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The Telegram Births
April 2000

 

Anderson / O'Brien
Mike and Jocelyn Anderson (O'Brien) are thrilled to announce the arrival of a beautiful baby girl on April 25, 2000 at 11:10 pm at the Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta. Proud first time grandparents are Ben and Carmel O'Brien of Kilbride and second time grandparents Fred and Judy Anderson, Paradise. Also delighted at the birth are great-grandmothers Bride Gearin of Fahey's Nursing Home, Fermeuse and Diana Anderson, St. John's.

Bailey / Bright
Perry and Beverley (Bright) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Tyler Thomas arrived at 7:59 am on April 1st, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital, weighting 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Maisie and Cecil Bright of Wabush and Boyd and Beatrice Bailey of North Harbour. Special thanks to Drs. Tenant, Kwa and Pike. Lots of hugs and kisses to Daddy, Nanny Bright and Heather for being such great coaches.

Barnable / Lush
Steven and Joanne are overjoyed to announce the birth of Matthew's baby brother, Thomas William Stanley, on April 3rd, 2000, weighing 4 lbs. 12 ¾ ozs. Thomas is welcomed with love by grandparents Stan and Frances Barnable, William and Lorraine Lush, great-grandmother Anna Lush, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Many thanks to Drs. Crane, Bennett, Aziz, and their teams, the staff of the caseroom, 2nd floor, and the NICU, also Ann, Donna and Ruby from the Maternal/Fetal Assessment Unite, to family and friends, especially Beverly, your love, support and prayers will always be remembered.
"Matthew and Thomas we hold in our arms, Suzanne we hold in our hearts. The miracle of a new life is a very precious gift."

Beckett / Thomas
Natalie and Wade are thrilled to announce the arrival of our handsome dark haired son, Noah Matthew, April 16th, 2000 at 4:29 pm at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook. Many thanks to Dr. Margaret Culliton and all nurses who helped during our stay. Proud grandparents Fred and Susan Thomas of Corner Brook and Max and Phyllis Beckett.

Brenton / Sheaves
Aubrey and Barbara (Sheaves) would like to announce the birth of their first child, a little boy!!! Noah Allan John was born on April 17th, 2000 at 7:56 pm and weighed 8 lbs. ¼ oz. He is welcomed by his proud grandparents, Evelyn and Nelson Sheaves of Port aux Basques and Henry and Bernice Brenton of Burin, his great-grandmother Hattie Bateman, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Many thanks to Drs. LaCelle and Verge and to the wonderful nurses on the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital. Daddy is so delighted about the new addition to his All Star Soccer Team.

Burke / Pike
With thanks to God, Carolyn (Pike) and Glenn are thrilled at announce the birth of their first child, a wonderful little son, Peter Glenn. Peter arrived on April 4th, 2000 at 2:55 pm at Carbonear General Hospital, and weighed 9 lbs. 10 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Florence Button and James Pike of Carbonear and Albert and Frances Burke of Victoria. Peter is the first nephew for Aunties Rachelle (Uncle Bob), Robyn, Kelly (Bruce) and Wendy. Special thanks to all of our family and friends for their love, prayers and beautiful gifts. Peter sends a special thank you to Auntie Rachelle R .N. for her pre and post natal support and to Daddy for always being there.

Clements / Kieley
Rick, Karen and big brother Reagan are thrilled to announce the arrival of Parker Richard, born on April 24th, 2000, weighing 10 lbs, ½ ozs. Lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents John and Rita Kieley and Richard and Anita Clements. Special thanks to Drs. Pike and Pugh, caseroom and obstetrics staff and a very special thank you to NICU staff for their excellent care, as well as, coaches Aunt Laurie and daddy.

Coffey / McGrath
Chuck and Margie (nee McGrath) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Lucas Edward born April 7th, 2000, approx. 8:38 am, weighing in at 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Edward McGrath and Charles and Margaret Coffey. A very special thanks going to Dr. Joan Crane, Dr. O'Leary and caseroom nurse Regina McGrath We would also like to thank nurses Ann, Donna and Ruby on the Maternal Assessment Unit. Mommy and Daddy would like to extend many thanks to all friends and family who helped to make my arrival so special.

Cole / Morgan
Jason, Trudy (Morgan), and big brother Christopher are happy to announce the arrival of Emma Charlotte on April 4th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Donald and Joan Morgan, Kathleen and Jim Foley, and Nelson Cole. Many thanks to Dr. Bob Miller and the nurses at the Grace, especially Sue, Lisa and Annette in the birthing room.

Cole / Morrissey
Michael, Kimberley and big brother Wyatt would like to announce to their family and friends in Newfoundland, the birth of Noah Francis. Noah was born at the Northern Lights Regional Hospital in Fort McMurray, Alberta, on April 24th, 2000 at 11:10 am, weighing 9 lbs. 5 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Leo and Clarice Morrissey of Brigus, Jean Cole of St. John's, and Poppy Cole who is watching Noah from heaven. A notice to all family and friends to watch your mailboxes for pictures!!!

Cranford / Young
Jamie, Melanie (Young) and big sister Brianna are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of the second Mainlander in the family, Lauryn Taylor, weighing 6 lbs. 5 ozs., on April 19th, 2000 at Langley Memorial Hospital, Langley, BC. Proud grandparents are Clarence Jr. and Lorraine Cranford of Brigus Junction and Keith and Anne Young of Mount Pearl.

Crewe / Marsh
Bradley and Tracey (Marsh) would like to announce the arrival at Etobicoke General Hospital of their first child, a girl, Emma Elizabeth, on April 28th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Elizabeth and Winston Marsh of Etobicoke (formerly of Mount Pearl) and Elizabeth and Ford Crewe of Mount Pearl and special great-grandmother Mae Rogers of St. John's.

Critch / Cook
It's a Boy! Thomas Charles
hopped into Tonya Jane (T-Jay) (nee Cook) and Douglas' life in Austin, Texas at 4:12 am, Easter Saturday, April, 22nd, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. All are happy and healthy. Overjoyed grandparents Stan and Nancy Cook, Susan Knight and Ronnie Barr, Gerald Critch and Victoria O'Dea. Thrilled aunts and uncles; Cori-Jane (nee Cook, Fluffy) and Paul Radford, Treena (nee Rowe) and Stanley Cook and Stephanie Critch. Thomas also has great-grandmother Kathleen Orton and Margaret Knight and great-aunt Lol. Sincere thank you to all at the Renaissance Woman's Group for all the support and kindness.

Ellsworth / Dearing
Brian and Glenda (Dearing) are proud to announce the birth of their son Brian Liam, at the Grace General Hospital on April 11th, 2000 at 4:41 am., weighing 7 lbs. 2 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Everett and Marie Dearing and Daniel and Winnie Ellsworth. Special thanks to Drs. Tennent and Cooper and the Nursing staff at the Grace for their excellent care. Mommy and Liam thank Daddy for all his patience, love, support and great coaching. Mommy and Daddy would like to especially thank close friend Angela Currie for also being an excellent coach, we couldn't have done it without you.

Fahey / Greene
Born April 15th, 2000 at 9:33 am to Sheila and John, an 8 lb 12 ozs., little brother for Isabella, Robert Nathaniel. Proud grandparents are John and Mary Fahey and Richard and Maureen Greene. Thanks to Dr. Carolyn Few, and to all the Grace Hospital Staff.

Follett / Bell
Bill and Tina (nee Bell) and big sis Alicia Marie, are proud to announce the safe arrival of their second precious baby girl, Brianna Lynn, born April 22nd, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Paul and Georgina Bell, Mount Pearl and Linda and the late William Follett, Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. C. Pike and her team, Dr. Tennent and staff of the caseroom and obs. floor for their support and care.

Foote / Smith
Big brother Will along with Mom and Dad (Donna and Bill) wish to announce the early, but safe arrival, of his baby sister, Erica Beverly, born on the 5th April, 2000, 6lbs. 8 ozs.. Proud grandparents Harold and Lillian Smith (St. John's) and Bill and Beatrice Foote (Mount Pearl). Special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea, Dr. Lynn Dwyer, Dr. Kelly Bennett and Dr. Tom Strand. Also thanks to all the caseroom and 2nd floor nursing staff.

Foss / Fifield
Bill, Tracey (Fifield) and big brother James are delighted to announce the arrival of Emily Maxine, born April 29th, 2000 at 6:18 am at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ¼ ozs. Emily is welcomed by grandparents Douglas and Maxine Fifield of Mount Pearl, Jim and Clarice Foss of Dildo, Trinity Bay, and great-grandparents Wilson and Annie Fifield of Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Bannister, Dr. Bennett, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Forward, and the nursing staff of the 2nd and 4th floors.

Galway / Breen
Liam Michael
-Born April 10th, 2000, at 4:17 am to proud new parents Rhonda Marie Breen and Christopher Scott Galway. A special thank you to the Grace Hospital caseroom staff, especially nurses Dawn, Donna and Annette, and to Dr. Few, Dr. Bartellas and Dr. Power for their outstanding support.
"The heart is the toughest part of the body, tenderness is in the hands."- Carolyn Forche.

Glynn / Courtney
Jeff and Melissa are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Joshua Patrick, born February 29th, 2000. Proud first time grandparents are Leonard and Blanche Courtney of Tors Cove, Elizabeth Glynn of Goulds and Nicholas Glynn of Bay Bulls. Special thanks to Drs. Bennett, Will and Roche, 2nd floor nursing staff at the Grace, and caseroom nurses Karen Fanning and aunt Donna. Also, Joshua would like to thank Daddy and Nanny Courtney for being there for Mommy.

Glynn / McHugh
Kenneth and Valerie (McHugh) and Big Sis Lauren are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy. Noah Christian Michael was born on April 18th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Noah is proudly welcomed by his grandparents Raymond and Nora McHugh, Marysvale and Aloysius and Margaret Glynn, Bay Bulls. Special thanks to Dr. Roache and her team, as well as the 2nd and 4th floor nursing staff at the Grace. Mommy and Noah especially thank Daddy and Lauren for all their love and support.

Griba / Peddle
Born to Kristine (Peddle) and Peter Griba, a son, Nicholas Hans, 7 lbs. 10 ozs., on April 27th, 2000, in Calgary. First grandchild for Bill and Heddy Peddle of St. John's, NL, and second grandchild for Joan Whitten, Vancouver, and Walter Griba, Victoria. Great-grandmothers Mildred Peddle and Ingrid Tode, both residing at the Glenbrook Lodge in St. John's, share in the joy of this newest addition to the family.

Green / Higgins
Stephen and Jill (Higgins) are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious son, Dylan James. Dylan was born on April 14th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Allan and Nancy Green, and Jim and Janice Higgins. Welcome little one.

Guy / Gosling
It's a Girl! Jerry and Jennifer (Gosling) and big brother Nathan are proud to announce the birth of Victoria Frances, born April 7th, 2000 at 0226 am, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Anita Guy of Mount Pearl and Bob and Frances Gosling of Bloomfield, Bonavista Bay. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Marina, Dr. Burton and Dr. Strand for Victoria's safe delivery, as well as, Dr. Roche for her excellent prenatal care. Nathan would like to thank his Nannies for all of their love and attention.

Hall / Farrugia
Born April 20th, 2000 at St. Luke's Hospital, Pieta, Malta, a son, Benjamin Robert Anthony Farrugia, first child of Rebecca Hall-Farrugia (formerly of St. John's) and Aldo Farrugia of Zebbug, Malta, weight 6 lbs. 10 ozs. Ben is the first grandchild for Pauline and Anthony Farrugia of Rabat, Malta and Jeanne and Bob Hall of St. John's.

Handrigan / Kennedy
Gerald and Deanne are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their son, Patrick Gerald, born April 8th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ½ ozs. Patrick is proudly welcomed by his grandparents Stephen and Carmel Handrigan, John and Marg Kennedy, and great-grandmother Frances Duggan. Patrick is blessed to share the love and prayers of many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A sincere thank you is extended to Dr. Patrick O'Shea, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and all the nurses on the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital. Mommy and Patrick say a very special thank you to Daddy for taking such good care of them.

Harte / Power
Brianna Marie
, our beautiful little angel, arrived on April 25th, 2000 at 5:12 pm., weighing in at 8 lbs. 13 ozs., to first time proud parents Brian and Sonia (Power). Special thanks to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Cheryl Pugh, caseroom and second floor nurses for their excellent care. Special thanks to Aunt Hannah and Daddy for their excellent coaching. Mommy couldn't have done it without you.

Healey / Ivany
Jim and Heather (Ivany) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Sean William, born April 25th, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. First grandchild for Clotilde and Brendan Healey of St. John's and ninth for Mildred and Munden Ivany of Garand Falls. Special thanks to Drs. Ripley and Pike for their wonderful prenatal care and to Dr. Roche and team, nurse Joan Dalton and all the nurses of the caseroom neonatal and maternity ward for their excellent care. Many thanks to family and friends for your gifts and best wishes. Mom and Sean especially thank Dad for all his love and support.

Hong / Jenkins
Dean, Cheryl and big sister Emily are delighted to announce the birth of Jack Edward on April 28th 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Welcomed with love by grandparents Dr. Kim and Emilia Hong of St. John's, and Albert and Carol Jenkins of Bay Roberts, Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and the supportive nursing staff at the Grace General Hospital.

Joy / Crawley
Stephen and Corrine (nee Crawley) are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Joshua Reginald Brian, born on April 15th, 2000, at 5:05 pm at the Sturgeon Hospital, St. Albert, Alberta, weighing in at a healthy 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Brian and Ruth Joy of St. John's, Paulette Warford of Foxtrap and Joshua's Guardian Angel looking down from heaven, his grandfather, Reginald.

Kearley / Collins
Dale, Lori (Collins) and big sister Madison are thrilled to announce the arrival of another beautiful baby girl. Olivia Florence Anne weighted 8 lbs. 9 ozs., and arrived on April 3rd, 2000 at the I.W.K. Grace Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Proud grandparents are Dale Collins, Keith Collins (Sandy) and Sylvia Francis (Freeman) of St. John's and Roy Kearley (Judy) of Ottawa. Special thanks to family and friends for all the thoughtful cards and gifts.

Kennedy / Eddy
Gary and Julie are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy! Alexander Chesley was born at the Grace General Hospital on April 9th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Edwin and Winnifred Kennedy of Long Pond and Ross and Allison Eddy of Upper Gullies. Sincere thanks to Dr. Jeff White for his excellent prenatal and delivery care. Thanks also to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Kamra, Dr. Hayward, as well as nurses Margaret Ann, Ramona, and Sandra for their assistance in delivering Alexander.

Kennedy / Hobeika
Born to Ed and Christine on April 8th, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital, a precious wee girl, Cara Sofia Hobeika Kennedy. Welcomed by grandparents Helen and Fabian Kennedy, Julia and Chuck Hobeika and great-grandfather Lawrence Hiscock. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz, caseroom staff and Aunt Allison. Bellissima Bambina!

Kennedy / Joy
Norman, Brenda (Joy) and big brothers Matthew and Liam are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Jacob Patrick, he was born on April 22nd, 2000 at the Grace Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents are Norman and Bernadette Kennedy and Michael and Carmel Joy, all of Conception Harbour. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady and clinical clerk Chauntelle Reid, and especially nurse Donna Waterman, who blessed us with her presence on all three deliveries. Mommy and Jacob also thank daddy for all his help and support.

Kerr / Jeans
Brian and Tanya (Jeans) and big brother William are thrilled to announce the safe arrival on April 6th, 2000, of David Robert, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. David is the second handsome grandson for Bob and Midge Kerr, and Bill and Margie Jeans. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent and his team for their excellent care.

King / Dohey
Tony and Cheryl (nee Dohey) are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Ryan Alexander, born April 22nd, 2000 at Rockyview General Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, weighing 7lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Spencer and Louise King of St. John's, Agnes Dohey of Holyrood and great-grandmother Anna King of Mount Pearl.

Knox / Dove
Bill, Cindy (nee Dove) and big sister Katelyn would like to announce the safe arrival of Liam James, born April 29th, 2000 at 3:16 am at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents William and Martina Knox, St. Brendan's and Joan Dunphy, St. John's. Special thanks to the 4th floor caseroom nurses, Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Tennent.

Lane / Bedford
With lots of hugs and kisses, Aaron welcomes his little brother, Joel Nicholas Martin. Joel arrived at 7:48 am on April 4th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ½ ozs. Proud parents are Martin and Jackie. Sharing our joy are Allen and Nellie Bedford (Paradise) and Tom and Anita Lane (Catalina). Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and the nurses in the caseroom for Joel's speedy but safe arrival. Also lots of love to Daddy,-we couldn't have done it without you.

Langdon / Rabbitts
Gail (Rabbitts), Darryl and big brothers Grant and Cameron are pleased to announce the safe arrival of a baby girl. Jennifer Faith was born at the Grace General Hospital on April 20th, 2000 at 12 :47 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Welcoming Jennifer are her grandparents Bob and Betty Langdon, David and Marilyn Rabbitts and Pat Rabbitts and Tom Murphy, all of St. John's. Many thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea, Dr. Patti Power and all the nurses in the caseroom.

Linehan / Brown
Born to Jim and Mary Lou (nee Brown), a son, James William, on April 14th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs. His arrival was greeted by big brother, Matthew; big sister; Katie; grandparents; Sam and Agnes Well and James and Marie Linehan. Thanks to the staff of the Grace, especially Aileen on the 2nd floor and Donna on the 4th floor.

Lundrigan / Power
Born on April 5th, 2000 to Annette and Edward Lundrigan of St. John's, Mackenzie William, 7 lbs. 6 ½ ozs., at the Grace Hospital. Proud grandparents are Sarah Lundrigan of Marystown, and Howard and Madonna Power of O'Donnell's, S.M.B.. Many thanks to nurses of 2nd and 4th floors, especially Dr. Kathleen Halley and nurse Linda.

Maguire / Downey
Michael and Stella (nee Downey) were blessed on Easter Sunday, 23rd April, 2000, with the birth of a third daughter, Maura Roisin, weighing in at a healthy 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Big sisters Niamh and Deirdre send thanks to the Easter Bunny. Mom and Dad thank Dr. Few, Nurse Donna, and all the staff at the Grace who helped and cared.

Maher / Whitten
Gerard and Rosemary (nee Whitten) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Jessica Rose, born April 4th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Agnes Whitten of Torbay, and Mary Maher of Flatrock. Special thanks to Dr. C. Pike, Dr. C. Pugh, Dr. Seviour, Dr. Stand, 2nd floor and caseroom staff at Grace General Hospital.

McKeown / Duggan
Norah and Dave are delighted to announce the arrival of their second son, a brother for Brody! Gary Andrew Phelps McKeown was born on April 13th, 2000 at 8:40 am at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, weighing 8 lbs. 6.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Norah Duggan and Heidi and Bert Davis of St. John's. Gary also has two special Guardian Angels to watch over him; grandfathers Gary McKeown and Peter Duggan. Special thanks to Dr. Stephen Darcy, nurse Mary Philpott and all the OBS staff for their care.

Mills / Reid
Leon and Jacqueline (Reid) - A little sister for Madison. Born on April 8th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 2 1/3 ozs. Our beautiful Sydney Joy became the newest member of our family. Proud grandparents are Ambrose and Mary Mills of Fleur-De-Lys, Robert Reid of St. John's and Lillian Reid, our special Guardian Angel. Many thanks to nurse Annette and Daddy for the delivery and to Dr. Kathleen Halley for all her pre and post natal care. Also, Madison wants to say thanks to auntie Bee, uncle Charlie and aunt Darlene who cared for her while Mommy was in hospital. Also, many thanks to family and friends for your gifts and best wishes.

Northover / English
Doug and Michelle are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Claire Elizabeth, born on April 21st, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Jim and Alice English of Topsail and Eric and Boyna Northover of Shoal Harbour. Special thanks to the nursing staff at the Grace for their excellent care.

Olford /Lynch
Melissa and Russell are proud to announce the arrival of their little princess Janessa April Marie, born at the Grace Hospital on April 4th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud 1st time grandparents Gary and Joan Olford, Colin and July Lynch of Paradise. First time great-grandparents Edmund and Mary Olford. Second time great-grandparents Roland and Dorothy Clarke, the 11th great-grandchild for Chesley and Victoria (Queen) Lynch. Special thanks to Dr. Bennett, Dr. Seviour, Dr. MacIntyre, Dr. Galway and the nursing staff, for the safe arrival of our little girl. Special thanks to daddy for being a wonderful coach on our special day.

O'Neill / Lambe
John and Leslie (nee Lambe) are delighted to announce the birth of their precious little girl, Kiley Courtney. Kiley was born on April 15th, 2000 weighing 7 lbs. 7 ¼ ozs., at the Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Proud grandparents are John and Mary O'Neill and Jim and Frances Lambe, all of St. John's. Special thanks to Nanny Lambe for her help and support during the labor and delivery.

Osmond / Pilgrim
Wayne and Cheryl (Pilgrim) are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Mackenzie Christian, on April 16th, 2000 at the Grace Hospital, weighing 8 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents are Vera and Clifford Pilgrim of St. Anthony. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea, the caseroom nurses, especially Lorna and to Daddy and aunt Tina for being such great coaches.

Pearce / Evans
Sherry and Jason are proud to announce the birth of their son Jason Leonard on April 19th, 2000 at 5:07 am., weighing 8 Lbs. 14 ¾ ozs., at the Grace General Hospital.

Pennell / Curtis
Louis and Viola are overjoyed to announce the birth of their first child, a healthy beautiful baby boy. Our little man, Riley Louis Michael, arrived on April 7th, 2000, at 7:06 am., weighing 8 lbs. 4 ¼ ozs. Sharing our joy are grandmothers Gertrude Curtis and Marie Pennell. We can't thank you enough for all your love and prayers. Looking down from heaven and watching over Riley are Poppy Mike and Poppy Lou. A very special thanks to Stella for all her support and coaching. Thank you for being so wonderful to us.

Pennell / Tobin
"It's a girl!"
Michael, Colleen and big brother Joshua are very proud to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Makayla Barbara Ann, born April 13th, 2000, at 9:31 am., weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandmothers are Loretta Tobin and Theresa Pennell. Many thanks to Dr. Jeff White, nurse Sheila Whalen and nursing staff at the Grace Hospital. As well, a special thanks to Daddy and best friend Hannah for being wonderful coaches. What a wonderful Easter present!

Percy / Royle
Lee and Dana (Royle) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Leah Marie arrived at 8:31 pm., on April 5th, 2000, at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Joe and Joan Royle of St. John's and Roy and Yvonne Percy of St. John's. Special thanks to Drs. Kum, Pike, Alteen and the caseroom staff, especially nurse Connie.

Perrin / Rees
Lyle and Andrea (Rees) are very happy to announce the arrival of Haley Victoria on April 16th, 2000 at the Misereacordia Hospital in Edmonton, AB. A little sister for Jessie. Happy grandparents are Dianne and Stanley Perrin and Margaret and Harold Rees of Mount Pearl.

Pike / McCarthy
Twice Blessed! Robert and Debbie (nee McCarthy) are tickled pink to announce the arrival of Robyn Lynn's little sister, Jessica Hannah, born at the Grace Hospital on April 29th, 2000 at 4:23 am., weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents are Frances and John McCarthy of Terrenceville, Isabelle Pike of St. John's and Poppy Pike and Nanny Myles watching down from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her staff. An extra special thanks to daddy for all his love and support from his "3 Girls."

Pittman / Wilkinson
Jim and Lisa (nee Wilkinson) are thrilled to announce the quick and safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy! Andrew Douglas James was born at the Grace General Hospital on April 3, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Jim and Kay Pittman and Ruby Wilkinson. Watching over Andrew from Heaven is our special Guardian Angel Poppy Doug. Also a proud great-grandmother Evelyn Spurrell. A big thank you to Dr. Roche for her pre and post natal care and Dr. Seviour, Dr. Strand and clinical clerk Kim Dewey for a safe delivery. A special thanks to nurses Joan Dalton, Lisa Daley, neo-natal staff and the second floor nurses for their excellent care. Mommy and Andrew want to send hugs and kisses to Daddy, Grandma Ruby, Aunt Sharon and Aunt Lesley for being such great coaches, we couldn't have done it without you.

Power / Knee
Stephen and Sue (Knee) joyfully announce the arrival of their first child, Erin Bridget, born April 3rd, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Aubrey and Edna Knee and for the second time, Al and Jean Power. Also great-grandmother Alice Knee. A sincere thank you to Dr. Kathleen Halley for her outstanding care and support. We are truly blessed.

Power / Mahoney
Greg. Sandra and big sister Hayley are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Liam Gregory, born April 14th, 2000 at 2:12 am., weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Catherine and Bernard Mahoney and Genie and Cyril Power. Special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea and caseroom staff, especially Dawn.

Pye / Morris
Big brother Shane, who predicted a Morris girl against all odds, joins Susan and Rick in welcoming Anna Sydney with love. Proud grandparents are Terrence and the late Gwendolyn Pye; and Sidney and Geraldine Morris, Thanks to Dr. Pike and the caseroom staff for all their help with her speedy arrival.
Paper date---April 11, 2000.

Rideout / Lewis
Rod and Lynette (Lewis) are thrilled to announce the early arrival of their precious baby boy, Andrew Joseph, at the Grace General Hospital, Wednesday, April 5th, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are David and Elizabeth Lewis and Gerald and Edna Rideout. A big hug of thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Bannister and the 2nd & 4th floor staff, but most of all for Daddy for being such a good coach.

Roberts / King
With lots of hugs and kisses, Darrell welcomes his little sister, Sarah Beth. Sarah arrived at 4:37 pm., Thursday, April 13th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud parents are Darrell and Michelle. Sharing their joy are grandparents, Maynard and Minnie King, and Sam and Joan Roberts. A sincere thank you to Drs. Pike and Pugh and the caseroom staff, especially nurse Connie at the Grace General Hospital. Thank you also to auntie Gail and Daddy.

Roche / Manning
Tim and Kelly (Manning) are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Sydney Colleen, born at the Grace General Hospital, April 1st, 2000 at 3:18 am., weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents Bernard and Marguerite Manning, Torbay and Gordon and Catherine Roche, Middle Cove, great-grandmother Elizabeth Cahill, Outer Cove. Thanks to Drs. Carlson, Roche and Tennent and all the caseroom staff, especially nurses Donna Waterman and Michelle Randell.

Rowe / Butler
Peter and Lisa are blessed with the safe, early arrival of their second precious girl on April 11th, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. ½ ozs. A little sister for Hilary. Special thanks to nurses Lorna and Lavina, and Drs. Roche and Pugh.

Royle / O'Brien
James, Valerie (O'Brien) and big brother Jack thank God for the safe arrival of Samuel Joseph, born April 27th, 2000. Sam weighed in at 7 lbs. 7 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Joe and Joan Royle of St. John's, Kevin and Marlene O'Brien of Holyrood, the late Vera O'Brien, and great-grandmothers Margaret Royle and Frances Lacey. Special thanks to Drs. Tennent and O'Shea and all the health care professionals at the Grace Hospital who welcomed Sam into the world.

Russell / Osmond
Rob and Sharon (Osmond) along with Nathan and Hailey are happy to announce the safe arrival of the newest member of the family, Abby Elizabeth, 6 lb. 3 ozs. Abby was born on April 18th, 2000 at 8:33 am at James Paton Memorial Hospital. Also welcoming Abby are grandparents Bob and Pat Russell, Sam and Marg Osmond and great-grandmother Mary O'Brien. A special thank you to Dr. Ywakim, Dr. Blundell, Dr. Atallah and both the O.R. and obstetrical nurses for taking such great care of Abby and Mom.

Sheppard / Cook
Brian Sheppard and Kimberley Cook are proud to announce the arrival of their second child, Sarah Jane Sheppard, born April 20th, 2000 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville, Ontario, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ½ ozs. Sarah is the first sister of older brother Eric, the 11th grandchild of Mr. & Mrs. David Sheppard, St. John's, 7th grandchild of Dr. & Mrs. Donald F. Cook, London, Ontario and the latest great-grandchild of Mr. Eric S. Cook, St. John's.

Spurrell / Bartlett
Richard and Brenda (nee Bartlett) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their little bundle of joy, their first child, a boy, Daniel William Cyril Spurrell, on April 7th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 1/3 ozs. Proud grandparents are William and Theresa Bartlett and Edna Spurrell. Also watching over Daniel from heaven is his Poppy Cyril Spurrell. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Dr. Strand, Dr. O'Leary and Dr. Roche for Daniel's safe delivery. Also thank you to the caseroom and neo-natal staff at the Grace, especially nurses Linda and Joan. A special thank you to Daddy, we couldn't have done it without you.

Squibb / Anderson
Gary and Susan (Anderson) are delighted to announce the early arrival of their beautiful baby boy. Lucas Gary was born on Monday, April 10th, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Lucas is welcomed by his proud grandparents, Fred and Judy Anderson and Eldred and Inez Squibb. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her team and the 2nd and 4th floor nursing staff at the Grace. Mommy and Lucas also thank Daddy for all of his help and support.

Squires / Collier
Peter and Susan thank God for the safe arrival of their precious son, Peter Joseph John, on April 13th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Ivy and John Collier of Port aux Basques and Maude and John Stack of Petty Harbour. He is also welcomed by a large circle of family and friends. Many thanks to Dr. Kravitz, staff of caseroom and 2nd floor obstetrics at the Grace hospital. Special thanks to daddy and coach Aunt Maisie.
Squires was listed ---later Stack.

Stanford / Woodland
Darryl and Tina (Woodland) are delighted to announce the early, but safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Kelsey Madison, on April 28th, 2000 at 9:36 pm at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 6 lbs. 10 ozs. Finally the long wait is over. Stacey has a baby sister. Kelsey is welcomed by first time proud grandparents Reginald and Bernice Woodland, Mount Pearl, Kelsey is being watched from heaven by grandparents Michael and Mary Stanford. Special thanks to Dr. H. Kravitz, Dr. A. Tennent and the nursing staff of 2nd and 4th floors.

Stephenson / Ryan
Born Thursday, April 6th, 2000 at 9:01pm., Olivia Mackenzie. First child for Greg and Marlene. First grandchild for Rose and Bill Stephenson and Theresa Ryan and watching over from heaven grandfather Eugene Ryan. First niece for Leslie Stephenson, St. John's, Regina and Sean McGarvey, New York and Sean Ryan, fiancée Bobbi Mitchell. Special thanks to Dr. Sevior, Dr. Pike and team and all nurses on the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace, especially Michelle, Beverly, Ruth and Diane. Also special thanks to Janet, Paramedic in Training, who spent the day with us. Thanks also to all who sent flowers, gifts and visited us at the hospital.

Stevens / Squires
Don and Sandy are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Adrian Eric on April 15th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ¼ ozs. Welcoming Adrian are proud grandparents Eric and Pauline Stevens and Adrian Squires. Many thanks to the staff at the Grace for their professionalism. Mommy and Adrian especially thank Daddy and aunt Michelle for being such great coaches, XOXO.

Sullivan / O'Driscoll
Rodney and Rita (O'Driscoll) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Sydney Marcella on April 8th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 8 ¾ ozs. Proud grandparents for the 1st time are Patrick and Carmelita O'Driscoll and 28th for Thomas and Ida Sullivan. Special thanks to Dr. Hillman, Dr. Roche, and the 2nd and 4th floor nurses for their excellent care. Mom and Sydney, especially thank Dad for all of this love and support.

Taylor / Williams
Noah is very excited to announce the arrival of his brother Jake Adam, 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Born Tuesday, April 25th, 2000. Thrilled parents Kim and Colin. Grandparents, Barbara and Keith Taylor, and Mary and Alphonsus Williams. Special thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Bannister and the Grace Hospital.

Templeman / Abbott
Darrin, Tonya (Abbott) and proud big brother Tyler are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Matthew Samuel Templeman, born April 26th, 2000 at 8:47 am., weighing 9 lbs. 5 ozs. Grandparents are Nanny and Poppy Abbott, and Poppy Templeman up in heaven and Nanny Templeman. Special thanks to Dr. Halley and Dr. Gill. Also a heartfelt thanks to the nurses on the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital.

Tilley / Noseworthy
Terry and Kim (nee Noseworthy) are proud at announce the birth of their first child, Michael Joseph, born April 10th, 2000, weighing 11 lbs. 6 ¾ ozs. Proud grandparents for the first time are Michael and Bernice Noseworthy and fifteenth for Joseph and Mary Tilley. Many thanks to Drs. Tennent, Ringer, 2nd floor and caseroom staff at the Grace Hospital. A special thanks to Regina Tilley for all her support.

Torraville / Evans
Darlene (Evans) and Michael thank God for the safe arrival of their first child, Bethany Sarah Jane. Bethany arrived 1:29 am., Sunday, April 16th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ½ ozs. Our little princess is welcomed with love by very proud grandparents Wilson and Jean Evans of Winterton, George and Glenda Torraville of Rodger's Cove and great-grandmothers Doreen Evans and Mary Torraville. Many thanks to the nurses at Sandy Lake Nursing Station in Ontario for taking special care of Mommy during her pregnancy. A sincere thank you to Dr. Louise Rodgers. Dr. Cherry Pike and the staff on the 2nd and 4th floors at the Grace General Hospital, especially Dr. Ken Ringer, Dr. Patty Power, Nurses Joan Dalton and Regina McGrath, Also special thanks to Mommy's friend Jennifer for being so helpful. Mommy and Bethany especially thank aunt Bonnie and Daddy for being excellent coaches and for all their love and support. We couldn't have done it without you.
"There's nothing like a little girl. She'll be Daddy's little princess and Mommy's Angel."

Walsh / White
IT'S A BOY!!
Neil and Annette (White) are happy to announce the arrival of their first child, Evan Michael, born on April 28th, 2000 at 5:12 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Evan is welcomed by proud first time grandparents George and Jean White of Grand Falls, Dan Walsh of Grand Falls and Isabel Kelly of Gambo. Aunties Susan White and Vanessa Walsh, great-grandmother Madalene Earle and many other relatives and friends. Special thanks to Dr. ‘s Pike, Tennant and Pugh, nurse Dawn McLean and all the healthcare professionals at the Grace General Hospital for taking such great care of Mommy and Evan.

Walsh / Whidden
Perry and Bobbie-Jo (Whidden) are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their first child, Ryan Jeffrey, born April 23rd, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 3 ozs., at Stanton Regional Hospital, Yellowknife, NT. Ryan is welcomed by grandmother Vonny Reddy and great-grandfather Bob Miller of Cape Broyle and Charlie and Phyllis Walsh of Fermeuse, now living in Yellowknife. Ryan would like to say a special hello to cousins Chelsea, Jennifer, Alex and Abigail, aunts Tami, Yvonne and Jacky and uncle Timmy.

Whelan / Young
Mike and Roxanne (Young) and Big Brother Michael are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, April Tiffany Teresa, born April 2nd, 2000. Proud grandparents are Theresa and Robert Young, St. Bride's and Lillian and Jim Budden, Freshwater. A very special thank you goes to Dr. Jeff White and special thanks to the nurses in the caseroom.

Wilkins / Cornish
Ian and Denise (Cornish) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Evan Clyde, born April 5th, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. First grandchild for Myrtle and Clyde Sturge of Gambo, eighth grandchild for John Cornish of Gander. Special thanks to Dr. Kum and Chris for super pre-natal care. Also a big thanks for the staff at the Grace, especially nurse Joan Dalton, Drs. Ringer, Pugh and Bautista, nurses Margaret, Aileen and Suzanne. Thanks to aunt Tonya for being here and Jacki for being their until Dad arrived.

Williams / King
Jane and Les wish to announce the birth of Robyn April, born April 1st, 2000, 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Thanks to all the Grace staff for your help.

Williams / Warren
Trevor and Nancy (Warren) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Ashley Megan was born April 26th, 2000 and weighed 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Heber and Josephine Williams and Sel and Jean Warren. Mommy and Ashley send a special thank you to Daddy, Nurse Lorna, and Dr. Halley.

Winsor / Bridger
Tony and Stephanie (Bridger) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy, Cole Anthony arrived at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on April 12th, 2000 at 9:26 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Art and Dale Winsor of Gander, Patsy Bridger and Bob Adams of Manuels and Gordon Bridger and Christine Rogers of Twillingate. We would like to thank Dr. Cullenton and Dr. Bahket for their exceptional pre natal care and safe delivery of our son, we will be forever grateful! Also, thank you to all the nurses of the obstetrical unit at JPMH. A very special thank-you to Daddy for his endless energy and support, Mommy and Cole are so incredibly lucky.

 

 

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