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BIRTHS

BENNETT. Elizabeth, Rupert, Lila and Tali are delighted to announce the arrival of their son and brother, Walter Harry (Eliyahu Shimon) on April 1, 2017 (Nisan 5, 5777). Another precious grandson for Marilyn and Jonathan Berg, Joanne and David Bennett. Mazeltov to great-grandma Maureen Beilin. Remembering loved ones no longer with us.

JACOBS. The arrival of Arthur Denry, on April 13, not only delighted his parents Becky and Ben but also absolutely thrilled everyone in their and Arthur's families.

LATNER. Jo (nee Wolffe) and Richard are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Isabelle Poppy, on April 8, a sister for Jack and a first granddaughter for Caron, Laurence, Jennifer and Stephen. Mazeltov to all grandparents and to great-grandmothers Rita and Beattie.

LEVY. Charlotte (nee Goodman) and Nicholas are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Leora Betty, on April 15, 2017. Mazeltov to grandparents and great-grandparents.

MORDSLEY. Stephanie (nee Marks) and Sheldon are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their son, Jonah Reuben, on April 17. First grandchild for Sara and Melvyn, fifth grandchild for Melanie and Michael and fifth great-grandchild for Lovanne and Stanley Linker.

SIMONS. Susannah and Joshua are delighted to announce the birth of a darling daughter, Ella Sadie, a sister for Anya and Jamie. Mazeltov to grandparents Barbara and Keith Simons, and Paul Spector. Tenth great-grandchild for Beattie Wolffe.

FORTHCOMING MARRIAGES

SOPHIE BEN-HAROSH and SOLOMON TOURGEMAN Debbie and Sami Ben-Harosh, together with Esther Ferberman and Moshe Tourgeman, are delighted to announce the engagement of their children, Sophie and Solomon. Mazeltov to grandparents Rita and Stanley Davis, Perla Ben-Harosh and Mireille Wright. Remembering loved ones who are no longer with us.

JOSH BRULL and TEELI JACOBSON David and Danielle Brull, together with Rabbi Dan and Dassi Jacobson of Neve Daniel, are thrilled to announce the engagement of Josh and Teeli. Mazeltov to all the grandparents.

ELENI CHURCH and BEN ALPREN Both families are thrilled to announce the engagement of Eleni, daughter of Miriam and the late Raymond Church, to Ben, son of Elizabeth and Martin Alpren.

ALEXIS GOLDFARB and JOSH LESTER We are delighted to announce the engagement of Alexis, daughter of Kevin Goldfarb and the late Nicky Goldfarb, to Josh, son of Tracey Lester and Howard Lester.

KATIE GOLDSTEIN and JOSHUA MILLER Shelley and Philip, together with Lorraine and Neil, are delighted to announce the engagement of Katie to Joshua. Mazeltov to grandparents Pamela Hoffman and Sheila and Gerald Kaffin. Remembering grandparents who are no longer with us.

DEATHS

BENJAMIN. Phyllis. Much loved and deeply mourned by her children Cheryl and Michael, Sandra, Michael and Helen and sister Helen, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who passed away on April 18. Will be greatly missed and now reunited with her husband Bernie and son Anthony.

BENJAMIN. Phyllis. Died April 18, 2017. Very sadly missed by all the Shapps family. May her dear soul rest in peace. Shalom.

BOURNE. Maxine. Our beloved mum, grandmother, gran-gran, mum-in-law and auntie died on April 14. We miss her every day. There will be a formal stonesetting early next year.ª Deborah, Sarah, Zak, Lucien, David, Stephen, Simon and Ronit.

COHEN. Katie (nee Noorian). Our daughter-in-law, a much-loved and adored wife, sister-in-law and aunt passed away peacefully, far too soon, leaving her devoted family heartbroken. She was so courageous and inspirational and our hearts go out to our son Daniel, her sister Rebecca and brother Daniel.ª Sandra and Stewart, with Amanda and Noah and all the staff at La Boucherie.

COHEN. Katie. With great sadness we mourn the passing of Katie, adored wife of Daniel. Her battle is over, but she leaves behind a lesson in courage and love to all who had the good fortune to know her. Our condolences to Daniel and all the families.ª Elaine, Joe and family.

CROWN. Anthony. A wonderful, kind and loving husband, father and grandfather. Loved by all who knew him. His humour and calming presence will be sorely missed and impossible to replace. The battle is over, now may his beautiful soul rest in peace.ª Gill, Dan, Lisa, Joshua and Giacomo.

ELMAN. Anita. A wonderful, caring lady and role model, who led by example and was an inspiration to us all. A perfect wife, mother, grandmother, relative and friend, who also undertook a tremendous amount of charity work under the mantra of what counts is 'actions not words'. Passed away on April 21 and sorely missed by son Ralph, Annie and grandchildren Lauren, Daniel and Ben and their partners. May she rest in peace.

ELMAN. Anita. Devastated. My darling sister and friend for 90 years passed away suddenly. I will miss her terribly. May she rest in the peace she so richly deserves.ª Phyllis Enfield, nieces and nephews Avis, Neil, Mike, Clare and their families.

ELMAN. Anita. A remarkable lady, who will be sadly missed by her daughter-in-law Barbara and grandchildren Daniel, Ben and Becca. May her dear soul rest in peace.

ELMAN. Anita. Our dear aunt passed away April 21, aged 92, after a short illness, so soon after her son. A charitable, determined and independent lady. Condolences to Auntie Phyllis, Ralph and family. Greatly missed by Shelagh, Haim and family.

GOLLOW. Jo. My dearest husband passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 18, after a short illness. Together for 34 years he is already so deeply missed and will be remembered with love forever.ª Jude.

GOLLOW. Joseph Leon. Poppa Jo. A charismatic gentleman with a huge presence. Jo was our patriarch and has left an unfillable void in our lives. We will miss his knowledge, wisdom and advice and will always remember our time together.ª With much love, Alison, David, Michelle, Michael, Gill, Gemma and Georgie.

GOLLOW. Jo. Beloved uncle, brother of the late Morris Gollow and May Lambert. For his heartbroken niece, nephews and cousin, life will be immeasurably poorer. There was so much love between us.ª Lin, Ken, Adam, Katie, Toby, Lucy, Kourtney, Asher, Rafi, Joshua and Saul.

GOLLOW. Jo. Now with his beloved son Jonathan. We are all so very sad at his passing.ª With love, sister-in-law Sue, Ian John, Kerri, Adam, Anne, Charles, Sharon and all the Australian nephews and nieces.

GOLLOW. Joseph Leon. Our dear brother-in-law, cousin and uncle. A good, kind man, whose advice and friendship we valued, is deeply mourned. Will be very sadly missed and never forgotten.ª Joy, Joe, Melanie, Michael, Aurelie, Daniel and children.

GRANT. Hetty. Friday, April 14, my dear sweet, funny and sometimes cheeky mum, passed into the protective arms of the Lord. May she dance amongst the flowers forever.ª Her loving son Martin, daughter-in-law Alessandra, grandchildren Elise, Matteo and Ben.

GREEN. Gloria (nee Mintz). Beloved wife of Frank Green z'l. A wonderful mother to Lauren Petschek, Janis and Assaf Admoni and Howard Brown; an amazing grandmother as well. She will be sorely missed by all of us.

GREEN. Gloria. Our dearest, lovely stepmother. A wonderful wife to our sadly missed, darling father and a true blessing in all our lives. She loved us and we loved her.ª Linda, Jane, Vanessa, Melanie, Mark, Jonathan and all their grieving other halves, children and grandchildren.

GREEN. Gloria. Our darling sister Gloria passed away Monday, but her sparkle and wit will always be with us. She will be sadly missed by her many friends in England and Israel. Our condolences to all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.ª Valerie, Lennie, Philippa, Richard and families.

GREEN. Gloria. Nearly 73 years of true friendship, understanding, caring, sharing experiences, confidences, love and companionship. The memories will stay until the end of life. David joins me in sending deeply sincere condolences to Valerie, Richard and all the Brown/Green children and their families.ª Barbara.

HAYEEM. Sonia. Passed away on April 2, of a short illness. Loved by her family and friends. She was a very peaceful, mild-mannered and caring person. Always had a smile for everyone. May her dear soul rest in peace. Shalom to mummy.ª Norman and Kathy.

JOSEPHS. Michael Stanley. Left us on April 20, aged 94. Much-loved and devoted husband to Brenda for 63 years of wonderful partnership. Loving, caring and fun father, grandfather and loyal friend will be sadly missed by Rosemary, Tracey, David, Ben, Isabelle, Phoebe, Bea, Paul, Jane and Sonya.

JOSEPHS. Michael Stanley. Much-loved and respected brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle. A true mensch, who will be remembered with great affection by Michael, Dvora, Rachel, Mark, Xenia, Noah, Hannah and Alfie.

JOSEPHS. Michael. Our dear friend for over 60 years. We shared glad times and sad times and so many holidays together. We will miss generous, witty, elegant Michael more than we can say. Our hearts go out to dearest Brenda, Rosemary, Tracy and David.ª Anita, Jeffrey and family.

KOPELMAN. Manfred. Passed away on April 23, 2017, aged 92. Beloved father of daughter Ruth, son Michael, son-in-law Stephen, daughter-in-law Susan, grandchildren Sara, Marc, Adam and Nina. The best of the best. Forever in our hearts.

LEVY. Betty. Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on 8th day Pesach. She will be hugely missed, and cherished forever, in the hearts of her adoring husband Ralph, daughter Beverley, son Robert, sons-in-law David and Craig, daughter-in-law Karen, grandchildren Rebecca, Edward, Georgina, Jessica, Martha, Lotte and Finky, with James and Rachel, and great-grandchildren Oscar, Archer and Milo. Now reunited with our most beloved Hilary.

LIGHTMAN. Leslie. Sadly passed away peacefully on April 22, aged 94. Mourned by Ruth, Barry, Laurence and Linda, together with Sam and Asher, Emma and Marc, Simon and Debbie, and Amanda and Matt, and also Jonah, Ella, Mia, Zac, Evie, Tali, Aaron and Rafi.

LIPTON. Gerald. 60 plus years of friendship will never be forgotten. Our loving thoughts are with Wendy, Carolyn, Jane, Sam and Tim, together with their families.ª Leon, Berta, David, Gaby, Andrew, Pammy, John and Heather.

LIPTON. Gerald MBE. Every year he would give up a Sunday for the Nightingale Bazaar and bring his twinkling smile and endless patience to ensure that the day ran smoothly. He sorted the many problems that happened on "the day". It was just one of many good things that he did. But to us he was a mensch.ª The Bazaar Committee.

MOSS. Amanda. Deeply saddened by the loss of our niece and cousin, taken so young. Will be forever missed.ª Myrna and Russell and Bernice, Lewis, Bradley and Ashley.

NEAD. Esther (nee Lewis). Passed away peacefully on Friday, April 14, aged 95. She will always be lovingly remembered and we will truly miss her forever.ª Sons Barry and Richard and daughters-in-law Debbie and Janette.

NEAD. Esther (nee Lewis). A loving and devoted, glamorous grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be sadly missed but will remain in our hearts forever.ª Caroline and David, Joanna and Simeon, David and Elizabeth, Jacqueline and David and all their children.

NEAD. Esther. Very sad to lose my beautiful sister. I will always have wonderful memories. My thoughts are with Barry, Richard and families.ª Phyllis and family.

NEAD. Esther. So very saddened by the loss of my much-loved sister-in-law Esther, so soon after the passing of our beloved Paul. Aunt to Simon and Linda, Susie and Peter. Our deepest sympathy goes to Barry and Richard and their families.ª Patricia.

ROSENFELD. Patricia (nee Lass). Our darling mother and sister, Pat (Paddy), passed away early Monday morning. She embraced life with the most extraordinary energy and we were so blessed to have her as our guiding light. Her joyous smile illuminated our lives and she touched so many others with her grace and kindness. So sorely missed by her children Ian, Alysa and Michael; her brother Lenny and sister-in-law Sally; her daughters-in-law Toni and Marianna; her grandchildren Federico, George, Joseph and Daniel, as well as her great-grandchildren Salomee and Milo and all her extended family and dear friends.

ROSENFELD. Patricia. Devastated by the very sad and tragic passing of our dear Paddy, who bore her short illness with such dignity and tenacity. She will be forever missed. An irreplaceable lady, who was much loved and touched the lives of many. Our fondest and sincerest condolences to Ian, Alysa, Michael and Lenny.ª Auntie Nita, Mym and Lawrence.

ROSENFELD. Pat. A very special lady, who was loved by everyone who knew her. She will be greatly missed by Sally and all her family. Our hearts go out to Ian, Michael, Alysa and Leonard. May her dear soul rest in peace.

SMILOVITZ. Luis. With great sadness we mourn the passing of my wonderful, adored husband, on April 8, aged 97. A gentle, amazing, wonderful, loving man. I miss him so much and will always treasure our wonderful life together. He is sadly missed. May he rest in peace.ª Sonja and all his family and many friends.

TALSON. Maurice. Our wonderful kind brother, uncle, great uncle, a mensch, released from his suffering Chol Hamoed Pesach. He will be in our hearts forever. Shalom. Love to Barbara, Daniel and Deborah.¬ Patricia, Brian, Albie, Rochelle, Russell, Robbie, Darren, Robert, Nona, Lee and Sophie.

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.

BRUCE. Dr Arnold. To my darling angel, so deeply missed and always in my heart.ª His loving wife and children. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

SHERMAN. Marjorie OBE. In everloving memory of our darling mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother, who passed away on April 27, 2002. Missed so very much and always remembered every day in our hearts and thoughts.ª Rosalyn, Jacqueline and Diana and all their families.

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

TOMBSTONE CONSECRATIONS

GLYN. Dorothy. The memorial stone in loving memory of Dorothy Glyn will be consecrated at Edmonton Federation Cemetery, Montagu Rd, London, N18 2NF, on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 11.15am.

RABINOWICZ. Bella. The memorial stone in loving memory of Bella Rabinowicz will be consecrated at Willesden United Synagogue Cemetery, Beaconsfield Road (off Pound Lane), London, NW10 2JE, on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 1.15pm.

SASSOON. Victor. The memorial stone in loving memory of Victor will be consecrated at Golders Green Cemetery, Hoop Lane, London, NW11 7NL, on Sunday, May 7, at 10.30am.