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ABBOTT - Chris, Rhonda (Glynn) joyfully announce the safe
arrival of their precious baby daughter, Ashley Jessica Amy,
born on August 15, 2003. Tickled pink are siblings Joshua
and Emily. Proud grandparents are Robert and Mary Glynn and Tom and Betty Abbott.
ANDREWS/LUSH - Susan (Andrews), Paul and big brother Joshua
are pleased to announce the arrival of a precious baby girl, Olivia
Gail, on August 9, 2003 at 3:06 a.m., weighing 8
lbs. 2½ oz. Thanks to Dr. Steve Parsons and the nurses in the caseroom
at WHC. Proud grandparents are Lloyd & Patricia Andrews of Mount Pearl,
and Steward Lush of Gambo; also great-grandparents Allan & Effie Andrews
of St. John`s and Margaret Lush of Gambo. Eagerly awaited by lots of aunts,
uncles and cousins.
Antle / Meaney
BARRINGTON / SQUIRES - Pat & Tracey & big brother
Jacob are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of Kyle Patrick born August
12, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Greg & Liz
Barrington, Torbay & Pat & Brenda Squires, B.C. Special thanks to all
the staff of 5NB (Sharon, Linda, Rosalind, Karen, Shirley & Renee) & to
all the wonderful nurses especially Rose for their excellent prenatal care & support.
Thank you to Sister Theresa for her kind words & prayers. Our gratitude
also to Drs. Collis, Tennent, Delaney, Moore, Butler, Laval, Badrudin & to
Andrew Healey & all the caseroom nurses. Lastly, thank you to all our family & friends
for their regular visits & to Daniella, Colleen, Sandra & Lana who
made my stay in hospital most enjoyable.
BARTLETT - Doug and Gina (Jamieson) and Big sister Allison
are delighted to announce the arrival of Heather Sabrina Joy,
born August 6, 2003. She is welcomed with loving arms by grandparents
Andrew and Judy Jamieson of Foxtrap, Anne and Ray White of St. John`s and great-grandparents
Annie and Hubert White of Poole`s Island. Also by Aunts Andrea, Holly, Janet
and Julie and Uncle Bob and a large, loving extended family and friends. Many
thanks to Dr. Tina Delaney, the Maternal Fetal Assessment unit, Women`s Health
and the excellent doctors and nurses in the case room who helped bring Heather
safely into this world.
BERESFORD / HEALY - Mark and Michelle are pleased to announce
the birth of their first child, a beautiful daughter, Madelyn Alice,
on August 22nd, 2003, weight 7 lbs. 9 oz. Proud
first-time grandparents are Bernard and Sherry Healy and Kevin and Lillian
Beresford. First-time uncles are Paul and Peter Healy and Chris Beresford.
A special "Thank You" is extended to Dr. Pat O`Shea, the
staff of the caseroom and 5NB of the Women`s Health Centre, HSC, and cousin
BISHOP - James and Renee (Nee Rice) are pleased to announce
the birth of their first child, Leah Audrey Bishop. She was
born August 5, 2003 at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater,
Florida, weighing 6 lbs., 14 oz. & measuring 20.5 inches. Proud grandparents
are Gerry and Mary Rice of St. John`s and Jim Bishop of Virginia Beach, VA.
Watching over Leah from heaven is Grandma Bishop. Great-Grandparents are Bob
and Rita Price of St. John`s. Thanks to Nanny and Poppy Rice and Grandpa Bishop
for coming to Florida & for all their help before and after Leah`s arrival.
Leah is looking forward to meeting all her Newfoundland family and friends
BOONE/POWER - Brian, Lisa (Boone) and big brother Jordan
are delighted to announce the birth of Justin Thomas, born August
3, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lorraine & Fred
Boone and Rita & William Power. Special thanks to Daddy for his support,
the staff of the caseroom during the difficult pregnancy and the nurses of
5NB - with extra special thanks to Jill.
BRAGG / MOORES - Steve, Dana and big brother Brandon are
very proud to announce the arrival of their newest family member, Kyle
Stephen, born on August 11, 2003, weighing 11 lbs.
12 oz. Proud grandparents are Joan Moores, Kerm and Patricia Bragg; great-grandmothers,
Eva Ash and Shirley Bragg; and watching from heaven our guardian angel, Poppy
Henley Moores. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike for her excellent prenatal
care and thank you to Dr. Tennent, his team and the caseroom nurses for a safe
delivery. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for his endless love and support.
BROWN / O'BRIEN - Born to Maureen O`Brien and Kevin Brown,
a son, Michael Mackenzie Brown, 9 lbs. 12 oz. at St. Catharines,
ON. Proud grandparents Ron and Joanne O`Brien, Dr. Colin and Janet Brown, St.
John`s. Michael is welcomed by first time cousin Jennifer Manley in Toronto
and Brown family cousins in Montreal and Gander.
BURTON/LINEHAN - Steve and Norma (Linehan) are thrilled
to announce the arrival of their first child, Jacob Stephen,
born August 21, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 15.5 ozs. Lots of
love and thanks to grandparents, Kay and Gerald Linehan and Ruth and Bill
Burton, family and friends for sharing in our excitement, and for the much
appreciated support and thoughtfulness. Also a special thank you to Dr. Pugh,
Dr. Kravitz, the caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB.
Butler - Michael and Tanya (Kavanagh) are delighted to
announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Erin
Grace was born at the WHC, St. John`s, on August 10, 2003 at
4:15 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud first-time grandparents are James
Kavanagh and Linda Kavanagh of St. John`s. Second-time grandparents are William
and Karen Butler of Deer Lake. Erin is also welcomed by great-grandparents
Reginald and Laura Butler of Deer Lake and Clara Tiller of St. John`s. A
special thank you to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her excellent care during pregnancy
BUTLER / STURGE - Craig and Carol Ann are pleased to
announce the safe arrival of their precious little girl, Brianna
Elizabeth Shirley, on August 9, 2003, 8 lbs.
10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lawrence and Betty Butler, St. Mary`s, and
Frank and Shirley Sturge, St. John`s; great-grandmothers: Anne Newman and
Audrey Sturge. Thank you to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Tennent, Dr. Carrim, Caseroom
nurses Joan Dalton and Cheyenne Collins and NCU staff. Mommy would also
like to thank Daddy, Aunt Lisa and Aunt Brenda for all their help, love
and support during the delivery.
BYRNE / SULLIVAN - Timothy is thrilled to announce the
birth of his sister, Abigail Rose, who was born at Hamilton,
Ont. on August 20, 2003, weighing 9 lbs. Proud parents are
Philip & Susan (Byrne). Abigail is welcomed by grandparents Robert & Yvonne
Byrne, St. John`s & Arthur & Joan Sullivan, Holyrood.
CARTER / SPRATT - Mike and Kelly Carter are thrilled
to announce the birth of their first child, Matthew Michael,
born August 5, 2003, 7 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents
Janet Spratt and Donald and Theresa Carter. Thanks to Dr. Cheryl Pugh
and the Janeway staff.
COLBOURNE/FRANCIS - Paul and Kim are happy to announce the
arrival of their first child, Matthew Graham, weighing 7 lbs.
3 ozs. Matthew was born on Sunday, August 24, 2003, at 6:46
am. Proud grandparents are Cal and Gwen Francis, Lloyd Colbourne, and watching
over Matthew from heaven, Nanny, Betty Colbourne. Mommy and Matthew would like
to give special thanks to Daddy for all his help and love. Also, special thanks
to the grandparents for their love and support.
COLLINS / STARKES - Joel & Janet proudly announce the
birth of their beautiful daughter, Amanda Margaret, born August
2, 2003 at the Ottawa Civic, 9 lbs. 7½ ozs. Proud grandparents:
Clayton & Jean Collins, St. John`s, John & Margaret Starkes, Prince
George, B.C. Welcome home Amanda from Ryan, Colin, Chelsea & Emily.
CONNOLLY - Shawn and Dawn (nee Mahoney) announce
the birth of their 1st little angel, a daughter, Sinead
Emily, born August 1, 2003, at 7:11 a.m., weighing
6 lbs. 5 ozs. and measuring 20" long. Sinead is the 1st grandchild
for Jim and Anita Mahoney, St. John`s, and 1st granddaughter for
Bernard and Judy Connolly, Kilbride. Special thanks to Drs. Duke and Delaney
for exceptional prenatal care, staff of the WHC, MFAU, and 5th floor
HSC. Thank you Dr. Pugh and Dr. Parsons for help during delivery and Nurse
Colleen for coaching with Daddy. Dale, thank-you for your support, friendship
and just being there. Thank-you to our family and friends for their love and
support. Finally our lives have been filled with the sweetness of our baby
DERIBLE / RYAN - "Happy Early Birthday Daddy." Darlene
and Jean-Claude are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child DECLAN
KENNETH JOHN. Born on Aug. 15th, 2003 at
the WHS, weighing 7 lbs. 15.4 ozs. Big sisters Chantell and Claire, and big
brother Andrew want to welcome Declan into our family, as do proud grandparents
John & Lydia Ryan and great-grandmother Bridgett Hynes. Special thanks
go to Dr.`s Gill, Suga, Delaney and Scully, the staff of the WHS, 5NB, MFAU
and The Case Room, especially Regina McGrath. Special thanks to Aunt Rolanda
for her coaching, to Charmaine Tobin for all her help and to Daddy and Chantelle
for being there for Mommy.... WE LOVE YOU.
DURDLE - After eleven wonderful years of marriage, Diana
and Reg are pleased to announce the birth of their first daughter. Hannah
Elizabeth was born on Sunday, August 10th, 2003,
at 5:28 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 11 ozs. Hannah is the first grandchild of Arch
and Theresa Durdle and the second of James and Dianne Lahey of Bell Island.
Hannah`s middle name is in honour of Reg`s mom, the late Elizabeth Durdle (nee
Galway). Special thanks are extended to Doctors Pugh, and Tucker for their
care and support throughout Diana`s pregnancy and to Doctors Kravitz, Parsons
and Hannouche, for Hannah`s safe delivery after a long three days in the Caseroom.
We would also like to thank the phenomenal Caseroom nurses especially Shannon,
Shianne, and Lisa and the nurses of 5NB. We would also like to thank all our
family and friends for their love, support and gifts of the last few months,
during our stay in hospital and since our arrival home. Hannah and Mommy want
to thank Daddy for all his love and support during labor and delivery.
DWYER / TOBIN - David, Janette and big sisters Kaila & Kelsey
are thrilled to announce the arrival of Abigail Mary, born August
8, 2003, weighing 7 lbs., 8 oz. Proud grandparents Mary Dwyer of Kelligrews
and Kevin Tobin of Holyrood. Special thanks to Dr. Terry O`Grady and the staff
DYER - Welcome to the world, Jena Marie!
Penne (Ryall) and Ken are ecstatic to announce the miraculous birth of their
second child, a precious baby girl. Jena Marie was born on August 24,
2003, at 8:40 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Also awaiting her arrival
was Jacob who is just thrilled to be a big brother. Proud grandparents are
Raymond and Theresa Ryall of St. John`s, and John and Gladys Dyer of Logy Bay.
A very special thank you once again to Dr. Patricia Roche for her excellent
care, guidance and sense of humor. Many thanks to Dr. Blair Butler, caseroom
staff and the wonderful nurses of 5NB for ensuring Mommy and Jena`s stay to
be a pleasant one. Mommy would also like to say, "We did it again,
Daddy and Nana Ryall. Thanks!" Lastly, thank you to all our family
and friends for their continuous love and support.
DYKE - Glenn, Beverley (nee Marsh) and big brother Aaron
are delighted to announce the arrival of a precious son and brother, Jonathan
Charles Michael, born Saturday, August 16, 2003 at
3:26 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Fred and Hazel Marsh
of Paradise and Seymour Dyke of Mount Pearl, along with Nanny Dyke watching
from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Terry O`Grady and caseroom nurse
Lisa Madden. May God bless you all.
FARRELL - Rodney and Denise (Hyde) are pleased to announce
the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Caitlin Elizabeth
Margaret, born on August 22, 2003, weighing 8 lbs.
14 oz. at Ottawa General Hospital. Thrilled grandparents Howard and Rosann
Hyde (Bauline) and Cyril Farrell (Marystown).
FERNANDEZ / HOWARD - Born to Kellie, Carlos and big sister
Victoria, a girl, Alexandra Catherine, on August
4, 2003 in Maryland at 2:45 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. Welcomed
by grandparents Ron and Catherine Howard, St. John`s and Carlos Rojas, Montreal;
and great-grandmother Elena, Chile. Watching over from heaven, grandmother
Helena and special friend Francis Coady. Aunts and uncles: Helena and John
Jerney, Jeff and Wendy Howard; cousins: Cristina, John Nicholas Jerney and
Matthew and Caitlin Howard. Very special friend Annie Coady.
FEWER/WHITE - Big sister Gillian is very pleased to announce
the arrival of her new baby brother, Lucas Maurice, born
on August 15, 2003, weighing in at 9 lbs. 6 oz. Proud parents
are Rodney & Karen White (nee Fewer), formerly of Paradise, now residing
in Placentia. Special thanks to all the caseroom staff at the Health Sciences
and a special thanks to Dr. Kum. Gillian was a long time waiting, but Lucas
was worth the wait.
FLEMING / WADMAN - Proud first time grandparents, Ray & Sandra
Wadman of St. John`s, wish to announce the safe arrival of their precious granddaughter, Julie
Elizabeth born August 17th, 2003 at Rocky
View Hospital, Calgary, weighing 7 lbs., 7 ounces. The happy and delighted
parents are Rod and Patti Wadman. Grandparents Pat and Ivy Fleming of St. Lawrence,
14th great-grandchild for Catherine Wadman of The Lions Manor Nursing
Home, Placentia. First time uncles and aunt, Uncle Ray and Aunt Wendy Wadman,
Uncle Jeff Wadman all of St. John`s and Uncle Dan Fleming of Calgary.
FLEMING / WILLIAMS - Gerry & Lori are delighted to
announce the arrival of William Alexander (Will) born Aug.
13, 2003, weighing 8 lbs 14 ozs. Also thrilled are a large circle
of family and friends. Thanks to all doctors and nurses involved for their
expertise and support. Will would like to thank Daddy for buying him a new
snowmobile and he looks forward to the expensive toys to come.
FLEWWELLING / LEGGE - Peter & Penny and big sister Allison
are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Nicole Darlene,
born on August 6, 2003 in the IWK Grace Hospital in Halifax,
weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs. Nicole is welcomed by her proud grandparents Doug and
Daphne Legge and Norma Flewwelling and great-grandparents Pearl LeGrow and
William Puddester of St. John`s, NL.
FLYNN / SULLIVAN - Arthur Sullivan and Jennifer Flynn are
pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a son. Owen Christopher was
born on August 1st, 2003 at the Health Sciences
Centre, St. John`s.
FOLEY - First time parents, Keith and Jackie (Whelan), are
delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby daughter, Jessica
Judith Anne. Jessica was born at the WHC on August 19, 2003,
at 1:44 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. Thrilled to be a grandmother for the
third time Judy Whelan, formerly of Kilbride, and grandparents for the second
time Bernard and Lynette Foley of the Goulds. Jessica is welcomed into our
loving family by Linda and Dale Wurtz and cousins Nichol and Kayla of Edmonton,
Alberta, as well as Brian and Kim Foley and cousin Rachel of Mt. Pearl. A very
special thanks to my Nanny Whelan and my Auntie Linda for all the extras. A
special thanks to Kim Fudge for her wonderful support and coaching to Jackie
and Keith during delivery and to Donna Williams for supporting Jackie during
her many ultra sound appointments. A special thanks to Dr. Cheryl Pugh for
her excellent pre-natal care and to Dr. Kum and his team for a safe delivery.
We would also like to thank the amazing nurses and doctors in the Caseroom
and 5 North B. Jessica and Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for all his
wonderful loving support.
FRENCH/TEMPLE - Robert and Tonya are delighted to announce
the birth of their first child, David Robert, born 12:24 a.m., Wednesday,
August 23, 2003 at the Janeway, weighing 7 lbs. 3½ ozs and
55 cm. long. Welcoming David are grandparents: Robert and Syreathia French,
Derick Temple and Theresa Temple; great-grandmother Pearl Reid; aunts Darlene
French, Petrina and Michelle Temple; uncle Trevor Humes; cousin Sara Humes.
A special thank you to Robert for all his love, support and for being such
a terrific coach to Tonya during her labor and delivery. Thanks to Dr. Gill
and his team, the caseroom staff at the Janeway and the 5NB Nurses at the HSC.
GAUCI - Born to Mark and Tammy Gauci on August
12, 2003 at 5:49 a.m., a handsome baby boy, Eric William
Gauci, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandparents Carmel and Bill
Power, and Frank and Maureen Gauci. Proud aunt, Wanda Power and proud uncles,
Matt and Jeff Gauci. Many thanks to God and caseroom staff, Dr. Tennent and
nurses at the Janeway Hospital for his safe delivery.
GAUCI - Introducing Miss Margaret! Paul and Kerry-Lynn are
pleased to announce the arrival of their second child, Margaret (Maggie)
Gertrude Florence. Born August 1, 2003 at 4:25 a.m.
Maggie weighed 7 pounds 9.5 ounces. Welcomed with love by sister Elizabeth
(age 3); Grandparents John and Kathleen Coombs; Tony and Anna Gauci; Great-Grandmother
Margaret Gauci; and aunts and uncles: Heidi, John-Craig, Brad and Tony. Watching
over Maggie from above are her Great-Grandparents: William and Gertrude Coombs,
Patrick and Gertrude Morrissey, William and Florence Howlett and Samuel Gauci.
God bless all family and friends for their thoughts and best wishes. Special
thanks go out to Dr. Tennant and Dr. Pugh and their staffs for a safe delivery
and to the lovely nurses at the Health Sciences for taking care of her in those
GEAR - Lenny Gear & Lisa Martin are the proud new parents
of Evan James Thomas Gear. Evan entered the world on August
31, 2003 at 11:17 p.m. at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge,
Ont., weighing in at 8 lbs. & 21" long. Proud grandparents are Keith & Debbie
Hickey, Henry Martin, Diane Gear & Lenny Parsons. Evan is also welcomed
by many great-grandparents, aunts, uncles & cousins.
GEORGE - It`s a boy! Glen and Lisa (St. Croix) are thrilled
to finally announce the safe arrival of their precious little boy, Mark
Evan, born Saturday, August 16, 2003 at 2:11 p.m.,
weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Ben and Mary St. Croix, St. Mary`s
and Abby and Noreen George, St. John`s. Special thank you to Dr. Cheryl Pugh,
Dr. Joan Crane and MFAU staff for their excellent prenatal care. A very special
thanks to Dr. Lesa Dawson, we can`t thank you enough! Thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz
and team for Mark`s safe delivery. Caseroom nurses Lisa Madden, Regina McGrath,
Drs. Michelle Soupka and Tamara. 5NB nurses Valerie, Heather, Eleanor, Carol
Ann and Arlene for their fantastic care. Mark thanks Grandma for helping Mommy
when Daddy first went back to work.
GROVES - Shawn and Krista (Hall) are overjoyed to announce
the arrival of their second precious little girl. Erin Michelle was
born on August 20, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs. Maeghan is
thrilled to be a big sister. Proud grandparents are Ray and Collette Hall,
George and Irene Groves, all of St. John`s. The biggest thank you in the world
once again to Dr. Kum and Dr. Kamra for their excellent care. Also, many thanks
to Dr. Butler, Betty, the nursing staff of 5NB and the caseroom, especially
Judy. Lastly, thank you to all our family and friends for their love and support.
HEFFERMAN - Martin and Susan are thrilled to announce the
arrival of their little angel Abigayle Clare. Abigayle
arrived on August 29th, 2003 at 9:46 a.m., weighing 7 lbs.
2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Theresa Hefferman, Don and Marguerite Hanlon
and great-grandparents Bernard and Dorothy Howlett. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz,
Dr. Pike, Dr. Hillman and all the caseroom and 5NB staff - special thanks to
nurse Lisa Patten. An extra special thank-you to Daddy for his love and support.
HOLLETT / PETERS - Andre and Lisa and big sister Katelyn
are thrilled to announce the arrival of their handsome baby boy, Andrew
James Clifford, born at the HSC on August 11, 2003,
weighing 8 lbs. 8.5 oz. Proud grandparents are Margo and Jim Maher of Hopeall
and Effie and the late Clifford Peters of Parry Sound, Ontario. Mom and Dad
would like to thank Gramma and Aunts Lin and Judy for their support during
the summer. Special thanks to Drs. Bartellas and Tennent and to case room nurse
Karen Fanning and the staff of 5NB for their excellent care.
HOOKEY- Cecil and Daphne (nee Sparkes) would like to announce
the birth of their grandson, Austin William, born to Philip
(son) and Lori in Brampton, Ont. on Aug. 18, 2003 at 3:30
a.m. weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs.
HURLEY / POWER - Steve and Karen and big sister Heather are
thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious angel, Jessica Clare,
born August 6, 2003 at 8:26 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 4 oz. at
the Women`s Health Centre, St. John`s. Proud grandparents are Pat and Barb
Hurley and Diana and Edward (Fox) Power of St. John`s. Special thank you to
Dr. Cherry Pike for her excellent care. Thanks also to Dr. Ciganovic, the staff
of the caseroom and 4 North B.
HUSSEY / PHILPOTT - Paul and Marilyn and big brother Nicholas
are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Allison Frances,
born on Aug. 8, 2003 in Fort McMurray, AB, weighing 8 lbs.
13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Nick and Frances Philpott, Mount Pearl, and
Leo and Alice Hussey, Gander.
HYNES/VAN DIJK - Not intending to outdo his older brother
Cameron (3) in early arrival, FARON THEODORE was born August
22, 2003. He was born to Dr. Allan and Angela Hynes at Women`s Hospital
in Winnipeg, MB. He weighed 3 lb 13 oz. Grandparents are Roy and Beulah Hynes
of Grand Falls-Windsor and Tony and Viola Van Dijk of Miramichi, NB.
IVANY / PRINCE - Nancy, Doug and Big Sister Grace are thrilled
to announce the arrival of Claire June, August 28, 2003, weighing
6 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Barbara Ivany of Paradise and
Lindsay and Margaret Prince of Bishop Falls. Daddy, we couldn`t have done it
without you. All our love, from Your Girls.
KEAN - My home has expanded by two feet. Elizabeth (Betty)
is proud to announce the arrival of her precious daughter, Rayleene
Qiwen, who was born in Anhui Province, China, on August 8,
2002. Adopted in China on August 11, 2003, and returned
home to St. John`s, Newfoundland, to a warm welcome by family and friends on
August 22, 2003. Special thanks to Mary Cormier-Forsey and Vanessa Bartlett
who accompanied Mommy to China to adopt Rayleene. Thank you to my friend Kelly
Power Kean who was unable to make the journey to China but supported me every
step of the way. To all who helped along the way, Thanks.
KENNEDY / MURPHY - He is finally here! Jamie and Glynnis
(Murphy) are very excited to announce the arrival of their first baby. Connor
James was born on August 10, 2003 at 12:36 a.m.,
7 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents include John and Winnifred Kennedy of St. John`s
and Nels and Rosemarie Murphy of Paradise. Much heartfelt thanks are extended
to the wonderful caregivers that helped along the way including Dr. S. Furlong,
Dr. C. Pugh, Dr. E. Bartellas and Dr. S. Laval; nurses Lavinia Madden, Paula
Taylor and Carol Ann Walsh and all other nurses and staff at HSC caseroom and
5 North B. We would also like to extend thanks to all family and friends for
their love and warm wishes.
KING - Stephen and Joanne (nee McGrath) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their first child, Lauren Diane, at the WHC,
on August 4, 2003 at 2:20 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 1 oz. First-time
grandparents are Diane McGrath of Torbay and Brendan McGrath of Pouch Cove.
Lauren is the third grandchild for Jake and Sandra King of Bauline. Also welcoming
Lauren are many family and friends. Thank you to Drs. Collis and Kum for their
prenatal care. Special thank you to all our family and friends for their love
KING - Wanda and Travis are pleased to announce the birth
of their daughter, Julia Emily King, born at the Women`s Hospital
in Indianapolis, on August 31, 2003, at 7:34 p.m., weighing
7 lbs. 4 ozs.
LAMBERT / STILES - Don and Valorie are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their daughter, Victoria Alexis, born August
14, 2003, at 8:56 p.m. weighing 6 lbs. 11 ozs. at the Foothills Hospital
in Calgary, AB. Proud first-time grandparents are Dan & Millie Stiles of
Appleton, along with Don and Gail Lambert of St. John`s. Also delighted by
Victoria`s Arrival are her great-grandparents Arthur & Evelyn Stiles (Gander) & Flora
Noseworthy (St. John`s). Victoria also has a very excited group of Aunts & Uncles
including Danette & Chris (Kathleen), Brian, Jennifer, Suzy and Mark, as
well as all of her Great Aunts & Uncles, cousins and friends.
LANGER - We`re tickled pink! Jason and Lori (nee Piercey)
are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their 1st child. Emma
Judy was born 4 weeks early on August 8, 2003 at
WHC, weighing 5 lbs. 10 oz. Proud 1st time grandparents are Ches
and Rhoda Piercey of Islington and 10th time grandparents Vic and
Marina Langer of Heart`s Content; as well, great-grandmother Elsie Legge of
Whiteway. Waiting at the door to welcome home Emma was our canine baby, Kallie.
Watching over Emma from heaven is Aunt Bernice. Special thanks to Drs. Pugh,
Parsons and Kravitz, the staff of the caseroom, 5NB and NICU. Extra special
thanks to daddy for his love and support.
LeDREW - Bob, Sandra (Butt) and big brother Ben are thrilled
to announce the birth of their precious daughter and baby sister! Katie
Jane arrived at the WHC on Wednesday, August 13, 2003 at
7:39 p.m., weighing 6 lbs., 6.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bob and Corinne
LeDrew of Topsail, Fred and Mary Butt of Chamberlains and great-grandmother
Mary Rockwell of St. John`s. We would like to send special thanks to nurses
Margaret Ann and Joan of the caseroom for their exceptional care.
LUNDRIGAN / NEIL - Gerald and Debbie are delighted to announce
the early but safe arrival of their son, Travis Joshua, born August
28, 2003, in Calgary, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents, Gerry
Neil and Anne Barnes. Watching Travis from heaven is his grandmother Andrea
Nugent. Travis can`t wait to meet all his family and friends in Newfoundland
MADDICKS - Born to Sean and Jay-Lynn Maddicks in Sexmith,
AB, a beautiful baby girl, Baily Rose, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz.
on August 7, 2003. Proud grandparents Bill and Rosemary Maddicks,
McGRATH / MURPHY - Kevin, Leah and Big Sister Mikayla are
happy to announce the safe arrival of their precious son and brother, Blake
Kevin, born August 24, 2003 at 9:54 a.m., weighing
8 lbs. 13 ozs. at the HSC in St. John`s. Proud grandparents are Sherry and
Les McGrath of the Goulds, Kevin and Diane Murphy, as well as deceased grandmother
Theresa Murphy, of Bell Island. A thank you to Dr. Tennant, Dr. Pike, and
caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB. A special thank you to case room nurse
Joan and hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love and support.
MITCHELL - Tom, Victoria and big sister Emma are thrilled
to announce the birth of their second child, a precious baby boy. Lane
Thomas was born on Thursday, August 21, 2003, at
9:41 a.m., at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 9 lbs. Lane is welcomed by
proud grandparents Bill and Ruby Mitchell of Lewins Cove and Bob and Minnie
Lane of Catalina. Many thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Kabisios for ensuring
Lane`s safe arrival and to all the nurses and staff in the Caseroom and on
5NB. A special thanks to Aunt Donna who once again helped Mommy through the
labour and delivery.
MOSS / NOSEWORTHY - Bradley and Suzette are delighted
to announce the arrival of a precious baby girl on August 7, 2003.
Rachel Kelly was born at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John`s
and weighed in at 7 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Dr. Larry Moss, Catherine
Bradley, Ed and Daphne Noseworthy. Proud great grandparents are Clarice
Decker and Georgina Abbott. Many thanks to Drs. Heidi Kravitz and Britt
Moore, as well as our wonderful nurse, Lisa Madden. Special thanks go to
Great Aunt, Godmother and Doula, Essie Peddle, R.N. for all of her love
MULLETT - Victor and Sherry (Holwell) are pleased to
announce the arrival of their first child. Emma Rose was
born August 3, 2003 at 10 a.m. weighing 9 lbs. Proud first-time
grandparents are Victor and Mary Mullett and Daphne Holwell. Thank you
to the staff of the WHC for your care and support. Special thanks to Daddy,
Nanny, Dawn and Shirley for being such great coaches.
MURPHY - John and Dahlia are delighted to announce the
safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Rachel Anita Murphy,
on August 9, 2003 at 3:24 p.m., weighing 6 lbs 12 oz,
at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton. Special thanks to Dr.
Agnes Lee and Dr. Moriarity. Rachel is welcomed by her proud Grandparents
Anthony & Anita Murphy (Long Harbour), and Allah & Sabiha Khan
(Karachi, Pakistan). We`d also like to thank our family and friends for
their constant love and support throughout the past few months. Sugar
and spice and everything nice, that`s what little girls are made of. Life
is sweet and all is wonderful in the world.
O`DEA - Frank and Jennifer O`Dea are delighted to announce
the birth of their daughter, Mary Katherine. Big brother Jack
is thrilled. Mary Kate arrived at the WHC on August 19th,
2003 at 3:37 p.m. weighing 9 pounds 15½ ounces. Proud grandparents
are Frank and Barbara O`Dea of St. John`s and Brian and Dianne Garland of Saint
John, NB. Our sincere thanks are extended to Dr. Cheryl Pugh, Dr. Mabel Greene,
Dr. Nick Kum, caseroom nurse Annette and all 5NB staff. We would like to thank
our family and friends for all of their support.
PENNEY - Hello everyone! My name is Leah Brenda
Jean Penney, and I live in CBS with my mommy and daddy, Kimberley
and Mark Penney. I was born August 2, 2003 at the Health
Sciences Centre in St. John`s, and I weighed 6 lb 7 oz. My mommy and
daddy are very happy I`m finally here, and so are my grandparents, Brenda
and Wilson Brett and Nathaniel and Jean Penney, all of Campbellton. Special
thanks for my safe arrival to Dr. Roche and Dr. Pugh, and to Dr. Pike
and Dr. Mossman for seeing me safely into the world. Also thanks to Nurse
Joan in the caseroom, and the LPNs who were so good to me and my mom
in the hospital. Big kisses to daddy, Aunt Kayla and Nanny Brenda for
being such good coaches for mommy, and to Auntie Marilyn for being there
when mommy and daddy needed her.
PIERCEY - Hannah proudly announces the arrival of baby sister, Kaitlyn
Rose, August 25, 2003. Parents: Jason and Sharlene Piercey. Love
from grandparents: Jean and Tom Piercey, Mary and Sam Madden; Aunt Janet;
great-grandmas: Gladys Butler and Charlotte Piercey.
RIDEOUT - Paul, Tina (Bugden) and big brother Rayce are thrilled
to announce the arrival of Allison Roberta Reneé, born Aug.
8th, 2003, weighing 6 lbs., 13 oz. Proud grandparents are
Ray and Roberta Bugden, Hodgewater Line and Hubert and Martha Rideout, Mt.
Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Pugh, Dr. Parsons, caseroom nurses Diana & Karen
and nurses of 5NB, also thanks from Rayce to Lucy, Judy and Robert Thistle
for the unexpected early rise.
RYAN / COADY - Glen, Joanne and big brother Adam are thrilled
to announce the safe arrival of Lauren Sarah, born August
17th, 2003 at 10:31 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 4.4 oz. Proud
grandparents are Frank and Eunice Ryan of St. John`s and Joe and Marilyn Coady
of Torbay. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Pugh, caseroom and 5NB nurses
of the WHC. Also a special thank you to our family and friends for all their
love and support throughout the pregnancy and delivery.
SAHAJPAL / SLADE - SAHAJPAL - Vic and Paula are delighted
to announce the birth of their precious first child, VIJAY NOAH.
Vijay was born at the WHC on August 14th at 6:32
p.m. weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Gordon and Agnes
Slade of Mount Pearl, NL and Kant and Rita Sahajpal of Charlottetown, PE. Vijay
is a welcomed nephew for Aunt Janet and Uncle Nick of Corner Brook, NL and
Uncle Riki and Aunt Connie of Ottawa, ON. Very special thanks are extended
to Dr. Cheryl Pugh for her excellent prenatal care throughout the pregnancy.
We would also like to thank Dr. Parsons and superb caseroom nurse Lisa for
ensuring Vijay was brought safely into this world, as well as all 5NB nurses,
especially Valerie. To all our friends and family, we appreciate your support
throughout the pregnancy and your many visits and gifts. Special thanks are
extended to good friends Vanessa and Michelle for sharing their experiences
during the pregnancy and Vijay`s first couple of weeks. Vijay and Mommy would
also like to thank Daddy and Grandma Slade for their excellent coaching during
the delivery. We love you both!
SHALLOW - It is with great pride that Doug and Lisa Shallow
(Hunt) announce the arrival of their little angel, Myah Hope,
who was welcomed into the world on August 22nd, 2003 at
8:40 a.m. at the Women`s Health Centre in St. John`s. Myah weighed 6 lbs. 9
oz. and stole our hearts immediately. Proud grandparents are Hubert & Marjorie
Hunt of St. John`s, and Patrick & Doreen Shallow of Gander. Great-grandparents
Doris & James Kelloway and Edith Anstey, Uncle Darren, Uncle Mike, Aunt
Nancy, special cousin Lindsay and canine companions Kobe and Storm are also
thrilled to welcome the new addition. Watching over Mayah from heaven are great-grandparents
Ethel & Isaac Hunt, Harry & Monica Shallow and Leonard Anstey. Thank
you to Dr. Kravitz and her team for Myah`s safe delivery, and an extra special
thank you to nurses Anita and Carol Ann. Myah would also like to thank Daddy
for taking such good care of Mommy. Even before we knew you, we loved you with
all our hearts.
SHEAVES / VALLIS - Michelle, Chris and big sister Josie Elizabeth
announce the arrival of Jake Ivan, born August 12,
2003. Proud grandparents: Shirley and Melvin Sheaves, St. John`s,
Bertha and Tom Vallis, Lab City. Thank you to Dawn, Lisa and Dr. Kabisios of
the Caseroom, also Dr. Crane and Dr. Britt Moore, Women`s Health Clinic. Special
thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.
SIMMONS/SMITH - Karla Simmons and Michael Smith are delighted
to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy. Kristian Tomas was
born on August 16th at 12:42 p.m. weighing 8 lbs.,
4 ozs. Also delighted with Kristian`s arrival are proud grandparents Joyce & Kenneth
Smith and Karl & Juanita Simmons. We would like to extend a sincere thank
you to Kay Matthews for her knowledgeable guidance, Ruth Martin for her support
during the delivery, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and resident Dr. Theo Kabisios for a
healthy baby, and last but not least, all our family and friends.
SUTER - Proud first time parents Brad & Rose (Skinner)
are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their son, Matthew James
Martin. Matthew arrived on Friday, August 22, 2003 at
12:29 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. He is welcomed with love by first time grandparents
Martin & Una Suter, and Pius & Gladys Skinner. Also welcoming Matthew
are Aunt Heather Suter, Uncle Greg Skinner, and Great-Grandmother Doris Thompson.
A very special thanks to Dr. Verge and Dr. Pugh for their excellent prenatal
care, and to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Mossman, and Todd Way for a safe and quick delivery.
We would also like to thank the amazing nurses in the caseroom and 5 North
WEST - Chesley and Jane (Jenkins) are proud to announce the
birth of their beautiful baby boy, Isaac Chesley, born at
the WHC on Thursday, August 28, 2003, at 8:27 a.m., weighing
9 lbs. 3½ ozs. Sharing their joy are delighted grandparents Joseph and
Gladys West and Dr. John and Elizabeth Jenkins. Proud uncles are David West
and Andrew and Christopher Jenkins. Thank you to Drs. Kum, Parsons, Aziz and
Kelly, and to the nurses in NICU and on 5NB, especially Anita and Allison.
Mommy and Isaac would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support throughout
the pregnancy and delivery.
WHITE - Craig and Lesley (Adams) are thrilled to announce
the safe arrival of their daughter, Taylor Olivia, born at
the WHC at 1:59 a.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2003, weighing 7
lbs. 3 oz. Also welcoming Taylor are first time grandparents, Robert and Carol
Adams of St. John`s and third time grandparents, Judy and Ian Robinson of Halifax,
and Peter and Valerie White of Ontario. Thanks to Dr. Cheryl Pugh for her prenatal
care and Dr. Gill and his caseroom team, especially Cheyenne Collins for ensuring
Taylor`s safe arrival. Special thanks to Nanny Adams and Daddy for being such
good coaches throughout the delivery. Daddy, Taylor and Mommy couldn`t have
done it without you!
WILLIAMS - Proud first time parents Deanne (Sinnott) & Jeff
are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their son Riley Stephen
Williams. Riley arrived August 2, 2003 at 2:29 pm
weighing 7 lbs. Blessing the lives of first time grandparents John & Betty
Sinnott, Witless Bay and Gordon & Carol Williams, Bay Bulls and aunts Dawn & Dana
Sinnott and Christa Williams. Also welcoming Riley are Great-grandmothers,
Madeline Sinnott, Edna Hefferman and Hazel O`Reilly. Thank you to the nurses
in the caseroom at the Women`s Health Center, Darlene and Colleen who were
great coaches, as were Daddy and Nana Sinnott. A very special thank you to
Dr. Kum for his excellent prenatal care and for a safe and quick delivery.
WYLDE - Adrian, Tina and big sister Sarah Curtis are very
happy to announce the safe arrival of Emma Judith on August
19, 2003, weighing 5 lbs. 11 ozs. Grandparents are Alphonsus Curtis
and the late Judith Curtis, St. John`s and Jack and Joyce Wylde, Surrey, England.
Very special thanks to all the wonderful doctors and nurses who attended to
both Mommy and Emma.
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