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The Northern Pen Births
2003

The Northern Pen is the main source for information on what's happening on the Great Northern Peninsula and in Southern Labrador. Comprehensive news and features are written about the resource industries, education, local and provincial politics, economic development and the people who live here.

Filed chronologically as published for the year 2003

 

JANUARY 2003

TAYLOR- Rocky and Kim are pleased to announce the arrival of their adorable baby boy, Alexander Rocky, on Jan. 17, 2003 at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s. He weighed in at 8 lb., 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Jim and Marilyn Walsh of Springdale, Nova Scotia and Lloyd and Kay Taylor of Raleigh.

CONNORS - Matt and Jessica are very proud to announce the arrival of their little princess, Ashtyn Rose, born 2:57 a.m. on Jan. 19, 2003 at Red Deer Regional Health Centre in Alberta, weighing 6 lb., 14 oz. Proud first-time grandparents are Boyce and Joanne Roberts of Quirpon, Peter and Natalie Connors of Grand Falls-Windsor and Cyril and Cheryl Rose of Stephenville. Also proud aunts and uncles are Jaime, Robyn, Andrea, Gregory and Corey.

PARRILL - Stephanie Mitchelmore and Bruno Parrill are pleased to announce the arrival of their new baby girl. Maddison Amy Violet was born on Jan. 21, 2003, weighing 5 lb., 11 oz. She was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Congratulations from grandparents Patsy, Amy and Stedman Mitchelmore, and Violet and Wilson Parrill as well as a large circle of relatives and friends.

ELLSWORTH - Born to Shirley and Charlie of Englee on Jan. 27, 2003, a boy, weighing 9 lb., 10 ½ oz. Given names Matthew Manuel Edward.

GOULD - Alexis Gould is proud to announce the arrival of her baby sister. Amber Melissa was born on Jan. 28, 2003, weighing 6 lb., 7 oz, at Misercordia Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. Proud parents are Maxwell and Pamela Gould. Congratulations from grandparents Donald and Ruby Dredge and Mona Gould and Gerald Plowman, also Uncle David, Aunt Patsy and family, Aunt Melissa and Martin, Uncle Mike, as well as a large circle of relatives and friends.

EDDISON - Nigel Jamie, weighing 8 lb., 11 oz, was born to Bonnie and Randy in Grande Prairie, Alberta on Jan 30, 2003. A little brother for Nathon. Congratulations come from family and friends in Goose Cove and Main Brook.

FEBRUARY 2003

WAY - Born to Tammy and Trent of Green Island Cove on Feb. 4, 2003, a boy, weighing 6 lb., 10 oz. Given names Shayden Trevor.

STRANGEMORE - Born to Mary Gould and Scott Strangemore of St. Anthony on Feb. 6, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb., 9 oz. Given names Brenden Kenneth Clayton.

SIMMS - Colleen, Gord and big brother Shane would like to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl. Emily Nicole was born at James Paton Memorial Hospital on Feb. 7, 2003, weighing 9 lb., 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Lomond and Beryl Keefe and Bill and Millie Simms of St. Anthony. Many special thanks to Nanny Keefe for being there to take care of “all of us” during the first few weeks. It was appreciated

PILGRIM - WELLS - Born to Jennifer and Stirling of Orangeville, Ontario, on Feb. 8, 2003, a baby girl, Shauna Susan Selina, weighing 6 lb., 14 oz. Congratulations from grandparents Howard and Susan Pilgrim and Annie and Pleman Wells, Aunt Gwen and family, Aunt Barb and family, Uncle Darryl, Uncle Ron, Uncle Lewis, Uncle Alfred, and Aunt Marina and family.

MITCHELMORE - Born to Patsy and Boyd of Green Island Cove on Feb. 10, 2003, a girl, weighing 8 lb., 3 oz. Given names Amber Sonya.

THOMAS - Born to Fabian and Bernita Thomas of L’Anse au Clair on Feb. 11, 2003, a girl, weighing 9 lb., 1 oz. Given names Emma Courtney.

BESSY - Stephen, Jennifer and big brother Ryan Bessey of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter and sister, Emily Victoria. She was born on Feb. 13, 2003 at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, weighing 7 lb., 12 oz. Proud grandparents are James and Sophia Bessey of Cape Onion and Max and Elaine Dooks of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Thank you to family and friends for your love and support.

HUGHES - Big brother, Jared Austin would like to announce the birth of his little brother, Dakota Ryder, who was born 3:20 p.m. on Feb. 14, 2003 at Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, weighing 8 lb., 6 oz. Proud parents are Deborah and Darcy. Grandparents are Cecil and Dora Hughes and Stewart and Yvonne Hughes. Great grandparents are Maria and Celia Hughes.

MURRIN - Born to Nicole Murrin and Quentin Rumbolt of Mary’s Harbour on Feb. 14, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb., 2 ½ oz. Given names Jayden Samuel. A baby brother for Kylie.

TAYLOR - Born to Geraldine and Todd of St. Anthony on Feb. 18, 2003, a boy, weighing 7 lb., 7 oz. Given names Matt Justin.

WAY - Born at the Janeway Children’s Hospital in St. John’s on Feb. 20, 2003, weighing 4 lb., ½ oz, Blair Garfield, to proud parents Garfield and Casandra and big sister Samantha Ann.

SURWAH PITTMAN - Born to Deney Pittman and Ama Surwah of Ontario on Feb. 22, 2003, a baby boy, Julian Alexander Ambrose, weighing 8 lb., 10 oz. Congratulations from first-time grandmother Angela Pittman, Aunt Adelia, Aunt Allison and Aunt Anita. Also first-time great-grandparents Ambrose and Mary Mahar and Michael John and Bertha Pittman of Bird Cove, and the Surwah family of Ontario. Congratulations also come from a wide circle of family and friends.

FOWLER - Born to Elaine Normore and Daniel Fowler of L’Anse au Loup on Feb. 23, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb, 13 oz. Given names Daniel Keegan.

CURL - Born to Annette and Bradley Curl of St. Lewis on Feb. 24, 2003, a girl, weighing 7 lb., 13 oz. Given names Casandra Flora.

HUGHES - Brad and Jackie are very proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Brady John, born 10:10 a.m. on Feb. 24, 2003 at Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook, weighing 8 lb., 15 oz., a little brother for Abigail. Congratulations from proud first-time grandparents Lambert and Mona Hughes of New Ferolle, John and Effie Scanlon of Bartlett’s Harbour, great-grandmother Florence Coombs, special little cousin Kobe, proud Uncle Boris (Cathy), Aunt Honora, Brenda, Mary Ann, Elsie, Edna and Rita.

PAYNE - Born to Jevin Payne and Angelina Hefferan of Port Saunders, a boy, on Feb. 25, 2003, Gaige Steven Francis, weighing 9 lb., 13 oz. Congratulations to first-time great-grandmother Betty Payne, grandparents Belenda and Gene Payne and Agnes and Francis Gaudet. Congratulations also come from aunts, uncles and cousins.

MARCH 2003

KEATS - Born to Jessica of St. Anthony on March 1, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb., 4 oz. Given names Nicholas Justin.

SIMMS - Born to Jennifer Patey and Dean Simms of St. Anthony on March 2, 2003, a girl, weighing 7 lb., 15 oz. Given names Joanna Laurie.

HUGHES - Congratulations to Christine Burden and Wilfred Hughes on the birth of their son, Brady Roland Wilfred. He was born on March 2, 2003 at Labrador Health Centre at Goose Bay. Best wishes from Nan and Pop Hughes, Nan Burden, Trent, and Petula and cousin Tegan in Iqaluit, Northwest Territories.

GOULD - Gerald and Allison Gould are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their son, Matthew Calvin. Matthew was born on March 4, 2003 at the Misercordia Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, weighing 5 lb., 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Sophie Chambers and Noel Gibbons, and Virginia and Clarence Diamond. Also, congratulations from Uncle Tyler, great-grandparents and other family and friends.

SMITH - Savanna Barbara Smith of Kanata, Ontario would like to introduce her baby sister, Ashley Marie, who was born March 7, 2003 at 6:34 p.m., weighing 8 lb., 2 oz. at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa. Ashley is the daughter of Trudy and Sean Smith of Kanata and the granddaughter of Wilmore and Hazel Simms, St. Anthony, and William and the late Barbara Smith of Pasadena.

KINSELLA - Arthur and Belinda Kinsella are proud to announce the birth of their first grandchild, Natasha Paige, born March 7, 2003. Natasha and her parents, Ken and Laura, reside in Edmonton, Alberta. Best wishes from Nan, Pop and Aunt Charlene.

DREDGE - Born to Betty and Maxwell of Black Duck Cove on March 11, 2003, a girl, weighing 6 lb., 13 oz. Given name Sheridan. A sister for Archie.

MARTIN - Congratulations to Bonnie Martin and Charlie Kasper of Balmertown, Ontario, on the birth of their son, Evan Charles. Evan was born on March 13, 2003, weighing 7 lb., 2 oz. Love and best wishes to you all from Dad, Mil, Nan and Da.

CHEVALIER - Born to Shannon Keats and Demmie Chevalier of St. Paul’s River, PQ on March 13, 2003, a boy, weighing 7 lb., 3 oz. Given names Brady Wilson. A brother for Kelsey and grandson for Hughie and Dale, Beatrice and David.

WOODLAND - Born to Leslie Woodland and Gordie Buckle Old Fort Bay. PQ on March 14, 2003, a boy, weighing 7 lb., 8 oz. Given name Ashley.

WHITE - Born to Dulcie and Curtis of Reef’s Harbour on March 16, 2003, a girl, weighing 7 lb., 12 oz. Given name Breanna.

NOEL - Born to Kara Noel and Dawson Simms of St. Anthony on March 18, 2003, a girl, weighing 9 lb., 4 oz. Given names Victoria Alyssa.

STEVENS - Born to Pam Stevens and Carl Yetman of Mary’s Harbour on March 27, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb., 6 oz. Given names Tanner Lyndon, a baby brother for Tristan.

APRIL 2003

TAYLOR - Born to Jeanette of Raleigh on April 2, 2003, a boy, weighing 7 lb., 11 oz. Given names Jordan Hunter Christopher.

TAYLOR - Born to Jeanette Taylor of Raleigh on April 3, 2003 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, Jordan Hunter Christopher, weighing 7 lb., 11 oz. Best wishes from Grandma, Poppy, Aunt Melanie and Aunt Sue Anne.

DALEY - Nadia and Bod are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Owen Daniel Maurice, born on April 10, 2003 at Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, weighing 7 lb., 4 ½ oz. Proud grandparents are Maurice and Angeline Kelly of Port au Choix and Daniel and Sheila Daley of Riverhead. A proud welcome from your great-grandma Molly Tobin, Uncle Asa, Aunt Karen and cousin Zachary in Fort McMurray, Uncle Paul and Aunt Darlene in St. Brides, Uncle Ed, Aunt Karen and cousin Eleanor in New Gower, Ontario, and Uncle Reg, Aunt Isabella and cousins Lee and Johnny in Edmonton.

MAY 2003

NORMORE - Born to Marvin and Janice of L’Anse au Loup on May 1, 2003, a girl, weighing 7 lb. Given names Cheyanne Rosalind.

COLBOURNE - Born to Shawna of Main Brook on May 4, 2003, a girl, weighing 8 lb., 5 oz. Given names Jenna Sheradon Lynn

DALTON - “The world became a sweeter place on May 4th, 2003 when Ryan Earl was born at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. Ryan weighed 7 lb. 10 oz and is a baby brother to Ian Michael. The happy parents are Roxann (Barney) and Earl Dalton of Raleigh, North Carolina and the proud grandparents are Lily and Emmanuel Barney of L’Anse au Loup and John and Jeanie Dalton of Cape Broyle. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank everyone from “home” who called and sent cards, gifts and flowers. We really appreciate it and can’t wait for everyone to meet him!

YETMAN - Laurie-Lee Jones and Bryan Yetman of Lourdes de Balnc Sablon on May 6, 2003, a girl, weighing 7 lb., 12 oz. Given names Bryanna Destiny.

LUSH - Born to Lee and Tonia of St. Anthony on May 7, 2003, a girl, weighing 6 lb., 15 oz. Given names Claire Jane.

CAMPBELL - Born to Belit and Morley of Charlottetown on May 14, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb., 10 1/2 oz. Given names Braden Morley.

JONES - On May 17, 2003, proud parents Cathy Loder and Allan Jones welcomed the birth of their beautiful baby girl. Emily Renee was born at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario and weighed 6 lb., 2 ½ oz. Proud grandparents are Ralph and Marie Loder of Griquet and Larry and Kirkie Jones of Owen Sound, Ontario.

BOLGER - Born to Janice and Reginald of L’Anse au Loup on May 19, 2003, a boy, weighing 6 lb., 13½ oz. Given names Ryan Thomas, a baby brother for Nancy.

HARVEY - Angela Kopitoski and Michael Harvey are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Kyrsten Lynn, on May 26, 2003 at Red Deer Hospital in Alberta weighing 6 lb., 13 oz. A little sister for Michael. Best wishes from family and friends.

HARVEY - Shelly Smith and Vaden Harvey are proud to announce the arrival of their baby girl, on May 29, 2003 at Red Deer Hospital in Alberta weighing 7 lb., 11 oz. Given names Jenna Peggy. Best wishes from Mom, Nan and Pop Smith and families.

JUNE 2003

PILGRIM - Born to Katherine and Kirby of Trenton, Ontario on June 5, 2003 at Belleville General Hospital, a baby boy, Steven Gregory, weighing 9 lb., 6 ¾ oz. Congratulations and best wishes from Mom, Garry and Duane, Mam, aunts, uncles and cousins of St. Anthony Bight, Mom and Dad Swaffield, Helen, Nancy, Steven and families of Trail, British Columbia.

FOLEY REID - Born to April Foley and Bruce Reid on June 6, 2003 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, a girl named Cortni Alicia, weighing 8 lb., 4 oz. We, the proud grandparents Ben and Mary Foley, Winston and Betty Reid welcome Cortni Alicia into our lives. April is from Conche and Bruce is from Rodddickton, now residing in Irishtown, Corner Brook.

BESSEY - Shane and Shelly of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Matthew Thomas. He was born on June 6, 2003 at the Lloydminster Hospital, weighing 6 lb. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are James and Sophia Bessey of Cape Onion and Reuben and Carol Cameron of Hughendon, Alberta. Thank you to family and friends for your love and support.

CAMPBELL - Born to Paula Clark and Garrison Campbell of Charlottetown on June 17, 2003, a girl, weighing 8 lb., 2 oz. Given names Teegan Genessa.

DIAMOND - Born to Nancy and Hank of Nameless Cove on June 17, 2003, a girl, weighing 6 lb., 3 oz. Given names Sara Lily.

ALYWARD - Born to Diana Alyward and Nic Holowachuk of Conche on June 21, 2003, a boy, weighing 7 lb., 10 ½ oz. Given names Donavan Colby.

HEDDERSON - Born to Jody Hedderson and Brian Sutton of Noddy Bay on June 29, 2003, a girl, weighing 5 lb., 6 oz. Given names Sarah Mary.

BRAID - Alex and Carla are overjoyed to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Alexandria Penny. She was born June 22, 2003 at William Ofler Health Centre, Brampton Campus, weighing 7 lb. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Alfred and Beryl Burden of St. Lunaire and Robert and Wilma Braid of Orillia, Ontario.

COMPTON - Ross and Carrie Compton are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first grandchild Samuel, born to Larry and Isabelle Compton of Quebec. Samuel was born on June 25, 2003 at Hospital Haup- Richelieu, St. Jean, weighing 6 lb, 4 oz.

JULY 2003

WARD - Born to Margaret Ward and Dwayne Clarke of Norman Bay on July 3, 2003, a girl, weighing 5 lb., 4½ oz. Given names Sierra Holly.

RYAN - Born to Tara Gaslard and Greg Ryan of Port Saunders on July 3, 2003, a girl, weighing 7 lb., 3 oz. Given name Shakira.

WISEMAN - Born to Shawna Byrne and Scott Wiseman of Goose Cove on July 4, 2003, a boy, weighing 7 lb., 11oz. Given names Lucas Edward.

HUGHES - It is with pride and joy that Brendan and Corey welcome Madeline Jenna into their lives. Maddie was born July 6, 2003 at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, ON., and weighed in at 7 lbs., 11 oz. Loretta and Douglas Hughes are the proud, first-time grandparents in NL, while Gordon Wilson of Georgia, USA is blessed with another granddaughter. Maddie has one uncle, Jason, in NL; and one aunt, Jennifer, in ON. A big welcome is extended to Maddie from a huge circle of family and friends, including her great uncle Mike and her great aunt Marie.

CASSELL - Born to Maxine and Kevin of Roddickton on July 7, 2003, a boy, weighing 9 lb., 9 oz. Given names Joshua Maxwell Wesley.

CHAMBERS GENGE - Tobi Chambers and Bud Genge are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Jarod Thomas, born on July 12, 2003, weighing 9 lb., 11oz., 20.75” tall.

WAY - Born to Vicki Toope and Cleon Way of Pond Cove on July 12, 2003, a girl, weighing 7 lb. Given names Jorja Louise.

DEMPSTER - Born to Lynn and Galen Dempster of Flowers Cove on July 14, 2003, a baby girl, weighing 7 lb., 13 ½ oz. 22.5" high. Given names Sara Leanne. Proud grandparents are Roland and Patsy Way and Elizabeth (the late Dudley) Dempster.

MARON - Born to Sheena and Robin of St. Anthony on July 15, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb., 11 ¾ oz. Given names Jordan Samuel Chyphea.

WAY - Trent and Bonnie Way are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful daughter, Kaitlyn Della Tisa. Kaitlyn was born on July 16, 2003 at the Janeway Children’s Hospital in St. John’s, weighing 5 lb., 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Clarence and Nancy Way and Carl and Maria Gould. Also congratulations from Aunt Tisa, great-grandparents and other family and friends.

PILGRIM - Born to Jennifer and Trevor of St. Anthony Bight on July 18, 2003, a girl, weighing 8 lb., ½ oz. Given names Harley Ruth.

CULL - Born to Charmaine and Cephas of Great Brehat on July 23, 2003, a girl, weighing 9 lb., 8 ½ oz. Given name Chloe.

GIBBONS - Born to Carol and Jimmy of Paradise on July 24, 2003, a boy, weighing 6 lb., 1oz. Given names William James.

ANDREWS - Sandy and Terry are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Mikyla Daphne, a sister for Megan, on July 28, 2003 at High Level General Hospital, Alberta weighing 7 lb. Proud grandparents are Alonzo and Loretta Bessey of St. Anthony and Gus and Jean Andrews of Ship Cove.

August 2003

GENGE - Congratulations to Nadine and Jeff on the birth of their daughter, Sydney Anna, who was born at the Flowers Cove Health Centre on Aug. 1, 2003, weighing 7 lb., 12 oz. Big brother Jonah is very happy to have a little sister. Love and best wishes from proud grandparents Winnie and Stan Genge of Deadman’s Cove, Eileen and Alton Bonnell of Forrester’s Point and a large number of family and friends.

RANDELL - Born to Renee Randell of Bide Arm and Brian Weir of Roddickton on Aug. 2, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb., 1 oz. Given names Cody Brian Maxwell.

FILLIER - Born to Janice and Steve of Englee on Aug. 2, 2003, a boy, weighing 9 lb., 1 oz. A baby brother for Tanner.

NEWELL - Born to Michele Hodder and Gary Newell of St. Anthony on Aug. 11, 2003, a girl, weighing 8 lb., 10 oz. Given names Hayley Paige.

HOPKINS - Born to Bonnie Hopkins and Derrick Fillier of Englee on Aug. 11, 2003, a girl, weighing 8 lb., 7 oz.

GOULD - Congratulations to Vanessa and Glenn Gould on the birth of their son, Keegan Ralph, born at Missacordia, Edmonton, Alberta on Aug. 22, 2003, weighing 6 lb., 5 oz. Grandparents are Ralph and the late Vina White and Ethel and Clyde Gould. Love from the Gould and White families.

PARRILL - Mervin and Cheyann Parrill of Edmonton, Alberta are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Logan Keith, a little brother for Zachary. He was born on Aug. 26, 2003 at Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton at 5:46 a.m., weighing 8 lb., 8 oz, 19 ¼" long. Proud grandparents are Christopher and Shirley Hughes of Green Island Brook and Stewart and Juanita Parrill of Eddies Cove East. Logan Keith is now waiting for his first trip to Newfoundland which will be at Christmas.

COOMBS - Born to Nicole Genge and Scott Coombs of Shoal Cove West on Aug. 27, 2003, a baby girl, weighing 8 lb., 2 ½ oz, with a length of 53 cm. Given name Andrea. Proud grandparents are Erwin and Dorcas Genge and Mahala (the late Ed) Coombs.

WELLS - On Aug. 27, 2003 Chris and Nadine were blessed with the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Emily Dianne, weighing in at 7 lb., 11 oz. She was born at Janeway Hospital in St. Johns. Proud grandparents are Felix and Salome Simmonds and Wilson and Phyllis Wells. Special wishes from all her cousins, aunts and uncles.

SEPTEMBER 2003

CAMPBELL - Born to Wavey Ward of Port Hope Simpson and Aubrey Campbell of Pinsent’s Arm on Sept. 2, 2003, a boy, weighing 6 lb. Given names Ryan Aubrey. A baby brother for Selina and Natalie.

PIKE - Born to Sherry and Robert Pike of Kitchener Ontario, a baby boy weighing 9 ½ lb. Caden Ronald Bernard was born on September 4, 2003 . Proud grandparents are Bernard and Josephine Jones of Croque and Ronald and Shirley Pike of Red Bay.

HEDDERSON - Born to Flossie and Denley of Noddy Bay on Sept. 4, 2003, a boy, weighing 7 lb., 3 oz. Given names River Truman.

HYNES DENNIS - Congratulations to Dara Hynes and Chris Dennis on the birth of their son, Christopher John Raymond, who was born at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital in Ontario on Sept. 5, 2003, weighing 3 lb., 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Irene, Raymond, Gail, Eldon and Darlene. Love from great grandparents Vivian, Stedman and Ethel. Love and best wishes from family and friends.

WAY - Congratulations to Chad and Natasha Way on the birth of their daughter, Tori Ethel, who was born on Sept. 6, 2003, weighing 8 lb., 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Elijah and Cicely Way of Savage Cove and Dudley and Phyllis Moores of Flowers Cove.

DREDGE - Born to Melissa and Stanley of St. Anthony on Sept. 8, 2003, a boy, weighing 6 lb., 11 oz. Given names Kyle Stanley.

SIMMS - Congratulations to Sherry and Bob Simms on the birth of their son, Aaron Edgar, on Sept. 12, 2003 in Belleville, Ontario. Aaron weighed 9 lb., 1 oz. Big brother Mitchell is very happy to have a little brother. Love and best wishes from proud grandparents, Shirley and Truman Coates of St. Anthony, Elsie and Alwyn Simms of St. Anthony Bight and a large number of family and friends.

RUMBOLT - Born to Jason and Roxanne Rumbolt, a baby girl at Peel Memorial, Brampton, Ontario. Shanea Joann arrived on Sept. 18, 2003, weighing 6 lb., 15 oz. Congratulations from a very proud Aunt Joan, grandparents Nancy and Bern Rumbolt, Yvonne and Lambert Applin, great-grandparents Jane Williams and Charlotte Rumbolt, and lots of family and friends.

WAY - Born to Kim and Darryl of Savage Cove on Sept. 20, 2003, a girl, weighing 8 lb., 13 oz. Given names Chloe Yvette. A baby sister for Owen.

FILLIER - Congratulations to Joanne and Darren on the birth of their daughter, Sarah Rose, who was born at the Bulkley Valley Hospital, Smithers, BC, on September 24, 2003, weighing 7 lb., 4 oz. Brother Kevin is very happy to have a little sister. Grandparents are Rod and Beatrice Fillier, and John and the late Margaret Rose. Love and best wishes from families and friends.

WAY - Born to Denise and Monty of Flowers Cove on Sept. 25, 2003, a girl, weighing 7 lb., 7 oz. Given names Leya Ryan.

KIELLY - Michael Simmonds and Jocelyn Kielly are proud to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Kersten Amy. She was born on Sept. 30, 2003 at the Baffin Regional Hospital in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Proud grandparents are Cyril and Maude Simmonds of St. Anthony and Stewart and Bernice Kielly of St. Mary’s Bay.

OCTOBER 2003

COLBOURNE - Born to Tammy and Shane of St. Anthony on Oct. 2, 2003, a boy, weighing 9 lb., 3 oz. Given names Shannon Allen George.

PILGRIM - Born to April Pilgrim and Alsdair Dawe of Griquet on Oct. 3, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb. Given names Alexander James.

FITZGERALD-CARROLL - Born to Sheila Fitzgerald and Jamie Carroll of Roddickton on Oct. 3, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb., 13 oz. Given name Andrew.

HUGHES - Congratulations to Brada Hughes of New Ferolle on the birth of her son, Caleb Lomen, who was born at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Oct. 3, 2003 at 1:02 a.m., weighing 9 lb., 6 oz. and measuring 20inches long. Proud first time grandparents are Lomen and Lorie Hughes of New Ferolle and proud Uncle Keon, also of New Ferolle.

DUMAS - Born to Cindy and Bryce of Lourdes de Blanc Sablon on Oct. 6, 2003, a girl weighing 8 lb., 9 ½ oz. Given names Danielle Nicole. A baby brother for Kameron.

YOUNG - Born to Paula of Port au Choix on Oct. 7, 2003, a girl weighing 9 lb., 5 oz. Given names Bailey Voilet.

GILBERT - Bart Gilbert and Kaye Strickland are pleased to announce the arrival of their new bundle of joy. Julia May Blanche was born on Oct. 8, 2003 at 2:20 p.m., weighing 8 lb., 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Ronald and Blanche Strickland of St. Anthony and Ivan and Myrtle Gilbert of Labrador City.

JOHNSON - Wendy, Ed and big brother Donovan are thrilled to announce the arrival of Ciaran Norman Alan. Ciaran was born Oct. 27, 2003 at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax and weighed 8 lb., 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Alan and Joy Robinson of Corner Brook and Norm and Ruby Johnson of St. Anthony.

HANCOCK - On Oct. 28, 2003 at 4:20 p.m., Terri-Lynn and Bill were blessed with a beautiful baby boy. Terrence was born at Central Newfoundland Hospital in Grand Falls-Windsor, weighing 10 lb., 11 oz. Congratulations from very proud grandparents Cora and Glen Snow, St. Anthony and Liz and Terry Porter, Botwood, great-grandparents Nan and Pop Hancock, Roddickton, Nan and Pop Rees, Botwood, and a circle of aunts and uncles. “A little bundle of joy sent from heaven.”

MAY - Born to Cindy and Todd of Roddickton on Oct. 31, 2003, a girl, weighing 7 lb., 15 oz. Given names Hannah Sophia. A baby sister for Andrew.

PATEY-DAVIS - Born to Carolann Patey and Brent Davis of St. Anthony/Cartwright on Oct. 31, 2003, a boy, weighing 7 lb., 4 oz. Given names Brayden Anthony Curtis.

ROSE/ HARE - Congratulations to Wendy Rose and Gary Hare of Burgeo on the birth of their daughter, Nikki Anne, who was born at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook on Oct. 31, 2003, weighing 8 lb., 7 ½ oz. Grandparents are Joyce and James Rose of Port au Choix and the late Bill and Annie Hare of Burgeo.

NOVEMBER 2003

RUMBOLT - Austin and Tracey Rumbolt, formerly of Mary’s Harbour, Labrador, are very pleased and excited to announce the birth of their first child, James David, on Nov. 8, 2003 at Whitehorse General Hospital, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, weighing 7 lb., 7 oz. Austin is the son of David and the late Celie Rumbolt of Mary’s Harbour and Tracey is the daughter of the late James and Dulcie Short of Port aux Basques. The couple have been residing in Whitehorse since November 2003. James is very excited about seeing his Grandpa Rumbolt in May and sends him many hugs and kisses.

WAY - Born to Blair and Amanda, a beautiful baby girl, Rachel Jessica, weighing 7 lb., 12 oz. Rachel Jessica was born Nov. 19, 2003 in Lloydminster, Alberta. Love and best wishes come from proud grandparents Laverne and Dan Way and Madeline and Len Wellman, Aunt Beverly and Aunt Roxane.

APPLIN - Matthew Cole was born on Nov. 25, 2003 at the Royal Alex Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, to proud parents, Cathy and Craig, with his special guardian angel Nicholas watching over from heaven.

TUCKER - Born to Delenda Tucker and Peter Stevens of Main Brook on Nov. 30, 2003, a girl weighing 8 lb., 10 oz. Given names Alexandra Eunice Hildegard.

DECEMBER 2003

PYNN - Born to Gary and Candace of Quipon on Dec. 1, 2003, a girl weighing 8 lb., 8 oz. Given names Alishia Rose.

GENGE - Ashley and Tracy are proud to announce the safe arrival to their daughter, Chloe Leanne, born on Dec. 1, 2003 at Misacordia Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, weighing 8 lb., 6 oz., a baby sister for Brady. Proud grandparents are Arthur and Laverne Genge of Anchor Point and Lambert and Dianne Noseworthy of Green Island Brook

PAYNE - Kimberley Hutchings and Michael Payne are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Cameron Michael, born on Dec. 5, 2003 at Western Memorial Hospital, weighing 8 lb., 5 oz. A baby brother for Kyle. Congratulations from Nan and Pop Hutchings in Deer Lake, Nan and John Payne in Parsons Pond and Pop Payne in Port Saunders.

COLBURNE - Renee and Cory are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Cruze Montel, on Dec. 9, 2003 at Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, weighing 7 lb., 11 oz. Proud grandparents are Bill and Evelyn Kippenhuck of Port Hope Simpson and Wesley and Elizabeth Colbourne of St. Anthony.

POWELL - Born to Tracy Powell and Marlon Couche of St. Anthony on Dec. 11, 2003, a boy weighing 7 lb., 5 oz. Given names Alexander Lorne. A baby brother for Tyler.

ROBERTS - Congratulations to Anna and Craig on the arrival of their beautiful baby boy. Cameron Alexander was born on Dec. 11, 2003 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, weighing 8 lb., 8 oz, measuring 22 inches long. Grandparents are Clyde and Marilyn Roberts of Flowers Cove and Rita Ranger of Chateau, Quebec.

BOUDREAU - Rosemarie White and Daniel Boudreau are proud parents of a baby boy, 5 lb., 15 oz., born Dec. 11, 2003 at Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in Fort McMurray, AB. Given names Dakotah Daniel Clyde. Best wishes from grandparents Clyde and Lavenia White of Sandy Cove and Mr. and Mrs. Boudreau of Ontario, families and friends.

LAVERS - Congratulations to Jennifer and Desmond Lavers and big brother Jamie on the arrival of the newest member to their family. Landon Joshua Henry was born on Dec. 12, 2003 at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife, NWT. He weighed 8 lb., 6.5 oz. and measured 19.5 inches. Congratulations from proud grandparents James and Shirley Dobbin, Aunt Jessica and proud grandparents Joseph and Hilda Lavers, all of Port au Choix.

JONES - Born to Tania Keats and Wade Jones of Forteau on Dec. 16, 2003, a boy, weighing 10 lb., 3 ½ oz. Given names James Alexander (Sonny). A baby brother for Kali and Amie.

WHITE - On Dec. 18, 2003 there was a new addition to the White family. Tammy and Jason White are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Kailee. Brandon, the big brother, was especially excited. Kailee was born at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, weighing 9 lb. Proud grandparents are Anthony and Jessie White and George and Lucy White. Great-grandmothers are Irene Chambers and Selina White, and great-grandfather is Anthony White Sr. Best wishes to Tammy, Jason, Brandon and Kailee for a happy future.

RICKS/ROBERTS - Vanessa Ricks and Glen Roberts are the proud parents of a baby girl, 7 lb. 14.9 oz., born Dec. 21, 2003 at Janeway Hospital in St. John’s. Given names Laura Rose. Congratulations and best wishes from family and friends.

STRYDE - Born to Carol Rumbolt and Shawn Stryde of St. Anthony on Dec. 28, 2003, a girl, weighing 9 lb., 4 oz. Given names Krista Cecelia.

SMITH - Born to Tanya Smith and Jody Chevalier of St. Paul’s River, PQ on Dec. 29, 2003, a girl, weighing 8 lb. Given names Jada Eileen.

APPLIN - Congratulations to Serena and Chuck Applin on the birth of their daughter, Carly Leah, who was born on Dec. 29, 2003 in Edmonton, Alberta, weighing 8 lb., 12 oz. Big brother Ryan is very happy to have a little sister. Proud grandparents are Douglas and Linda Gibbons of St. Barbe, Kirby and Marina Applin of Shoal Cove West. Family and friends join in wishing you both the best of happiness with your daughter.

GIBBONS - Born to Amanda Fowler and Ricky T. Gibbons of Capstan Island on Dec. 30, 2003, a boy, weighing 8 lb. Given names Matthew Ricky.

RUMBOLT - Born to Jacqueline and Timothy of Mary’s Harbour on Dec. 31, 2003, a boy, weighing 7 lb., 12 oz. Given names Brady Timothy.

 

 

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