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BAGGS- Ooh Boy! Scott, Dana, and big sister Rebecca are proud to announce the arrival of Michael Grant, 7 lbs., 11 ozs., born April 27, 2006 at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s, NL. A very sincere thank you to Dr. S. McGrath for all your guidance and reassurance and to Dr. Kum and all the OR staff for the wonderful care. A very special thank you to our family and friends for support and all the nurses on 5NB, especially our case room nurse Joan, for making the entire day a pleasure. Thank you Daddy for all your love and support, you are our best! We love you.
BOWEN - Sean and Wendy (nee Fagan) are proud to announce
the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Brianna Mary
Elizabeth, born on April 12, 2006 at the WHC, weighing
8 lbs. and 3 oz. Welcoming Brianna are proud grandmothers, Mary Fagan and Elizabeth
Bowen; also a large circle of family and friends. Watching over our little
angel with love from heaven are Poppy Frank and Uncle Darrin. Thank you to
Dr. Lacelle for her prenatal care and the safe delivery of our precious baby
girl. Also, thank you to all the case room staff and the staff on 5NB. A very
special thank you to Daddy and Nanny Fagan for taking great care of Mommy during
BUCKLE/CHERRY - John, Andrea & Riley announce the birth
of Owen James. Owen was born in Ottawa on April 29,
2006 at 2:45 p.m. Proud grandparents are John and Anne Buckle, John
and Joan Cherry. Very proud great-grandmas are Kay Beresford and Jean Getty.
BYRD - Jim and Carol Byrd of St. John's are thrilled to announce
the birth of their first grandchild - Kaitlyn Rose. Born on April
8, 2006 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto to their son Jim and his
wife Carol Bagozzi, Kaitlyn weighed 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Also welcoming Kaitlyn are
Judy Bagozzi and Jim Bagozzi of St. Catharine's, Ont. All of Kaitlyn's aunts,
uncles and cousins in Nfld. look forward to meeting her soon.
COLE - Mark and Laura (nee Pottle) are proud to announce
the arrival of their first child, Sean Daniel James Cole,
born on a very special day, April 18, 2006, weighing 7 lbs.
Sharing in the joy are grandparents Leo and Lorraine Cole, Wally and Georgina
Pottle, Robert and Beverly Blake and great-grandmothers Moyst and Pottle. Special
thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Kum, and to all the staff in the Case Room and on 5NB.
CURTIS - Steven and Tanya (Burke) are proud new parents of
a precious son Aidan David, born on April 24, 2006,
weighing 8 lbs., 4 oz. Welcomed by grandparents David and Patricia Curtis,
Carol & Reg Vaslett (step-grandfather) and watched over in heaven by grandfather
Thomas Burke. Thanks to Dr. C. Pike & Dr. T. O'Grady and staff at WHC,
St. John's. Special thanks to family and friends.
DANIELS - Cathy, Justin and big brother Thomas are delighted
to announce the safe arrival of Rebecca Catherine on April
15, 2006, 8 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Bernadette and Bernard
Bishop and Edith Daniels. Many thanks to Drs. Watson, Kravitz and Healey, delivery
room and OBS staff at WHC.
DEAN - Jason, Sheila, big brother Jordan are proud to announce
the safe arrival of Noah Richard, Born April 26, 2006 weighing
6 lb., 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Regina and Fred Baldwin of Carbonear, Melvin
Lambert (Donna) of Guelph, Ontario, and Wade Dean (Marina) of Victoria. Watching
over from heaven is nanny Paulette Dean. Also welcoming little Noah are his
aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.
DOYLE/PINHORN - Big sister Sophie is jumping for joy over
the arrival of her sister Charlotte Rose. Charlotte arrived
on April 11, 2006, weighing 8 lbs., 8 oz., to the delight
of grandparents Tom and Jean Doyle of Petty Harbour and Wallace and Rosanne
Pinhorn of St. John's. Parents Bernie and Lisa would like to thank Dr. Watson,
Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Tennent for the excellent pre-natal care. Thanks to the
amazing nurses who helped with Charlotte's speedy delivery. Special thanks
to Aunt Laurie for helping us in the delivery room.
DUFFETT - Ian and Connie (nee Andrews) are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Ella Claire, born
on April 17, 2006, weighing 7 lbs., 5 oz. Thank you to the
staff of the HSC for their wonderful care of baby and mommy, and a special
thanks to family and friends for their love and support.
DWYER - Karen (nee Whalen) and Grant Dwyer are delighted
to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Julia Rachael,
born April 3, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Also welcoming
Julia are grandparents Cynthia and Don Whalen (Western Bay), Joan and Ron Dwyer
(Blackhead), Uncle David and Aunt Robyn, Great-grandmother Chrissie Hudson
(Blackhead) and Great-grandfather Ron Dwyer (Carbonear), as well as a large
group of relatives and friends. Dukes Dog looks forward to having a sister!
Special thanks to the Case Room nurses Ruth and Lorna (a great coach, along
with Daddy!); Dr. Collins for delivery and Dr. Kum for prenatal care.
EVANS - Jim, Christine (Laing) and big brother Ethan are
overjoyed to announce the safe arrival of Lauren Rachel Danielle,
born on April 10, 2006 at 1:44 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 14.5
oz. at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa. Welcoming Lauren in NL include
grandparents, Ephraim (Junior) and Sharon Laing, St. John's, Jim and Rose Evans,
Bay Roberts, Aunt Lisa and Uncle PJ, Uncle Scott and Aunt Kathrin. Watching
from Heaven, Aunt Lori. Oh happy world, it's a girl!
FAGAN - Mike, Barbara (nee Caul) and big sister Jessie are
thrilled to announce the arrival of the newest addition to their family - Keira
Jane - born Sunday, April 23, 2006, a 5 lb., 5 oz
bundle of joy. Thank you to the staff of the HSC for their wonderful care of
baby and mommy, and special thanks to family and friends for their love and
FULFORD - The newest Montreal Canadiens fan has arrived!
Shawn and Natasha are pleased to announce the safe and early arrival of their
beautiful baby girl, Erin Lynn, born April 29, 2006,
weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. All grandparents were ecstatic at her arrival. Mommy
and Daddy would like to thank Dr. Tina Squires, Dr. Tim Strand, Dr. Krista
Brown and Dr. Bartellas for the wonderful prenatal care and the safe delivery.
Mommy would like to thank all the wonderful nurses in the WHC case room especially
Susan, Judy and Lorna. Mommy and Daddy are thrilled to have a precious baby
girl to love. She's absolutely beautiful!
GALLAGHER/HARTY - Colleen, Lee, and big brother Zachary are
proud to announce the safe arrival of their second son, Benjamin Martin,
born April 9, 2006, at 12:41 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs.
Proud grandparents are Terry and Ann Gallagher (Goulds) and Martin and Anne
Harty (Goulds), aunts Joanne and Tara, uncles David and Matthew; special cousins
Cailie and Joshua, guardian angel Uncle Jay. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne
Lacelle for her exceptional care and safe delivery. Also nurse Robin. Sincerest
thanks to family, friends and co-workers for their kindness and concern through
the difficult times along the way. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy and
Nanny Gallagher for all their love and support and for being great-coaches.
HALLIDAY - Brad and Mary-Jo (Martin) are so proud and excited
to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, AMBER
MARIE, born April 9, 2006, weighing 5 lbs. 9 oz.
Welcoming Amber are proud grandparents James and Pauline Martin and Roy and
Carol Halliday as well as her uncles, aunts and cousins. We would like to extend
our deepest gratitude to Dr. T. O'Grady and the nurses in the Case Room. It
touches our hearts to have been offered such wonderful support, encouragement
and prayers from our large circle of family, friends and co-workers. Thank
JANES - Greg & Janice are thrilled to announce the early
but healthy arrival of their beautiful daughter Madeline Sophia,
on April 8, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Madeline is also
welcomed by proud grandparents Carole & Graham Janes & Don & Trixie
White. Thanks to Dr. Duggan for her outstanding pre-natal care & to Dr.
Miller for a speedy delivery. Also thank you to the nurses of the Pre-natal
Home Care Program.
KELLY - Mike and Leanne are proud to announce their special
catch. After playing her for 27 hours Mommy finally landed her on April
17th, 2006 at 4:10 p.m. Julia weighed
in at 6 lbs., 6 ozs and thankfully measured in at a 'catch and retain' length
of 48.26 cm (19 in.), well under the 63 cm rule. Julia was that much of a special
catch that she required TWO tags and not the normal one tag. Also...the department
of fisheries deemed her beauty to be above the normal catch therefore they
agreed to tag her feet vs. placing a tag through her lip. Special thanks to
the two people on the dip net: Dr. Kum and the best birth nurse ever, Joan
KING - Mark and Stephanie (nee Cooper) are delighted to announce
the arrival of their first child, daughter, Ava Kathryn, born April
18th, 2006 at 10:33am., weighing 7 lbs. 1oz. Proud first-time
grandparents are Carl and Betty Cooper and Earl and Gwen King. Special thanks
to Dr. Patrick O'Shea and the nurses on 5NB and in the caseroom, especially
Lorna. Mommy and Ava would also like to thank Daddy for all of his love and
MARTIN - Brian, Corrina and "Big & Protective
Brother" Austin are thrilled to announce the arrival of Kyle
Michael on April 07, 2006 at 8:36 a.m., weighing
8 lbs., 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gus & Mary Lacey (Torbay) and
Jim & Meredith Martin (Flatrock). Special thanks to Dr. Kum and nurses
in the caseroom and on 5NB. Extra special thanks to daddy for all his love
and support and to Austin for being the best big brother Kyle could ever
MAYO - Big sister Emma, along with her parents Shane and Michelle Mayo, are
thrilled to announce the birth of her baby sister, Beth Mae who was born on
April 2, 2006 at 9:15 p.m., at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital weighing 6
lbs., 12.5 oz. Proud grandparents are Abel and the late Verna Mae Mayo of Creston
North, and George and Dorothy Senior of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Lynn
Power and the obstetric nurses at both the Burin Health Care Center and the
Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital.
MCISAAC - Paul and Carla (Hyde) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their third child, a handsome baby boy, Samuel Paul,
born April 16, 2006, weighing 9 lbs. 11 ozs. Welcomed home
by big brother Conor and big sister Emma. A special thanks to Ruth and Heather
in the caseroom and Dr. O'Shea.
MURRAY - Todd and Krista (McGrath) are proud to announce
the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Haylee Renee, who
was born on April 22, 2006 at 1:11 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 5
oz. Also excited to welcome her into the world are her grandparents Bob and
Joan Murray and Tom and Debby McGrath.
NEWMAN - Michael, Tanya and big sister Grace would like to
welcome with love, Sophie Elizabeth. Sophie finally made her
appearance on April 26, 2006, weighing 8 lbs., 8 oz. Proud
grandparents are Wayne and Julie Maidens of Guelph, ON and watching out from
above are our angels Nanny Maria and Pop Vince Newman. Special thanks to Dr.
Johanne Lacelle and the nurses at HSC.
O’BRIEN - Sean and Lisa (Williams) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their second little boy, Nathan David Francis, born at the Health Sciences Centre on April 6, 2006, at 8:55 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Big brother Nicholas has been very patient awaiting your arrival and loves you very much. Second grandchild for David and Jean Williams of Topsail and fifth grandchild for Frank and Joan O’Brien of Mount Pearl. Proud great-grandfather is John Miller of Topsail. Special thanks to our families and friends for their support, Drs. Bannister and Bartellas, staff at the HSC. Also, a very special thank you from Nathan, Nicholas, and Mommy to Daddy for his love, support and patience.
PEARCEY - Geoff and Jennifer (nee Nevill) thank God for the
safe and healthy arrival of their precious baby girl, Maria Joy,
born at the Health Sciences Centre on April 20, 2006, weighing
8 lbs., 3 ozs. Celebrating with them are big sisters Grace and Rachel; proud
grandparents Peter and Ruth Nevill, Art and June Pearcey, Bertha and Gordon
Williams; great-grandmother Nina Hart; Aunt Cathy and Uncle Jason Pearcey;
and Aunt Joanna and Uncle Noel Brunger. Many thanks to Drs. Rogers, Roche and
Bartellas and case room nurse Charlene Bradbury.
PENDERGAST - Paul and Sherry (Butler) are overjoyed to announce
the safe and healthy arrival of their precious baby boy. Colby Paul was
born on April 29, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. He is lovingly
welcomed by grandparents Wallace and Linda Butler and James and Eileen Pendergast,
both of Bell Island. Watching over Colby from heaven is his big sister Morgan.
Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Delaney for their excellent prenatal
care, and to all the case room nurses who helped bring Colby into this world.
Also, a very special thank you to Daddy for all your love and support, we love
PENNEY (SLADE) - Geoff and Carolyn are delighted to announce
the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Emma Victoria
Penney was born April 3, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 14
ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Max and Audrey Penney and David and
Eileen Slade. Also welcoming Emma are great-grandmothers Viola Penney and Hilda
Slade, Uncle Chris, Auntie Bev, Uncle Craig, Auntie Alicia and Aunt Shelley.
Many thanks to Dr. Healey, Dr. Delaney and the staff of the MFAU, case room
and 5 NB for the excellent care.
PIKE (nee Columbro) - IT'S A GIRL!!! Jeffrey and Emily are
proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful little girl, Olivia
Mary, born April 30, 2006 at 1:38 a.m., weighing
7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Linda and Fabio Columbro of Hamilton,
Ontario and Ellen Pike of St. John's. Also welcoming Olivia is her great-grandmother
Antonietta Columbro (Hamilton) and all of her aunts and uncles in Ontario and
St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and the caseroom nurses for their
help in bringing Olivia safely into this world.
PINSENT (Hollett) - Big sister Stephanie was thrilled when
her Easter egg hunt brought more than chocolate! The Easter Bunny also delivered
her new little baby sister, Katie Jacqueline, at 10:21 p.m.
on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2006. Our precious little Easter
Bunny weighed in at 6 lbs. 1 oz and 45 cm. Parents Glen and Jackie along with "big
Sis" are elated with their new arrival. Proud grandparents are Eli
and Mary Hollett and Raymond and Theresa Pinsent all of Bellevue. Special thanks
to all the staff in the case room especially nurse Beverly and Drs. Bartellas
and Krista Brown for their superb support and encouragement. Mommy would also
like to thank Daddy for all his help.
POWER - Vince, Leslie and big sister Ella are thrilled to
announce the arrival of a beautiful baby girl, Mia Jane, born April
17, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. Mia arrived as a special birthday
present to Ella, who turned 2 on the same date. Mia is welcomed by the Coombs
and Power families in Portugal Cove South.
POWER - Kevin, Krista (Reddy), and big brother Nicholas are
thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their baby girl, Kate
Renee, born on April 26, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 8
ozs. Sharing in their joy are proud grandparents Fred (Butch) and Patsy Reddy,
Kevin and Gertrude Power, great-grandmothers Isabelle Reddy and Joan Power,
and all her aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. A big thank you to Dr. Kravitz
for her excellent pre-natal care, Dr. Carpenter and the case room staff for
the safe delivery of Katie, and the staff of 5NB for their wonderful care.
Mommy and Katie would also like to thank Daddy and Nicholas for their love,
encouragement and support. Mommy couldn't have done it without you.
RYAN - Paul and Nichole (Steele) are overjoyed to announce
the safe and healthy arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Madison
Grace Ryan was born April 5th, 2006, weighing
7 lbs., 5½ oz. Madison is the first grandchild of Greg and Linda Steele
and Paul and Gert Ryan of Mount Pearl. She is welcomed by Great-Grandparents
Alma Steele, Isabelle Clarke and John Ryan. Already spoiling Madison are excited
Aunts Tiffany Steele and Kimberly Ryan. Many thanks to the Doctors and Nurses
of M.P.M.H. Gander for providing exceptional care. A special thanks to all
family and friends who have sent their best wishes, and a big hug and kiss
to daddy for being a wonderful coach and the world's best dad.
RYAN - Scot and Terri (Pearce) are pleased to announce the
arrival of their first born child, a bouncing Baby Boy, Colby Seth
Ryan, born on April 14th, 2006. Weighing
8lbs and measuring 18½ inches. Colby was welcomed and treasured by Grandparents
Harvey and Caroln Pearce, and Vincent and Mary Ryan. Also welocmed by Aunt
Renee and Uncle Rodaney and cousin Sarah, Uncke Jeff and Aunt Amy and cousins
Nick and Laura, and many more family and friends.Thank You, to Doctor Bartellas
and Doctor Tennent and all the nurses in the Case Room and fifth floor, for
their special care. Special Thank You to Daddy, and all our family friends
for their love and support.
TURPIN - Alec and Tannis (Moore) are very proud to announce
the arrival of their first born, a beautiful baby boy, Jack Alexander
Turpin, born April 1, 2006, weighing 8 lbs., 15 oz.
Also welcoming Jack with hugs and kisses are his grandmother Minnie Moore and
first time grandparents Alex and Linda Turpin. Poppy Reg Moore will forever
watch over Jack from heaven. A very special thank you to Dr. Gill for his outstanding
pre-natal care, and to nurses Deanne and Linda, from 5NB for their extra special
care after the delivery. Tannis and Alec would like to thank family and friends
for their calls, gifts and visits. Thanks to Daddy for his love and support
- we couldn't have done it without you!
WEBBER - Shawn and Rhonda (nee Coady) are overjoyed
to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy, Griffin
Shawn. Griffin was born at the HSC on April 11, 2006 at
8:03 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Welcoming Griffin are proud 2nd time
grandparents Ron and Sharon Coady of Aquaforte and 1st time
grandparents Greg and Sandra Webber of St. John's. Special thanks to
Dr. Woodland, Dr. Roche, Dr. White and caseroom nurse Joan Dalton.
WHITE - Gloria (Roche) and Derrick were blessed with
the birth of a precious son, Samuel Derrick Allan White,
at the Health Sciences Centre, on Easter Sunday, April 16,
2006, at 8:14 pm., weighing 7 lbs. and 11 oz. Since his birth,
Samuel has put permanent smiles on the faces of his family: grandparents
Edith White and Marie Roche; great-grandmother Margaret Power and all
of his aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He no doubt would have given
immeasurable pride to his deceased grandfathers Captain George White
and Allan Roche. Mom, Dad and Samuel would like to thank both Nans
for their selfless kindness and support. A special thank you and acknowledgement
must also be extended to Dr. Bartellas and his team for their exceptional
care, throughout both the pregnancy and the birth, and to all the wonderful
nurses in the case room and the staff of 5NB. Samuel sends a special
greeting to his newest cousin Anna. What a wonderful world!
WHITE - Shane and Anne Marie (Roche) are thrilled
to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl Anna Rochelle at
the Women's Health Centre on Monday, April 3, 2006 at
8:19 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Proud grandparents are Marie
Roche, Ruth and Eric White. Special great-grandmothers Margaret Power
and Merida White also welcome Anna. Watching over Anna from Heaven
is Poppy Al Roche. A big thank you to Anna's aunts, uncles, cousins
and friends for their love and support. Thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz,
Dr. Mary Watson, the caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB for their
excellent care. Anna and Mommy say a special thanks to Daddy. You are
the best! Anna also sends a special greeting to her newest cousin Samuel
who was born 13 days later.
WHITE-HARRIS - Tania and Paul, along with grandparents
Ron and Sandra White and Bert and Madeline Harris, joyfully announce
the birth of a beautiful baby girl, Lauren Marie.
Lauren arrived on April 19, 2006 (Nan and Pop White's
anniversary) at 4:37 a.m. and weighed 10 lbs., 5 oz. Proud Godparents
are Andrea White and Rob Jacobs. Thank you to Dr. Roche, Dr. House,
and all the wonderful nurses in Labour and Delivery and on the 5th floor
of the H.S.C.
WILLIAMS - Scott & Michelle (Hall) & big brother
Jack are pleased to announce the early arrival of Luke Patrick.
Luke was born @ the Health Sciences Complex on April 22, 2006,
10:38 am, weighing 4 pounds 15 ounces. Celebrating with us are the grandparents
Phyllis Marie Healey, Gerald Hall, Lorraine Williams, Randy Williams & great-grandmother
Loretta Healey. Extra special thanks to Nanny Phyll & Nanny Lorraine for
all their help while Mommy was in hospital for a few weeks. Thanks also to
Dr. Pike, Dr. Kum, Dr. Collins & Dr. Brown. Thanks to the Prenatal Home
Care nurses, Carol Anne, Lois & Lisa, all the wonderful nurses on 5NB & the
best case room nurse ever, Tracey, and most of all, thanks to Daddy for all
of his love & support. We love you!
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