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BAILEY - Keith and Stacey (nee Flanigan) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a son, Simon Scott. Born April 20, 2002 at 3 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Thrilled with his arrival are grandparents Sam and Sarah Flanigan, residing in Scotland, and Roy and Alma Bailey of Wareham. Also welcomed by his aunts, uncles and large circle of friends. Thank-you to all the doctors and nurses of the caseroom and 5NB during our lengthy stay, and a special thank-you to Dr. P. Roche for helping our little bundle of joy into the world.
BARTLETT - Ernest and Anne (nee Croke) of Georgetown, Conception Bay, are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a handsome baby boy named Joel Ernest Thomas. Joel made his appearance into this world on Wednesday, April 24th, 2002 at 7:31 a.m., the morning after the unexpected snow storm, at The Women`s Health Centre of the Health Sciences weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bartlett Sr. of Georgetown, Conception Bay, and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Croke Sr. of Marysvale, Conception Bay. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her prenatal care and to Dr. Geumei and Caseroom Nurse Karen Fanning for a great delivery.
BEESO - Vincent and Bonita (Fleming) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a handsome baby boy, Nicholas Edward, born April 6, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Mary and Phil Fleming, Vincent and Cecilia Beeso, and great-grandmother Margaret Beeso. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Tennent and caseroom nurse Joan Dalton.
BELBIN - Alvis and Renata are thrilled to announce the birth of Connor Hollis Alexander, weighing 9 lbs. 3.5 ozs.; born on April 20, 2002 at The Women`s Health Centre of The General Hospital. Proud Grandparents Hollis and Linda Masters of Swift Current and Wilfred and Melva Belbin of Gander. Also, special thanks and love to our family and friends.
BERKSHIRE - Terry and Pauline (nee Traverse) are pleased to announce the birth of their baby girl, Abbigail Lillias. Abbigail was born on April 11, 2002 and weighed 7 lbs. 6½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Ray and Alma Berkshire and Jerome and Josephine Traverse. Special thanks to caseroom staff at WHC, especially Robyn and Heather, and also Drs. Roche, O`Leary and Tennent.
BOONE/THISTLE - Tom Boone and Penny Thistle are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child Cameron Thomas Alexander. Cameron was born at the Women`s Health Center on Friday April 26, 2002 at 2:47 a.m., weighing 7 lbs, 6 ozs. Welcoming Cameron into the world are proud Grandparents Anna and Alex Thistle of Grand Falls-Windsor, Derek and Cathy Boone of Grand Falls-Windsor, and Carolyn White of Clarenville. Many thanks to our families and friends for their love and support. Thanks to Drs. Simmons and Tennant for their excellent pre-natal care. A huge thanks to Drs. Seviour and Butler for a smooth delivery. Big hugs go out to nurse Annette Coates and coaches Nanny Thistle and Tina Thoden.
COLLINS - Shauna is a big sister! George and Charlene are thrilled to announce the birth of their second child, Shannon Charlene, who quickly arrived on April 14, 2002 at 10:13 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Charles and Eva Hiscock of Brigus and Peter and Rose Collins of Colinet. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Bev Percy who, once again, made this experience much easier.
CRITCH/ PEACH - Sheldon and Tammy are proud to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Taylor Madeline, who was born on April 9th, 2002 at 4:56 p.m. at the HSC, weighing in 7 lbs. 11 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Wayne and Sharon Peach and Brian and Bernadette Critch. Great-grandparents are Elizabeth Bowen, Edmund and Mary Christopher, Hilda Peach and Ita Critch of St. Mary`s. Special thanks to my Great Aunt Bren and Nanny Sharon who helped Mom in her labour and delivery, and also to Nan and Pop Critch and Auntie Lorie who waited patiently for me to arrive. I would like to thank Dr. Kum and caseroom nurse Judy Lester for taking such good care of my Mom.
DOHEY - Carl and Susanne are the proud parents of a beautiful baby boy, Tyler Joshua Dohey. Tyler is the first grandchild of both Mike and Edwina Dohey, and Raymond and Debbie Woodford. Tyler was born in the HSC on April
11, 2002 at 3:03 a.m. and was 8 lbs. 15 oz. Very special thank you to Bev Pearcy, Tammy Peddle, Dr. Roche, Dr. Kum, Dr. Suga and all of the girls on 5NB.
FAVARO - PARK - At 9:28 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2,
2002, the rain drizzle and fog gave way to clear skies and sunshine
by the arrival of Zoe Elise Park to proud parents Murray
and Yvette (Favaro) Park. Zoe arrived weighing 2955g (6 lbs. 8¼ oz.),
height 46cm (18"), with an affinity for flannel blankets. Proud grandparents
Basil and Cathy Favaro and Richard and Ethel Park were elated to hear of
the blessing of a beautiful girl to join our families. Yvette, Murray and
Zoe would like to thank Drs. Lacelle and Crane, all residents and nurses
who provided such phenomenal support during Zoe`s arrival.
FEWER - Mike & Rona are delighted to announce the birth, in Montreal, of their first child, a son, Samuel Michael, on April 29, 2002, weighing in at 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Welcomed by proud grandparents, William & Shirley Moores, Scarboroug, ON. & Mike and Robin Fewer, St. John`s.
FLEMING - Noel and Raylene (nee Maloney) are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, Emma Isabella, born April 21, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 7 ozs., at The Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, Ontario. Proud grandparents are Michael and Loretta Maloney of Holyrood and Agnes, and the late Gerald Fleming, of Perth, Ontario.
GILLESPIE - George and Lisa (Sparkes), along with brother brother Nicholas, are proud to announce the safe arrival of Michael Ryan, born April 15, 2002 at 8:22 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 14 ozs. We would like to thank Dr. Halley and Dr. Kravitz, as well as caseroom and 5th floor staff. Proud grandparents include Ron and Joyce Sparkes and Kay Williams.
GLADNEY - Neil, Susan (Walsh) and big sister Kaitlyn are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Mitchell Joseph. Our second angel from God arrived April 9, 2002 weighing 7 pounds 1½ ounce. Proud grandparents are Mary and Bill Gladney of Wedgewood Park and Barb and John Walsh of Kilbride. Special thanks to Dr. Crane, Dr. Phew, the case room staff especially Ruth, Regina, Tracy and the 5th floor staff especially Judi Edwards.
GRIFFITHS - It`s a Girl! Stephen and Corina (Ingram) along with proud big brother Samuel are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their baby girl, Rachel Mary. Born April 11th, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz., at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s. Special thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche for her prenatal care, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and her team for a safe delivery and all the nurses of 5NB.
HAWCO - Glen and Beth Ann (Murphy) are pleased to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Emily Ann Elizabeth, born April 7th, 2002 at 7:25 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5½ oz. Celebrating are proud grandmothers Ann Murphy and Mena Hawco; great-grandmothers: Beth Dalton, Anna-Marie Buckle and Agnes Hawco. Also celebrating are Uncles Chad and Rodney and Aunt Tasha. Emily also has a special angel watching over her from heaven, her poppy Ed Hawco. We would like to thank Dr. Pike, Dr. Pugh and all the doctors and nurses of the case room and 5NB who provided excellent care to Emily and myself. An extra special thank you to case room nurse and Emily`s aunt, Joan Dalton, for her constant support and guidance throughout the pregnancy and delivery.
HAYWARD - Darrell and Lori (McNiven) are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Jeffrey Edward James, 7 lbs. 13 oz., born April 17, 2002 at 9:24 a.m. Proud grandparents are Dorothy and John Furlong. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O`Shea and the caseroom and 5NB nurses.
HENDER - GO HABS GO!!! Derek and Paula (Mooney) are thrilled to announce the newest Habs fan and possible 2019 NHL Draftee for the Montreal Canadiens! Mom and Dad scored the game winner when Jason Paul arrived safely on April 2, 2002 at 6:02 P.M. at East Jefferson Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. Weighing in at 9 lbs, 1 ounce and 21 inches long, Jason already has the makings of a strong, solid player! Celebrating are proud grandparents Len & Betty Mooney of Kilbride and Claude & Margaret Hender of Gander. Proud great-grandparents are Sadie Mooney of Kilbride, Betty Stacey of St. John`s and Watson Green of Dark Cove.
HENNEBURY/WHITE - Frank and Valerie, Grande Prairie, Alberta, are proud to introduce their beautiful baby girl, Chloe Jean, born April 22, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. Very proud grandparents Frank and Lucretia Hennebury, Topsail Pond, and Jay and Jean Coady, St. John`s.
HEWITT - Chris, Cindy and big sister Katie are proud to announce the safe arrival of their new baby girl, Madeline Christine, born April 17, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Eli and Geri Hewitt, Bob and Jessie Torraville, also great-grandparents Uriah and Alma Hewitt. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and all of the nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB of the Health Sciences Centre.
HONG - Derrick and Beverly (nee Evans) and big brother Devon are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious boy, Samuel Eli, who was born on Sunday, April 7, 2002 at 4:47 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz., at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents are William and Margaret Evan, and Dr. Kim and Mrs. Mely Hong of St. John`s. Thanks to Dr. Pike for her prenatal care and the on-call doctors, O`Grady and Butler. A special thanks go out to the caseroom nurses Bev Percy and Heather Shute, for their exceptional care and support.
JONES - Scott and Sharlene (nee Duggan) and big brothers Jason and Andrew are proud to announce the arrival of Shannon Elizabeth, born at the Women`s Health Centre on April 4th, 2002 at 1:02 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Diane Duggan (Bill Kearsey), Tony Duggan (Ruth Hussey) and Marilyn and Boyd Jones. Proud great-grandparents Reg and Virtue Sellars. Special thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Tennent, the nurses in the caseroom and on 5NB.
KATIFORIS - Apostolos (Paul) and Catherine (nee Simmons) proudly announce the birth of our little miracle, our son, Alexander, born at Northern Lights Hospital, AB, on April 10, 2002, at 2:32 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Yanni and Magdalini Katiforis of Montreal, QC/Greece and Bill and Yvonne Simmons of St. John`s/ Gros Morne. A special thank you to Godfather John Katiforis and Godmother Patt Rouble, and also to Dr. Wong for a safe delivery.
KING - Jeff and Deanne (James) happily announce the birth of their 8 lbs. 1 oz. son, John Jeffrey on April 15, 2002. A baby brother for Jamie. Proud grandparents are Eleanor King, John James and Catherine James.
KNEE - Oh Boy! Randy and Gloria (nee O`Neill) and sisters Christina and Kaitlyn are very blessed with the arrival of a beautiful, healthy little boy, Jonathan Rueben, on April 19, 2002, at 8:48 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Watching over him from heaven is his Guardian Angel big brother Randy J. Proud grandparents are Job, Viola Knee and Jim, Gladys O`Neill. Thanks to Dr. Delaney, Dr. Crain, Caseroom nurses and 5NB.
LEE - Clarence and Lynn (Clarke) are proud to announce the birth of their baby girl, Rebekah Clarke, who was born on April 3, 2002 at 7:15 a.m. at the Rockyview Hospital in Calgary, AB weighing 6 lbs., 15 oz. Proud Grandparents are Dianne & George Lee and Bill & Mary Clarke. Thanks to the office of Dr. C. Dunn, to Drs. M. Murphy, and W. Moscovitz for excellent prenatal care. Thanks also to the entire staff at the Rockyview Hospital, with special thanks to the nurses in the Labor and Delivery and Postpartum units for their outstanding care.
LEWIS - It`s a girl! John, Allison (Tilley) and big brother Devan are proud to announce the birth of Kaitlan April, born April 5, 2002 at 11:53 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 5½ oz. Kaitlan is the fourth grandchild for both Allan and Ruby Tilley (Mount Pearl) and Charles and Patricia Lewis (St. John`s). A very sincere thank you to Dr. C. Pike, Michelle and the 5th floor nurses.
MARCH - Troy and Kerri (Brown) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their precious baby girl. Abigail Faith was born April 10, 2002, at the Womens Health Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Also thrilled with Abby`s arrival are proud grandparents Baxter and Audrey Brown and Wayne and Fayne March, Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Halley, Dr. Pike and Dr. Bartellas. Many thanks also to caseroom nurses Joan and Lorna, and 5NB staff for their excellent care.
MARTIN - Aiden and Kelly (nee Perrier) are thrilled to announce the birth of our second child, a girl, Melanie Kathleen. Our daughter was born on Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 6 lbs. 9½ ozs. and measuring 19 inches. Melanie`s arrival is greeted with excitement and wonder by David, who is thrilled with his new status as big brother. Melanie is welcomed with love and joy by her grandparents Cletus and Mary Lou Perrier of Avondale and Jim and Pauline Martin of Goulds; along with her great-grandmothers Louise O`Flaherty of Avondale and Margaret Perrier of Stephenville. Sincere thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and her team, especially nurse Sheila Whalen.
MARTIN - Chris & Sherri (Lester) would like to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Liam Christopher Noel. Born at the HSC Center, Thursday, April 25, 2002, at 12:33 pm, weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents are Allan & Audrey Martin and first time grandparents David and Beverly Lester. Thanks to Dr. Halley & Dr. Delaney for their prenatal care. Dr. Seviour & Dr. House for the safe delivery, the caseroom nurses, and the nurses of 5 NB for their help.
MAYO - Gerry, Kim and big sister Katelyn are pleased to announce the arrival of Laura Nicole. Born April 25, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 9 lbs. 6 oz. Also welcoming Laura are proud grandparents Shirley Feltham, Glovertown, Gerald and Lucille Mayo, St. John`s, and great-grandmother, Lillian Crewe, Glovertown. Watching over Laura from heaven is her Poppy (Chesley) Feltham. Special thanks to Drs. O`Dea and Roche for their prenatal care and to the doctors and nurses of the Women`s Health Centre and 5 North B.
MCDONALD - Born to Chris and Amanda, their first child, Jonah Brian, on April 11, 2002, weighing 5 lbs. 4.4 oz., at the Health Sciences- Janeway. Special thanks to helpful grandparents, the doctors, nurses and caseroom staff.
McGRATH - Gerard and Roxanne (Conaway) are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl. Kristina Elizabeth was born April 16, 2002 weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs at the Trillium Health Center, Mississauga, Ont. Welcoming Kristina are second time grandparents Kevin and Rita Conaway, St. Bride`s, second time grandparents Betty and the late Junior McGrath, formerly of Patrick`s Cove. Many thanks to the birthing team of the centre.
MERCER - Geoffrey and Christina (Meadus) are pleased to announce the arrival of the son Isaac WILLIAM George, born at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, NS on April 29, 2002. He weighed in at 8 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Dr. David and June Mercer of Holyrood and Rose Meadus of St. John`s. Sincere thanks to all who gave us pre-natal, post-natal and delivery support.
MUGFORD - A Little Sister for Colin! Trevor, Davina (nee Hiscock) and Colin are thrilled to announce the arrival of MEGAN CAROLINE, born 6:04 a.m. on April 1, 2002, at the Labrador Health Centre, weighing 8 lbs, 12 ozs. Excited second-time grandparents are David and Joan Hiscock of Brigus and Eva Mugford of Clarke`s Beach with grandfather Wallace Mugford watching from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Karen Horwood, midwife Mary Hodge and the nursing staff at the Labrador Health Centre for their excellent care.
MULLALEY - Cyril and Julia (nee Swyer) are proud to announce the birth of their third child, a precious baby girl and little sister for Caitlin and Chelsea. Carissa Margaret was born on April 13, 2002, and weighed 6 lbs. 15½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Cyril and Betty Mullaley of St. John`s and Walter and the late Julia Swyer of St. George`s. Special thanks to Dr. Robert Woodland, Dr. Johanne Lacelle, the doctors and nursing staff of the General Hospital and family and friends for all their support.
MURRAY - Mark and Andrea (Green) announce the arrival of their second daughter, Laura Ruth, on April 26, 2002.
NASH/SUTTON - Melvin and Lenora are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Molly Theresa. Born April 16, 2002 at 10:49 a.m. at the Women`s Health Centre. Molley weighed in at 7 lbs. 1 oz. Celebrating Molly`s arrival are family and friends, especially grandparents Augustine and Sarah Nash, and Theresa Sutton. Molly`s guardian angel, Poppy Aiden Sutton is watching over her from heaven. Thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Majors and caseroom nurse Cathy King, and all other staff and nurses of 5NB.
NOEL - Shawn, Marion (Williams) and big brother Ryan are "tickled pink". A beautiful baby girl, Heidi Elizabeth joined our family on April 12, 2002. Heidi weighed 7 lbs., 11½ oz. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Kum. Thank you to all the nurses and staff of the caseroom and on 5 North B. A heartfelt thank you to Nanny Williams for her love and support during Heidi`s delivery. Proud grandparents are Doug and Ellen Williams of Bay Bulls and Allan and Phoebe Noel of St. Anthony.
NOLAN - Ed and Jacqueline (O`Donnell) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Donil Richard, born April 11, 2002 at 10:19 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. Proud nannies are Elizabeth O`Donnell and Rachel Nolan. Named for his two poppies, Richard O`Donnell and Daniel Nolan, who are watching over him from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and her team, nurses of 5NB especially Sheilagh, Joan and Mary.
O`BRIEN - Robert and Patti (Lane) are delighted to announce the safe and speedy arrival of Samuel Edward. Samuel was born in Kingston, ON, on April 21, 2002, at 8:00 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. Proud grandparents are Edward and Angela O`Brien of St. John`s and Warren and Mary Lane of Owen Sound, ON.
O`BRIEN /GOULDING - Shelley Ann and Todd are delighted to announce the early arrival of their beautiful baby girl. Erin Michelle was born 1:51 p.m. on April 12, 2002 at W.H.C. in St. John`s, weighing 6 lbs. 4 oz. Also celebrating our joy are grandparents Carmel and Brendan O`Brien of Kilbride, and Allison and Mac Hunt of Botwood. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, Dr. Kum, Dr. Patrick O`Shea and the caseroom staff.
O`DEA - Gerald and Tracey welcome Trent Francis into the world, Wednesday, April 3, 2002, 7 lbs. 9½ ozs. Proud grandparents Donald and Ellen Doyle and grandfather Al O`Dea. A special thanks to all the doctors and nurses in the Caseroom and 5 North B for excellent care and kindness.
O`NEILL - John, Leslie (nee Lambe), and big sister Kiley are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious little girl, Claire Leslie. Claire was born on April 22, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 1½ ozs. at the Peter Lougheed Center in Calgary, AB. Proud grandparents are John and Mary O`Neill and Jim and Frances Lambe, all of St. John`s.
PARSONS - Gary & Nicole (Corbett) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Rebecca Nicole, born Monday, April 15, 2002, at 10:21 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 10½ ozs. at WHC, St. John`s. Very proud first time grandparents are Robert & Mary Corbett & third time grandparents Boyd (Butch) & Eileen Parsons; Also very proud great-grandparents Leo & Freda English. Many thanks to Dr. Pike for her excellent prenatal care, Dr. Erica House and Dr. Bartellas for a great delivery, caseroom nurses especially Joan & Lorna and nursing staff of 5NB.
PEDDLE - Derek and Ann (nee Walsh) are proud to announce the safe and much anticipated arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Emily Ann arrived 6:30 pm on Thursday, April 18, 2002 at the HSC. weighing a tiny 5 lbs. 8 oz.!! Mommy and Emily would like to send an extra special thanks to Daddy for his love and support throughout the pregnancy and especially his great coaching during the delivery, we couldn`t have made it without you!! Very proud grandparents are the late Cecil Walsh, who smiles proudly watching from Heaven, proud Grandma Hilda Walsh who was present during the delivery and aided in Emily`s safe arrival, we thank you!! Also welcomed by proud first time grandparents Harold and Madeline Peddle, we thank you for your love and support, and great grandmothers Clara Peddle and Phoebe Clarke. A bit thank you to Dr. Gillis, Heidi Kravitz, caseroom staff and 5NB.
PORTER - Thanking God for the safe arrival of our darling daughter, Louisa Jane, born April 8, 2002 (8 lbs. 5½ oz.) are Mommy and Daddy (Kelly and Victor Porter) and big brother Zachary. Smiling from heaven is grandpa George Kolesar and delighted with her arrival is grandma Hazel Kolesar, Kelligrews and grandparents Sam and Edwina Porter, Long Pond. the family surrounds Louisa Jane with love. Sincere thanks to Dr. Gill, nurses on the 4th floor HSC and nurses at NICU. Thank you for the special care and loving kindness that you have shown.
PRETTY - John, Bernadine (nee Power) and big sisters Amy and Jenna are thrilled to announce the birth of Riley John on Thursday, April 4, 2002 at 1:43 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 14½ oz. Proud grandparents are John and Phyllis Pretty, and Catherine Power, and the late Ray Power of Chapel Arm. Special thanks to Dr. Roche, Peddle, Cameron, Mathiah and Tennent, and nurses in the Women`s Health Centre and Health Sciences Centre, especially Joan Lake.
QUILTY - Leonard and Jane are thrilled to announce the birth of their third child, Carla Jane, on April 17, 2002 at 9:08 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11 ozs. Carla is a beautiful baby sister for Jeffrey and Rebecca. Proud grandparents are Leo and Marie Quilty of Dunville and Doug and Betty Collins of Freshwater, P.Bay. Special thanks to Dr. Moulton, Dr. Obioha, Dr. Mathew, Dr. Foley and the staff at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Facility.
REES - We are pleased to announce the birth of Abigail Angela. Born on April 3rd, 2002, weighing 9 lbs. 7 oz., at the Grace General at 10:37 p.m. Sharing with all the excitement are big sister Rebecca and big brothers James and Steven. Proud parents are Angela and Brendan. All our thanks to Dr. F. Kum for his prenatal care, Dr. C. Pugh for the safe delivery of our precious angel and all the nurses of the H.S.C.
RYAN - Tony & Judy (nee Butler) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Travis Anthony, born April 10th, 2002 at WHC, weighing 6 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents: Pat and Genny Butler & James and Margaret Ryan of St. Mary`s. Thanks to Dr. Roche for a safe delivery and Dr. Kravitz for her prenatal care. Thanks to all the caseroom nurses, especially Lisa Patten & 5NB for their excellent care.
SCOTT - Oh Boy! Alexander is a big brother! Robin and Stephanie proudly announce the arrival of their second son, Spencer William. Born at the Women`s Health Centre on April 24, 2002 at 8:47 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz., 19.5" A new grandson for Judy and Max Dawe, Ruby and Jack Scott. Proud great-grandmothers are Prudence Rideout, Muriel Dawe and Mary Scott. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent and the nursing staff of 5NB HSC.
SHEARS - Paul and Jennifer announce the arrival of Ian William, baby brother for Andrew, on April 14/02, 6 lbs., 4 oz. Special thanks to Dr. Seviour, Dr. Tennant and caseroom staff.
SHEPPARD - Scott and Tammy (Chafe) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Ashley Brianna, born on April 20, 2002, weighing 8 lbs, 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Walter and Gloria Chafe and first-time grandparents Austin and Roberta Sheppard. Also welcomed by great-grandparents Allan and Ruby Phelan, great-grandmothers Maude Sheppard and Evelyn Newhook, and late great-grandparents Fred Newhook, Winston Sheppard, and Walter and Flora Chafe. (Winston is especially proud to share Ashley`s birth date). Thanks to Dr. Bartellas for the safe delivery and to Dr. Jeff White for his prenatal care and discovery of the breeched position in time. Also thanks to all the nurses on 5NB and to Corrine, who encouraged me to stay the extra night.
SMITH/KINDEN - Matthew and Christa are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Brayden Christopher Gordon. Born April 3, 2002 at Stratford General Hospital, Stratford, Ont. Brayden weighed 8 lbs, 5 ozs. Celebrating Brayden`s arrival are first time Grandparents Gordon and Glenda Smith, Chance Cove, and Grandparents Howard and Shirley Kinden, Norman`s Cove. Great-Grandparents Ruby and Cecil Hull of Twillingate, and Myrtle Smith Chance Cove. Special thanks to Dr. Kara , Dr. Kaloise, Daddy and Nan Kinden for all your support.
SNOOK - Isadore & Sheena (Hedd) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Callan Jordan, born April 3, 2002 at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are: Donald & Rosemarie Snook, Gladys & David Hedd.
STEELE - YOUNG- Oh boy! Oh boy! Big brother Joshua William, along with mommy and daddy, (Jackie and Bill) would like to announce the speedy arrival of our little boy, Andrew Zachary. Andrew was born on April 3, 2002 at the HSC at 10:42 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 6¾ oz. Proud grandparents Bryan and Elsie Steele of Manuels and Harry and Florence Young of Paradise. Special great-grandmother Josephine Steele of St. John`s. Special thanks to Dr. Jeffrey White, Nurse Darlene and all the nursing staff in the caseroom and on 5NB.
THOMPSON - Keith and Lisa (Cole) are proud to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Elizabeth Grace, 8 lbs. 13 ozs., born on April 25, 2002, at the Ottawa General Hospital, Ottawa. Proud grandparents are Patsy and Bill Thompson and Carl and Sylvia Cole, also great-grandmothers Margaret Simmons, Anna Grant and Florence Thompson, all of Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Easson and nursing staff especially Chantel and Daddy who are the world`s greatest coaches.
TUCKER - Paige Austin and Corey Tucker are happy to announce the birth of their son, Reed Exon Austin Tucker on April 17, 2002 at Redlands Community Hospital, Redlands, California. Grace is thrilled to be a big sister. Proud grandparents are Judith Brown and James Austin, and Jane and Walter Tucker. Great-grandparents are Mary Austin and Carol Andrews of St. John`s and Howie Meeker of Parksville, B.C.
WALSH - Renee and Rebecca are proud to announce the long awaited arrival of their brother Nathaniel Wayne, born April 5, 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud parents: Amelia and Wayne. Grandparents: Helen and Raymond Rideout (Grand Bank), Marie Walsh and Gord Morgan (St. John`s). Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Roche, Dr. Bambrick, Joan Dalton and the rest of the nurses in the Caseroom. Also thanks to the nurses of 5NB, HSC, especially Judy Edwards.
WEBBER - Francis and Mary Lou are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, John Anthony, born April 2, 2002, weighing 9 lbs. 11 oz. Proud grandparents are Madonna Webber of Placentia and Edward and Philomena Meade of Freshwater. Special thanks to Dr. Seviour and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB.
WILLIAMS - Glen and Dawn are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, NOAH THOMAS, on Thursday, April 4, 2002 at 11:01 p.m., weighing 9 pounds, 10.5 ounces. Noah is also welcomed by canine brother Orbit. Proud first-time grandparents Neil and Olga Chaplin of Mount Pearl, Gordon and Anita Williams of St. John`s, and all of his aunts and uncles. Special thanks to Dr. Krista Blundell for her exceptional prenatal care and a safe delivery, Dr. Bakhet, caseroom nurse Lisa Manuel and the obstetrics nursing staff at James Paton Memorial Hospital in Gander.
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