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The Telegram Births
August 2002

 

AGRIESTI - Mark and Sherry (Jones) Agriesti are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Jeffrey Scott Agriesti was born Monday, August 26, 2002 at 3:12 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 11.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bernard and Dorothy Agriesti of St. John`s and Harold and Marie Jones of Corner Brook. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Moore, Med. Student White, and Nurse Pennell for your care and encouragement. Thanks also to Drs. Callahan and Pike for their excellent prenatal care. Last, but not least, thank you to Daddy for your love and support. We`re so lucky to have you!
November 16, 2002

ANDERSON - Joe and Tina Anderson would like to announce the birth of their son, Mark Thomas Joseph. A new little brother for Rebecca. Weighing in at 7 lbs. 2 oz., on August 6th, 2002 at 1:45 p.m. at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. Proud grandparents are Amelia and Ray Collins of Arnold`s Cove, Joe Anderson of Goose Bay, Lab. and Grace Furman of Bradenton, Florida. Thanks to the OBS staff, Dr. Obioha and Dr. Lyn Power at BPHCC for their wonderful care.
Thanks to all our many friends and family who shared in our joy. The many cards and gifts were appreciated.
September 21, 2002

BALDWIN / FOLLETT - Big sister Katie, Randy and Jill want to thank God for his most recent blessing. Samuel Randolph was born August 30, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz., 20 inches long. Proud grandparents Linda Follett, Tony and Ella Baldwin. Sam has many angels watching over him from heaven, especially Poppy (Bill) Follett, and namesake Great-poppy (Samuel) Best. Heartfelt thanks to longtime friend Glenda Power, caseroom nurse Darlene Flemming, Dr. Robert Miller for his awesome prenatal care and Drs. Parsons and Kum. Special thanks you`s to all our family and friends.
September 14, 2002

BANEZ (nee Newhook) - Lisa, Mark & Big Brother Tyler announce the arrival of their Little Princess Jade Tianna born Aug. 02, 2002 in Windsor, Ontario, weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents Albert & Judy Newhook (NF), Manuel & Annie Banez (Windsor, ON) join in the blessing of their 1st granddaughter.
Tyler says, "Good Job Mommy" & we all agree.
September 07, 2002

BATTCOCK /CONNORS - Daddy has a new troutin` buddy. Carl and Pam are overjoyed to announce the early but safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy, Connor Carl, born August 2, 2002 at 1:35 a.m., weighing 4 lbs. 3 oz. First grandchild for John and Peggy Connors, St. John`s and seventh grandchild for Tom Battcock, Brigus South. Smiling on Connor from heaven is his Nanny Elizabeth Battcock. Special thanks to Drs. O`Grady, Seviour, Farag, Mossman and Hodder. Also a big thanks to all the nurses on 5NB, caseroom and NICU.
Thanks to Daddy for all his love and support.
August 31, 2002

BAULD - Lori (nee Cooke) & Brett are thrilled to announce the birth of their son Griffin Andrew, August 5, 2002, in Halifax, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents, Lloyd & Jean Cooke, St. John`s & Anne Bauld, Halifax. Also welcoming Griffin are great-grandparents Ernest Cooke, St. John`s and Alice Brownell, Halifax.
December 21, 2002

BENNETT - Brian and Lisa (Quigley) Bennett are proud to announce the arrival of their precious son, Connor Edward, 7 lbs. 2 ozs., born August 4, 2002 at the London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario. Proud grandparents are Mary and Ed Bennett, St. John`s and Elsie and Ted Quigley, St. John`s. Also proud are the Bennett and Quigley aunts, uncles and cousins in Newfoundland and Ontario.
September 28, 2002

BODWELL - Following nine months of staunch denial and one day of grudging acceptance, big sister Lydia announces with great enthusiasm the arrival of her baby brother Vincent Geoffrey Bodwell, who was born at 1:47 am on August 16, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. (3600 g). Also welcoming Vincent are Poppy Peter Manning, Aunts Jenny, Cynthia, Linda and Karen, Uncles Mark, John and Jeremy, cousins Steven and Jacqui, and Smokey the dog. Nanny Pauline Manning was delighted to have met Vincent and now watches him with love from Heaven. Proud parents Graham Bodwell and Marie Manning extend thanks to the many health care workers, family and friends who made the pregnancy, delivery and recovery an eminently bearable experience.
September 14, 2002

BRADBURY - Charlene (nee Fahey), Wade and big sister Olivia are thrilled to announce the addition of a beautiful baby boy to their family. Nicholas Wade made his arrival August 7, 2002 at 8:56 a.m., weighing in at 7 lbs. 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Bill and Betty Bradbury of Upper Island Cove and Rose and Cyril Fahey of Carbonear. Many heartfelt thanks are extended to Drs. Crane, Delaney, Geumei and Major, and also to Mommy`s friends on Labour and Delivery and Obstetrics, especially Cathy, Karen, Tammy, Lorna and Bev.
August 31, 2002

BRISTOW/SELLARS - Big sister Alyssa is thrilled to announce the arrival of her baby brother, Jacob Anthony. Jake was born August 7th weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud parents are Michael Sellars and Charlotte Bristow. Welcoming the sixth Grandchild on both sides are Anthony & Margaret Bristow and Doug & Faith Sellars. Jake is also welcomed by Great-Grandmother Stella Gillingham and all his Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and all the case room and 5N staff.
September 07, 2002

BURGE / RYAN - God`s Greatest Gift! The Miracle of Life! After many prayers, patience and determination, we are so very proud to announce the newest addition to our family. Born to Sean and Carol Ann on August 15, 2002, another beautifully exquisite daughter, Sophia Catherine Ryan, weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. Rebecca is the proudest big sister in the whole world. Welcoming grandparents are Perley and Margaret Burge of Bishop`s Falls. We know special angels, Leonard and Rita Ryan of Grand Falls would be so proud of their 50th grandchild. On this journey to Sophia, we thank you for your care and support: family, friends, co-workers, Dr`s. T. O`Grady, J. Crane, E. Bartellas, T. Delaney, C. Pugh, A. Major, A. Guemi, S. Ripley, H. Rees R.N., the super staff of the caseroom, 5NB and Fetal Assessment Unit of the Women`s Health Centre.
We have been truly blessed and are so very grateful to have these 2 beautiful healthy children. The second her tiny hand grasped our fingers... we were wrapped around hers...
August 31, 2002

BURROWS - David, Krista (Coles) and big sister Leah are thrilled to announce the birth of Phoebe Elizabeth Jane. Born on August 4th, 2002 at 8:22 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 15 oz. We thank God for her safe arrival. Sharing in our joy are proud grandparents Ronald and Mabel Coles, St. John`s and Brian and Rita Burrows, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario. Special thanks to the caseroom and 5NB staff, especially nurses Lisa and Christine, Drs. Kum and Geumei.
August 10, 2002

CANNING- Kirsten (Gavell) and Shawn Canning announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Grace, on August 16, 2002 at 9:07 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Celebrating Emma`s birth are grandparents: Philip and Stephanie Gavell (C.B.S.), Garfield and Barbara Canning (Deer Lake); great-grandparents: Gladys (the late John) Gavell (Riverview, N.B.), Florence (the late Ralph Barnes) and Ron Torraville (C.B.S.), Mabel and Alfred Canning (Roddicton), Wallace (the late Valna Grace) Ball (Deer Lake); as well as many family members and friends. Special thanks to Drs. Bakhet and Awadalla, and the nursing staff of James Paton Memorial Hospital, and to Daddy Shawn for his devoted care of Kirsten and Emma.
August 24, 2002

CHURCHILL - Darrin and Debbie are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their first child, Noah Charles Patrick, on August 11, 2002 at 1436 hrs., weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Hazel Churchill (Portugal Cove), Patrick and Mary Dooley (Grand Falls); great-grandmother Annie Dooley (Plate Cove East). Also welcoming Noah are many aunts, uncles, cousins, special friends and furry friend Chloe. Darrin and Debbie would like to thank Drs. Tennent, Bartellas, Butler and Marshall, nurses Barb Healey and Evelyn Mooney, and staff of 5NB. A special thank you to friends Lisa and Kelly for all their support.
August 31, 2002

CHURCHILL - Craig and Heather (nee Moyst) and big brother Matthew are pleased to announce the August 27th, 2002 birth of Sophie Lynn, weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. at the I.W.K. Grace Hospital, Halifax. Sophie is the fourth grandchild for Beverly and Edward Moyst, Mount Pearl; and the second grandchild for George and Maxine Churchill, Guelph, Ont.
September 28, 2002

CLARKE - It is with great joy that Bob and Cindy (nee Murphy) announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy, Gavin Robert, born August 15, 2002 at 8:34 p.m. at HSC, weighing 8 lbs. 14 oz. Overjoyed grandparents are Gordon and Irene Murphy of Ship Harbour and Ernest and Shirley Clarke of Bishop`s Cove. Gavin is also welcomed by his aunts: Lisa, Alyssa and Shirley, uncles: Gordie, Anthony and Danny and cousins: Stephanie, Liam, Tyler and Taylor. Special thanks to Dr. Roach, Dr. Seviour and to caseroom nurse April for being so wonderful.
Mommy and Gavin would also like to thank Daddy for all his dedication, love and support, before, during and after his arrival.
September 07, 2002

COLLINS - Dale and Donna (nee Godwin) are elated to announce the birth of their son, Samuel Jerome, born August 10, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 14 ounces. Proud grandparents are Jack and Gwen Godwin of Lewisporte, and Reginald and Christine Collins of Placentia; and great-grandmother Stella Coffin of St. John`s. Thank you to Dr. Hutton, Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Kum, and the nursing staff at the Health Sciences Centre for their excellent medical attention.
A special thank you to Nanny Godwin for all her help.
August 24, 2002

DANIELS - Ian and Jeanne (nee Crane) of Petawawa, ON are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter Matilda Joyce Suzanne on August 22, 2002, weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz. A little sister for Laura. Proud grandparents are Gary and Violet Daniels, Suzanne Morgan-Chafe and Harry Crane. Step-grandparents are Danny Chafe and Rosalind Granter. Special thanks to the doctors and staff of the Parkdale Medical Clinic, Ottawa for allowing us this little miracle.
September 28, 2002

DILLON - Ray, Michele (Clarke) and big sister Megan are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Erin Rebecca, born at the Health Sciences Centre on August 1, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. Proud grandparents are Harris and Joan Clarke and Fergus and Ruby Dillon; and great-grandmother Cassie Clarke. Many thanks to Drs. Grandy, Roche and Gill, and especially caseroom nurse Joan Dalton for their assistance in the safe arrival of our little girl.
August 31, 2002

DWYER - Ryan is finally a big brother. Roy and Kim (Foote) are thrilled to announce the birth of Jeremy Thomas, 7 lbs. 7 ozs, on August 1, 2002 at 4:15 a.m. at the IWK Grace in Halifax, NS. Proud grandparents are Rose and Ches Foote of Mt. Pearl and Roy and Geraldine Dwyer of St. John`s.
September 07, 2002

DYKE - Donald and Leigh (nee Morton) are thrilled to announce the arrival of beautiful Julianna Leigh on August 15, 2002. Proud grandparents are Deborah and David Whelan, Sylvia and Ken Rowsell, Greg Morton and Karen Petersen, and Don and Michelle Dyke. Baptism to be held at Wesley United Church on November 24, 2002 at 11:00 a.m.
November 23, 2002

EARLE - Trevor and Tammy (Power) are elated to announce the birth of their son, Alexander William George, who was born at the Women`s Health Centre on Friday, August 9th, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Alex is welcomed by many relatives and friends, including grandparents Annetta Power (the late George Power) and William and Mable Earle. A special thank you to Drs. Marie O`Dea, Pat Roche and Cheryl Pugh for excellent prenatal care, and to Lisa Patten, Tina Rideout and Corinne Bursey for superb care during Tammy and Alex`s hospital stay.
August 31, 2002

ELLIOTT - Kirk and Joan (nee Bidgood) thank God for the safe arrival of their precious little boy, Eric William Elliott. Born August 28, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. Eric is very fortunate to be surrounded by a loving family, including proud grandparents, Brenda Elliott and William and Catherine Bidgood. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. O`Grady, Dr. Pugh, Dr. Pike, nurses Joan Dalton and Levina Madden for the special care given to mom and baby. Loving thoughts are with Poppy Eric and Nanny Lillian Elliott who are watching out for baby Eric from heaven.
September 14, 2002

ELLIS - Barry and Carol (McGrath) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy. Aidan John Ellis was born on Monday, August 19, 2002 at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, AB, weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents Frank and Francina McGrath, John and Jean Ellis of St. John`s, and Canine sister Terra, welcome Aidan. Special thanks to Nanny and Poppy McGrath for their help and support during their visit to Calgary.
September 07, 2002

FAHEY - Ron and Linda (Wheaton) are excited to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl. Olivia Jane was born on August 10, 2002, weighing 9 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents Ross and Phyllis Weste, Carmanville and Lloyd and Bernice Wheaton, Frederickton. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Paula and Lisa in the caseroom.
October 12, 2002

FINN - Gerry and Erin (Gorrie) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Owen Alexander on August 17, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 14 oz. at Alliston-Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston, ON. Owen is the first grandchild of Gerard and Hannah Finn of St. John`s and Bruce and Lynn Gorrie of Brighton, ON.
September 07, 2002

FITZGERALD - Rob & Cindy (nee Williams) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Matthew Robert, born at the Women`s Health Centre, on August 28, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Joan & Jerry Williams, Eleanor & the late Ronald Fitzgerald, great-grandmother Gertrude Fitzgerald. Thanks to our families, Dr. Elizabeth Callahan, Dr. Cherry Pike, the nurses from the caseroom and 5NB, a special thanks and congratulations to Susan Russell, 4th year medical student on her first delivery.
September 14, 2002

FLYNN - Sheldon and Valerie (Gregory) are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Alysha Michelle, on August 25, 2002 at 11:51 a.m., weighing 3 lbs. 11 oz. Proud grandparents are Steve and Myrtle Gregory, and John and Bernetta Flynn. We extend our gratitude to the doctors and nurses of the caseroom and 5NB, especially Drs. Kum, Kravitz, their teams and nurse Lavina. We would also like to send special thanks to the wonderful staff of the N.I.C.U. of the Janeway for the exceptional care given to our angel until her joyous homecoming. You will all be fondly remembered.
November 02, 2002

FOOTE - Jeff Foote and Jodie Barnes are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Anthony Maxwell Foote, born August 23, 2002, weighing 5 lbs. 2.6 oz. Anthony is also welcomed by his big sister Alicia and big brother Brady. Overjoyed first-time grandparents are Max and Diane Foote, and Rose Foote. Also grandparents Don and Marie Barnes. He is also welcomed by his great-grandparents Chesley and Myrtis Foote, and great-grandmother Blanche Taplin, and many friends and family. Special thanks to Dr. Seviour, Dr. Pike and the staff of the caseroom, NICU and 5NB at the WHC for making our stay very pleasant.
September 21, 2002

GAMBA - Sandy, Joe and big brothers Bobby, Iain and Wee Joe are delighted to announce the birth of our baby boy, Andrew James, born at the HSC in St. John`s August 11, 2002, at 2:58 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Many thanks to Drs. Marie O`Dea and Bartellas for their wonderful care during the pregnancy and to all the staff at the HSC for their role in Wee Andrew`s safe arrival.
Special thanks also goes to friend Rachel for driving a stubborn Sandy to hospital.
September 07, 2002

GIBBONS - Sophia is thrilled to announce the birth of her beautiful baby sister, Olivia Mary, born August 13, 2002, at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs., another little sister for Brent. Proud parents Clem & Juanita & proud grandparents Christopher & Mary Molloy, St. Shotts & George & Agnes Gibbons, St. Vincents. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Strang, caseroom and 5NB staff.
Once again an extra special thanks to Daddy for all his love & support.
September 21, 2002

GREEN - Jeff and Terri (Miles) Green are pleased to announce the birth of their second daughter, Laura Elizabeth Grace, a little sister for Alexandra. Born August 3rd, 2002, 9 lbs. 10½ oz. Proud grandparents James and Muriel Green, Reid and Sandy Miles. Proud great-grandparents Sara (Green) Stockley, Jeanne Miles. Special thanks to Dr. Pat O`Shea for his care and the nurses in the caseroom, especially Ruth.
October 05, 2002

GUY - Rob and Elke (Gries) are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Mackenzie Robbie Margaret (7 lbs. 2 oz.) on August 7th, 2002 at the HSC. Overjoyed first-time grandparents, Margaret and Klaus Gries; also seventh-time grandparents, Mary and Robert Guy; great-grandfather Georges Guy of Montreal, Quebec; Auntie Aylie is happy to welcome Mackenzie into her life along with many other friends and family. Heartfelt thanks to Drs. O`Grady, Pugh, Bartellas and Butler; also Leslie Wheeler and Erica House. Thanks to the staff of the caseroom and 5NB.
Mackenzie`s timing was perfect. She arrived on daddy`s birthday -the best present he received.
September 21, 2002

HAMILTON - John and Marie (nee Lundrigan) give thanks to God, Dr. Terry O`Grady (St. John`s, NF), Dr. Calvin Greene (Calgary, AB), and Dr. Selma Scott (Calgary, AB) for their miracle child, a beautiful daughter. Emma Marie Ann was born at the Women`s Health Centre August 21, 2002 at 8:48 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Emma is the first grandchild for Peter and Marguerite Lundrigan and the fifteenth grandchild for Jim and Margaret Hamilton. Guarding Emma from heaven are her Uncle Don Lundrigan, Grandmother Marjorie Hamilton, and Great-Grandmother Emma Bransfield. Special thanks also go to Dr. Elizabeth Callahan, Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Dr. O`Grady`s team especially Dr. Christa Mossman, Dr. Andre Hodder, and Dr. Blair Butler, the staff of the Regional Fertility Programme in Calgary, AB, Heather Rees, R.N., Dr. Tina Delaney, Dr. Susan O`Leary, Dr. Alison MacCallum, Dr. Ann Drover, the terrific staff of the Caseroom, and the wonderful staff of 5NB especially Gertrude Aksu, R.N. who took such good care of Mommy and Emma during their lengthy hospital stay.
To our family, to our friends, and to our co-workers at St. Thomas of Villanova School and the City of St. John`s, your love and support was never ending and much appreciated. "Good things come to those who wait." We have waited so long for you, our precious daughter. Emma, we love you.
September 07, 2002

HAMMOND - Chris, Wanda (nee Tobin) and big sister Keira are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Kassidy Bridget, born August 2, 2002 @ 3:51 p.m. at the Women`s Health Centre, HSC, weighing 6 lbs, 5 ozs., 19 inches long. Proud grandparents are Nick Tobin and Bridget Tobin of Torbay, Clara Hammond of Lance Cove, Bell Island and great-grandmother Laura Tobin of Gaskiers, S.M.B. Special thanks to Dr. Pat Roche, Dr. Cheryl Pugh and OBS team, Dr. Bautista and the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB.
August 24, 2002

HANDRIGAN / KENNEDY - Gerald and Deanne would like to announce the birth of their son, Robert Terence, born August 23, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 2½ ozs. A new little brother for Patrick! Proud grandparents are Stephen and Carmel Handrigan, John and Marg Kennedy, and great-grandmother Frances Duggan. Robert is blessed to share the love and prayers of many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who kindly helped during the first few days at home. A sincere thank you is extended to Dr. Patrick O`Shea, Dr. Cheryl Pugh, and the nurses and staff of the Caseroom and 5NB. Mommy, Patrick and Robert all send love and kisses to Daddy for taking such good care of them.
October 12, 2002

HANRAHAN / MARSHALL - Valerie Marshall and Sean Hanrahan are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Kate, born on August 26, 2002 at 8:33 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. Kate is a dear sister for Beth and another precious grandchild for William and Joan Marshall, and Bernadette and the late Patrick Hanrahan.
September 14, 2002

HEFFERNAN - David, Florence and big brother Delaney are pleased to announce the arrival of the newest member to the family. Cace Davis was born August 05, 2002 at the HSC weighing in at 7 lbs, 1 oz and measuring 19 inches. Fourth grandchild to Fred and Frances Reardon and sixth grandchild to Phil and Dot Heffernan. Thirty-third great-grandchild to Hazel Chafe and fourth great-grandchild to Harold Crane. Our warmest thanks to all family and friends for their love and support. Special thanks to Dr. O`Grady and Dr. Butler for their assistance in the safe arrival of our little boy. Thank you all.
August 31, 2002

HIBBS - Greg and Rayanne are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Hilary Linda was born August 25, 2002 at 9:29 a.m. at the HSC weighing 6 lbs. 1.5 oz. Overjoyed first-time grandparents are Raymond and Linda White of Torbay and David and Meta Hibbs of Portugal Cove. Also welcoming Hilary are first-time aunt Raylynn and uncles Raymond and Billy plus her four legged best pal Heidi.
September 21, 2002

HICKEY - Bernie and Helen (nee Kelly) and proud sister Brianna would like everyone to know that on August 29, 2002 at 8:37 a.m. Ashley Marie joined our family, weighing 9 lbs 7 ozs. Delighted grandmothers Rita Kelly, Olive Hickey and great-grandmother Julia Boland. Thank you to Drs. Gill and Badrudin and nurses Lisa Patten, Bev Percy and Aunt Joan Dalton. To my husband Bernie, thank you for your love and support. Special thanks from Brianna to Uncle Paul. Ashley`s guardian angel, Poppy Kelly watches over her always from above.
October 26, 2002

HOLLETT - Glenda and Peter are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Abbigail Miriam Hollett at Kingston General Hospital on August 24th, 2002. Proud grandparents are Sharon and Gerry O`Reilly and Grace and Harold Hollett.
Abbigail is excited about meeting her Newfoundland aunts, uncles and cousins this December.
September 28, 2002

HOWELL - "Big Sister Hilary" and proud parents Scott and Tina (Abbott) are pleased to announce the arrival of their twin baby boys. Born on August 20, 2002, at the HSC, Timothy Robert at 8:12 p.m., weighing 5 lbs., and Thomas Scott at 8:19 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 14 ozs. Very proud grandparents are Clara and Neville Abbott, Jane and Bob Howell. Timothy and Thomas were also welcomed by Aunts Tracy and Sandi, Uncles Brian and Roger, plus family and friends. Special thank-you to Drs. Verge, Crane, Delaney and Roache as well as nursing staff of 5NB and Caseroom for their excellent prenatal care and concern for Mommy and babies during her hospital stay and delivery. Mommy and babies are especially grateful to Daddy for his excellent coaching. We love you. Lastly to family and friends thank-you for your amazing support and encouragement this past six months.
"We are truly blessed."
October 26, 2002

HUSSEY - With much joy Gina and Dave announce the birth of their beautiful baby son, Evan David, born on August 10th, 2002, weighing 5 pounds 15 ounces. Evan, the first beloved grandson for Helen Dillon and an adored second grandchild of Elsie and Fred Hussey, is lovingly watched over from Heaven by GrandDad Patrick Dillon and Uncle Scott Hussey. Delighted at the news are Great-Grandmothers Doris Benson and May Hussey, uncles and aunts Florence and Brian Budden, Patrick Dillon, Pam Hussey and best friends Shane and Lisa McKay. Heartfelt gratitude goes to the staff of the Health Sciences Center Case Room with special thanks to Staff Nurse Beverly Murphy.
November 09, 2002

HYNES - Les and Linda (Hall) were blessed on August 29, 2002 when God gave us Kenna Leslie Rose, weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. First grandchild for Marie Hall, fourteenth grandchild for Les and Lottie Hynes. Great-grandchild of Kathleen Ring. Many special memories of Poppy William Hall and Great-grandfather Skipper James Ring will be shared with Kenna. Thanks to Drs. Hally, Roache and Kum for all your care. Special gratitude to all the staff of the caseroom, especially Dr. Parsons, Joan, Lisa and Tammy, also the staff of 5NB.
To our families and friends, your love and support has been overwhelming. Endless love and thanks to a #1 Daddy, and Aunt Anita and Uncle Pat for all your TLC awaiting Kenna`s arrival. XOH XOH Mommy and Kenna.
September 14, 2002

KING - It`s a girl!!! Geoff and Dorothy are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Abigail Victoria Louise, born August 4, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. A sister for Aaron and Alex. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Strand and Caseroom and 5th Floor nurses.
August 17, 2002

KING - Tony, Cheryl and big brother Ryan are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of the newest addition to their family. Matthew Anthony was born August 25, 2002 at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, weighing 9 lbs. 9 oz. Also welcoming Matthew are his proud grandparents, Agnes Dohey of Holyrood, Spencer and Louise King of St. John`s and great-grandmother Anna King of Mt. Pearl.
September 28, 2002

LAURIE - Scott, Andrea (nee Kearley) and big sister Alyssa are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Julianne Louise, born August 19, 2002, 9:14 a.m. at Misericordia Hospital, Edmonton, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Welcomed with love by grandparents Marilyn and Nelson Kearley, St. John`s and Carol and Jack Laurie, Edmonton.
August 31, 2002

LEGROW - Scott and Roschella are very proud to announce the birth of their first child, Claire Marie LeGrow, born August 14, 2002, at 10:05 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 15½ ozs. Proud first-time grandparents, Marie and Wayne LeGrow. Proud second-time grandmother, Patricia Gabriel. A very special thank you to Dr. Lacelle and nurses April Mugridge and Tracey Carter.
September 07, 2002

MORAN - Mitchell and Glenys (Deering) would like to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, LESLIE JANE MORAN, on August 22nd, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ounces. Proud grandparents are Ernest and Effie Deering of Paradise and Nicholas and Sylvia Moran of Pouch Cove and great-grandparents Charlie and Mary Gosse of Paradise. Many thanks to Dr. O`Grady for Leslie`s safe arrival and the nursing staff at the Women`s Health Centre, HSC, for their exceptional care. A special thanks to our family and friends who included us in their thoughts and prayers, and who are now joining us in celebrating the addition of Leslie into our family. Thank Heaven for little girls!
October 26, 2002

LOVELESS - PEACH - Lisa Peach and Trevor Loveless of Colliers are proud parents of precious, identical twin boys, born on August 16, 2002. Logan Calvin, weighing 4 lbs. 9 oz. at 5:15 a.m. and Zackery Harold, weighing 6 lbs. 10 oz. at 5:56 a.m. Proud grandparents are Cal and Marie Peach of Colliers and Harold and Edith Loveless of Georgetown.
August 24, 2002

MAHER - Sean and Denise (nee Wadden) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their second child, Evan James. Very proudly welcomed by big sister Alyssa, as well as grandparents Gerard and Mercedes Maher and Melvia Wadden, as well as many other relatives. Thanks to Daddy and Auntie Janice for being great labour coaches. Thanks are also extended to Drs. Roche, Pike and Mossman, nurses Marina, Robyn and Bev as well as all of Mommy`s friends at work.
August 24, 2002

McCRINDLE - It`s a girl! Steven and Kelly-Anne (Meadus) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, Rowan Ann Clarke, born August 4, 2002, weighing 8 lbs 7½ oz. Proud grandparents are Robert and Eveline McCrindle, Walter and Margaret Meadus. Many thanks extended to HSC caseroom staff, especially nurse Paula, Dr. White and Dr. Kum.
August 10, 2002

McMILLAN - Serena (LeGrow) and Patrick proudly announce the arrival of their first child, a son, Maxwell. Born at George Washington University Maternity Ward, Washington, D.C. on August 6, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. First grandchild of Christine and Derrick LeGrow (Outer Cove); third grandchild of Katie McMillan (Maryland); great-grandparents for the first time are Alma Templeman and Helen and Ches LeGrow, St. John`s.
August 17, 2002

MORRIS - Daddy`s little girl has finally arrived. Born August 26, 2002 at the Health Sciences Center, weighing in at 7 lbs. 11 ozs., Erin Elaine Morris. First child of Greg & Heather (Warren). First grandchild of Wayne & Marie Morris & first granddaughter of Lloyd & Ruby Warren. Thanks to nurses on 5 North B & special thanks to caseroom nurses Karen & Darlene as well as Dr. Lacelle & Dr. O`Shea.
September 07, 2002

MUZYCHKA / SINNOTT - Yuri, Julie and big sister Sarah are pleased to announce the birth of Tomas Alexander, born on August 24, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre. Tomas is the seventh grandchild of Julita and the late Stephan Muzychka, and the second grandchild for Bill and Gerri Sinnott, all of St. John`s. Also sharing in the joy are great-grandparents Stan and Patricia Sinnott, and Mary Gover. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and the caseroom staff.
September 28, 2002

NEWHOOK - MacDONALD- Karen (Kay) and Michael are thrilled to announce the arrival of Taylor Shawna on August 22, 2002 at the IWK Grace Hospital, Halifax, N.S., weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ann Newhook, St. John`s, NL and Marjorie and Jack MacDonald, Springhill, N.S. A beautiful baby sister for Lauryn!
November 02, 2002

NOFTALL - Andrea (nee Littlejohn), John and big sister Cassidy are proud to announce the arrival of Parker Andrew on August 16, 2002 at 8:55 a.m., 9 lbs. 1 oz.
September 07, 2002

PEARCEY - Geoff and Jennifer (nee Nevill) thank God for the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Grace Olivia, born at the Health Sciences Centre on August 3, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Celebrating with them are proud grandparents Bertha Williams, Peter Nevill, Art and June Pearce, step grand-parents Gordon Williams and Ruth Nevill, Great-Grandmother Nina Hart, Aunt Cathy and Uncle Jason Pearcey, and Aunt Joanna and Uncle Noel Brunger. Many thanks to Drs. Roche, Pugh, and Geumi and case room nurses Linda Jennings and Tammy Pennell.
September 07, 2002

PIKE - Alexandria and Mitchell are very excited to announce the early but safe arrival of their precious baby brother Keegan Zachary. "Is the baby coming out today?" question has finally been answered! Keegan was born on August 2, 2002 @ 7:47 pm at the Health Sciences Centre. He weighed 4 lbs 9 ozs. Equally excited and very thankful are Daddy & Mommy Bill & Karen (Mitchell), our Grandparents Stewart & Barbara Mitchell, Arnold & Mary Pike, and our Great-Nanny Grace Mitchell. We would like to say thank you to Drs. C. Pugh, N. Kum, P. Kwa, C. Pike, M. Dunne, 5NB and Caseroom staff, and Donna in the F.A.U. for such great care. Thank you all who helped out with us while Mommy was in hospital. Thank you Nanny & Poppy for all your love and patience. Kisses and hugs to Daddy who did lots of juggling to spend time with us all. We love you!
November 02, 2002

PITTMAN - Jim, Lisa (nee Wilkinson) and proud big brother Andrew are ecstatic and tinkled pink to announce the quick and safe arrival of our "Little Princess" - a precious baby girl! Olivia Grace was born at the Women`s Health Centre on August 22, 2002, at 12:40 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Overjoyed grandparents are Jim and Kay Pittman and Ruby Wilkinson. Watching over Olivia and Mommy from heaven is our special guardian angel, Poppy Doug. Also a proud great-grandmother Evelyn Spurrell. Special thanks to Dr. Alteen and Dr. Roche for their pre and post-natal care and Dr. O`Grady and nurse Evelyn for a safe delivery.
Mommy and Olivia send hugs and kisses to Daddy and Andrew for all their love and support and to Nanny and Poppy Pittman, Grandma Ruby, Aunt Lesley and Aunt Sharon for their helping hands before, during and after Olivia`s arrival. You are all very special to us.
September 14, 2002

PITTMAN - Neil Pittman and Rose McGrath are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of Nicole Catherine on August 5th, 2002, weighing 4 lbs. 11 oz. Welcoming Nicole are proud grandparents: Frank and Sheila Pittman of Renews, and Francis and Francina McGrath of St. John`s; as well as first time aunt Kathy Pittman; aunts: Pam Byrne (Peter) and Carol Ellis (Barry) and uncles Sean and Mark McGrath. Nicole can`t wait to play with cousins Alyssa, Lauren, Steven and 5-day-old Aiden. Thanks to the nursing staff of 5 North B and the caseroom, especially Tammy Pennell, and a special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her care and support.
August 24, 2002

QUINLAN/PACK - Peter and Glenda proudly announce the August 9th arrival of their daughter, NORAH JANE. First Grandchild for Howard and Sarah Pack of St. John`s, and third Grandchild for Mike and Noreen Quinlan of Ottawa. Heartfelt thanks extended to Doctors Kum and Callahan-Dyer for their patience and care. Much appreciation to Joan Dalton, RN, for her professionalism and reassuring labor care. Gratitude also extended to Doctors Alison MacCallum and Forward, as well as the Case Room, 5NB and 5SA staff for their individual role and support in Norah`s arrival.
August 31, 2002

RUMSEY/TRACEY - Ken and Darlene are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Nathan Wesley, born August 12, 2002 weighing 9 lbs 10 oz. Overjoyed first-time grandparents are Robert & Roslyn Tracey and Dave & Mary Rumsey. Nathan is also welcomed by his great-grandparents Mike & Hannah Tracey, great-grandmother Alice Rumsey and uncles Scott Tracey and Dave Rumsey. Special thanks to all staff of the Case Room at HSC for making our stay as pleasant as possible.
September 14, 2002

RYAN - It`s a girl! Shouts big sister Keisha. Terry and Danielle (Coombs) are delighted to announce their newest arrival. Abigail Colette was born on August 2, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 7.5 oz. Also welcoming Abigail are proud grandparents Bill and Sheila Coombs, Clyde and Muriel Ryan; and great-grandmother Donna Coombs. Special thank you to Dr. White, caseroom nurse Joan Dalton and 5NB nurse, Rose Thain.
Also, thank you to Nana Sheila for taking care of Keisha and to daddy for being an excellent coach.
August 24, 2002

SPARROW - It`s A Girl!! Peter, Sandi and big brother Alexander are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Abigail Marie Sparrow. Abby was born on August 1, 2002, at 9:29 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. Also welcoming Abby are grandparents Wayne & Shirley Hong and Joan and the late Noel Sparrow as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Drs. Alteen & Pike for their prenatal care and Dr. Kum for Abby`s safe delivery. Thanks also to the caseroom & 5NB staff for their care during our stay.
August 17, 2002

SULLIVAN - Derek and Tracy (nee Whitten) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a son, Noah David, born August 13, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ounces. Proud grandparents include Ann Whitten of Maddox Cove and Joey and Tillie Sullivan, Cape Broyle. Great-grandmothers are Marie Sullivan, Calvert and Monica Rossiter, Cape Broyle. Uncles and Aunts include Chris and Krista Whitten, Darren and Annette Sullivan, Daniel Sullivan and Peggy Kavanagh. Proud first cousin is Joshua Whitten. Thank-you to Dr. Young, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Parsons, as well as caseroom nurse Karen Fanning. A very special thanks goes to Noah`s guardian angel, Poppy David Whitten, who watches over us from above!
August 31, 2002

SUTTON - A sweet little brother for Kendra, another Habs fan for daddy Ken, and a darling little boy for mommy Bernice (Tobin). Evan George arrived August 28th, 2002 at 11:01 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. Proud grandparents Robert and Elizabeth Tobin (S.M.B.) and Carmel Sutton (Peter`s River). Sending love from heaven is Evan and Kendra`s poppy (George Sutton). Great-grandmothers: Matilda Gibbons, Laura Tobin, and Isabelle Williams. Many thanks to Dr. M. Dunne, Dr. Roche, Lorna (R.N.) and 5th floor staff.
Evan and mommy would like to thank daddy and cousin Tammy (R.N.) for their excellent support and coaching.
September 28, 2002

ZEIHER - Ken and Wendy (nee Janes) joyfully announce the birth of their first child, Christopher James, born August 19, 2002, at 12:13 p.m., at Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Welcomed with love by Kristin, Courtney, Patrick; grandparents: Dottie and Oliver Zeiher of Indianapolis, Indiana and Linda and Frank Janes of St. John`s.
September 07, 2002

 

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