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The Telegram Births
December 2000

 

Avery / Lethbridge
Barry and Carolann are pleased to announce the arrival of their second child, a baby boy. Brayden Thomas Calvin was born at the HSC-Janeway on December 16th, 2000 at 3:15 am., weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs. A brother to big sister Allissa. Proud grandmothers, Eileen Avery, Long Beach and Nellie Lethbridge, Kilbride. Great-grandparents William and Laura Stringer, Caplin Cove. We are very thankful to Dr. Paula Pye, Dr. Roche, Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Blair Butler, Dr. Badrin, Sandi Wadhawan and especially caseroom nurses Paula Taylor and Heather Shute. Also thanks to all the nursing staff on 5NB at HSC.

Burness / Peach
IT'S A GIRL!
Brad and Heather (Peach) are happy to announce the safe arrival of Sophie Ann, December 5th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Edith and Bill Peach, Chamberlains and Brenda Burness, St. Phillips, great-grandmother, Agnes Peach, Salmon Cove, Carbonear. Sophie is a new arrival for many aunts, uncles and cousins. We are very thankful to Dr. J. Verge, Dr. Bartellas and the caseroom staff, Dr. Dowden and the staff at NICU, Health Sciences, and Dr. Aziz and NICU Staff at the Janeway and the nurses from 5NB at the Health Sciences.

Bussey / Lynch
Keith and Sherry (Lynch) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their precious son, Nathan Keith, born on December 17th, 2000 at 10:43 pm., at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 9 lbs. 11¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Jack and Hazel Lynch of Paradise and Wallace and Annie Bussey of Foxtrap. A very special thank you to Dr. Karvitz, Dr. Roche and all the staff of the caseroom and maternity ward, especially Regina and Judy. To Daddy, a very special thank you for all your love and support. We Love You.

Chafe / Snow
Michael and Tammy (nee Snow), big brother Liam and big sister Maggie are pleased to announce the birth of Tara Bridget. Tara arrived at 6:32 am on December 15th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 5 ½ ozs., and meaasuring 20½ inches. Tara is the fifth grandchild for Margaret Snow, tenth grandchild for Ron and Teresa Chafe, and the eleventh great-grandchild for Amelia O'Driscoll.

Chaytor / Crewe
Kathy and Paul are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious son, Jacob Paul Chaytor on December 27th, 2000. Jacob was born at 10:36 pm at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Very special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane and the nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB for their outstanding care. Extra special thanks to coaches Daddy and Aunt Donna for their incredible support throughout labour and delivery.

Clark / Fallon
Daddy's little girl is here! Rick and Lynn (nee Fallon) are delighted to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their precious baby girl, Erica Fallon Clark. Erica was born on December 28th, 2000 at 5:11 am., weighing 4 lbs. 4½ ozs at the HSC. Proud grandparents are Dot and Ike Hussey of Port de Grave. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her outstanding prenatal care. Thank you to Drs. Pike and Power and nurses Joan, Annette, Lisa and Lorna of the caseroom. Also much thanks to all the nurses and staff of 5NB and in the NICU for taking such good care of Erica. Last, but not least, Mommy and Erica would like to thank Daddy for all his patience, love and support during pregnancy, labor and delivery. We love you.

Coady / Wall
He is here! Finally Big Brother Mitchell has a little buddy, Matthew Gregory. Matthew was born at 2:15 am., December 17th, 2000 at the HSC, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud parents are John and Elaine Coady, grandparents Frank and Margaret Rose Coady of St. John's, Patrick Wall and wife Doreen of Caplin Cove, Nanny Wall (Beatrice), who is watching from heaven above, great-grandparents Frank and Eileen Coady and John Lawlor. Special thank you to Dr. Joanna Lacelle who made sure I arrived safe and sound and for her care during the past nine months, to nurses Marg and Heather at the caseroom. To my Daddy and big brother Mitchell for being there for Mommy.

Connors / Walsh
Fabian, Cathy (nee Walsh) and big sister Erin are pleased to announce the arrival of Ryan. Ryan Patrick Leo was born on December 21st, 2000 at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 9 lbs. 10½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Shirley Connors, and Rita and the late Leo Walsh. Special thanks to all of the staff of the caseroom and maternity ward at the Health Sciences Centre.

Curtis / Chislett
Santa came early! Gerard, Lisa and big brother Kyle are excited about the early arrival of our little angel, Kelsea Noelle, born at HSC on December 12th, 2000 at 2:31 am., weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Winnie and Cyril Chislett, Islington and Alice and Francis Curtis, Trepassey. Special thanks to caseroom nurses Beverly, Heather and Tami, the nurses of 5NB and to Dr. Kravitz for all your kindness. Mommy and Kelsea would also like to thank Daddy for being there with all his love and support.

Elms / Wheeler
Greg, Margie and big brother Zachary are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Ryan Gregory Nathaniel, weighing 8 lbs. 5¾ ozs., born December 29th, 2000, at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, Newfoundland. Proud grandparents are Christine Wheeler of Frenchman's Cove and Winston and Mary Elms of Chamberlains. Poppy Harold Wheeler looks on proudly from heaven, Ryan is the great-grandson of Rita (Hackett) Boland of Benoit's Cove. Thanks to Drs. LeDrew, Kravitz, Laval, and LeDez, as well as nurses Marilyn Bev, and 5th floor. Thanks to Daddy for being a wonderful patient coach and special thanks to Nanny and Poppy Elms for taking care of Zack while Mommy and Ryan were in hospital.

Foley / Cleary
David and Donna (nee Cleary) are pleased to announce the arrival of their third precious daughter, Shauna Ellen, born 8:39 am on December 14th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. at the HSC-Janeway. Shauna is welcomed by big sisters; Sara and Stephanie; grandparents Patrick and Nora Cleary, great-grandmother Dorothy Walsh, and a large circle of special family and friends. Watching from heaven is Nanny Eileen Foley. Thanks to Drs. Pike and Ripley, all staff of 5NB of the HSC and all family and friends for their support and kindness.

Gosse / O'Brien
Damian and Denise (O'Brien) are proud to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their son, Daniel David, born December 3rd, 2000 at the HSC, weighing 5 lbs. 10 ozs. First grandchild for David and Grace Cole, Carbonear and David and Carol Gosse, Torbay. Thanks to all the nurses of 5NB and in the NICU as well as Dr. O'Grady and Dr. Kum and to Daddy, thanks for all your love and support.

Grandy / Shea
Laurie and Derek are thrilled to announce the birth of a baby girl, Alice Elisabeth at St. Mary's Hospital, London, UK., at 11:45 pm., December 30th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Welcomed by grandparents Betty and Harold Grandy of St. John's and Edward Reginald Shea of London, UK. A special welcome by a delighted Aunt Wendy.

Greenland / Doyle
Tammy (nee Doyle) and Jonathan are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Aaron Doyle, weighing in at 8 lbs., on December 29th, 2000 at 8:35 am at the Women's Health Centre, HSC. Proud grandparents are Gail and David Hynes and Teresa Doyle and great-grandma Margaret Godden. Our sincerest thanks go out to Dr. Stillman, Dr. Kravitz, Margaret-Ann, Connie and the rest of the caseroom and 5NB staff for helping to make Aaron's arrival the safe and special event it was. Special thanks to Tammy's sister's Ramona and Katrina for getting Dad through it all.

Hallett / Power
Andrew and Melanie (Power) are proud to announce the early arrival of their first baby, a sweet little girl, Samantha Jean, born December 16th, 2000, 12:48 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 3 ozs. Welcoming her in the world grandparents Larry and Rosalind Power and Tom and Jean Hallett. Special thanks to Drs. O'Shea and Kravitz, Regina and other caseroom staff, and staff of 5NB.

Higdon / Marrie
Paul, Fiona (Marrie) and big sister Sarah are pleased to announce the arrival of their early Christmas gift, Ian Douglas. Ian was born on December 24th, 2000, at the HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 5½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Gus and Heather Marrie, Mount Carmel and Alan and Edna Higdon, New Harbour. Mommy and Ian would like to thank caseroom nurses Michelle, Heather and Beth and Drs. Gill, Strand and Kravitz and of course coach Daddy. A special thank you to Aunt Doreen and Uncle Dick for battling the storm to came and stay with Sarah while Mom and Dad went to the hospital.

Hollett / Whelan
Proud parents, Phillip and Mary Elizabeth, are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Malcolm Joseph Whelan Hollett. Malcolm was born at the Health Sciences Centre on December 7th, 2000 at 3:07 am., weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Also thrilled with Malcolm's arrival are proud grandparents, Mary and Kevin Whelan, and Grace and Harold Hollett.

Lee / O'Neil
Robert and Jacqueline (O'Neill) are thrilled to announce the birth of a healthy baby boy, Robert Jackson Lee, born December 10th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 9½ ozs. Welcoming him into the world are grandparents Robert and Dolo Lee of the Goulds and John and June Hunt of Witless Bay. Much thanks go to Dr. Tennant, Dr. Butler, Dr. Sceviour, all nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB, as well as prenatal instructor Marion Councel-Dawe. Special thanks go to Coach Cyndie Lake for being there for us from Day One and finally, thanks to family and friends for all of their support.

Menchions / Boland
Carol, Philip, Tatiana and Cassandra are proud to announce the arrival of Alexander Philip Michael, weighing in at 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Alex arrived on December 8th, 2000 at 10:52 pm. Proud grandparents are Philip and the late Teresa Boland, and Wallace and Caroline Menchions.

Miller / Hearn
Annelise is thrilled to announce the arrival of her brother, Jon William, who arrived on December 22nd, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud parents are Laurita (nee Hearn) and Jonathan Miller, grandparents Loyola and Maureen Hearn of Renews and Bill and Sheryl Miller of Fogo, as well as Uncles David, Joshua Josie and Jonah welcome little Jon to the team. Thank you to the caseroom staff at HSC, especially Annette, and extra thanks to Dr. Halley for her outstanding prenatal care of both Mommy and Baby.

Molloy / McEvoy
Russell and Pam (nee McEvoy) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Emily Elizabeth, born at the Health Sciences Centre on December 31st, 2000, weighing 9 lbs.½ oz. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Sharon McEvoy of Admiral's Beach and Ron and Sylvia Molloy of St. Mary's. Thank you to Dr. Kravitz for her prenatal care. A special thank you to Cheryl Slaney and Jeannie Piercey for your support during labour and delivery. Both Mommy and Emily would like to say a big thank you to Daddy for all his patience, love and support during pregnancy and delivery. We love you.

Moores / Butler
Our little bundle of joy arrived just in time for Christmas! Born to Paul and Deana (nee Butler) of Pouch Cove on December 5th, 2000, at the H.S.C., a precious baby boy, Nathan Paul, weighing 6 lbs. 8½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Jessie and Val Butler and Bert and Alicia Moores, all of Pouch Cove. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, caseroom nurses, staff of 5NB and special friend Lisa Patten.

Mourcos / Benson
Born to Colleen Benson and Dr. Ashraf Mourcos on December 7th, 2000 at 3:05 am., weighing 4 lbs. 11 ozs., a beautiful baby boy. Andrew Fikry Ashraf is lovingly welcomed by his big sister Caitlyn. Proud grandparents, Kevin and Dorothy Benson of St. John's and Fikry and Narges Mourcos of Cairo, Egypt. Special thanks to Drs. Kum and Gill and all of the OBS and NICU staff.

Peddle / Benmore
Paul and Kim (Benmore) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of a beautiful baby boy, Justin Peter, born December 12th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 13½ ozs. Justin is welcomed into the world by grandparents Dianne Benmore, Ed and Ethel Peddle, special friends and family. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, caseroom staff and 5NB, and to Daddy and Grandma for their coaching and support.

Piercey / Madden
Jason and Sharlene announce the arrival of a beautiful baby girl on December 26th, 2000, Hannah Jean. First grandchild for Jean and Tom Piercey, Goulds; fourth for Mary and Sam Madden, St. John's. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz, nurses Beverly and Linda. Love from aunt Janet, great-grandmas Gladys Butler and Charlotte Piercey.

Piers / Bradbury
Geoff and Jill are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, John Walter, born at IWK Grace Health Centre, Halifax, NS., on December 28th, 2000, 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents Nelson and Margaret Bradbury, St. John's, Newfoundland and Bill and Carmen Piers, Halifax, great-grandfather Walter Piers, Halifax. Special thank you to Drs. MacLean, Craig, Newhook and MacCauley and nurses Jennifer Bassat, Laura Forsythe, Judy Wilmhurst and Monique Richard.

Ritcy / Crawley
My name is Tanner Carlton Ritcy and I came into this world at the Grace Maternity Hospital, Halifax, NS., on December 26th, 2000 at 1:21 pm.. I weighed 8 lbs. 12¼ ozs., and was 21 inches long. My proud parents are Troy and Elaine (nee Crawley). My proud grandparents are Patricia and Hubert Crawley of St. Mary's and Linda and Jim Ritcy of Dartmouth, NS. I am also welcomed by my aunts, uncles and cousins. Mommy and Daddy and I would like to thank Dr. Marsden and her team for all their care and support and auntie Val for being there. A very special thank you goes to my Daddy for being such a great coach and for making it all the way.

Ryan / Finlay
Wayne and Vivian (Finlay) are proud to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their precious son, Nathan Wayne on December 1st, 2000 at 4:49 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 6.4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Elizabeth Finlay, St. Shott's and watching over Mommy and Nathan from heaven Poppy Finlay, Paul and Bernice Ryan, Ferryland. Special thanks to Drs. Seviour, Forrester, caseroom staff, especially Michelle Randell, 5NB and to Daddy for his excellent coaching and support.

Smith / Coffey
A bouncing baby boy! A brother for big sisters Stephanie and Allison. Tyler Jerome was born to Cory and Cindy on December 15th, 2000, 8:44 am., weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs at Health Sciences Centre. Special thanks to Dr. Kum and team, caseroom nurses and Judy Edwards, Heather Smith of 5NB. Proud grandparents Leo and Bridget Coffey, and Bonnie and Al Smith. Mommy and Tyler would love to thank Aunt Lenora for her coaching and support, and Aunt Hilda for waiting anxiously for my arrival. Special thanks to Dad for keeping Stephanie and Allison company as they waited for me.

Smith / Hemmings
John and Beryl (Hemmings) are thrilled to announce the birth of their gorgeous baby girl, Yasmyn Nicholle, born 22nd November, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Welcoming her into the world- maternal grandparents Marjorie (St. John's) and Bernard (from Heaven); paternal grandparents John and Norma (Aberdeen, Scotland); Aunt Natalie; Uncle Brian and Aunt Sandy; first cousins Ashley (5) and Mark (3); Uncle Rob and Aunt Heather, first cousins Duncan (3) and Rosie(1). Special thanks to Drs. Rivers, Crane, Kum, O'Shea; all nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB; prenatal instructor Marion Councel-Dawe; all family, friends, fellow Parishioners and staff of St. Thomas' for their support.

Snow / Eddy
Kristen is happy to announce the arrival of her little sister, Stacey Phyllis born on December 22nd, 2000 at 10:14 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud parents are John and Jackie (nee Eddy), grandparents John and Nancy Eddy and the late Phyllis Bennett watching over us from heaven, great-grandmothers Annie Breen and Evelyn Eddy. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses at HSC, Dr. Hillman and Dr. Kravitz.

Stokes / Bolger
Lorne and Tina (Bolger) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Kathryn Mary, born December 1st, 2000, 6:44 am at the HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 2.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are James and Theresa Stokes of Logy Bay, James and Ellen Bolger and great-grandmother Mary Fleming of Torbay. A special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea, Dr. Blair Butler, caseroom nurses Karen and Marina and 5NB nurses. A very special thank you to aunt Stephanie (Happy Birthday) and Daddy for his excellent coaching and support.

Taylor / Brewer
Big sister Meghan is thrilled to announce the arrival of her new baby brother, Kevin William Thomas Taylor who was born on December 1st, 2000 and weighed 7 lbs. 12 ozs, at Sutter Memorial Hospital, Sacramento, California. Proud parents are John and Michelle, grandparents Kevin and Mary Brewer, and great-grandmother Margaret Ward of Freshwater, Placentia.

Tibbo / Wall
Rod and Marilyn (nee Wall) are thrilled to finally announce the safe arrival of their precious little girl, Halie Marie, born December 4th, 2000 at the Health Sciences Complex, weighing 7 lbs 1 oz. Ecstatic grandparents are Ambrose and Agnes Wall, Theresa Tibbo and a dear Poppy Tibbo, watching over her form heaven. Thanks to all the caseroom staff, especially Paula and Regina and very special thank you to Dr. Verge, Dr. Bannister and Dr. Pike and to Daddy, thanks for all your support and love to Mommy and me. You're the Best!

Tucker / Anstey
Ron and Lisa (Anstey) are delighted to announce the arrival of their third little boy. Brent Walter Lawrence made his appearance at the HSC on December 9th, 2000 at 2:42 pm., weighing 10 lbs. 8 ozs., and stretching to a generous 22¾ inches. Welcoming him to the world are big brothers Christopher and Jarod, grandparents Boyce and Mary Anstey of Mount Pearl and Ed and Marcey Tucker of St. John's, as well as many aunts, uncles, family and friends. Much thanks go out to Dr. Kathleen Halley for her outstanding care of Mommy and baby before, during and after the birth, as well as case nurse Barbara Healey, Dr. Lavalle, Dr. Cooper, all the super staff of the caseroom, NICU and 5B and friend Jackie for being there for baby's arrival. Mommy and Brent would also like to tell Daddy how much we love him and thanks for his patience and support throughout the pregnancy and birth.

Turner / Smith
Carl and Paula (nee Smith) are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Zackary Carl, at 1:26 pm., on December 22nd, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 8¼ ozs. First grandchild for William Turner and (the late Theresa Turner) and R. Bruce Smith and Pam Smith, all of Mount Pearl. Special thanks to my Dad, Nanny Smith and Madonna Stamp for being there through my delivery and to Uncle Bill for staying with Mom while Dad was away at work. Also thanks to all our family and friends for all their concern and support.

Walsh / O'Brien
Greg (Marystown) and Susan (St. John's) are pleased to announce the birth of their first son, Christopher Michael, born 5:03 am., Monday, December 4th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents Patrick and Mary Walsh and Marian and the late Justin O'Brien. Family resides in Red Deer, Alberta.

White / Connolly
Born to Jeff and Cathy (nee Connolly) and big brother Matthew at Saint John, New Brunswick, on Tuesday, December 29th, 2000, a baby boy, James Victor (Jamie), weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Jamie is welcomed with love by proud grandparents Ron and Gloria White and Uncle Blair and Ann at St. John's, Newfoundland, and grandparents Dennis and Judy Connolly and family, Nova Scotia. Jamie, there are many loving relatives and friends just waiting for Matthew to introduce them to his baby brother.

 

 

Page contributed by Sandra Churchill

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit ( Wednesday February 20, 2013 )

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