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The Telegram Births
December 2009


ANTLE/MITCHELL - Rob and Jena are delighted to announce the arrivals of Clark Strachan Antle, born Dec. 19, 2009, at 1:23 a.m., and Grace Violet Antle, born Dec. 19, 2009, at 1:26 a.m. Proud grandparents are Bob and Mary Antle of St. John's and Lloyd and Lynda Mitchell of Wellington, N.S. Special thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Fowler, the case room and maternity ward staff and to Dr. Healey and her staff for their outstanding support and care.

ASH/CLARKE - Michael, Jennifer and big sister Lauren are thrilled to announce the birth of Graeme Michael Ash, born December 10, 2009, weighing 8 lbs, 10oz. Welcoming Graeme are proud grandparents Ches and Marie Ash of Carbonear and Trudy Clarke of St. John's. Poppy Clarke is watching over Graeme from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for providing excellent prenatal care as well as to Dr. White, the case room and 5North B staff.

BURGESS/LEE - Andrew and Raelene are thrilled to announce that Charles Lee Burgess arrived on December 14, 2009 weighing 6 lbs 6 oz. Also welcoming Charlie are grandparents Mary Lee of St. John’s and Charles and Annie Burgess of Mount Pearl; cousins Madeline, Alexander, Eric and Daniel and Many aunts and uncles. Special thanks to Dr. O’Shea and all the doctors and nurses in the caseroom and 5 NB.

BUTTON - Double the diapers, double the pins, double the sleepers, We've just had twins! Mike and Vanessa (Myles) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter and son. Faith Sheri-Lynn (weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz.) and Jacob Michael (weighing 5 lbs. 12 oz.) were born December 1st, 2009, just ten minutes apart! Welcoming Faith and Jacob are very proud grandparents Pius and Helen Myles (Wabush, Labrador) & Sam and Nellie Button (Mt. Pearl) along with Fur-Sister Brandy, Uncle Shannon & Samantha, Aunt Kim & Family as well as a very large circle of family and friends. A special thank you to all our family and friends for your love and support on our long journey to make our family complete. Huge thanks to Dr. Sarah Healey, Dr. O'Grady, all the nursing staff of the clinic, the nurses of the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit and thanks to all the doctors, residents and nurses of the case room, as well as all the nurses on 5NB.

CARTER - Olivia is happy to announce the arrival of her baby brother, Jack Nathan Carter. Born to proud parents Jackie and Craig on December 9th, 2009, weighing 9 lbs 9 oz. Excited for his arrival are grandparents Beryl and Gordon Carter. Jack is also loved by guardian angels, Nanny Mary and Poppy Jack Taylor. We would like to thank Dr. Bartellas and Dr. Rolfe for their exceptional care.

CHUBBS - Darrin, Jeannette (Reid) and Big Brother James are overjoyed to announce the Best Christmas present ever, a precious baby boy, Jagger Aaron, born on December 24, 2009, at 10:42 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents Mabel and the Late David Reid of Long Pond, and Olive and the Late James Chubbs of Kelligrews anxiously awaited his arrival as well. Thanks to Dr. Kum as well as the staff of the case room, 5NB and Gyne after Jagger's birth. Special thanks to the best Daddy in the world and James for being the best big brother ever.

CONNOLLY/WALTERS- Kim and Scott are delighted to announce the arrival of Tyler James Walters, born December 20, 2009, weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs. Sharing in their joy are grandparents James Connolly and Madline & Boyd Walters, watching over Tyler from heaven is his grandmother Mary Connolly, also welcoming him are his aunts Suzanne & Kelly & Uncle Darrell. Special thanks to Dr. Kum & Dr. Mayo and the staff of the case room and 5NB for their exceptional care. Mommy & Tyler also want to thank Daddy for all his help and for taking such good care of us when we came home

CURTIS - We've expanded our house by two feet …They're Ryder Roland James'! Paul and Julie Curtis are deliriously happy to introduce our latest addition born to us on December 10, 2009, 7 lbs, 10 oz.

DALTON/WINDSOR - Ray & Alison are proud to introduce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Gracie Elizabeth Olive, born Dec. 03/09 @ 9:32 a.m. @ the HSC, weighting 7lb, 9oz. Gracie is the 2nd grandchild for Algy & Anne Windsor, 1st grandchild for Ray & Joan Dalton, great-grandchild for Jessie Sweeney & Anna Windsor, lots of loving aunts, uncles & cousins. A very special thank you to Dr. Joanne White, case room nurses (esp Nanny Joan) & the 5 NB team.

DAVIS - Parents, Chad and Cathy (Boland), and proud big sister, Madison, are overjoyed to announce the arrival of our precious baby boy, Jack Patrick, born on December 17th, 2009, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. Jack is lovingly welcomed by grandparents, Pat and Mary Boland, and George Davis and his special friend, Theresa Hinks; great-grandmother, Mary Boland; as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Jack is also watched over from heaven by nanny, Una Davis. We are forever grateful to our family, friends, and neighbours for their support throughout this journey. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for her prenatal care and for Jack's safe delivery, and to the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB.

DECKER - Brent and Seanna (Condon) are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of our beautiful son, Gabriel Clarence, born December 14, 2009, weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcoming Gabriel are proud grandparents Clarence and Mona Decker, also excited are Uncle Paul, Aunt Terri Lynn (Shawn) and Aunt Brenda (Mike). Watching over from heaven are grandparents Terry and Anne Marie Condon. Special thanks to Dr. Kirby, Dr. Cook, Dr. Strand and Nurses Bev and Margaret Ann for all their help and support. Special thanks to Daddy for being so good in the case room!

DOWNTON-PENNELL - Jennifer Pennell & Brian Downton are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Noah Gordon Lionel, born at the HSC on December 13, 2009, at 11:21 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. Noah is welcomed to the family by proud fourth time grandparents Gwen & Gord Downton, great-grandmother Lillian Clarke of St. John's & Lionel & Geraldine Pennell of Carmanville. Also welcoming Noah are his little cousins Maddox Oake & Nathan & Owen Dunne of St. John's.

EVANS - Jody and Denise (Tucker) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl Marissa Noelle, born December 21, 2009, weighing 8 lbs 5 ozs. Proud grandparents Edna Tucker and David and Josephine Evans. Watching over Marissa from above is Poppy Tucker. Special thank you sent out to Dr. White and Dr. Mayo, also Dr. Pike and Dr. H. Woodland and all the caseroom nurses especially nurse Joan. May god bless you Marissa on your baptism tomorrow January 10, 2010 with all our love mommy and daddy. xoxoxox

EZEKIEL - Edward & Bernie-Ann are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Penelope Grace, born December 10, 2009, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Greeting her were her proud grandparents Ed & Marilyn Ezekiel, Teresa Grace and lovingly watching over her from heaven was her late Poppy, Bernard Grace. Thanks to Dr. Brown & Dr. Gill, the fantastic staff in the case room and the wonderful nurses on 5NB.

GIBBONS - Proud parents, George and Rebecca along with big sister Rutanya are thrilled to announce the arrival of Callie Elizabeth, born December 13, 2009, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. We would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of the case room at the HSC, St. John's. Welcoming Callie is great-grandmother Gladys Smith of Hillgrove, NB, and grandparents Reg and Carolyn Wynes of Hillgrove, NB and Sebastian and Judy Gibbons of St. Shotts, NL. Also welcoming Callie are numerous Aunts and Uncles. Thanks to our family and friends for all of their love and support.

HOWLETT - Colin, Jennifer and Colby are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Katie Catherine Irene. Born on December 4th, 2009, weighing 7 lbs, 9 oz. Colby is so excited to finally be a BIG BROTHER! Proud grandparents are John and Cathy Stanley and Marty and Irene Howlett. A special thank you to Dr. Robert Kennedy and Dr. Tina Squires for their great pre-natal care. We would also like to thank the Caseroom nurses, especially Nurse Denise Maher and to Nurse Kristi Molloy for her care while on 5 NB. A big hug and kiss to Daddy for his love and support and for being there every step of the way!

KEDROSKY - Eric and Niki (Pryor) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Eva Rose Kedrosky, born December 19, 2009, weighing 6 lbs. Welcoming Eva are first-time grandparents Edward and Audrey Pryor of Mount Pearl and Kevin and Debra Kedrosky of London, Ontario. Delighted uncles, Ryan Pryor and David Kedrosky, also welcome baby Eva. Eva and Mommy would like to thank Daddy for his everlasting love and support.

LINEHAN - Shannon and Karen (nee Simms) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, JACOB SHANNON. Our beautiful baby boy arrived into our lives on December 17, 2009 at 3:06 pm weighing 6 lbs 5 ounces. Jacob is lovingly welcomed by first-time Grandparents Bob and Joan Simms and by fourth-time Grandma Mary Roberts and the late Fred Linehan. Also sharing in our joy are Jacob's many aunts and uncles and special cousins: Joshua, Brianna and Ellie. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank Drs. Penton and Cook for their exceptional prenatal care and Drs. Bartellas and Mayo for ensuring Jacob's safe delivery. We would like to extend a sincere thank you to the nursing staff at the Case Room and 5NB for their dedicated care. Mommy and Jake would like to send their love and thanks to Daddy for his unwavering support throughout this adventure. Our hearts are full and we are forever grateful!

LUCAS - Adam & Renee (Webster) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy Rowan Felim, born in Dublin, Ireland on December 24, 2009, 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Very proud grandparents Marina & Greg and aunts April & Megan also welcome his safe arrival.

MERCER - Laura Sullivan and Matthew Mercer are thrilled to announce the birth of their first baby, Isaac Matthew Mercer, born December 11, 2009, at 10:54 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Ike and Bernice Mercer of Bay Roberts and James and Shirley Sullivan of St. John's. A special thanks to Daddy and midwife Jayme Safine for all of their support.

NICKEL - Bruce and Jacqui (Glynn) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Brady Keith Nickel, born December 8, 2009, at 7:19 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. Welcoming Brady are proud grandparents David and Shirley Glynn, Cathy and John Purcell, Maisie Nickel and Bill Dunphy and Poppy Keith Nickel looking down from heaven. A big thank you to Dr. Kravitz, all the case room nurses, especially Lisa Sullivan, the nurses on the 5th floor and all our family and friends for their support and visits.

PENNELL - Glenn and Natasha (Osmond) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Brooke Elizabeth, born December 12, 2009, weighing 8 lbs. 1/4 oz. Welcoming Brooke are proud grandparents Colin and Leona Osmond and Marie Pennell, and watching over her from above is Poppy Louis Pennell. We would like to thank Dr. Kravitz for her excellent pre-natal care, Dr. Ferguson and the entire caseroom staff, especially Nurses Margaret Ann and Krista, and the wonderful nurses of 5NB, especially Nurse Ashley. Also, thank you to our family and friends for all your kindness, we appreciate you all so much. Mommy and Brooke would also like to give a very special thank you to daddy for all his love and support, We Love You!!

ROCHE - Leslie and Corey are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful little princess, Julie Ann Margaret Theresa, born on December 21, 2009, at 8:06 p.m., weighing 6 lbs, 61/2 ozs. Loving brothers Rick, Liam and Jason, along with extremely proud grandparents Peggy and Bill Roche, Gary Bethune and Valerie Mainville, and great-grandmother Jean Roche, welcome their precious addition to our families. Thank you to the doctor, nurses and staff from the case room and a special thank you to the wonderful nurses on the 5th floor.

SEARLE- Jamie Searle and Sherry Burry are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Zackary James Searle on December 23, 2009, weighing 7 lbs., 14 ozs. Our beautiful baby boy is proudly welcomed by his grandparents, Sheila and George Burry and Lorraine Searle, as well as his aunts, uncles, cousins and many more family and friends.

SQUIRES - Born to Errol and Nichole (nee March) of Torbay on December 3, 2009 at 4:12 p.m., a son, Nicholas Errol Squires, weighing 8 lbs., 13 oz. at the Janeway.



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