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The Telegram Births
April 1999

 

Bell / Evans
Born to Theresa (nee Evans), wife of Tim, on Monday, April 19, 1999, a boy, 7 lbs. 12 ozs., at the Grace General Hospital. Brother for Victoria, Sammy and Louise.

Bennett / Butt
Gonzo and Sandra are delighted to announce the arrival of their son Riley Edward, brother to Tyler, born at Grace Hospital on April 21, 1999, at 2:23 am., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Edward and Phyllis Butt of Labrador City and Malcolm and Rosie Bennett of Stoneville. Like to thank all hospital staff plus Nanny Butt for looking after Tyler.

Brennan / Nadeau
Thomas Raymond
, born to George and Faye (Nadeau) and big brother William on April 1, 1999 at 8:19 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz.. Proud grandparents are Hubert and Hercelia Nadeau of St. Paul's River, Quebec and Agnes Brennan of Placentia. Many thanks to family and friends for all you help.

Butler / Peddle
Big brother Cody Alexander is very proud to announce the safe arrival of "Baby Luke". Luke Anthony Butler, born April 15, 1999 at the Grace General Hospital, weighed in at 9 lbs. 15½ ozs. Proud parents are Shawn and Karen Butler of Kelligrews. Welcoming committee also includes grandparents Lindsay and Ethel Peddle, Minnie Butler, and great-grandmother Annie Peddle of Hodges Cove. Special thanks to caseroom nurses Ramona and Elise as well as Dr. Bannister of Summerhill Medical Clinic.

Butler / Pretty
Jeff and Joanne are proud to announce the safe arrival of their son, Nathaniel Wesley Douglas, a baby brother for Sarah, born April 13, 1999 at 4:09 am., weighing 7 lbs. 8½ ozs. Proud grandparents Wes and Joan Pretty and Do ug and Hilda Butler. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Gill, Dr. Tennant, caseroom nurse Heather and all nurses on the 2nd floor of the Grace Hospital.

Coady/Hayes
Paul and Donna are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Paul William Coady, on April 30, 1999, weighting 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Mill and Bill Hayes, and Monica and Clarence (Chick) Coady; and great-grandmother Elizabeth Delaney. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and her staff, also to the caseroom and 2nd floor nurses at the Grace Hospital.

Costello / Young
Glenn and Shari (nee Young) are pleased to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their first child, Nicholas Glenn, on April 12, 1999, weighing 6 lbs. 1 oz.. Proud first-time grandparents are Winnie and David Young, and Carol and Bob Costello. Special thanks to Dr. Pat Roache and Dr. Mabel Greene, as well as caseroom and 2nd floor obstetrics staff of the Grace Hospital.

Crann / Pike
Shawn and Linda (nee Pike) and big brother Joshua are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Brody Colin on April 21, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents Freeman and Effie Crann, Fair Haven, Colin and Nora Pike, South Dildo. Great-grandparents Marion Crann, Stan and Julie Collett, Fair Haven. Thanks to Drs. and staff at Clarenville Hospital.

Dowden / Lush
Bob, Brenda and big brother Benjamin are pleased to announce the arrival of Victoria Eleanor, born on April 30th, 1999, weighing 7 lbs. ½ ozs. She is the first granddaughter for Bob and Libby Dowden and Gene and Bessie Lush. Victoria is also welcomed by her great-grandparents Granville and Mabel Lush. Special thanks to Dr. Sharon Ripley, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and Nurse Heather from the 4th floor.

Duggan / Brennan
Randy and Daphne are proud to announce the birth of their second child, Gabrielle Sarah, a baby sister for Kevin. Born April 10th, 1999, 12:30 am., weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. at Pembroke, Ontario. Proud grandparents; Kevin and Irene Duggan, and Reg and Marcella Brennan; great-grandmothers; Theresa Doyle, Mary Oates and Mary Power.

Fisher/Benmore
Born to Marilyn and Dennis Fisher, April 29, 1999 at the Grace Hospital, a beautiful baby girl, Kayla Cecilia Anne. 19th grandchild for Jim and Annie Benmore and 3rd grandchild for Calvin and Cecillia Fisher, Bonavista. Special thanks for Dr. LaSalle, Dr. Bemister and caseroom nurses. Also special thanks to cousin Renee Maynard, R.N. and my Daddy for their great coaching while awaiting my arrival.

Ford/Peckham
Jordan is thrilled to announce the safe arrival of his baby brother, Joshua William Clayton, born June 14, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud parents are Paul and Dawn (Peckham); grandparents; Albert and Barbara Peckhan, and Mary and (Late) Clayton Ford. Hi to great-grandparents in Salmon Cove and all aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Singh and nurse Marina Reardigan.

Gallagher/Mahon
Hooray!  A little hockey player for Daddy. Proud parents, Doug and Tina (Mahon), are happy to announce the birth of our first child Dawson Douglas Patrick, born April 21, 1999, weighting 6 lbs, 5 ozs. Proud grandparents Helen and Patrick Mahon, Joan and Doug Gallagher. Many thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Allison Tennent and the nursing staff on the 2nd and 4th floors. Also, Dana Soper, nursing student. Thanks to Daddy for his support and for being a good coach, and also to Aunt Shirley.

Greek / Sparkes
Joel and Joanne (nee Sparkes) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy. Andrew Steven was born April 7, 1999 at 3:20 pm., weighing 10 lbs. 7½ ozs., at the Grace General Hospital in St. John's, Newfoundland. Proud grandparents are Judy and Stanley Sparkes of Glovertown, Newfoundland and Ingrid and Karl Greek of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Joanne and Andrew would like to thank the terrific medical team at the Grace for the  outstanding care they received during their hospital stay. 

Greenland/Sullivan
Derek and Agatha (Sullivan) and big brother Christian are delighted to announce the arrival of Megan Louise on April 29, 1999, weighing 9lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Robert and Margaret Greenland, Clarenville, and Phyllis Sullivan, St. Georges. Great-grandmothers; Mrs.Susie Greenland, Bay Roberts and Mrs. Mary Baker, Elliston. Special thanks to Doctors Kravitz and Tennent and all the nursing staff at the Grace Hospital.

Harding / Sheehan
It's A Girl!
Krista Harding and Sandy Sheehan announce with great joy, the birth of their first child, a beautiful daughter, Mykenzi Rose, born at the Grace Hospital on April 26, 1999, weighing 6 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Buck and Rose Harding and Pat and Muriel Sheehan. Thanks to Doctors and caseroom staff and a very special thank you to Aunt Lee and Daddy for a great job of helping bring me into the world.

Harnum/Hudson
Enos, Kathryn (Hudson) and Big Sister Kiah are thrilled to announce the arrival of Aaron Neil, born June 11, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents Enos and Georgina Harnum, David and Sylvia Hudson, great-grandparents Alma Hamlyn, Mary Hudson and Nellie Jane and Issac Barnes. Very special thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Bannister and Dr. Jacqueline Verge and caseroom nurse Connie MacLeod, as well as second floor staff. Aaron and Mommy would especially like to thank Grandma Husdon, Kiah and Daddy for all their love and care.

Heale / Fardy
Bob and Noreen (Fardy) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Erin Maria, born April 27, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents are Frank and Mary Fardy and the late Bob and Amelia Heale. Special thanks to Drs. O'Shea, Gill and Chandra, to the caseroom nurses for their excellent coaching and to the nurses of the 2nd floor for their care and support.

Hedges/Penton
The flight is over and our special passenger has deplaned. Milinda and Darrell welcome 10½ lb., Madison Lee, who arrived safely on June 9th, at 11:12 a.m. with very little turblence. Proud flight crew include grandma Loretta and Poppy Harold Penton, along with grandma Elva and Poppy Bob Hedges, great-grandparents, Elsie Hedges and May and Harold Thomas. The flight would not  have been a success without the excellent ground crew at the Grace Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz.

Hickey/Smart
Krista and Tyler are tickled pink over the early, but safe, arrival of their baby sister, Abigayle Cecilia Anne, born June 8, 1999, weighing 5 lbs, 10½ ozs. Proud parents are Shawn and Judy Hickey. Delighted grandparents are Martin and Annie Smart of Outer Cove, and smiling down from heaven Kenneth and Cecilia Hickey. Sincere thanks to Gr. Gill, Dr. Singh, Dr. O'Leary, Nurse Clara and all the caseroom and OBS nursing staff for their outstanding care. Special thanks to Dr. Sharon Ripley and Dr. Cherry Pike for thier excellent pre-natal care. Thank you to all of our family and friends for your support and prayers. Thank you St. Gerard.

Hillier / Heath  
Tony and Jackie ae pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, Adam Nathaniel, on May 4th, 1999. Adam weighed 8 lbs. 9¾ ozs., and is the first grandchild of Gladys Heath of Beaumont and the eighth grandchild to John Hillier of Manuels. Mom, Dad and Adam, would like to thank all family and friends for their support and a special thanks to delivery room nurses Eilise and Annette for their hard work in making his birth go so smoothly.

Hiscock/Eddy
Graham, Cindy (Eddy), big brother Anthony and big sister Brooke are thrilled to announce the arrival of Cassidy Lynn. Born at the Grace on June 14, 1999 at 7:17 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Charles and Eva Hiscock, and John and Nancy Eddy. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and her team, the caseroom nurses (especially Nurse Murrray) and of course Daddy who was a terrific coach one again.  

Horne / Bowering
Bob and Karen (Bowering) are very pleased to announce the safe arrival of their daughter, Nicole Julie, on Mother's Day, May 9, 1999, in Wilsonville, Oregon. Proud grandparents are Heber and Helen Bowering, St. John's and Delores Horne of Sherwood, Oregon, great-grandparents Heber Bowering SR. and Olive Bishop.

Hunter/Harpur
Pastor Herb and Janet (nee Harpur) thank God for the safe arrival of Caleb Andrew. Born at the Grace Hospital on June 19, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. Second grandson for Dr. Russell and Barbara Harpur, Topsail, and Wayne and Lois Hunter, Saint John, N.B.

King/Crotty
Oh Boy! Patricia and Anthony King are pleased to announce the birth of their 2nd son, Reagan Francis King, born in Saskatoon, SK., on June 12, 1999 at 6:04 a.m., 10 lbs. 5 ozs. Big brother Gavin is excited. Proud grandparents are Frank and Anne Crotty and Cyril and Marie King of Mount Pearl, Nfld.

Lawrence / Squires
Born to Roland and Carla (Squires) a beautiful baby boy, 9 lbs. 6 ozs., on Sunday, May 9th, 1999 at 3:09 pm. Brother for little Megan. Fourth grandchild for Doug and Judy Squires, seventh for George and Elizabeth Lawrence.

MacDonald / Crawford
Born to David and Joanne (nee Crawford) a precious baby girl, Grace Frances, on April 26, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Anne and John MacDonald, Sydney, NS and Bonnie and Jim Crawford, St. John's, NF. Thanks to Dr. Mabel Greene and Dr. Heidi Kravitz for excellent prenatal care, Dr. Sceviour and nurses Ruth Martin, Jennifer Tippett and all 2nd floor nurses at the Grace General Hospital. Special thanks to coaches Auntie Lynn and Daddy and dear friend Dr. Krista Blundell for her caring support and advice.

Marnell/Curnew
Connie & Sheldon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Alexander Robert, born April 18, 1999, 8 lbs 3 ozs at Royal Columbian Hospital, B.C. Proud grandparents are Bob Marnell of St. John's and Audrey and Allen Curnew of Carbonear.

McGrath/Brace
Derrick and Teanne (Brace) are proud to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their son Dillon Patrick. Born on June 12, 1999 at 11:27 a.m. and weighing 3 lbs. 5¼ oz. Dillon is welconed by 1st time grandparents Garland and Elizabeth Brace of Chance Cove, Patrick and Gerturde McGrath of Torbay, great-grandmother Elizabeth Brace and all his aunts and uncles. We would like to thank everybody who sent flowers and other gifts. A special thanks to Doctor's Crane and Roche and the nursing staff of the 2nd floor and Neonatal unit of the Grace Hospital.

Moran / Penton
Lenny Moran and Mary Penton are thrilled to announce their gift from heaven. Born April 2, 1999, 2:10 a.m. at the Grace General Hospital, James Basil Ignatius, 5 lbs. 8 3/4¾ ozs.. 18th grandchild for Theresa Moran, Hamilton, Ontario. Proudly watching over Jamie from heaven are Nanny Mary, Poppy Ignatius, Uncle Joseph and Aunt Margaret Penton, and Poppy James and Uncle Basil Moran. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Tennent and Kum, and the staff of the caseroom and 2nd floor of the Grace. Mommy and Jamie would like to thank Daddy and Aunt Sheila for their support during delivery.

Murphy / Genge
Kyle Michael
. Proud parents Tammy Rose and Michael. Born 1:45 am., April 30, 1999, at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs, 6½ ozs. Special thanks to Aunts; Linda, Shelly, Caryn and Diane; uncles; Monte, Tyler and Rob; grandparents; Mike and Judy Murphy, Sam and Agnes Genge; cousins; Robert, Scott and Samuel. Also friends and close family members. A special thanks to Dr. Gill and staff. Thanks to God for this little child we have been blessed with.

Nolander / Hearn
Reg and Zita are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Megan Geraldine, born Easter Sunday, April 4, 1999 at Prince Rupert Hospital, B.C.. Proud grandparents, Aiden and Eileen Nolander, Loretta Hearn. Great-grandmother Philomena Nolander.

O'Brien/Croft
It's a Girl! Bernie and Wendy(Croft) and big brother Alexander are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious daughter and baby sister, Olivia Theresa, born June 16, 1999 at 17:43 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Joseph and Carmel Croft, great-grandmother Madeline Hawkins and watching over Olivia from Heaven Nanny and Poppy O'Brien. Thank you's go to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her special care throughoutthe pregnancy and delivery, at all caseroom and OBS staff for their special care. Very special thanks to Daddy for his love, support and patience the past nine months

O'Leary / Wade
Cathy (Wade), Frank and big sisters Erin and Heather are proud to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Meaghan Catherine, on Saturday, May 8th, 1999, at 5:52 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Raymond and Mary Wade, Bishop's Falls, and Helen O'Leary (and the late Jim O'leary), St. John's. Special thanks to Drs. Alteen, Gill and Kravitz, caseroom nurse Cathy Corbett and nursing staff 2nd floor Obstetrics, Grace Hospital.

Parrott / Hackett
Kirk and Elizabeth (nee Hackett) are simply thrilled to announce the birth of their precious son, Daniel Joseph, born on April 22, 1999, at 2:20 am., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Very proud grandparents are John and Irene Hackett, Mr. John Parrott, and great-grandmother Mrs. Elizabeth Phillips. Thanks to Drs. Obioha, Callahan and Power, caseroom nurses Chantal Butler and Peggy Sue Shiner. A very special thank you to Dr. Chris NquMayo who made our little miracle possible. Daniel and Mommy would also like to thank Daddy and Nanny for all their love and support during delivery. We love you.

Penney/Colborne
Ian Penney and his wife Sarah Colborne are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Kathleen Colborne Penney at the Grace, in St. John's on June 17, 1999 at 1:38 p.m.

Perry/Waddleton
Hughie & Renee (Waddleton) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Emily Monica, born April 25, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 13¼ ozs. Proud grandparents are Desmond & Blanche Waddleton of Trepassey & Verna & Allan Perry of Portugal Cove South. A special thanks to Dr. Tennent & Dr. Seviour & the caseroom staff.

Provencher/Dohey
Born to Michael and Ann Maire at Manatee Hospital, Florida, USA., on April 26, 1999. Their first children: twins! A boy, Nicholas Cavin 6 lbs. 11oz and a girl, Ava Marie, 6 lbs 7 ozs. Proud grandparents: Willian and Patricia Dohey, Nfld. and Michelene Gironda and Edwin Provencher, USA.

Slaney / Long
Ken, Janet and big brother Terry are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious girl. Jenna Elizabeth was born April 24, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Michael Slaney, Bernard and Nita Long; and proud great-gran Edna Stacey. Special thanks to Dr. Mabel Greene, Dr. O'Grady and Dr. Roche. Thanks to caseroom staff and 2nd floor nurses. Many thanks to family and friends your "good wishes" and support will never be forgotten.

St. George / Evans
Darrin and Bonnie (nee Evans) thank God for the safe arrival of their 2nd child, a precious daughter, Amy Jean. Born April 14, 1999 at 11:09 am., weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. A baby sister for big brother Adam. Proud grandparents are Wilson and Jean Evans, Charles and Rona Reid, and Alphonus St. George. Special thanks to the medical/nursing staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace, especially caseroom nurse Janet. Mommy and Amy also give special thanks and love to Dad for all his help and support.

Sullivan / Ashley
Perry and Pam (nee Ashley) are proud to announce the arrival of their precious daughter, Megan Amelia, born April 1st, 1999, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents Ron and Margaret Sullivan and Chris and Joan Ashley. Special thanks to Dr. Kum, the wonderful caseroom nurses and the 2nd floor nursing staff at the Grace for the excellent care received. Thanks to our families and friends for all their love and support.

Tobin/ Power
Wally and Judy are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, Cameron Michael, born on June 15,1999, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud first-time grandparents are Kevin and Theresa Power and Ed and Margie Tobin of St. Mary's. Special thanks to Dr. Verge and the 2nd and 4th floor nursing staff of the Grace Hospital.

Tucker/Bishop
Chris and Elizabeth (Bishop) joyfully welcomed their first child, June 18, 1999, at Carlton County Memorial, Woodstock, N.B. Katie Marie Gladys weighed 8 lbs, 8 oz., and is the first grandchild for George and Marg Bishop, Mount Pearl, and second for Ralph and Gwen Tucker, St. Phillips.

Vaughan / Deveau
Mary Vaughan and Kevin Deveau are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Julianna Augusta, on April 3rd, 1999, at the I.W.K. Grace Hospital, Halifax, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Nelson and Elfriede Deveau, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Nancy Vaughan, St. John's. Watching from heaven is her grandfather Augustus Vaughan.

 

 

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