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ARES/MITCHELL - Elizabeth and Rodney are delighted to announce
the birth of their beautiful daughter, Amelia, on December
5, 2003, weighing 5 lbs. 13 ozs. Amelia is lovingly welcomed by first-time
grandparents Beverley and Normand Ares of Seal Cove, and May and Ray Mitchell
of Glover`s Harbour, great-grandmother Hazel Kolesar of Kelligrews, Uncle Richard
and Auntie Jill of Calgary, Auntie Dale of Glover`s Harbour, and a large circle
of family and friends. Special thanks to the staff of NICU for taking exceptional
care of Amelia during her week-long stay.
BISHOP - It`s A Girl! Reid and Renee (nee Oliver)
are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Emma
Lesley, born December 1, 2003 at the HSC. Emma was
born at 6:59 AM and weighed 9 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are
Junior & Maureen Oliver of Burnt Point and second time grandparents Emrys
and Edith Bishop of Cambridge, Ont. A special thank you to Dr. Pike, Dr. Kennedy,
Dr. Tennant and casroom nurse Sue. Mommy would especially like to thank Daddy
and Aunt Amy for their wonderful support during the delivery of a precious
BISHOP/EFFORD - Dean and Lisa are proud to announce the birth
of their first child, Ethan Isaac on December 7, 2003,
weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Alfred and Glenda Efford, and
Edward and the late Elizabeth Bishop; great-grandmother is Mabel Neil. Special
thanks to Dr. Johanne LaCelle, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and the nurses and staff of
the caseroom and 5NB. Mommy and Daddy are very happy and thankful for a beautiful
and healthy baby boy.
BRINSTON/DYMOND - Karla Dymond and Dave Brinston are proud
to announce the birth of their first child, Maria Rianne Brinston,
on December 17, 2003, at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital
in Clarenville. Maria is lovingly welcomed by grandparents Bill and Phyllis
Brinston of Garden Cove and first-time grandparents Wayne and Marie Dymond
of Gander. A special thank you to Dr. Okon and the nursing staff for their
exceptional care and safe delivery of a precious little girl.
BURKE- Born to Randy and Darlene on December 7, 2003,
Jeremy Randolph weighing 3 lbs. 2 ozs. Sincere thanks to the doctors,
nurses and staff of the Janeway for their excellent care. Congratulations
from family and friends.
BURRY - Steve and Karen (Chafe) are ecstatic to announce
the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Mackenzie Kathryn.
Also excited to welcome their little sister are Mykaela and Taylor. Mackenzie
was born on December 31, 2003, at the HSC. Proud grandparents
are Linda and Dr. Roy Chaulk, Dave and Ruby Chafe, Kathryn and Clarence Marsh
and Ron and Barb Burry. Many thanks to Dr. Mable Greene, Dr. Roche and the
nurses and staff at the HSC.
BUSSEY - Paul and Rebecca (Dick) proudly announce the arrival
of Ethan Paul Jeremy Bussey, their first child born on December
16, 2003 in Ottawa. Proud and happy grandparents are Douglas and Dorothy
Bussey and Monty and Barbara Dick.
CLAYTON - Karen Bennett-Clayton and Mark Clayton
are thrilled to announce the arrival of Samuel James Gerard Clayton,
born on December 9, 2003, at the IWK Grace Maternity Hospital
in Halifax. Sam is the third grandson for Gerry and Evelyn Bennett of St. John`s
and the second grandson for Vivien Clayton and Mike Clayton of London, England.
Sam is also welcomed by his great-grandmother Joyce Meadus of St. John`s.
CODNER - Big sister Erin is excited to announce
the arrival of her baby sister Julia Rose born to proud parents
Manuel and Arlene (Kinsella) on December 3, 2003, at 9:10
a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. Very proud grandparents are Rose Codner, Paul
and Cathy Boylan, all of Torbay; great-grandmother Elizabeth Kinsella, Outer
Cove. Poppy Codner is watching over us from heaven. Special thanks to Drs.
Kum, Seviour and Stephen Furlong; the prenatal homecare, Caseroom and 5NB nurses.
Thanks to Nanny B. for all her help during delivery. Great big hugs and kisses
to Erin and Daddy for taking such good care of us.
COLE - Damian and Barbara (nee Waterman) and big
sister Kathryn are thrilled to announce the birth of Julia Therese on December
16, 2003 at 4:57 a.m. at the H.S.C. weighing 7 lbs. 15½ ounces.
Julia is welcomed by grandparents John and Mary Waterman, Middle Cove and Donald
and Patricia Cole, Kelligrews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Many thanks to Drs.
Collis and Seviour for their prenatal care, the caseroom doctors and nurses
who helped with Julia`s speedy delivery and the staff of 5NB for their care.
A special thanks to Nanny Waterman for taking care of Kathryn & to Daddy
for his love & support.
DALLEY - Glenn and Charlene (Pelley) are delighted
to announce the birth of our first child, Emma. Our best Christmas
ever began on December 15th, 2003 with the arrival
of our 6 lb., 8 oz baby girl. Proud grandparents are Edwin and Ruth Pelley
and Daphne Dalley of Twillingate. An extra special thank you to our wonderful
doctor, Dr. Patrick O`Shea for your excellent prenatal care and continuing
support. Thanks also to caseroom nurses Lisa Daley and Joan Dalton and the
many nurses of 5NB.
DAVIS - Proud parents Dale and Angela Davis would
like to announce the birth of their twins, boy and girl. Jacob John,
weighing 5 lbs. 13 ozs. and Carley Diane weighing 5 lbs. were
born on December 17, 2003 at the Health Sciences Centre. Delighted
grandparents Nina Quinlan and Jake and May Davis are happy to welcome their
first grandchildren into the family. A special thanks to all the nurses in
the caseroom and on the maternity floor for their wonderful care. All the support
and love from friends and family will never be forgotten.
DOHERTY - It`s TWINS! Meg (Squires) and Steve and
two year old brother Ben are thrilled to announce the arrival of their twins
on December 6th, 2003 at Credit Valley Hospital,
Mississauga. Claire Margaret arrived at 5:30 p.m., weighing
7 lb, 6 oz, and Michael Keith made his entrance at 9:43 p.m.,
weighing 7 lb, 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Janet and George Squires of St.
John`s and Heather and Keith Doherty of Brampton, Ontario. Edgar House and
Rob Roy McGregor are pleased to welcome their latest great-grandchildren.
DOVE/MAJOR - Stephen, Lisa and Big Brothers Daniel and Liam
are very happy to announce the birth of Colin Patrick on December
21, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 15¼ ozs. Proud grandparents are Canon
Carl and Norma Major and Ted and Heather Dove. Great-grandparents are Thomas
Scott of Bay L`Argent, Tilda Dove Brown of St. John`s and Louisa Pearce of
Mount Pearl. Sincere thanks to Dr. Crane, Dr. Geumei, Dr. Tennant, Dr. Tucker
and caseroom nurse Margaret Ann. Special thanks to family and friends that
have been so helpful at this time.
DOYLE/JOHNSON - On Dec. 5, 2003, Julie,
Terry & Angela were blessed with the birth of their precious little girl, Catelyn
Mary. Born at 9:49 a.m. weighing 8 lbs. 13 oz. Catelyn is the second
grandchild for proud grandparents Maurice & Mary Doyle & Joan & Michael
Johnson. We would like to express our gratitude & appreciation for the
exceptional care provided by Dr. Jeff White during the pregnancy & delivery.
A big thank you to caseroom nurse Christine Winters for her excellent care
during the labour & delivery. A special thank you to Catelyn`s Godmother,
Laurie, who shared this miracle with our family.
DRISCOLL - Born to Tim & Sophie
(Klein), Metz, France, December 21, 2003, a daughter, Lenore
Anna. First grandchild of Robert & Karen Driscoll, St. John`s & Charles & Claire
Klein, Metz. Also first great-granchild of Joyce Driscoll, St. John`s.
DUNPHY/RYAN - The joy of Christmas has added meaning. Jerry,
Debbie and big sister Sarah are thrilled to announce the speedy arrival of Maria
Rose on December 24, 2003, weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces.
Maria is also welcomed by Nanny Dunphy and Nanny Ryan and a large circle of
family and friends. She is being watched over by her 2 Poppies in heaven. A
special thank you to Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Moffat for their prenatal care, to
Dr. Blair Butler and nurse Lavina for a safe delivery and to our friends Bob,
Karen and Heather for taking care of Sarah.
DUROUCHER - Sherry-Rae (Pottle) and Pascal are delighted
to announce the arrival of their first child, Nathan Brendan Pascal,
born Dec. 21, 2003 at Montfort Hospital, Ottawa, weighing
7 lbs. 10 ozs. Nathan is the first grandchild for George and Pat Pottle of
St. John`s and the eighth grandchild for Darquise Durocher of Senettre, Quebec.
EDWARDS - John and Ethel Ann (McGrath) with their
son, Julian, are thrilled to welcome their newest family member, Nicholas
John Edwards, born on December 29, 2003, weighing
8 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandmothers are Hannah McGrath and Loretta Edwards. Showering
blessings from heaven are grandfathers, Gerald McGrath and Julian Edwards.
A large circle of relatives and friends are very excited to have Nicholas in
their lives. Gratitude is extended to John (Daddy) and Aunt Geraldine for their
care and coaching; to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Roche, and the nursing staff of the
Women`s Health Centre and to Nanny McGrath and Violet Abbott for caring for
Julian while Mommy and Daddy were at the hospital with Nicholas.
FINN/JANES - Gale & Terry are thrilled to announce the
arrival of Emily Elizabeth on Dec. 1 at 1:38
p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 3½ ozs., a sister for Chris. Proud grandparents
Florence & Kevin Janes & Joan & Alex Finn. A special thanks to
nurses, doctors & staff of the caseroom at the Health Sciences Centre.
FITZGERALD - Rick and Andrea (McGruer) are thrilled
to announce the arrival of a baby sister for Heather and Ryan. Kate
Sarah was born on December 24, 2003, weighing 7 lbs.
6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Josie and the late Alex McGruer and Bill and
Loretta Fitzgerald. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for outstanding prenatal
care, Dr. Butler, Dr. Procter and caseroom nurse Linda Jennings for the safe
delivery of our special Christmas gift.
HALLETT - Andrew, Melanie (Power) & Big Sister
Samantha are proud to announce the arrival of Nicholas Andrew,
born December 5, 2003, weighing 6 lbs., 13 ozs. Welcoming
him into the world Grandparents Larry & Rosalind Power & Tom & Jean
Hallett, Great Grandparents Abel & Mildred Wornell & Sadie Mercer and
his many Aunts, Uncles & Cousins. Special thanks to Dr. O`Shea for all
his prenatal care and support and also to Drs. Butler & Calvert, Darlene,
Annette, Paula, Sue and Dawn from the caseroom & the staff of 5NB. Also
a special thanks to Aunt Lori for all her help and support during the delivery.
HAYWARD - Look out Leafs, there's a new Hab in town. Adrian
and Laurie (Mackey) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first
child, a baby boy, to help Daddy cheer on the Canadiens. John Peter was
born on December 6, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. at 5:27 p.m.
at the Health Sciences Centre. John's proud and loving grandparents are Ron
and Helen Hayward of St. John's and Edward and Cecilia Mackey of Mount Pearl.
Special thanks to the doctors (especially Dr. Pike and Dr. Tennent) and the
nurses for their great care. Mommy would like to thank Daddy for all of his
love and support. We love you very much and we are so lucky to have you in
HEFFERAN - Christine and Corey Hefferan of Paradise
are delighted to welcome their precious first child, Kaylie Jane Hefferan who
was born on December 6, 2003, at the HSC at 10:41 p.m. Kaylie
weighted 8 lbs., 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Catherine and Garfield Lushman
of Grey River and Kevin and Edith Hefferan of Pettie Forte, as well as her
aunts and uncles and a large circle of friends and family. A special thanks
to the nurses, doctors, and staff at the HSC and family and friends for their
gifts and well wishes.
HISCOCK/JAMES - Todd and Ann are pleased to announce the
safe arrival of their 4th child, a baby girl, on December
28, 2003. Rachel Sarah is welcomed by brothers, Nicholas, Stefan and
Alexander, Grandparents Michael and Rosemarie James, Winston and Alma Hiscock
and Great-Grandmother Margaret James.
JACKSON - Tom and Tanya (George) are tickled pink to announce
the birth of their first Child, Hailey Jean. Born at the HSC
on December 29, 2003 at 9:02 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 15½ oz.
Also welcoming Hailey are first time grandparents; Jerry and Lorraine George
of Whiteway, and for the sixth time, Junior and Betty Jackson of Cavendish.
We would like to thank Dr. Pike for her prenatal care, as well as Dr. Roche
for a wonderful delivery, along with caseroom nurses Ruth and Karen for their
help. Mommy and Hailey have to thank Daddy and Nanny George for their love
during labour and delivery, and after.
JAMES - Christian is proud to announce the early arrival
of his baby brother Benjamin Charles Edward born on December
04 at 12:58 p.m., weighing 9 lbs., 6¾ ozs. Very happy parents
Barry and Suzanne James. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her team at the
Womens Health Centre especially Aunt Nancy and Betty. We would like to thank
all our friends and family for all their love and support, extra special thanks
to Auntie Paula and Nanny James. Also special thanks to Dr. Kathleen Halley
for once again taking such great care of mommy during pregnancy.
KELLY - Craig and Donna -nee Perry- are pleased to
announce the safe arrival of their first child, Michael Patrick,
born December 14, 2003 at the H.S.C., weighing 8 lbs, 4 ozs.
Michael is welcomed by proud grandparents Donald and Philomena Perry of Manuels,
and Michael and Jean Kelly of St. John`s. Also, uncle Andrew Kelly and fiancee
Suanne McGrath of Toronto, aunt Cindy, uncle Chris and cousin Claire Krasinkiewicz
of Toronto, and great-grandmothers Florence Whelan and Doris Benson of St.
John`s. A very special thank-you to Dr. Patrick O`Shea for our excellent pre-natal
care, for sleeping in his clothes, just in case, and for his continuing support.
Thank-you to Dr. Butler and all the nurses and staff in the case room for their
patience during our long labour, Dr. O`Grady and Dr. Parsons for a safe delivery,
and Dr. Moore for her care during our hospital stay.
KING - Stephen and Lori (Smith) are pleased to announce the
arrival of Mark and Julie's little brother, Ryan Lloyd who
was born on December 19, 2003, at the HSC weighing 11 lbs,
1½ ozs. Ryan is welcomed by the best Nannies and Poppies in the world,
Lloyd and Marilyn King of Carbonear and Greg and Golda Smith of Chapel Arm,
as well as great grandmother Edith Sooley of Heart's Delight. A special thanks
for Dr. Seviour and staff of the caseroom and 5NB for all their excellent care.
LUNDRIGAN/DIAMOND - Steve and Joy are thrilled to announce
the safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Nicholas Stephen,
weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs., born December 10, 2003, at 11:45
p.m. at James Paton Memorial Hospital. Proud grandparents are John and Josephine
Diamond of Botwood and James and Patricia Lundrigan of Rushoon. Many thanks
to Drs. Blundell, Awadalla and Crane for the great pre-natal care. Also special
thanks to Dr. Bakhet and Dr. Jackie Elliott for the safe delivery, as well
as Tara, Kendra and husband Steve for the great coaching, also to all the wonderful
OBS staff at JPMH.
MALONEY - Glen and Brenda (Devereaux) and big sister Jillian
are pleased to announce the early arrival of their healthy baby boy. Lucas
Spencer arrived December 1, 2003, at 5:09 pm weighing
6 lbs 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Lorraine Devereaux of Holyrood,
Ben and Harriet Maloney of Sweet Bay and Lucas is the ninth great-grandchild
for Mary Crawley of Holyrood. Special thanks to all case room and 5th floor
staff for looking after Lucas and mommy.
MARCH - Kevin and Gillian (Gallant) are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their first child, Kyle David, born December
03, 2003, at the WHC, weighing 9 lbs. 7 ozs.! Proud grandparents are
Clarence and Annie March, North Harbour and Spud and Lucille Gallant, Charlottetown,
PEI. Thanks to Drs. Pike, Hatcher, Kum and Kennedy. Thanks to Michelle and
Stacy in the caseroom and all the nurses on 5NB. Special thanks to Daddy, Laurie
and Ada for being such great coaches! We love you Kyle.
MARRIE - Dwayne and Meredith Marrie are pleased to
announce the birth of Liam Bennett. Born December
31, 2003 at 1:21 a.m. in Calgary, Alberta. Proud grandparents are
Charlyn and Richard Bastin and (the late) Joan and Albert Marrie.
MARTIN/EVANS - Philip and Irene (nee Evans) are thrilled
to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful little boy. Evan
Philip was born December 3, 2003, at 8:20 a.m., weighing
9 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dave and Paula Evans and Albert and Kathleen
Martin. A special thank you to Dr. Pugh, the nurses in the Caseroom and 5NB
of the HSC. Also a special thanks to Daddy for his love and support during
MCGRATH - Dominic and Terri-Lynn (nee Walsh) are thrilled
to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Victoria
Marie Katherine, on December 20, 2003, at 4:34 a.m.,
weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. at the HSC. Victoria is lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents
Ted and Marie Walsh, and Dominic and Elsie McGrath. Also welcoming Victoria
are her great-grandmothers Nora Walsh, Margaret Lewis, Genevieve McGrath, along
with a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane
for her exceptional prenatal care, PHCS nurses Carol-Ann, Tracey and Lisa,
Caseroom nurses Judy, Rowena, Joan and the nurses of 5NB. Mommy and Victoria
would like to send a heartfelt thanks to Daddy and Nanny Marie for their coaching,
support and love during labour and delivery.
MORRIS - Announcing the arrival Devon James Stewart
Morris, born December 27, 2003, weighing 6 lbs.
11 ozs. Proud parents are Wayne and Donna Morris, a baby brother for Daniel,
Heather and Melissa. Proud grandparents are Stewart and Christine Morris
of Devon, England; Warwick and Christina Pike of Goose Bay and Lorraine and
Brian Arnold of McKerrow, Ontario. Thanks to Daddy and Aunt Denise and special
thanks to Dr. O`Shea, nurses Robyn and Judith and all staff at the NICU.
NOEL - Dwain and Jill (Peckford) are pleased to announce
the birth of their second child, Ian Philip, born on December
30, 2003, at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 2.5 oz.
A brother for Peter. Proud fifth time grandparents are Bruce and Shirley
Peckford of St. John`s and William and Sandra Noel of Clarke`s Beach. Many
thanks to Dr. Roche, staff of the MFAU and staff of 5NB for their care.
O`DRISCOLL - Brian, Sonia (Ryall) and big sister Brianna
welcome their new baby boy. Dylan was born Monday,
December 8, 2003, he weighed in at 8 lbs. 4 ozs. First grandson
for Dave & Madonna Ryall, third grandson for Gerald & Judy O`Driscoll.
We would like to thank Dr. Tennant and the nurses in the caseroom and 5
NB. Dylan sends a special thanks to Aunt Marsha for spending the afternoon
with him so Mommy & Daddy could get some rest.
OSMOND - What a precious gift! Ryan and Tamara are
proud to announce the birth of their first child, Natalie Melinda Osmond.
Born at the HSC on December 24, 2003 at 11:21 a.m., weighing
7 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Eli and Pansy Osmond of Norris Arm and
Wallace and Evelyn Reynolds of Buchans Junction. Special thanks to Dr. C. Pugh,
Dr. S. Healey, Dr. A. Gill and Dr. A. Geumei. Also thank you to the caseroom
nurses Lisa and Heather and the nurses on 5NB.
PARSONS/SULLIVAN - Big brother Douglas said he was going
to have a baby sister and he was right!! Emma Noelle Winnifred finally
arrived on December 8, 2003 at 10:53 p.m. Our precious girl
weighed 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandmothers are Ada Parsons, St. John`s, Winnie
Sullivan, Bay Roberts & Peggy Parsons, Bay Roberts. Emma is also welcomed
by many family, friends & especially cousins Meghan, Kate & Joel. Delighted
parents, Barry & Lisa (Parsons) would like to send sincere thanks to Dr.
Pike, Suga & the many caring nurses in the caseroom, especially Lorna & on
5NB of the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s. A special thank you to Nana
Sullivan & Nanny Parsons for their endless love & support. Mommy & Emma
would especially like to thank Daddy for all his support during the long labour.
PETERS - Nicole and Mark are pleased to announce
the birth of their second child, Lewis Geoffrey Peters weighing
7 pounds 12 ounces. Lewis was born in St. John`s at 11:53 p.m. on December
29th, 2003, his parents` third wedding anniversary. Excitedly
greeting Lewis are his sister Clara, grandparents Geoff & Deanne Peters
of St. John`s and Wayne & Christine Williams of Torbay. Equally happy are
his three Great Grandmothers: Gertrude Peters and Dulcie Thomas of St. John`s
and Sarah Power of Chapel Arm. Lewis looks forward to playing basketball with
Uncle Brian, learning to fix everything with Uncle Gordon, eating gourmet food
provided by Aunt Heather, and just having a Whale of a good time.
PIERCEY/STANFORD - Gerry and Sonya are delighted to announce
the birth of their beautiful daughter, Lesley Rebecca, born December
5, 2003 at the HSC, weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are
Gerald and Amy Piercey, of St. John`s and Harold and Rosalie Stanford, of Bay
Roberts. Also welcoming Lesley to the world are great-grandmother Vera Stanford
of Adam`s Cove and large circle of family and friends. Many thanks to the caseroom
staff, especially nurse Beverley Murphy for a safe delivery, and to the staff
of 5NB for their wonderful care and guidance. Thank you to family, friends
and co-workers for their love and support.
POWER - Roy and Christine (Harte) are pleased to announce
the birth of their baby girl - Caelen Grace, on December
9, 2003. Caelen is welcomed by her grandparents Derm and Mary Harte
of Witless Bay and Pat and Hilda Power of Bay Bulls, as well as her great-grandparents
Gertrude Shea, Mercedes Harte and Sheila O`Driscoll. Special thanks are extended
to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB at the WHC. Mommy
would also like to thank Daddy and Aunts Lenora and Annette for all their support
POWER/McFARLANE - Mason Thomas - Finally, I got someone to
play with, says proud big brother Matthew! Proud Parents, Jennifer and David
are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their second child. Mason
Thomas was born on December 16, 2003 at 1:30 p.m.
weighing in at 8 pounds and 6½ ounces. Very proud grandparents Anne
and Gene Power and Bernadette McFarlane. Extra special thanks to mom`s great
coaches Daddy and Nanny Rich and all the nurses and staff in the case room
of the Women`s Institute. Someone Special Someone Dear Someone New To Love
POWER/ROSE - Keri & Elias are very excited to announce
the arrival of their baby girl, Hanah Elizabeth. Hanah was
born at the Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, ON, on Dec. 8, 2003 at
7:24 a.m. weighing 7 lbs., 8 ozs. Proud Grandparents are Bruce & Rhoda
Rose of Grand Bank and Elias & Elsie Power of Bell Island. Also excited
are first time Aunts Krista, Kayla & Terri Lynn & also Uncle Mark.
Special Thanks to Maggie, Cheryl, Sky, and everyone at St. Jacobs Midwives
for their wonderful care. Mommy & Hanah would especially like to thank
Daddy for all of his love and incredible support.
QUIGLEY - Paul and Marnie (Power) are thrilled to announce
the long-awaited arrival of their first child, Marc Edward,
born December 12, 2003 at the HSC, St. John`s, weighing 8
lbs. 6.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Catherine Power and Ted and Elsie Quigley.
Also sharing in the happy news is a very supportive circle of aunts, uncles,
cousins and friends. Thank you to Drs. Alteen, Pike, Pugh and Major, and all
the caseroom staff for their wonderful care. A home blessed, hearts touched,
READ/WHELAN - Wendy, Greg and big sister Gillian wish to
announce the birth of Darien Isaac James, born 5:44 AM, December
3, 2003, weighing 7 lbs., 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Ida and Wallace
Read of St. John`s, Donna and Donald Whelan of Pilley`s Island, and great-grandfather
Charlie Weir of Pilley`s Island.
REDDY - Jimmy and Ann Marie (nee Hogan) are delighted
to announce the arrival of their first child. Nicholas John was
born December 7, 2003, at the HSC and weighed 7 lbs. 5 ozs.
He is the second grandchild for Mary Lahey of Torbay and the seventh grandchild
for Jack and Elizabeth Hogan, also of Torbay. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and
Dr. Kravitz and to the staff of 5NB and in the Caseroom.
ROWE - Big sister Brianna and proud parents, Keith and Kelly
(Murphy), are pleased to announce the arrival of their handsome little man, Jacob
Thomas, born December 4, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 3.5
oz. Welcoming Jacob are proud grandparents, Tom and Hilda Rowe of Manuels,
Tom and Marie Murphy of Seal Cove, and great-grandmother Mabel Rowe of Heart's
Content. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses of the caseroom and 5NB,
especially Andrew Smith. Job well done!
SCHWARTZ - Andrea (nee Warr), Chris and big sister Abby
are thrilled to announce the arrival of Emma Kate, born December
13, 2003, at 10:42 a.m., 6 lbs. 12½ ozs. Proud grandparents
are Donald and Dorothy Warr and Philip and Cynthia Schwartz of St. John`s and
proud great-grandmother Eva Schwartz of Springdale. Special thanks to Dr. Greene,
Dr. Roche, and the doctors and nurses of the Caseroom and 5NB.
SOOLEY - Marc and Lesley are thrilled with the arrival of
their son Noah Curtis Sooley, born on December 22,
2003, weighing 8 lbs., 6 oz. Proud Grandparents are Roy & Cynthia
Boland and Wayne & Sandra Sooley; Great-Grandparents Doreen & Patrick
Hickey and Myra Sooley; Uncle Paul Sooley. Thanks to Dr. Randy Smith, Dr. Heidi
Kravitz, & nurses in the caseroom and NICU. Special thanks from Mommy to
Daddy & Nanny Boland for their love and support during delivery, and all
grandparents for their support during the hospital stay.
TUCK - Douglas and Kelly (nee Ludlow) and big sister
Hannah thank God for the early but safe arrival of their son and brother, Andrew
James David, on December 18, 2003, at Carbonear General
Hospital, weighing 9 lbs., 9½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Clarence and
Evelyn Tuck, Clarke`s Beach, and Bruce and Kay Ludlow, Grand Falls-Windsor.
Many thanks for Dr.`s Ivany, Marais and DuPlessis, and the nursing staff for
their care and attention.
UDLE/WHITTLE - It`s a Girl! Rita, David and big brothers
Nicholas and Aaron are so happy that a little girl has joined our family. Kathleen
Theresa was born December 8, 2003, weighing 9 lbs.
4¼ ozs. Very proud grandparents are Theresa and Gordon Whittle of Bay
L`Argent and Shirley and Charles Udle of St. John`s; great-grandmother Myrtle
Hampton, St. John`s. Special thanks to Dr. Lussier and staff of the Ottawa
VALLIS (MILLEY) - It's a girl! Alyssa Julianne, born on her
Nanny Milley's birthday at McKeller Hospital in Thunder Bay, ON, on December
22, 2003, at 2:45 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. ¾ oz. A second child
for Wanda (nee Milley) and Rob Vallis, and a sister for big brother Braeden.
Proud grandparents are Julie and Alton Milley of Mt. Pearl, NL, and Margaret
and Darrell Vallis of New Hamburg, ON, (formerly of St. John's, NL). The happy
family currently resides in Marathon, ON.
WALSH - Sèan, Judy, brothers Brett and Sèamus
are delighted to announce the birth of Isaac James on December
14, 2003, weighing 9 lbs. 10½ ozs. Proud grandparents Mike
and Ruth Walsh, Mary Kenny and special friend Tom Breen. Keeping a safe watch
is Poppy Jim. Thanks to Dr. Roche for her great pre-natal care and Dr. Joanne
White for her skill and care during a quick delivery.
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