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The Telegram Births
August 2013


DECKER - Big brother Gabriel is excited to announce the arrival of Simon Terrence, born at 8:26 a.m. on August 28, 2013, weighing 7lbs even! Proud parents: Brent and Seanna are overjoyed with the addition of another boy. Also welcoming Simon are grandparents: Mona & Clarence Decker, aunt Brenda & uncle Mike (cousins Lucas & Norah), aunt Terri Lynn and Shawn and proud uncle Paul. Smiling down from heaven are grandparents: Terry and Anne Marie Condon. thank you to Dr's Kirby and Cook for the prenatal care and thanks to the Case Room Nurses for the long but quick delivery of Simon.

KORAB - Jamie & Stepahine are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Kendra Debra Korab, born August 14, 2013 at 4:17 pm, weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. Welcoming Kendra are grandparents Steve and Val Leachman, Nancy and Doug Douthwright, Randal and Marie Barrett, Trevor Korab. Great-Grandparents Bill and Sarah Nichols and Stella Barrett, aunts Julie, Andrea and Hilary Leachman, Jill and Amy Barrett, uncle Bill and aunt Fran Nichols. Many thanks to an amazing coach Katie!

LEDREW - Connie Parsons and Jeff LeDrew are thrilled to announce the arrival of their 4th child Maggie Annabelle Rose Cecilia. Maggie Belle was born in a hurry on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. after a much anticipated few weeks of waiting. She was pink and plump, weighing 8lbs 6 oz and was 50 cm long. Sam, Mary, Grace and Julie Anne are tickled pink and proud to have a new baby sister to love. Connie and Jeff sincerely want to thank the case room staff, especially Dr. Chris Holden and Dr. Colleen Cook, who were both present to welcome Maggie into the world.

Big brother Alexander is thrilled to announce the arrival of his little brother, Andrew Ryan, born on August 20, 2013, at the HSC, St. John's, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud parents are Ryan and Bethany (nee Penney), grandparents Reg and Gloria Penney of Port Blandford, Gord and Glennis Noseworthy of Corner Brook and great-grandfather Alex Noseworthy of Corner Brook. A special thank you to Dr. Ferguson and all of the wonderful nurses for ensuring Andrew arrived safely.

PENDER - Nicholas & Melissa are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Leah Christine, born on August 15th, 2013, weighing 7 lbs, 11 ozs. Leah was met with lots of hugs & kisses from big brother Cameron, grandparents Jim & Barb Pender, Wilson & Christine Hancock. Also welcoming Leah is Great-grandmas Lillian Tucker & Anita Pender, Aunt Sarah & Uncle Darrell, Uncles Andrew & Derrick (Janet) & cousin Caden.

PORTER - Mark and Lesley (Collins) are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Luke Thomas Douglas on August 13, 2013 at 12:54 p.m. at the Health Science Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 13.5 oz. Welcomed by proud grandparents Brenda and the late Doug Collins of Bay Roberts and Molly and Tom Porter of Port de Grave. Thanks to Dr. Colleen Kirby and Dr. Erika Fowler for their excellent prenatal care and follow-up. Special thanks to nurses of 5NB and the caseroom, especially Lisa Patton and Carole Moody for their expertise in ensuring Luke's safe arrival. Finally much appreciation to the nurses, RT's and neonatologists of the Janeway NICU for their care, support and professionalism throughout pregnancy and Luke's brief stay.


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