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The Telegram Births
August 2011


BARRINGTON - Gerard and Courtney (Lambe) are overjoyed to announce the safe arrival of our precious baby girl, Gweneth Claire Barrington! Born on August 9, 2011 at 9:57 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Gweneth's big brother Gavin couldn't be more excited with his beautiful baby sister. Gweneth is welcomed by the Barrington & Lambe grandparents and great-grandparents; as well as a large circle of loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special and sincere thanks to Dr. Kum and Dr. Squires on their outstanding care and to the case room nurses, especially Denise Maher, who assisted in the delivery.
Pretty in pink and oh so sweet! From the top of her head to her tiny cute feet!

BENNETT - Barry and Catherine are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lauren Deyanne, at the Womens Health Centre, HSC, on August 9, 2011, weighing 9 lbs. A new sister for Abby. Proud grandparents are Joyce and the late Ian MacKinnon of Saint John, New Brunswick and Kevin and Anne Bennett of Trepassey, NL.

CAHILL - Bill and Ashley (Coombs) are thrilled to announce the early, but safe arrival of their handsome baby boy, Jackson William Donald, born August 11, 2011 at 9:15 p.m., weighing 5 lb. 15 oz. Welcoming Jackson are first time grandparents Bill and Lorraine Cahill, second time grandparents Don and Lucy Coombs, Aunt Mandy & Uncle Dwayne, Aunt Kayla, cousin Keira, and great-grandmother Mary Coombs. Sincere thanks to Dr. Brown for her exceptional prenatal care, Drs. O'Grady and Keough and the caseroom nurses for the safe delivery of our precious boy, as well as the nurses of 5NB. Special thanks to mommy’s co-workers in the NICU for their wonderful care during Jackson’s stay and to our family and friends, especially aunties Amanda and Amy for all their support. A huge thanks to daddy for all his love and support during the pregnancy, delivery and each and everyday.

CROSS - Jamie and Jackie (Pike) are thrilled to announce the safe and very fast arrival of their "handsome boy", Hudson James Gerald, born Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 8:29 a.m., weighing in at 7 lbs., 7 ozs. and measuring 49.5 cm. Welcoming Hudson with them is a very proud big sister Charlotte and grandparents Sheila Cross, Margaret Pike & Ray Joy and John & Marilyn Crotty, Great-grandmother Mary Pike and Great-grandfather Manuel Alves, as well as a large circle of family and friends. He also has some very special angels watching over him and his big sister, Poppy Cross (Gerald), he would have loved to meet him; as well as other guardian angels, great-grandparents Jack Pike, Emma Cross, Theresa Alves and Edward and Theresa Crotty. They will always be with Hudson and Charlotte. Special thanks to Dr. Krista Brown for the excellent prenatal care, also Dr. Delaney for keeping a close eye to things. Heartfelt thanks to the caseroom doctors and nurses, and also the very special nurse of 5NB. Thank you all for everything.

CUMMINGS - Kris and Nicole (Delaney) are proud to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Luke Richard, born August 5th, 2011, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Welcoming Luke is his big sister Sara, grandparents Bill and Barb Delaney of North River and grandparents Anne and the late Richard (Dick) Cummings of Clarke's Beach. Luke is also welcomed by Bryan, Stephanie, Clare and Jack Delaney, Stephanie and Mitchell Brown as well as Kent Cummings. A very special thank you to Dr. S. Healey, case room nurses and the staff of 5NB for their excellent care.

ELIASON - Aaron and Leigh Ann (Courtney) are proud to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Leyton Conrad, on August 24, 2011, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. at Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK. Welcoming our little miracle are grandparents Harold and Carol Courtney and Conrad and Lilyan Eliason.

GREELEY - Pretty in pink and oh so sweet! Big sister Ella along with parents, Alicia and Paul, are overjoyed to announce the arrival of Maya Rebecca. Maya was born on August 25th, 2011 at 10:51 am at the Ottawa General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz. Also welcoming Maya are grandparents, Lynda & Aubrey Greeley and Maria & Fred Woodford, great-grandparents, Alban & Mary Murphy, uncles Steve (Tasha) and Michael (Deidre), aunt Lori (Curtis) and cousins Joseph, Jack and Noah. We would like to say a special thank you to Daddy for taking such good care of us and also to Nana & Nanny for their visits and help after Maya's arrival.

HANCOCK/CROCKER - Ryan Hancock and Susan Crocker, Truro, NS, are thrilled to introduce Liam James Hancock who arrived at 1:46 p.m., August 17, 2011, at the IWK Hospital, Halifax, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Cheryl and Fred Hancock, Forteau, NL and Jan and Bob Crocker, Conception Bay South, NL. A big thank you to our nurse, Lindsey, and doctors who encouraged and assisted in Liam's safe arrival.

HOWELL - Chris, Bridgette and Big Sister Aubrey are pleased to announce the arrival of Reece Matthew.  Reece arrived at 1:17 pm on August 2, 2011, in Tampa, Florida, weighing 7 lbs 8 oz and measuring 21 in.  Welcoming Reece are proud grandparents Scott Simmons, Maureen Simmons and Ron and Marilyn Howell; great-grandmothers Ruby Howell and Ann Lee; along with an extended network of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

HYDE - Clarence, Kim (nee Carew) and big brother Evan are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their little princess, Jenna Mary, August 8, 2011, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Don and Mary Carew, Bay Bulls and great-grandmother Josephine Whelan, Cape Broyle. Watching over Jenna from heaven are Poppy and Nanny Hyde (Patrick and Theresa). Special thanks to Dr. W. Mercer, Dr. E. Bartellas, HSC Case Room and 5 North staff for their support.

LAKE - Barry, Meaghan, big sister Maren and big brother Jack welcome with love, William Howard, born August 6, 2011 at 6:10 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 2 1/2 oz. We are so thankful and truly blessed.

LINEHAN - Jamie and Lori (Clowe) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Lucas Edward Joseph, born August 12, 2011 at 1:55 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11 ozs. and measuring 50 cms. Welcoming Lucas are canine sister Molly, first time grandparents Eddie and Assumpta Clowe and 4th time grandparents Junior and Gloria Linehan, aunt Kim, aunt and uncle Nicole and Darrin and cousins Dominique, Sierra and Zoe, great-grandmother Anita Harvey. A very big thank you to the amazing nurses of the case room and 5th floor especially Dinah and Lesa!

MARCH/JACKMAN - "From the top of her head to the ends of her feet, our sweet little newborn has made our lives complete."
Eben and Paulette are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter, Laura Isabel, born August 11, 2011 at 6:52 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Alvina March of Green's Harbour and Doug and Doreen Jackman of Grand Bank. Watching over Laura at all times is Grandpa Thomas March. Proud great-grandparents are Isabel Hefford of New Harbour, Gordon Jackman of Harbour Breton and Myrtle Strickland of Milltown. Laura is blessed to be surrounded with the love of her aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends (feline friends too!). A special thank you is extended to the staff at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, for their excellent care.

MILLER - First time parents Mark and Diana (Brown) are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl Ava Lillian. Ava was born on August 18th, 2011, weighing 7 lbs 10.9 oz at Arnot Medical Center, Elmira, New York. Ava is the first granddaughter for proud grandparents James and Bernice Brown (Mount Pearl) and Ignatius and Donna Miller (Fogo). Also welcoming Ava are great-grandma Rita Lockyer, great-grandpa Gordon Roebotham, cousins, aunts and uncles.

SCOTT - David Blair and Nataleen (Durdle) are excited and proud to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Hayden William Douglas, on August 9, 2011, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. at St. Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, N.S. Welcoming our little miracle with lots of love are first time grandparents Boyd and Daphne Durdle and Barbara Scott of St. John's, great-grandnanny Imelda Scott of Mount Pearl and Poppy David Scott watching over Hayden from heaven. Very proud to have a nephew are Uncle Brad and Aunt Kelli of Goulds. Special thanks to Dr. Wescott and the case room nurses for all their support. Mommy and Hayden would also like to thank Daddy for all his love and encouragement.

SHARPE - Big brother Jack, along with parents Nola and Andrew Sharpe, are thrilled and blessed to announce the arrival of baby Grace Margaret, born August 27, 2011 at 4:25 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Roy and Margaret Chaytor of the Goulds and Carmel and the late Edward Sharpe of Paradise. Grace is an extra special present for Poppy Chaytor on his birthday!!

SNOW - Kevin & Andrea are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious baby boy Elijah Walter, born August 5, 2011 in Newmarket, ON weighing 8lbs 7.5oz. A new baby brother for Devin, Ireland and Autumn. Proud grandparents John & Kay Barrington and Kevin & Vera Snow.

WHALEN - A.B.C and 1.2.3... Someone new to play with me!  Big brother Ethan and proud parents Randall and Jackie (Loder) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Alex Jacob Whalen. Alex was born August 18, 2011, 5:18 p.m. at the Women’s Health Centre (HSC) weighing 9 lbs. 3 ozs. Our little angel is lovingly welcomed by grandparents Ed and Doreen Loder (Hillview) and Walter and Annie Whalen (Caplin Cove). Also delighted by Alex’s arrival are his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Thank you to Dr. Pike and the case room staff for the safe arrival of Alex.


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