behind is not to die. Shalom.- Suzie, Tony, family and friends.

DINERSTEIN. Barbara. Beloved wife to Peter to whom she was his whole world. Devoted mother to Sara and Naomi and doting muma to grandchildren Illana, Gabriel, Daniel, Ella and Luke. Passed away suddenly and far too soon on April 1. She was an inspiration to us all. She will remain forever in our hearts and will never be forgotten.

FOREMAN. Alan. Passed away April 3. He was a true character, full of life and will be sadly missed but never forgotten.- Mary, Michael, Nicole and Paul, and grandchildren Juliet and Ollie.

FORMAN. Harold. Died peacefully on Shabbat, April 7. Married to Sheila for nearly 37 years, stepfather to Michelle and Amanda, father-in-law to Maurice and David and beloved grandpa to Andrew, Robin, Eve, Dina, Adam, Benjamin, Ariella and Leora, their spouses and the 21 great-grandchildren who meant the world to him. He will be greatly missed by his devoted wife, family and friends.

FORMAN. Harold. Our wonderful, eccentric daddy peacefully passed away with his family around him. Always in our hearts and will be sorely missed by daughters Mandy and Carrie, sons-in-law Paul and Jeff and grandchildren Melissa, Emily, Lucy, Elliot, Nicholas and Jemma.

FOREMAN. Alan. A wonderful brother, who enjoyed life to the full. He was very brave with a great sense of humour. Sadly missed and never forgotten by his sister Jean and family.

GREENFIELD. Marion (née Lester). An elegant and charismatic lady, who touched many lives, passed away peacefully on April 5, 2018. Deeply mourned by beloved husband John, children Simon, Anthony, Laura and James, sister Cynthia, daughters-in-law and grandchildren Constance, Felicity and Jennifer, relatives and friends. Shalom.

GREENFIELD. Marion. My cousin and a wonderful friend, who showed so much courage. Will be missed very much by Susie, Nicola, Leigh, Juliet, Steve, Emma, Russ and family. Our thoughts are with John, Simon, Anthony, Laura, James and Cynthia.

GREENFIELD. Marion. My adored sister-in-law and mentor. May she rest peacefully. Love always to John, Simon, Anthony, Laura, James and Cynthia.- Marilyn.

GREENFIELD. Marion. Saddened by the loss of our sister-in-law and aunty. An elegant lady, courageous to the end. Our thoughts are with John, Simon, Anthony, Laura, James, Cynthia and families.- David, Helena, Victoria and Richard, Andrew and Sarah and families.

HIRSH. Dr Anthony Victor. Passed away peacefully on March 30, 2018, aged 72. Much-loved husband, father and grandfather. The funeral service was held last Sunday, April 8, at Edgwarebury Cemetery, Edgware, Middx. Donations, if desired, to the North London Hospice or Jewish Care.

JACOBS. Hazel. Deeply loved sister and aunt of Jacqueline Briegal, Hilary, Mark, Clare, Josh, Ellie and Charlotte. We will never forget her; she was a special lady.

JACOBS. Hazel. Already sadly missed by her sister Jacqueline, children David, Andrew, Keith, Jane and Colin and grandchildren Eleanor, Anna, Evie, Louis, Jake, Esme, Gabriel, Ruth, Joey, Rebecca, Max, Ben and Rachel and by devoted family and friends. A wonderful woman, who embraced everyone and was loved, admired and appreciated by so many.

JERRARD. Stella (née Fox). Passed away peacefully on March 31, aged 89. Sadly missed by her brother Bernie, nephew Harvey, niece Alisa and family. With special thanks to the staff of the Choice Care Home.

MARKHAM. Aileen. Our wonderful mum Aileen passed away April 6, 2018, aged 88. She is deeply mourned and missed by Howard, Marilyn, Michael, Karen, Lisa, Jeff, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is now at peace and reunited with her beloved Ben.

MARKHAM. Aileen. A loving aunt. To know her was to love her. Never to be forgotten by niece Michelle and John. May her dear soul rest in everlasting peace. Our thoughts are with Howard, Michael, Lisa and their families.

MARKHAM. Aileen Rachel. Saddened by the loss of my dear sister-in-law, a sweet and kind person, now reunited with her beloved Ben. Love and thoughts are with Lisa, Howard, Michael, Marion, Evelyn and Seymour.- Shirley Anderson.

MASIE. Lettie. Auntie Lettie. Much loved and will be greatly missed by niece Ruth, nephews Andrew and David and all their families. Our thoughts and love are with Frances and Stephanie and their families.

NEMETH. Cyril MBE. Died peacefully on April 10, 2018, aged 90. Doctor and former Lord Mayor of Westminster, greatly loved by Lucille, his wife of almost 66 years, his brother Gerald and his children Richard and the late Gillian. He will be missed by his family, friends, colleagues and patients all over the world. Funeral at Bushey Cemetery, April 12, at 2pm.

NEWTON. Michael. Died April 4, 2018. A man full of love, compassion and warmth. He brought much laughter and humour into the world. He was universally loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Deeply mourned by his mother Claire, wife Moira, brother Steven, sons Daniel, Jonathan and Jeremy, daughters-in-law and grandchildren.

NEWTON. Michael. Much-loved nephew, cousin and 'uncle'. He leaves a huge gap in the family and will be forever in our hearts. A true mensch.- Auntie Evelyn, Uncle Bob, Philip, Helena, Shoshi, Nikki, Lorraine and Adrian.

NEWTON. Michael. The brother I never had and much-loved uncle. We will miss him always.- Rachel, Michael, Ginette, Miriam, Elianna and Hadassah.

NEWTON. Michael. Deeply saddened by the passing of Michael. Our thoughts and love are with Claire, Moira, Steven, Daniel, Jonny and Jeremy. Remembered with warmth and affection by Jenny, Alan and family. May he rest in peace.

NEWTON. Michael. Devastated by the untimely, tragic loss of our brave, caring, loving, dearest friend. We will treasure so many wonderful times spent together. Our hearts go out to Moira, the boys and all the family.- Jennifer and Robert.

RAYMOND. Tony. Loving husband, brother, father, grandfather and father-in-law peacefully passed away on April 6. He was much loved and will be deeply missed by all family, friends and the community. May he rest in peace.

RAYNER. Neville. Passed away on March 30. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Ruth and brother Larry, relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.

WARD. Alec (né Abram Warszaw). Passed peacefully after long illness. Holocaust survivor, one of "The Boys", who rebuilt his life from nothing. Smiling blue eyes, the kindest, funniest, most generous of men. Through the telling of his story, taught a generation never to hate. A loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. Deeply missed by adored wife Hettie; Lyla, Barend, Liron, Shirat, David and their families. Grateful thanks to Princess Alexandra Home.

WARD. Alec. Overwhelmed by the passing of our brother-in-law and uncle after his long period of ill-health. Our thoughts are with Hettie, Lyla, Barend and Liron at this time. Remembered with warmth and affection by Sylvia and Eddie, Karen, Paul, Nicola, Nigel, Emily, Daniel, Sam, and Jessie.

IN MEMORIAM

BECOME a "Guardian of the Memory" of one named victim of the Holocaust, to ensure that they will never be forgotten nor denied. Contact: www.guardianofthememory.org or office@yadvashem.org.uk Tel: 020-8359 1146.

CASH. Cyril. One year since our darling father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away. Deeply mourned and greatly missed by his loving daughter Mignon, son-in-law Adam, daughter-in-law Philippa, grandchildren Lee, Shaun, Jade, Michael and Kelly, and great-grandchildren Jack, Sofia, Brody, Jess, Dylan and Blake. May his dear soul rest in everlasting peace.

COLMAN. Eileen. In everlasting memory of my adored mother, who passed away on April 16, 2003. Greatly missed, forever loved, and always in my thoughts.- Simone.

FREEMAN. Rita. In loving memory of our beloved mother and grandmother, who passed away April 15, 1985 (Nisan 24). Sadly missed by her daughter Jacqueline Harris, son Peter and grandsons Howard and Trevor Leigh. May her dear soul find everlasting peace.

LEBOFF. Solly. Treasured memories of our darling dad, grandfather and great-grandfather, who passed away April 17, 2002. Always in our thoughts and greatly missed by his daughter Nita, son Leon, daughter-in-law Avris, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

MOSS. Cecil. In loving memory of our wonderful daddy and grandpa, who passed away on April 15, 2007. We miss him dearly, but he is constantly in our hearts and never, ever forgotten.- With all our love, Joanna and Nigel and grandchildren Rebecca, Jojo and Benjy.

POSTER. Michael Lawrence. Passed away on April 19, 2008. For the past ten years I have treasured every day the memories of my adored husband and the wonderful years we had together. Constantly in my thoughts and remembered at all times by his devoted wife for his love, kindness, wisdom, tolerance and dignity.- Simone.

POSTER. Michael Lawrence. After ten years it is still hard to believe that our darling daddy, whose love, sense of humour and smiling face we all miss so much, was taken from us so suddenly. Happy memories of a wonderful father and grandfather will remain with us forever.- Katherine and Alexandra.

TIBBER. Rhona. 1933-2016. Much-loved and much missed wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother.

TOMBSTONE CONSECRATIONS

BOXER. Dr Eric. The memorial stone in loving memory of Eric Boxer will be consecrated at Bushey Cemetery, Little Bushey Lane, WD23 3TN, on Sunday, April 29, at 11am.

CASPI. Avril Ruth. The memorial stone in loving memory of Avril Caspi will be consecrated at Bushey Cemetery, Little Bushey Lane, Bushey, Herts, WD23 3TN, on Sunday April 29, at 5pm.

COHEN. Norman. The memorial stone in loving memory of Norman Cohen will be consecrated at Waltham Abbey Jewish Cemetery, EN9 3QT, on Sunday, April 22, at 10.30am.

EGER. Kurt Leo Akiva. The memorial stone in loving memory of Kurt Eger will be consecrated at Bushey Cemetery, Little Bushey Lane, Bushey, Herts, WD23 3TN, on Sunday, April 29, at 3.30pm.

LEACH. Esther. The memorial stone in loving memory of Esther Leach will be consecrated at Rainham Jewish Cemetery, 416 Upminster Road North, Rainham, Essex, RM13 9SB, on Sunday, April 22, at 2pm.

ROSENBERG. Albert. Hakamat Matzevah. The memorial stone for Albert Rosenberg (of Hampstead Garden Suburb) will be consecrated at Bushey Cemetery, on Sunday, April 22, at 5pm.

ROSENFELD. Pat. The memorial stone in loving memory of Pat Rosenfeld will be consecrated at Willesden Cemetery, Beaconsfield Road, NW10 2JE, on Sunday, April 29, at 3pm.