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The Telegram Births
December 2005

 

BISHOP - Robert and Amy are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Ava Isabel. Ava was born on December 19th, 2005, weighing 9 lbs. 7 oz. Ava's grandparents, Don and Cecilia McDonald of Colliers and Gus and Gladys Bishop of Spaniard's Bay are delighted by her arrival. Ava is also welcomed by her great-grandmothers Isabel Power and Gladys McCarthy, uncles Donny, Terry and David, special cousin Kate and a large circle of extended family and wonderful friends. Heartfelt thanks are extended to Dr. Krysta Au, Dr. Megan Robbins, Dr. Brit Moore, Dr. Andy Narine, Dr. Nicholas Kum, Dr. Erika Howse and Dr. Jennifer Mercer. We would also like to thank the nurses of the caseroom, especially Karen Fanning, for their outstanding care and compassion.
02/04/06

BRACE/HALLIDAY - Steven and Michelle are delighted to announce the birth of their second beautiful baby boy, Jack Alexander. Jack arrived on December 20, 2005 at 10 a.m. weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Welcoming Jack into our family is his proud brother Morgan and big sister Michelle and grandparents Michael and Kathleen Halliday, Samuel and Gloria Brace. Celebrating in our joy a large family and circle of friends. A special thank you to Daddy and Nana & Poppy Halliday for all their love and support during the arrival of Jack's big day.
03/04/06

BRANTON - Born to Dean and Christa-Jo (nee Scanlon) on Christmas Day at 6:29 a.m., a precious son, Nicholas Dean, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Atwood and Jean Branton, and Joseph and Marion Scanlon, St. John's.
12/31/05

CARNELL (O'REILLY) - Kris and Kathleen are delighted to announce the birth of John David O'Reilly Carnell on December 30th, 2005, weighing 7 lbs., 5 oz. John is lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents Norah and the late John O'Reilly, David and Barbara Carnell and great-grandmother Katie Pugh.
02/25/06

COLEMAN (CAREEN) - "A baby is like a bit of stardust sent down from the hands of God". Sean Coleman and Jessica Careen are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious little boy. Logan Vincent Coleman was born on December 25, 2005 @ 7:59 a.m. weighing 9 lbs, 7 oz., with the help of the wonderful staff @ the HSC. Also awaiting his arrival were proud grandparents Rick and Lorraine Coleman, Dave and Nana Mooney, poppy Careen and many more special friends and family. A special thanks to Daddy for being so strong and supportive.
04/15/06

COLLINS - Jessie Collins is proud to announce the birth of her second grandson, Bradley Jason Collins, 7 lbs. 12 oz. Born December 4, 2005 in Edmonton, Alberta. Proud parents, Derrick and Nancy Collins. A baby brother for Brandon. Proud uncle, David Collins.
01/07/06

COLLINS - Floyd and Kelly (Butt) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy. Noah William Raymond Collins was born at 4:51 p.m. on December 14, 2005, weighing 9 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bill and Mabel Butt of Spaniard's Bay and Ray and Amelia Collins of Arnold's Cove. Noah is also welcomed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and his canine buddy Jersey. Also thrilled by Noah's arrival are his great-grandmothers Mary Drover and Irene Osmond. Many thanks to Dr. C. Riche, Dr. Garica and the wonderful nurses at Carbonear General Hospital. Noah and Mommy would also like to say an extra special thank-you to Daddy for helping bring him into the world. We love you!
03/25/06

COOK (Grandy) - Raymond, Elizabeth and big sister, Isabelle, are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their baby boy, Charlie Raymond Reginald. Born on December 15th, 2005 at 8:20 a.m., at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, NS, Charlie weighed 8 lbs., 6 oz and measured 21 ins long. Proud Grandparents are Ray and Shirley Cook of St. John's, NL and Reg and Betty Grandy, also of St. John's, NL. Special thanks to all of our friends and family for their thoughts, prayers and best wishes while we waited to bring Charlie home.
01/07/06

CORRIGAN - Edwin and Dyan (Connors) are proud to announce the arrival of their son SPENCER MICHAEL, born December 31, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. First grandchild for Mike Connors of Pouch Cove and sixth grandchild for Edward and Catherine Corrigan of Trepassey. Watching over Spencer from Heaven is his guardian angel, grandmother Nora Connors. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and the staff of the case room and 5NB. Mommy and Spencer would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support and a special thank you to Mommy's friend Tina.
02/11/06

CRASKE (O'Keefe) - Spencer and Kelli announce the arrival of Avalon Kathleen, 24 December 2005 in Vancouver, a bouncing 8 pound 3. A sister to Simon, 5 and William, 3. Ava is also welcomed by great-grandmother Rosiland Craske of Victoria, BC and grandparents Brian and Janet Craske of Cobble Hill, BC and Fred O'Keefe of St. John's, NL.
02/18/06

CURRAN - Vernon, Lisa (Matthews) and big sister Kathleen are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Matthew Vernon. He was born on December 3, 2005 at 3:45 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 11½ oz. Proud grandparents are Neil and Florence Matthews and Ronald and Zita Curran, all of St. John's. Also welcoming Matthew is his great-grandmother (Nanny- Nanny), Mrs. Almena Walsh. Thank you to Dr. Jeff White, Diane and the staff of the HSC for their excellent care. Mommy and Matthew give special thanks to Daddy and Grandma for their love and support during the delivery and to Grandpa for having so much fun with Kathleen!
03/18/06

DECKER - Don, Lisa (Sears) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their son, Dylan Cecil. Dylan was born on December 25, 2005 at 1:25 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 2 oz. Welcoming this wonderful Christmas present are big sister Ainsley and big brother Jonathon. Delighted first time grandparents are Jerry and Kay Sears of Mount Pearl and the 12th grandchild of Cecil and Alice Decker of St. John's, and the 2nd great-grandchild of Mary Sears. Very special thanks are extended to the staff of the caseroom and 5NB at the Health Sciences Complex.
01/14/06

DURNFORD/SMITH - Heather Durnford and Jody Smith are thrilled to announce the arrival of their baby boy, Logan Patrick Durnford Smith. Logan was born December 18, 2005 at 2:50 pm weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Welcoming Logan is canine brother Bruizer; proud first time grandparents George and Lorraine Durnford and fifth grandchild for Mary Smith and the late Lionel Smith. Mommy and Logan would like to thank Daddy for being such a great coach and for all the support. A special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea, Dr. Brit Moore, caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB.
01/14/06

FAHEY - 'Twas the week before Christmas and all around town everyone wondered when Alexander would be around. He kept mommy and daddy waiting, but Alexander William Fahey arrived on December 21st, weighing 10 lbs., 11 ozs to the great delight of his parents Sandy (Woolfrey) and Mark. Also welcoming this wonderful Christmas present are first time grandparents Sid Woolfrey, Sheri Woolfrey, second time grandma Barbara Fahey, first time great-grandparents Jim and Theresa Woolfrey, Dorothy Shankel and experienced great-grandmother Marcella Newhook. Aunt Katie, Aunt Emily, Uncle Paul, Auntie Francene and Cousin Charlize along with other family and friends are all excited at the arrival of this bundle of Christmas joy! Special thanks to all who cared for mommy and Alex during pregnancy and delivery, and a very special thank you to daddy for his amazing love and support!
12/31/05

FITZGERALD - Perry and Kim (Coughlan) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious son, Jacob William. Jacob was born on December 9, 2005 at 6:22 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Bill and Barb Coughlan and Jim and Theresa Fitzgerald, along with great-grandmother Joan Bishop. Jacob is welcomed by a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to the caseroom and 5NB of the HSC.
01/14/06

FRANCIS - It is with great excitement that Ron and Gina (Corrado), along with canine friends, Lucy and Belle, welcome their first child, Shelby Elizabeth, to their family. Shelby was born December 31, 2005 at 10:45 p.m., weighing 6.9 lbs. Also welcoming Shelby are her grandparents, Ronald and Judith Francis (Mt. Pearl) and Gino and Elizabeth Corrado (Torbay); great-grandmothers, Maizie Carter, CBS and Bridget Whelan, Bell Island; along with aunts and uncles, Gino & Jill, Joanne, Brian, Lisa & Steve. We would like to thank our large circle of family and friends for their love and kindness. A special thank you to Nana Corrado and Grandma Francis for their excellent coaching and support during the delivery. A big thank you as well to Dr. Brit Moore and the caseroom nurses for their help and kindness. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for all his encouragement, love and devotion, not only in the past nine months, but for the past seven years.
04/01/06

HAMMOND/BASSLER - Elisabeth and Karl, along with big brothers William (7) and James (5) of Wellesley, MA are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Elisabeth, born at 11:01 a.m. on December 7, 2005, weighing 9 lbs. 2 oz., at the BIDMC in Boston. Proud grandparents include Tonya and Gerhard Bassler and Emma and Mark (deceased) Hammond all from St. John's, NL.
12/17/05

HARRIS - Max and Debbie are so thankful for the safe arrival of Ethan, just in time for Christmas! Weighing a healthy 9 lbs., 13 ozs., he was welcomed by grandparents Max and Audrey Harris and Russell and Judy Taylor. Special thanks to Dr. P. Roche, all the wonderful staff at the HSC and Janeway, and proud daddy for their care of mommy and baby.
01/14/06

HEALEY - A Baby Girl! Sarah would like to welcome her baby sister, Kaitlin Jessica, born Dec. 15th, 2005, weighing 7 lbs, 13 oz. Kaitlin is also welcomed by parents Charleen (nee Parrott) and Brian, & grandparents Maureen and Tony Healey, and Bridie Parrott (Tolson Stanley). Watching over Kaitlin & Sarah from heaven is Poppy Charlie Parrott. Surviving great-grandparents are Mary Davis, Mary Hickey, and Angela Parrott. Thanks are extended to Drs. Chaytor and Pike for superb pre- and post-natal care, and to the nursing staff of caseroom and 5NB. Thanks as well to those who called or visited and who kept us in their thoughts and prayers.
01/28/06

HIPDITCH - Mike, Robyn (Greening) & big sister Brooke are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Kendra Robyn. Kendra was born on December 12, 2005 at 4:05 p.m. and weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz. Delighted grandparents are Frances (the late Edward) Hipditch and Glenn and Martha Greening. Kendra is welcomed by a large circle of family and friends. Smiling proudly from heaven is her Uncle Blair. Very special thanks are extended to Dr's Young, Strand & Gill, and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB at the Health Sciences Complex.
12/31/05

JEFFORD (MORGAN) - Chris and Cheryl are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first baby, Ryan Christopher, born on December 2, 2005 at 3:51 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 5½ oz. Proud grandparents are Ern and Joyce Morgan and Bruce and Hazel Jefford. A special thank you to Dr. Crane and Dr. Joyce for their prenatal care, and to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Narine and the caseroom staff for a safe delivery.
01/14/06

JONES - Pius, Stephanie (Murphy) and big sister Annabella would like to welcome Noah John, born December 28, 2005 at 1:13 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are John and Cecilia Murphy and Pius and Marie Jones of Parker's Cove. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses who provided Mommy and Noah such great care.
04/01/06

KAVANAGH - Randy and Joanne (Coady) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a darling baby girl, Jenna Bridget. Jenna was born on December 4, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Ernest and Eileen Coady, and Bride Kavanagh, along with great-grandmother, Anita Ryan. Special thanks to friends and family, Dr. Krysta Au, caseroom staff (especially Robyn) and extra special thanks to Daddy and Nanny Coady for being such good coaches.
01/21/06

KEEGAN - David and Susan are thrilled to announce the arrival of Nora Louise Keegan on December 30, 2005 at 4:38 PM at St. Joseph's Hospital in London, Ontario, weighing 8 pounds and 10½ ounces. She is warmly welcomed by big sister Sarah, grandparents Rosemary Keegan of St. John's and John and Sally Bannister of Toronto, and lots of loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Our deep appreciation to Dr. Renato Natale and the nursing and medical team who provided such outstanding care.
01/07/06

KEOUGH - Peter and Susan (White) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Laura Jeanette was born on December 7, 2005, at 2:21 p.m. and weighed 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Laura is welcomed by first time grandparents Ray and Vera Keough of Grand Falls-Windsor and grandparents Jean and George White of St. John's; aunts: Annette (Neil), Denise (Mike) and Amy; cousins: Evan and Jennifer. A big thank-you to Daddy, Auntie Annette, Drs. Lacelle and O'Shea and all of the healthcare professionals who helped in Laura's safe arrival.
03/04/06

LYVER - Samantha and Braeden proudly announce the birth of their baby sister, Katie Ann, born on December 2, 2005. Our beautiful little sister was born at the Women's Health Center (HSC) in St. John's, NL, weighed 6 lbs. 10 ozs. and was 18¾ inches long. Mommy (Tammy Gosse) and Daddy (Steve Lyver) would like to thank Dr. Rogers and Dr. Roche for their excellent prenatal care; and also delivery doctor, Dr. Drover. Madeline and Andy Lyver, Goulds, and Margaret and Elmer Gosse of Paradise are very proud grandparents.
05/06/06

MACLEAN - Ryan and Heather (Donovan) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Sophie Ellen, born December 27, 2005 at 2:08 a.m., weighing 7 lbs, 15 ozs. Sophie is warmly welcomed by proud grandparents Mike and Alice Donovan, Paul and Janet Newman, and Ed and Gloria MacLean, as well as a large circle of special family and friends.
01/21/06

MALCOMSON - Graham & Pauline (Welsh) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their second son, Nicholas Gregory. He's a healthy, handsome baby boy, born December 9, 2005 at 10:44 p.m. at HSC, weighing 7 lbs., 11 & ½ oz. Proud grandparents are Denzil & Patsy Welsh (Islington), and Roger and Margaret Malcomson of Liverpool, England. Thanks to Dr. C Pike for her care throughout the pregnancy, and Dr. S. Healy. A special thank you to Dr Jill Carpenter for her caring and safe delivery of our baby boy. Special thanks also to caseroom nurse Susan and all the others who were there to help. We would also like to thank our friends and caseroom nurses Roxane and April, for all their help and advice. Special thanks to Daddy & Nanny Welsh for all the great coaching during labor and delivery.
01/28/06

MANOR - Corey and Tammy (Gladney) are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful little girl, Riley Makenna, born December 20, 2005 at 6:10 p.m., weighing 5 lbs., 10 ounces. Proud grandparents are Doug and Joyce Gladney and Joe and Nellie Manor. Also welcoming Riley are aunts Melissa and Corina. Many thanks to Auntie Janet, Dr. Kravitz and the nurses of the case room and 5 North B.
01/21/06

Manor / Gladney
Corey and Tammy (Gladney) are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful little girl, Riley Makenna, born Dec. 20, 2005, at 6:10 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 10 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Doug and Joyce Gladney and Joe and Nellie Manor. Also welcoming Riley are aunts Melissa and Corina. Many thanks to auntie Janet, Dr. Kravitz and the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB. **

MARTIN - Glen and Denise (nee Linehan) are pleased to announce the Boxing Day arrival of their daughter, Brianna Venetta Marie, born in Calgary, AB, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Baby sister to Ashley, Brittany, and Nathan. Proud grandparents are Walter and Joan Martin of Point Leamington and Nora Ryan and Dennis Linehan, originally of St. Mary's Bay. Great-granddaughter to Alban Ryan of St. Joseph's and Dorman Rolfe of Pleasantview. A special thank you for the many prayers from family and friends to St. Jude for favours received and to our Heavenly Father.
01/14/06

McCRINDLE - It's a boy! Steven and Kelly-Anne (Meadus) are delighted to announce the birth of their second child, Ian William Paul, born December 19, 2005, weighing 6 lbs, 12 oz. Rowan is the excited big sister; proud grandparents are Robert and Eveline McCrindle, Walter and Margaret Meadus. Many thanks extended to HSC caseroom & 5th floor staff, especially nurse Heather Shute for supporting Mom through labour and delivery.
12/24/05

MEADUS - Jeremy & Dana (nee Hanlon) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Ella Anne Meadus. Ella arrived at 4:56 a.m. on Dec. 26th, 2005 at a healthy weight of 8 lbs & 2 oz. Welcoming Ella are her proud first time grandparents Kevin & Barb Hanlon and Gary & Judy Meadus. As well as Uncle Craig & Auntie Erin, Aunt Amy & Uncle Gerry, & Great-Grandmother Ethel Howell. Thank you to all of our friends and relatives for their love and support. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle & all of the staff at the HS case room.
01/28/06

MENCHENTON - We have been blessed with two miracles! Lori and Steve are thrilled to announce the birth of Sofie and Katie on December 15, 2005. Sofie arrived at 5:43 pm weighing 5 lbs 3 oz with Katie following at 5:45 pm weighing 5 lbs 11 oz. Proud grandparents are Wanda Abbott and Bruce and Beryl Menchenton. Thanks to the nurses and staff of the case room, NICU and 5NB for their care and support during our extended stay. Thanks to our family and friends for their unending support and enthusiasm.
01/28/06

Noseworthy - A new addition to Santa's list! Steve and Karen (nee Mackey) and canine brother Guinness would like to announce the safe arrival of their baby girl Peyton Margaret on December 16th, 2005, weighing 6 lbs., 13 oz. Peyton is welcomed by proud grandparents Sandra Mackey and Loyola Mackey and Dorothy and Melvin Noseworthy (St. John's) and great grandparents Irene and Morgan Hillier and Doris Noseworthy. Also welcoming Peyton are aunts and uncles Renee, Brad, Mark and Lori and cousins Jack and Maggie. A heartfelt thank-you to Dr. Patrick O'Shea for his pre-natal and hospital care. A big thanks to the staff of 5 North B at the HSC, especially Ruth, our case room nurse. Thanks to all of our family and friends for their well wishes, gifts and visits.
12/24/05

PARSONS - Gary, Nicole (Corbett) and big sister Rebecca proudly welcome the early arrival of a beautiful baby boy, Aaron Gary, born December 18, 2005 at 02:04 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. at WHC, St. John's. Also welcomed by loving grandparents Robert & Mary Corbett and Boyd (Butch) & Eileen Parsons. First great-grandson for Freda English. A special thank you to Dr. Bartellas for his excellent prenatal care, Dr. Colleen Cook and Dr. O'Grady for a safe and speedy delivery. A special thank you to caseroom nurse Joan for her continued support this second time around. A special thank you to daddy for being such a great coach, we love you.
01/28/06

QUINLAN - Sean & Heather (Guy) Quinlan are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Benjamin Charles Quinlan, born December 6th, 2005 at the Health Sciences Center in St. John's. Weighing in at 8 Pounds, 6 Ounces.
01/14/06

ROSE - Glen and Tania (nee Bell) and Big Brother, Kyle, are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter Mary-Jean Michelle Rose. Born on Christmas Eve December 24th, 2005, at 2:40 a.m. at the Health Sciences, in St. John's, NL, weighing 5 lbs., 1 oz. Proud grandparents Paul and Jean Bell, Jim Rose, Jessie, and watching from Heaven Mary-Jean Rose, Aunts Tina and Jeannie, Uncles Terry, Bill and Cory, Cousins Alicia and Brianna, and as well relatives and friends. Special thank you to Drs. Kravitz, caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB.
01/14/06

SAINT - With great joy and excitement, Kolby announces the arrival of his new baby sister, Karley Raelene, born December 15th, 2005 at the WHC, tipping the scales at 9 lbs, 11.8 oz. Equally thrilled by her arrival are Brian and Kelly (nee Bugden). Karley is destined to receive unlimited love and adoration from her grandparents, Frank and Florence Bugden (CBS), Tobias and Ivy Saint (CBS), and Bill and Daphne Pittman (St. John's), and will no doubt be the pride and love of her great-grandmother, Barbara Saint (Musgravetown). Special thanks to the dedicated staff of the caseroom and 5NB, and to Mommy for delivering us an angel.
02/25/06

SMITH - Born on December 12, 2005 to David & Dee Ann, of Grafton, Wisconsin, a beautiful baby girl, Madeline Rose, a sister for Kaitlyn Marie. Happy grandparents are Donna & Richard Hackert of Buffalo, Wyoming and Carol & Cliff Smith of St. John's. A new cousin for Sheldon & Catherine.
12/17/05

SPRACKLIN/HUDSON - Tracy and Terry are pleased to announce the birth of Juliette Margaret Isabella Hudson. Born at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Charlottetown, PEI on Friday, December 16th, 2005, at 9:22 A.M., weighing 7 lbs., 5 oz. Delighted grandparents are Reg and Jean Hudson, and Rick and Jan Spracklin. Proud great-grandparents are Les Spracklin and Peggy Russell.
01/07/06

STAGG - Big sister Cassie is thrilled with the arrival of her "Fairy Princess". Evelyn Margaret was born to Jeff and Lisa (Hammond) on December 16, 2005 at 6:45 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Fred and Marg Hammond (Torbay), Linda and Rex Stagg (Badger's Quay) and great-grandma Alice Perry (Badger's Quay). Also excited about their new partner in crime are cousins Jack, Sam and Abby. Special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea for making it in time to catch Evelyn and also for his outstanding care. Hugs and kisses to Daddy and Nanny Hammie for their help during the delivery and to Mommy for doing all the real work!
02/11/06

STOKES - What a Christmas gift! Kirk and Katherine (nee Hobbs) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child. Claire Elizabeth was born December 24, 2005, at 10:31 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Welcoming Claire are proud grandparents John and Judy Hobbs and James and Theresa Stokes and great-grandmother Mary Fleming. Thank you to Dr. O'Shea, case room staff and the nurses of 5 North B.
01/14/06

SULLIVAN - Rita, Rodney and big sister Sydney are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Kate Alexandra, born on December 27, 2005 at 8:50 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Carmelita O'Driscoll and Tom and Ida Sullivan. A special thank you to Dr. Roche, Dr. Hillman and Dr. Ingram for their excellent prenatal care and to the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB at the WHC.
01/21/06

SULLIVAN - Darren, Annette (nee Murphy) and big sister Victoria are thrilled to announce the arrival of Keira Grace born December 21, 2005, 7 lbs. 8 oz. Grandparents welcoming Keira are John and Eileen Murphy (St. John's), Joey and Tillie Sullivan (Cape Broyle); and great-grandmother Marie Sullivan (Calvert); as well as Uncle Howard (Judy) and cousin Allison, Uncle Shawn, Uncle Derek (Tracy) and cousins Noah and Emily, Uncle Daniel (Peggy). Thanks to Dr. Kum and caseroom staff. Special thanks to PICU staff especially Doctors Reid and Newhook, nurse Lori Shandera, family and friends for helping during Keira's stay in PICU, Nanny and Poppy for staying with Victoria while mommy was in hospital.
02/11/06

THISTLE - Our family has been blessed. Mark and Michéle (nee Bedford) Thistle are the very proud parents of Harrison Thomas Bedford Thistle who arrived at 7:38 p.m., Saturday, December 17, 2005 at the Queensway Carlton Hospital, Ottawa, ON, weighing 9 lbs. even. Delighted first time grandparents are Gerald and Barbara Thistle, Chamberlains, NL and Mike Bedford, Ashton, ON. Watching over Harrison from Heaven is his special Guardian Angels, grandma Jean Bedford and great-poppy Thomas Allen. Also thrilled with Harrison's arrival are his Uncle Tom Bedford and friend, Kathleen McFayden (Toronto, ON), his great-grandmothers Kathleen Allen (Mount Pearl, NL) and Adela Bedford (Alameda, California), as well as his canine friends Elwood, Gertie and Abby. Harrison would like to thank Ottawa Valley Midwives for the excellent care provided to mommy. A special thank you to daddy for all his love and support to mommy.
02/04/06

TURNER - Ken, Tracy (nee Chafe) and Big Brother Nicholas are thrilled to announce the arrival of our beautiful baby girl, Delaney Arlene. Delaney was born December 5, 2005 at 6:04 a.m. at Victoria General Hospital; weighing 10 lbs., 6 oz. Proud Grandparents are Alt & Marg Chafe and Cyril & Isabel Turner and Great-Grandmother Agnes Madden all from Maddox Cove. Nicholas would like to thank Grandma Chafe who overcame her fear and flew to British Columbia for 4 weeks to take care of him while Mommy and Daddy went to get Delaney. Also thank you to Grandpa Chafe who overcame his fear of no Grandma for 4 weeks!
03/11/06

WARREN - Don and Lisa (Petten) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Kyle Benjamin, born on December 27, 2005 at 7:53 pm, weighing 6 lbs 14 oz. Welcoming Kyle are proud first time grandparents Tom and Jennie Warren, Paradise, and Ern and Myrtle Fowler, Foxtrap. Kyle is also welcomed by two very special great-grandparents Florence Petten, Foxtrap, and Levi Warren, Chapel Arm. A special thank-you to Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Garber for their excellent prenatal care, and to the caseroom and 5NB doctors, nurses, and staff.
01/21/06

WHITAKER - Erin Grace Whitaker, born December 20, 2005 to Stephanie and Myles. Proud grandparents, Jill and Richard Whitaker and Tom and Ada Jacobs.
12/24/05

WILKINS - Richard, Kelly (Byrne), Ethan and Ally are thrilled to announce the arrival of Owen Richard, born on December 19th, 2005, weighing 9 lb., 13 oz. Owen is joyfully welcomed by his grandparents Nelson and Margaret Wilkins, Great Uncle John, Tim, Aunt Susan, Uncle Steve, Aunt Laura, Uncle Brian, Aunt Julie, and cousins Kim and Jen. Special thanks to Daddy, a wonderful father and husband. We wish to also extend thanks to nurse Kathy, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Collins, Dr. Pridham and the nurses of 5NB for helping to bring Owen safely into this world.
01/21/06

WILLIAMS - Tonya & Darryl Williams are thrilled to announce the arrival of their little princess, Dakota Marie. Dakota was born in Edmonton, AB on December 22, 2005, weighing 8 lbs., 3 oz. Welcoming Dakota are her proud grandparents Valerie and Chris Chafe and Bonnie and James Williams, Auntie Shawnte, April and Carolanne and Uncle Jim, Christopher and Brett. Special thanks to all friends and relatives for their love and support.
01/07/06

YOUDEN - It's a Girl! Kirk and Raquel (Hatch) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Madison Calista on December 5th, 2005. Madison (a.k.a. Snowflake) weighed in at 8 lbs. 10 ounces and provided an early Christmas present for Nan and Poppy Hatch (Lil and Pete) and Nan Youden (Pat). A big thank you is extended to family and friends for all their kind thoughts, love and support. Special thanks to Dr. Crane and all the nurses (especially Shannon for all the pictures) and doctors at the Janeway. Very special thanks to Dr. Susan Furlong for the support, excellent pre-natal care, and for being the best family doc out there!
02/18/06

 

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