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The Telegram Births
April 2003

 

ANSTEY - Joshua is a big brother! Allan and Sue Ann (Mandville) are happy to announce the arrival of their second handsome son, Zachary Allan Richard, born on April 4, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 15¾ ozs. A new playmate for big brother Joshua and dog Tipsy. Proud grandparents are Malachy and Susan Mandville of St. John`s, Peter Anstey and Mary Mills of Grand Falls and great-grandmother Louise Beaudoin of Casters River South. A special thank you once again to Dr. Roche for her excellent pre-natal care. Thanks to Dr. Farag, nurse Karen Fanning, Caseroom and 5NB nurses for their support. Mommy and Zachary want to thank Daddy and Grandmom for being such excellent coaches.
May 03, 2003

BILLARD - It`s a boy! Blair and Sandra (Maloney) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Evan Raymond Blair, who arrived a month early on April 8, 2003, weighing 5 lbs. 15½ oz. at the Campbell River and District General Hospital, Campbell River, B.C. Welcoming Evan are proud grandparents Bernard and Rosalind Billard of Terra Nova, Michael and Loretta Maloney of Holyrood and great-grandmother Maude Young of St. John`s. Thanks to all our family and friends back home who sent along their best wishes, and a special thank-you to our friend Jennifer Hann, here in Campbell River, who was a tremendous help during those first few weeks after Evan`s birth.
June 13, 2003

BOLAND- It`s a beautiful baby girl! Barry, Paula (Critch) and big brother Dylan are thrilled to announce the birth of Anna Bridget, born April 27, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ralph and Madonna Critch, originally from Mall Bay, SMB, and Gerry and Helen Boland from Outer Cove. Special thanks to Drs. Tennent, Farag, Pike, Chris Basha, nurses Dawn McLean and Lisa Daley and to the staff of 5 North B for taking such great care of Mom and Anna. Finally, Mommy and Anna would like to thank Daddy and Nanny for all their love and support.
May 10, 2003

CADDIGAN - Jerome and Nathalie (nee Worthman) are delighted to announce the much anticipated arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Andrew Ross, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs., on April 29, 2003, 10:24 p.m. at the Women`s Health Centre. Welcoming Andrew are grandparents: Patrick and Catherine Caddigan, Nana Pauline Worthman and looking down from heaven Granddad Ross Worthman, many aunts, uncles and cousins and special great-aunt Marie Hearn. Many thanks to Dr. Kum for his prenatal care and thanks to all the staff of the Caseroom and 5NB. Mommy and Andrew especially thank Daddy for all his love and support during the labour and delivery.
June 13, 2003

COMBDEN - Glenn, Peggy (Hammond) and big brother Jack are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Samuel Thomas. Sam arrived April 11, 2003 @ 8:19 a.m. at the Women`s Health Centre, St. John`s, weighing in at 9 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud second-time grandparents Fred and Marge Hammond, Torbay, Jim and Shirley Combden, Badger`s Quay. Welcomed by great-grandparents: Jack Stagg and Lucy Godwin; Aunts and Uncles: Walter and Mary, Lisa and Jeff, Vicki (Steve). Thanks to Caseroom staff especially Tammy, Bev and Margaret-Ann, Dr. Kum, and nurses on 5NB. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her excellent ongoing care. Love to Dad for his coaching and support!
May 10, 2003

COX/WELLS - Ed, Deanne and Big Sister Anissa are pleased to announce the arrival of their new little girl, Katelynn Britney on April 26, 2003. Katelynn was born at the Women`s Health Center, St. John`s. She weighed 7 lbs. 13½ ozs. and was 19¼ inches long. Proud grandparents are Edward and Jean Cox and Edgar and Dinah Wells. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Judy Lester, Jamie Farrell and the staff of 5 North B.
May 03, 2003

CROFT/GREIG - Madison Taylor would like to announce the arrival of her new baby brother, Brendan Richard James, born at Etobicoke General, ON, April 1, 2003, 10 lbs. 4 ozs. Dad and Mom (Brad and Renée Greig). Second grandchild for Nita Croft, St. John`s; fifth grandchild for Jim and Marie Greig, Etobicoke. Also Great-Nan Martin, Wabush and Great-Nan Croft, St. John`s. Watching from Heaven is Papa (Rick) Croft.
May 26, 2003

DECKER/WHYTE - Ryan and Lori are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their son, Evan Sylvester, born on April 6, 2003, in Medicine Hat, Alberta. He is welcomed by first-time grandparents Sylvester and Anne Whyte of South East Bight and Charlie and Marsha Decker of St. John`s.
May 16, 2003

DILLIOTT -JEANS Proud parents Susanna & Carey Dilliott announce the birth of their first child, Catherine Antoinette, on April 12, 2003, in Fontainebleau, France. She`s welcomed by grandparents, Marion & David Jeans, St. John`s, grandparents Roelie & Bernard Dilliott, London, Ont., greatgrandmother Lillian Chapple & great-grandfather Roelof Sissing. The happy parents can be contacted at susa@compuserve.com
May 10, 2003

DUFFETT - Scott and Kora (nee Stoodley) are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Kiara Lynn on April 4, 2003 weighing 8 lbs 12 ozs. Welcomed by proud grandparents Marg and Ross Duffett, Camilla Stoodley and Paul Bishop, and Edward Stoodley and Loretta Dray. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her exceptional prenatal care and thanks to all doctors and nurses in the caseroom and 5NB at the Health Sciences.
April 11, 2003

DUGGAN - Peter and Kimberly Duggan are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Ryan Montgomery Duggan, born on April 3, 2003, weighing 8 pounds. Ryan is welcomed as the ninth grandchild of Norah Duggan of St. John`s and the first grandchild of Glen and Sharon Montgomery of Calgary. Ryan is blessed with the fiery red hair of his grandfather in heaven, Peter Duggan. Ryan has many aunts, uncles, and cousins to love and spoil him. Thank you to Dr. J. Lacelle, Corinne Bursey, Olive Goobie, Dr. N. Duggan, Dr. D. Price, and all of the nurses who cared for us. A special thank you to the mommies of the Mommy Group - you know who you are.
June 13, 2003

DUGUAY - Robert and Susan (Nelder) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Marcus Robert, born April 11, 2003, 12:11 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Welcomed with love by proud grandparents Jean-Marie and Marguerite Duguay and Gerry and Ruth Nelder, great-grandmother Mildred Baird, and cousins Amy and Stephen. Special thanks to Dr. Horwood, Dr. Tennent and team, Dr. Delaney, Dr. Kum and caseroom and 5NB staff at the Women`s Health Centre. Mommy and Marcus send big hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love and support.
June 07, 2003

DYER - Big sister Mackenzie along with her parents, Tyrone and Yvette (nee Thorne), are thrilled to announce the birth of her new baby sister, Madison Frances, born on April 6, 2003, at 9:23 a.m. She weighed 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Madison is the second grandchild of Rich and Joan Thorne, Torbay, and Francis and Anita Dyer, Flatrock. Very excited Aunt Yvonne and Uncle Rick; great-grandmother Geraldine Kavanagh of Flatrock. Thanks to Dr. Buckingham, Dr. Tennent for pre-natal care, Dr Howse and Dr. Bartellas for a safe delivery and the nursing staff. Also a very special thank you to family and friends.
May 10, 2003

EDWARDS - Ruth Evans and Jason Edwards are thrilled to announce the healthy delivery of their newest little angel, a son! Gabriel Lloyd Edwards was born at the Women`s Health Centre, St. John`s, on April 17th, 2003 at 4:35 a.m. and weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Big sister Eve couldn`t be more excited! Also celebrating are proud grandparents Arch and Eileen Evans, "Uncle" Marcus Evans, and great-grandmothers, Mabel Handrigan and Tryphena Evans (Grand Bank). Congratulations from grandparents Neil and Lynn Edwards (Creston South) and great-grandmothers Alice Edwards (St. Lawrence) and Margaret Manning (Toronto). Watching from heaven was Uncle Lloyd Handrigan. Thank you to all family and friends who offered their love and support, to Dr. Cheryl Pugh for wonderful prenatal care and Dr. Pat Roach for attending the birth.
"Babies are bits of stardust blown from the hand of God"
May 26, 2003

EVANS - It`s a girl! Daddy has a new helper at A+ Auto Centre. Bruce and Wanda (Brennan) are tickled pink to announce the arrival of their little girl. Abigail Hannah arrived 1 month early on April 12, 2003 at 16:09, weighing 5 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Michael and Hannah Brennan and John and Margot Evans. Great-grandmothers Ethel Evans and Gertrude Peters. Thanks to all our family and friends for their visits and support. To the nurses and doctors at the HSC we thank you from our hearts. Especially Dr. Pugh for a wonderful delivery. We can`t forget Daddy who wouldn`t leave mommy or baby for 1 second. We love you!!!
June 07, 2003

FARRELL (Mayo) - It is with extreme joy and delight that we, Greg and Dana announce the birth of our first child, Jacob Gregory, on April 25, 2003, 8:50 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz., at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. Welcoming Jacob are very excited first time grandparents Bill and Joan Mayo and proud eight-time grandparents Hugh and Elizabeth Farrell of Marystown. Also thrilled by Jacobs arrival, are puppy Duke and a large family of Aunts and Uncles, Cousins and Friends. We would all like to thank Dr. Lyn Power and staff at the Columbia Drive Medical Clinic for exceptional pre-natal care, and Dr. Justice Arthur, OR and OBS Nurses and staff at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre for ensuring a safe delivery and providing outstanding care for Mom and baby. Big thanks to all our family and friends for all your love and support. Mommy and Jacob would like to thank Daddy for everything that you do... we love you "to the moon and back"!
May 16, 2003

FINLAY - It`s A Girl! Ross and Janice (Fleming) and big brother Dylan are thrilled to announce the birth of Lauren Anne, born April 28, 2003 at 8:37 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents Don and Anne Fleming, Elizabeth Finlay and smiling down from Heaven, Lauren`s grandfather John Finlay. A special thanks to Dr. Susan Furlong, Dr. Pugh for delivery, all the staff of the caseroom and 5NB for taking such good care of Mom and Lauren during their stay.
May 03, 2003

FLAHERTY - Born to Jerry and Lynn (Furlong) on April 13, 2003, at 0322 hrs., a beautiful baby boy, Connor Jerry, weighing 8 lbs. Proud grandparents are John and Evelyn Furlong (Torbay) and Brenda and Jerome Flaherty (Avondale). Welcoming his arrival home with proud paws and wagging tails are Shadow and Titus. Special thanks to Dr. Cheryl Pugh, staff of 5NB Obstetrics and staff of 5SA Cardiology for all your visits, smiles, well wishes and flowers. An extra special thank you to Caseroom nurse Karen Fanning for your unending care, concern, and encouragement. You truly are an asset to your profession.
May 03, 2003

FOWLER - Christopher and Karen are pleased to announce the arrival of their first daughter, Emily Catherine, born April 10, 2003, at the Women`s Health Center, St. John`s, weighing 7 pounds 6 ounces. Welcomed by proud grandparents George and Mary Fowler, first time grandfather John Finney, and great-grandparents Henry and Lydia Fowler. Also, watching over Emily from heaven is her grandmother Catherine Finney. Special thanks to all the great staff at the Women`s Health Center.
May 03, 2003

GALWAY/EL DAKHAKHNY - Lisa and Mohamed are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious son Amin Mohamed. Amin was born April 30, 2003, at 10:15 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Anne Galway, St. John`s, and Sayed and Abla El Dakhakhny of Maadi, Cairo. Great-grandparents Dennis and Mary Cooney of North River and Isabel Galway, St. John`s are also celebrating this joyous event. Thanks are extended to Drs. Pike, Seviour and Farag and special nurses Margaret Ann and Tammy.
June 13, 2003

GARLAND - Scott and Nicole (nee Bishop) and her canine brother and sister Dieter and Gracie are happy to announce the safe arrival of Aoife Susanna at 12:24 a.m. on April 3, 2003, at Rocky View General Hospital, Calgary, AB, weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Max and Cloe Bishop of Winsor Heights, Portugal Cove, and Melvin and Shirley Garland of Carbonear. Also welcoming Aoife are great-grandmothers: Nettie Wilkins, Mount Pearl, and Joyce Chipman, Spaniard`s Bay, Auntie Gina Bishop, St. John`s, Uncle Patrick and Ma Tante GiGi Bishop of Ottawa, Uncle Craig and Aunt Charlene Garland of Windsor, ON, plus many other family and friends.
May 10, 2003

HAYES - John and Paula (nee Rowlands) are thrilled to announce the safe and healthy arrival of their first child, Evan Richard. Evan was born on April 6, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre in St. John`s, weighing 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Proud grandparents are John and Kathleen Hayes and Raymond and Judy Rowlands. Evan is also welcomed by countless aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to the staff of the caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care and support.
May 16, 2003

HAYNES/FORD - Paul, Charlene and big sister Hayley are delighted to welcome Jenna Marie to their family. Jenna was born April 8, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 13½ oz. Special thanks to Dr. White and Nanny Haynes for all their help and loving care.
April 26, 2003

HENLEY - Colin and Susan are overjoyed to announce the birth of their daughter, Isabel Rose Henley, on April 8, 2003, weighing 9 lbs. 13 oz. Isabel is welcomed by sisters Sarah and Alexa, along with grandparents Frank and Jeanette Henley and Vernita and Ray Vey.
July 18, 2003

HENNESSEY - Happy Easter Mommy & Daddy! It is through God`s grace and with love and hope that Tony and Val announce the birth of their precious son, and Cameron`s little brother, Liam Nathan, born at the Women`s Health Center, April 20th, 2003 at 3:44 a.m., weighing 5 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Jim and Peggy Goodland, Bridget Hennessey and great-grandmothers Elizabeth Abbott and Stella Lee. Also welcoming Liam into the world are Uncle Greg, Uncle Todd (Renee), Aunt Dawn (Rodney) and cousins James, Jordan and Brianna. Watching over Liam from heaven above are big brother Cameron and Poppy Jimmy Hennessey. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Delaney and the nurses at the MFAU for their excellent prenatal care and to Stephen VanHouton for his continuous guidance and support. Also thanks to caseroom nurses Beverley and Heather for their guidance during delivery and to the rest of the staff of the caseroom and 5NB. Finally, Mommy and Liam would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support.
May 26, 2003

HISCOCK - Proud first time parents, John Hiscock and Reeni Woolgar, are pleased to announce the arrival of the newest resident of The Haly Estate, John David Hiscock. John was born at the Health Sciences Centre on April 26, 2003 at 7:50 pm, weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 19.5 inches. John is the second grandchild for John and Ruby Hiscock; and the second grandchild for Anna Woolgar and the late David Woolgar, who we know is watching over our precious baby boy. John is the second great-grandchild for Lillian Hiscock; the eleventh great-grandchild for Maggie Saunders; and the sixth great-grandchild for Evelyn Woolgar. Other excited family members are Derrick, Tina and Emily Hiscock; David, Shannon and Jake Woolgar in California; Greg Woolgar and Lori Power; special great-aunt Catherine Squires; and special second-cousin Nancy Squires. John is especially welcomed to his new home by his furry canine sister, Haly. We are all very excited to have John in our lives.
May 26, 2003

HUDSON - MOORES- Steve and Melissa are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Hailee Samantha, born April 14, 2003 at 9:03 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Albert and Louise Hudson and Glenn and Donna Moores. Thank you to Dr. Kum, nursing staff in caseroom, 5NB and I.C.U. A special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support.
May 26, 2003

HUDSON - Barry and Sherri (Martin) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a boy, Brett William Joseph, born April 21, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 7¾ ozs. Proud grandparents: William and Lorna Martin and Fannie Hudson. Poppy Gordon Hudson will surely be watching over Brett from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Tennent and Dr. Kum. Extra special thanks to the nursing staff in the Caseroom at HSC especially Sue, Joan and Diane. Mommy and Daddy would like to send an extra special thank you to Roma Quinton. Mommy and Brett would like to send big hugs and kisses to Daddy for his love and support throughout.
May 26, 2003

JAMES - Darron and Maureen (nee Heffernan) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child - Emma Anastasia. Emma was born April 2, 2003 at 11:05 a.m. at the Women`s Health Centre, St. John`s, weighing 9 lbs., 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Sadie & Jack James and Anna and late Alphonsus Heffernan, as well as great-grandmother Mary Squires. Special thanks to the caseroom nursing staff and 5NB, Dr. Patricia Roche for her prenatal care and Dr. Joan Crane for Emma`s safe and healthy delivery.
June 07, 2003

JANES - Doug, Joanne (Gabriel) and big brother Ian are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Aimee Victoria, born April 24, 2003. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, delivery room and 5NB staff. Extra special thanks to Nanny Dot.
July 11, 2003

JELLINEK - T.J. and Erin (Molloy) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful daughter, Aiden Elizabeth, born April 13, 2003 at Ottawa Civic Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Jim and Bernice Molloy of Outer Cove and Tommy and Doreen Jellinek of Fredericton, N.B.
June 21, 2003

JOY - Stephen, Corrine (Crawley) and big brother Joshua are thrilled to announce the birth of Brandon Henry Andrew. Brandon was born April 3, 2003, at the WHC and weighed a healthy 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Brian and Ruth Joy (St. John`s), Paulette Warford (Foxtrap) and Brandon`s Guardian Angel Reginald. A very special thank-you to Dr. O`Shea for his excellent prenatal care.
May 03, 2003

KINSMAN - Phyllis (Isada) and Paul are proud and excited to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Thalia Lulu Kinsman, born on Easter Sunday, April 20, weighing 6 lbs 9 oz. Sharing in their joy are grandparents Pepito and Gloria Isada, and Alistair and Mildred Kinsman. Also welcoming Thalia are Aunties Patty and Jackie, Uncle Patrick, and cousin Zachary. Thanks to Drs. Pugh, Parsons and Strand, staff of 5 North B and the caseroom, especially Nurse Kathy King. Special thanks to our wonderful families and friends.
June 07, 2003

LEMESSURIER - Chris and Sherry (nee English) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Liam Thomas, on April 4, 2003 at the North York Hospital in Toronto. Proud grandparents Kevin and Linda Snow of Cape Broyle, Robert and Georgia LeMessurier of the Goulds, as well as great-grandmother Daisy LeMessurier and Aunti Stel of St. John`s welcome Liam. A special thanks to Dr. Elyse Lackie for her superb care.
May 26, 2003

LONG - Big sister Kristen Elizabeth, 2½, along with Mommy Kelly and Daddy Darren are trilled to welcome "Jessica Michelle" into their family. Jessica was born April 16, 2003. Marie & Cranley Budden and Winnie & Gordon Long are looking forward to seeing their two beautiful granddaughters. Love and Best Wishes from all the Longs and Buddens.
June 07, 2003

MALLARD/PIKE - John, Joanne and big brother Hunter were tickled pink and blue on April 15, 2003, over the birth of their TWINS. Baby girl MADISON TAYLOR was born at 4:05 p.m. weighing 6 lbs. 7 ozs. and baby boy LOGAN GORDON MICHAEL was born at 4:20 p.m. weighing 6 lbs. 2 ozs. Excited grandparents are Barb and Jack Mallard and Geraldine and John Pike. Also welcoming Maddie and Logan are Aunt Jackie, Uncles Gord and Mike, and great-grandparents Gordon and Violet Warford.
December 26, 2003

MARTIN - Imagine the joy! Heather (nee Davis), Gordon and big brother Alexander are pleased to announce the arrival of our beautiful baby girl, Victoria Catherine. Victoria was placed in our loving arms on April 11/03 and was welcomed home by a large gathering of family and friends. Loving grandparents include Thomas and Marjorie Davis, Topsail, Margaret Martin, St. John`s, Elizabeth Blythe, Brampton and Great-Grandfather Roy Whalen, Deer Lake. Victoria is surrounded by a loving family of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Heartfelt thanks to all those who have given love to Victoria on her journey to our family. Alexander`s dream of becoming a big brother has finally come true.
April 26, 2003

McCARTHY/MASON - Joan, Jim and big sister Kathleen are happy to announce the arrival of Benjamin Patrick on April 7, 2003, weighing 7 lbs, 1.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Madeline McCarthy of St. John`s and Avery and Dorothy Mason of Hillsvale, N.S. Thanks to Drs. B. Grandy and C. Pike for excellent prenatal care and to Dr. T. O`Grady and her team, especially Dr. S. Parsons and nurse Sue Harding for a safe delivery. Extra special thanks to cousin Margaret Ann Dooling, RN, for being "on-call".
June 13, 2003

MERCER - Paul and Charmaine (Walsh) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Noah Cameron, born April 28, 2003, weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. at 1:03 p.m. Proud grandparents Tom and Pauline Walsh and Jack and Mary Mercer. Special thanks to Dr. Kelly and Dr. Delaney and the staff of 5NB.
September 26, 2003

MURPHY - Jason and Denise (Burry) are thrilled to announce the safe and healthy arrival of their first child, Jessica Skye. Jessica was born on April 30, 2003 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, weighing 6 lbs 4 ozs. Welcomed with love are proud grandparents Harry and Judy Burry and Greg and Anne Murphy. This is the second grandchild for Harry and Judy and the first for Greg and Anne.
June 07, 2003

MURPHY - GUEST- Joanne and Mike are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Hope Catherine, a little sister for Angelina. Hope was born April 13, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre, Health Sciences Centre, weighing 5 lbs. 2½ oz. Welcomed by proud grandparents Linda and Roger Guest and great-grandparents Jean Guest and Dorothy and Harold Haynes. Special thanks to Doctors Roche, O`Grady and Mossman, all nursing staff on the third floor and 5NB, and also to Doreen Murphy for all her help during the delivery. Hope is being watched from heaven by her great-grandparents Joan Haynes, George Guest, Catherine Lake, and Dorothy and Leo Murphy.
April 26, 2003

NASH - Hello World! I have finally arrived and my Mom and Dad, Sharon and Gerard, and my big brothers A.J. and Josh are totally smitten with me! My name is Conor Thomas Anthony Nash and I was born on April 21, 2003. I weighed 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank Resident Doctor Erica Howse, caseroom nurse Diane for her empathy and professionalism, and 5NB nurses Laura, Eleanor and Judy who brightened our stay with their helpfulness and sincerity. Also, many thanks to our family and friends who welcomed me so warmly by visiting, calling or lending a helping hand. A very special thank you to Nanny and Poppy Nash and to friends Karen, Bill and Sherry for all you have done. Mommy and Daddy and our whole family truly appreciate it, thank you so much.
May 03, 2003

NOONAN - Tony, Dana (nee Kelly) & big brother Benjamin are happy to announce a new addition to their family. Jack Matthew entered the world on April 30, 2003 at 2:54 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are James & Barbara Kelly, Mt. Pearl & Edmund Noonan, Baie de Verde. Also remembered at this time is Nanny, Mary Noonan, who is keeping watch from Heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Van Den Hoff and the nurses of the Fetal Assessment Unit of the IWK Centre, Halifax, for pre-natal care.
June 27, 2003

O`DRISCOLL - Ron and Lisa (Chafe) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious little girl, Madeline Frances. Maddie was born April 24, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Gerard and Madeline O`Driscoll and Danny and Mildred Chafe. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Bartellas, Michelle and the staff at the Women`s Health Centre and all our family and friends for their support and prayers.
May 16, 2003

OSMOND - Richard, Patricia (Waddleton) and big brother Nathan, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their second precious baby boy, Evan Richard. Born at the Women`s Health Centre on April 4, 2003 at 1:52 a.m., weighing 10 lbs. 6½ oz. Welcomed with love by proud grandparents Marie and the late Vincent Waddleton, Trepassey, Doris Osmond and grandpa-to-be Terry Flight, Halifax, and the late Peter Osmond, as well as great-grandmother Shirley White. Adjusting to the new arrival, Ollie (our canine child). Many thanks to Dr. Pike and caseroom doctors, as well as caseroom nurses Judy and Regina. Special thanks to all our family and friends for their love and support. A very special thank you to Aunt Adel Costello, whose encouragement and support once again throughout labor and delivery will always be remembered. Special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support.
May 16, 2003

PHILLIPS - Barb and Dave and Big Sister Tess are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Tess` baby brother Ian David, born April 4, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 7 ozs. Sent from heaven by grandparents Ed and Theresa Crotty and welcomed by proud grandparents George and Marina Phillips. Special thanks to the staff of the Women`s Health Centre as well as Aunts Buffy, Connie and Debbie for seeing Mom through a very challenging day
April 18, 2003

Pinhorn / Doyle
Born to Lisa Pinhorn and Bernie Doyle--Sophia Louise on April 3, 2003 at I.W.K. Grace Health Centre in Halifax. First grandchild for Wallace and Rosanne Pinhorn of St. John's; second for Tom and Jean Doyle of Petty Harbour. Proud great-grandmothers are Hilda Dean of North Harbour and Frances Doyle of Petty Harbour.**

POWER - Jim and Trina, along with big sisters Breena and Emma, are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of James Raymond, born on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2003 at 1:17 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Happy grandparents are Maurice and Edna Breen, Ferryland and Elsie Power, Brigus South. Watching from Heaven are Poppy James Power and Uncle Raymond. Thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Strang and Parsons, and staff of Womens Health Centre, especially Sue Harding of the caseroom. Breena and Emma are going to have a busy summer.
April 26, 2003

POWER - Oh boy, it`s a boy! P.J. and Colleen (nee Glynn) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Andrew Philip, on April 8, 2003. Andrew weighed in at 10 lbs. 11 ozs. He was welcomed by proud grandparents Philip and Gertrude Power and Bob and Mary Glynn, along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Mom, Dad and Andrew would like to offer special thanks to Dr. Pat O`Shea, Dr. Pike and the excellent nurses at the W.H.C., especially Caseroom nurse Dawn Riselli and Eleanor Renshaw on 5NB. Mommy and Andrew would also like to thank Daddy for all of his love and support. Andrew, the newest Flatrock Flyer Fan, would like to congratulate his Daddy and the Flatrock Flyers on winning the Herder Memorial Trophy last weekend!
April 26, 2003

POWER - Jim and Dianne (Critch) and big brother Joel are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their daughter, Kathleen (Katie) Marie, born April 19, 2003 at 12:38 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Olive and Jim Critch and Clare and Ted Power. A sincere thank-you to Dr. Lacelle and staff at the Womens Health Centre.
May 16, 2003

POWER - Through the tears of love and joy, came to the world their baby boy. Logan John Power was born April 21, 2003, 8:27 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. Dave and Keri (nee Phelan) are elated with their first addition to the family. Welcomed with much love by proud grandparents Judy and Roger Roy and Gerald and Geraldine Power. Also first time great-grandparents Alf and Mary Holwell and Aunt Lisa. Keeping watch from heaven is Poppy Power.
June 07, 2003

QUINTON - Introducing Amelia Mae Quinton, born on April 11, 2003, 6 lbs 3 ozs. Amelia`s new family includes parents Diana (Francis) and Sheldon Quinton; brother Drew and sister Meredith; and grandparents William and Gloria Francis (Topsail) and Maxwell and Kathleen Quinton (Gander). Thank you to coach Robyn Beaudry.
April 26, 2003

ROBERTS - It`s a beautiful baby boy!!! Steve and Kerri-Lynn (O`Keefe) are thrilled to announce the birth of Luke William, born April 15, 2003, weighing 5 lbs. 6 ozs. Overjoyed about his arrival are first-time grandparents Walter and Carol O`Keefe and third-time grandparents Bob and Carol Roberts. A special thanks to Dr. Lacelle for her excellent pre-natal care. Thank you to the nursing staff of the Caseroom and 5NB for their support.
May 16, 2003

ROSADO - HANN- Allyssa Maria is happy to announce the arrival of her beautiful baby sister, Danielle Lauren, born April 23, 2003, at Burnaby Hospital, B.C. Proud parents are Lisa and David. Sharing in the joy are her grandparents Shirley and Joaquim Rosado and Joan Byrne and William Hann of St. John`s. Congratulations Lisa and David.
July 11, 2003

RYAN - Our perfect bundle of joy has finally arrived. Arthur and Lisa (Clark) are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious little boy, Evan Arthur Richard, born on April 4, 2003, 5:10 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. Evan is the second grandson for Edgar and Joyce Clark and the first grandson for Art and Donna Ryan. Evan is also welcomed by great-grandparents Ike and Dot Hussey, Doreen Murray, and Margaret Ryan, plus many other family and friends, especially cousins Erica and Rebekah, who can`t wait to play with their new little buddy! Many thanks to Dr. Callahan-Dyer and Dr. Roache for their fantastic pre-natal care, and the nurses in the caseroom for their great coaching. Mommy and Evan would like to thank Daddy and Nanny Clarke for being such great support in the delivery room. Special thanks go out to Uncle Rick and Aunt Lynn for their continuous giving and support. Finally, Mommy and Evan would like to thank Daddy for being a wonderful husband throughout the entire pregnancy. We love you!
May 03, 2003

RYAN - Donna & Billy are overjoyed on the early arrival of their first child, a precious little girl. Morgan Jesse, weighing in at 7 lbs., was born on April 8, 2003. Proud grandparents are Geraldine and Ray Wilcock, Chris White, and Margie and Billy Ryan. A special thank you to Drs. Horwood & Pugh and the nurses & staff at the Women`s Health Center. Morgan & Mommy send hugs & kisses to Daddy for your excellent coaching, love and support.
May 10, 2003

SANTUCCIONE - Dan and Cathy (nee Newhook) are excited to announce the arrival of Jada Mei Li. Jada was born on April 7, 2003, in Hubei Prov. China. Proud grandparents are Robert and Sylvia Newhook of St. John's and the Late Danny and Dorothy Santuccione, also of St. John's. Thank you to our large circle of family and friends for their enthusiasm and support (especially all the aunties) and to grandad for making the trip to China extra special.
08/28/04

SHORTALL - Dave, Debbie and Big Bro Dawson are proud to announce the safe and healthy arrival of Conor Warren, born April 29, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre, St. John`s, weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. Also welcoming Conor are proud grandparents, Len and Maude Hunt, Patrick and Florence Shortall and watching closely from heaven, Nanny Helen Shortall. A huge thank you to Dr. Tina Delaney for your very special care. Special thanks also to the fantastic nurses and staff of the Women`s Health Centre. Watch out Tiger Woods the Shortall boys are coming!
June 21, 2003

SPURRELL - Keith and Trina (Churchill) are tickled pink to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Megan Elisha was delivered on the wings of an angel April 1st, 2003 at 2:51 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. at the Women`s Health Centre, HSC. Welcomed by proud first-time grandmother Madonna Churchill and seventh-time grandparents Ron and Judy Spurrell of St. John`s. Thank-you to Dr. Pugh, staff and especially caseroom nurse Sue and nurses Karen, Margaret and Bernie on 5NB. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her wonderful prenatal care of mommy and baby.
April 18, 2003

STANFORD - Darryl and Tina (Woodland) are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Ashley Makayla, born on April 29, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre at 11:27 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. A new little sister for Stacey and Kelsey to love. Ashley is welcomed by proud grandparents Reginald and Bernice Woodland, Mt. Pearl and is being watched from heaven by grandparents Michael and Mary Stanford. Thanks to Dr. Sceviour for the speedy delivery; to Dr. Crane, Dr. Delaney and the MFAU for the excellent prenatal care; to Sue Harding, RN for her support and good humour; to all the nursing staff on 5NB and the caseroom. A special thank you to family and friends, especially Nanny and Geraldine who helped Mommy and Daddy by looking after Ashley`s big sister Kelsey.
May 26, 2003

ST. JOHN - Riley is pleased to announce the arrival of his baby brother Evan Peter, born April 10, 2003 at the I.W.K. Grace Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs. John and Donna (Kennedy) are excited to have a new little golfer. Proud grandparents are Peter and Liz St. John and Mildred Kennedy; also Poppy (Malcolm) and Nanny (Geneva) Kennedy, his special guardian angels.

TIZZARD - David and Leanne (nee Strowbridge) are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Aiden Alexander; a little brother for Liam. Aiden was born on April 2, 2003, at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandfathers: Leo Strowbridge and Charlie Tizzard. Proud grandmother: Cathy Tizzard. We remember at this special time grandmother, Anne Marie Brown, who is keeping watch over Aiden from Heaven. A special thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Howse, and staff.
June 27, 2003

VALONE - Jamie and Rhonda Valone (Bowering) are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious son, Eric James, born 2 months early on April 19th, weighing in at 4 lbs., 2½ ozs. Sharing in their joy are proud grandparents, Roger and Sandra Valone and Nathan and Patricia Bowering. Also welcoming Eric are Aunties Dana, Terri, Krista & Cathy, Uncle Mike, and cousins Kaitlyn and Matthew. A special thank you to all of the doctors, nurses, and staff who cared for Eric in the neonatal unit. Also, thanks to all of our wonderful families and friends for their love and support during Eric`s stay at the hospital.
June 13, 2003

WILKINS - Richard, Kelly (Byrne) & big brother Ethan, are thrilled to announce the joyous arrival of their baby girl. Ally Grace was born April 29, 2003, 9:36 a.m., weighing 10 lbs. at the Women`s Health Centre. She is welcomed by grandparents, Nelson & Margaret Wilkins, great-uncle John Kavanagh, Aunt Susan, Uncle Steve, Aunt Laura, Uncle Brian, Aunt Julie and cousins Kim & Jen. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, staff & nurses in the O.R. & the nurses of 5NB. Ally, Mommy & Ethan would also like to thank Daddy for being so wonderful and supportive. We love you very much.
May 16, 2003

 

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