Abbott / Ghent
Colin and Michelle (nee Ghent) are blessed with the most precious Christmas
gift, a beautiful baby boy, Joel Benjamin, born December
30, 1999 weighing
10 lbs. 1 oz.. Proud grandparents Arthur and Shirley Ghent and Mabel
Abbott and watching over him from heaven, Poppy Gordon. Thanks to Dr.
Kum, and his team, as well as the fourth and second floor nurses and
the NICU nurses at the Grace Hospital. Special thanks to Daddy and Aunt
Valerie for being great coaches.
Abbott / Keefe
Harry and Brenda (Keefe) are delighted to announce the birth of their first
child, Jacob Allan, born on December 16, 1999,
weighing 8 lbs. 4.8 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Jacob and Violet Abbott,
St. John's, and Allan and Mary Keefe (Fogo Island). Special thanks to
Dr. Pike and Dr. Kwa and all the great nurses on the 2nd and
4th Floors of the Grace Hospital.
Bavis / Squires
Ron and Heather thank God for their second daughter, Hannah Deborah
Squires Bavis, born December 20, 1999. Big sister Allie chose Hannah's name.
Proud grandparents are Ron and Patsy Bavis, Paradise, Bill and Joan
Squires, Sibley's Cove. Great-grandparents are Tom Bavis and Margaret,
Beatrice Evans and Susie Squires. Special thanks to Aunt Gail for caring
for Allie. Thanks also to Grace Hospital staff.
Braun / Jackson
Jeff and Sally are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Willow
Grace, born December 31, 1999, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz.. A new granddaughter
for Helen and Larry Jackson, and Winnifred Braun. A new niece for Jill
and Bob Merko and Kris and Paul Rathbone. Special thanks to Drs., Lacelle
and Pugh and to Lavina, Beverly and Lynda in the case room.
Dave and Bonnie (nee Brophy) of Petersburg, Illinois are
proud to announce the birth of their son John William, born December
weighing 7 lb. 3½ ozs. Welcomed home by big brothers Joshua
(3½) and Jacob (2). John is the fourth grandchild for George William
and Triffie Brentnall, Fort McMurray and the 12th grandchild
for Mary and
the late John (Kevin) Brophy, Fermeuse.
Burke / Williams
The perfect Christmas gift! Craig, Lynette (nee Williams) and big brother
Kyle are thrilled to announce the anxiously awaited, safe arrival of
Ryan Alexander Clarence at the Ottawa Hospital-General Campus on December
2, 1999 at 1:12 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz.. We are so thankful for such
a perfect, healthy, baby boy. Proud grandparents are Clarence and Lorraine
Williams and Mrs. Eleanor Burke. Our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to
Dr. Sharon Grainger, caseroom nurses and combined care unit staff. Special
thanks, love and kisses from Mommy and Ryan to Daddy for all his support.
Daddy is thrilled to have yet another Leaf's Fan!!!
Jim and Joann are delighted to announce the arrival of the perfect Christmas
gift. Ian Nicholas Albert, weighing 8 pounds was born at 11:35 a.m. on
December 25, 1999. Heartfelt thanks to the OBS nursing staff of James
Peyton Memorial Hospital for their support and care. Special thanks to
Doctors Gabriel, Matthews, Yousef and Darcy for their help.
Crane / Yetman
Wade and Marlene (nee Yetman) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their
first child, Laura Chorine Emma, born on December
10, 1999 at 8:51 p.m.,
weighing 9 lbs. 2 oz.. Proud grandparents are Fred and Chorine Yetman,
Bay Roberts and Walter and Emmie Crane, Upper Island Cove. Proud great-grandmother
Effie Petten, Port de Grave. Special thanks to Drs. Will, Soccio, Kamra,
Kwa and Butler, caseroom nurses Christine and Lisa and all the caseroom,
neo-natal intensive care and second floor staff. Very special thanks
to Dr. Terry O'Grady and Heather Rees for their years of care and support.
Sarah Jessica was born December 10, 1999, to happy
parents Tom and Karen Davis, and to proud older brother, Jacob . Jessie would like
to thank Dr. Jim Dunne, Dr. Pat Roche, the case room staff, the second floor
nursing staff, and especially Karen Fanning, Dr. Steve Will and Dr. Terry O'Grady.
Davis / Currie
Donna Davis and Rob Currie welcome with love their beautiful daughter,
Margaret Mary Davis Currrie, born December
1999 in Halifax, NS. Proud grandparents are maternal grandmother
Joan, of St. John's
and paternal grandparents Bob and Ellen Marie of Miramichi, NB. Thanks
to generous family and friends who attended the baby shower and to
all who sent gifts and warm wishes.
Ruth, Roger and big sister Amy are delighted to announce
the safe arrival of John Gordon, born December 5,
1999 weighing in at 7 lbs.
11 oz.. Special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea and caseroom nurse Margaret
Donahue / Monk
Announcing the early arrival of Baby Donahue! Seamus
Kevin was born to proud first-time parents, Kevin and Laura at 1:04 a.m., December
16, 1999 at the Grace General. Also welcoming baby are proud grandparents,
Tom and Sheila Donahue and Carl and Audrey Monk.
Dwyer / McGrath
Kyran, and Anne (nee McGrath) thank God for the safe arrival of their daughter,
Emily Anne, born December 23, 1999, weighing 6 lbs. 2 oz.. Proud grandparents
are Bill and Bernadette McGrath, St. John's and Gertrude Dwyer, Tilting.
Special thanks to the staff of the caseroom and second floor of the Grace
Hospital, and to Dr. Johanne Lacelle.
Fagan / Lear
Jerry and Tammy (Lear) are delighted to announce the birth
of their first child, Mitchell Gerald, weighing 6 lbs. 11 oz. on December
10, 1999 at Gray Nuns Hospital, Edmonton. Proud first-time
grandparents are Wayne and Paula Fagan and Betty and John Lear,
also proud first-time uncle; David Fagan (Tammy Dawe) and Perry Lear.
Mommy and Daddy (Juanita and David) are pleased to announce the safe arrival
of their first precious little boy. Christian Nathaniel Follett was
born on December 29, 1999 at 8:44 p.m. weighting 7 lbs
We would like to thank Dr. Will and Dr. Dill, as well as all the caring
nurses in the N.I.C.U. and on the second floor. Special thanks to Dr.
Bartellas for making all this possible.
Gibbons / Zwack
Ross and Lisa (Zwack) of Grand Prairie, Alberta,
proudly announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby girl, Sara
Helen, weighing 6 lbs, Wednesday, December 1, 1999 at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital,
Grand Prairie. Sara is the third grandchild for Leonard and Evelyn Gibbons,
St. Vincent's, and Alma Beaudoin and Gary Zwack, Edmonton. A little
cousin for Nathan and Lucas, St. John's and Jessica and Tayler, Edmonton.
Goulding / Mooney
Stephen, Ellen and big sister Kathleen are pleased to
announce the arrival their beautiful daughter and little sister Rachel
Ellen Goulding. Rachel was born on December 2,
7 pounds, 10 ounces, at the Grace General Hospital in St. John's. Proud
grandparents are Maude Goulding and the late Allan Goulding of Gander
and Ellen Mooney and the late Arnold Mooney of Branch. Also welcoming
Rachel are a large number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Hand / Stewart - Bill and Margo (nee Stewart) are proud
to announce the arrival of Graham's baby brother, Mitchell Scott. Born
8, 1999 at
8:40 am, weighing 8 lbs. Thrilled grandparents for the second time are
Bill and Lestra Stewart, and for the 28th time Alice and the late J.B.Hand. Thanks
to Dr. Don Tennent for arriving before Mitchell and to Dr. Steve Walker
for his continuing care and friendship.
A Perfect Christmas Miracle. Born to Danny and Karen Hanlon, December
13, 1999, a beautiful and precious son, Sheldon Daniel Hanlon. "Unto
us God gave a son, the answer to a 14 year prayer".
Harris / Pink
Claudia and Gerry are ecstatic. They wish to announce the arrival of
their first child, a precious little boy, Gerald Claude.
Our little man arrived December 16th, 1999,
at 6:57 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents for the 2nd
time are Claude and Barbara Pink, Mount Pearl and 1st time David and
Alice Harris, Goose Bay. First time great-grandparents are Rev. Harvey
and Pansey Harris, Shoal Harbour, and Mrs. Hilda Short of Port aux
Basques, whom was called to God's garden shortly
after Gerald's arrival. Also, smiling down from heaven is special
cousin Christopher. Special thanks to Nanny Pink, whose guidance and
special care for mommy was invaluable.. She helped mommy through her
pregnancy and never left her side until after my arrival, which was
really cool. Just ask Nanny! If I ever play hockey, I know who I want
my coach to be. Sincere thanks to Dr. Joan Crane and team, and Dr.
Jeff White for their excellent support and care.
Hounsell / Stead
Dwayne and Leah (Stead) are proud to announce the arrival of their precious
baby boy, Nicholas Gerald, born on December
28, 1999, weighing 8 pounds
2½ ounces. Proud grandparents Sandy and Maisie Hounsell, Margaret
Stead and the late Gerald Stead. We would like to extend our thanks to
Dr. Bob Miller, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and all the nursing and medical staff
of the caseroom and second floor Grace Hospital.
Kennedy / Flaherty
On December 10, 1999 the Kennedy and Flaherty
Families were blessed with the early Christmas gift with the arrival
of their first granddaughter, Katherine Marie. Katherine Marie was born
to John (Johnny) and Pauline at Oakville Memorial Hospital, Oakville,
Ontario, weighing in at 8 pounds. Welcome comes from very proud
grandparents Jimmy and Edna Flaherty, John and Marg Kennedy; and great-grandmother Mrs.
Frances Duggan; aunt Tina and cousin Andrew; uncle Michael; aunt Denise and
uncle Tony and cousin Nicholas, aunt Deanne and uncle Gerald. Special
thanks to Nanny Edna and Poppy John for being there for the special
event. Merry Christmas everyone!
Kennedy / Murray
Born to Frank and Cecilia on December 1, 1999, and
beautiful baby boy, George Murray, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz.. Proud grandparents
are Edward and Kay Murray and Viola Kennedy. Special thanks to Aunt
Kathy R.N., Regina McGrath R.N., Dr. Verge and Dr. Tennent and all case room
and second floor staff that the Grace General Hospital.
Lambert / Vey
Conrad and Roxanne (Vey) are very proud to announce the safe arrival of
their first child, a precious baby boy, Noah Gordon John,
weighing 8 lbs. 9½ ounces. He arrived December 27, 1999 at the Grace General
Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Healey, Dr. Forward, Regina
McGrath RN, Claudette Smith RN and Aunt Daisy.
Lush / Miller
Nikki (Lush) and Rodney of Portugal Cove, along with big brothers
Spencer and Sebastian announce the new movie version of "My Three
Nicolas arrived December 9, 1999, 12:23 P.M., 8
lbs. 15¾ ozs.. Special
thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, Dr. Elizabeth Mate and Lorna Kearney.
Mahoney / Whiffen
John and Leslie Ann are thrilled to announce the arrival
of their first child, John Nicholas. Born December
11th, 1999 at 2:05 A.M.,
weighing 9 lbs. 10 oz.. Excited grandparents are Pat and Shelia Whiffen
and John and Carmel Mahoney. Mommy sends special thanks to Dr. Pike
for assisting with John Nicholas' arrival and especially for Daddy's
love and support through it all.
Making / Marshall
A Special Christmas Gift for Sandra and Don, a beautiful baby girl, Kylie
Anne, born December 15, 1999 at 4:04 p.m.,
weighing 8 lbs 9½ ozs. Second grandchild for Frank and Gerarda
Making and 19th grandchild for Ellen Marshall. Proud great-grandmothers;
Annie Kielly and Marion Making. Very special thank you to Dr. Roche,
caseroom nurse Annette and all the staff at the Grace Hospital.
Malone / Nash
Paddy and Marlene (Nash) are thrilled to announce the
birth of their handsome son. Aaron James Joseph was born on December
6:27 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 3 oz.. Grandparents are Joseph and Lena Nash,
Branch, S.M.B. and the late James and Patricia Malone, Logy
Bay. Special thank you to Dr. Kravitz for excellent prenatal care and
at the second and fourth floors, Grace General Hospital.
Leeann and Phillip are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first
child, Lindsey Kelly, born on December 6, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 2 oz..
Proud grandparents are Eleanor and Winston Melbourne, Donna and Bill
Sullivan, and Florence Manning, with Poppy Kevin beaming his blessing
from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, nurses June Cousens and
Margaret Crocker. Extra special thanks to Daddy for his love and support.
Trevor, Nancy and big brother Nathan are proud to announce the arrival
of Adam Stephen Gerald. Adam arrived at 2:16 a.m. on December
weighing 9 lbs. 14 oz.. The March's, along with grandparents Gary and
Karen Jones and Wayne and Fayne March, would like to thank nurses Charlene
and Evelyn, and Dr. Singh for a safe delivery.
Newhook / Kipnis
Michele and Evan announce the birth of Gabriel (Gabe) Rhys Kipnis, weighing
8 lbs. 4 oz. at 3:03 a.m. on December 2, 1999, a brother for Zev. Proud
grandparents are Norman and Pam Kipnis and Ed and Marion Newhook. Heartfelt
thanks to Dr. Tennent and Healey. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Lorna
Kearney and to the entire nursing staff on the second and fourth floors
of the Grace Hospital for their wonderful help and care.
Newhook / Noseworthy
Roy, Denise and Big Sister Tiffany are proud to announce the arrival of
the Cassie Jade, on December 29, 1999, weighing 5 lbs. 11 oz.. Proud
grandparents are Hubert and Mona Noseworthy of Chapel Arm and Frank and
Gladys Newhook of Long Cove. Thank you to Dr. Crane and the nurses. A
special thank you to Dr. Patey.
Santa has brought an early Christmas Gift this year
to proud parents Derek and Laura (nee O'Connell). Nathan James was born on
Dec.14, 1999 at 9: 14 a.m., weighing 8 lbs.. Proud grandparents are Rick and
Brenda Noseworthy and Mike and Sylvia O'Connell. Also welcoming Nathan are
uncles Mike,Stephen, and Adam and aunt Lori. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike,
Dr. Maureen Dunne and the nurses at the Grace Hospital.
O'Leary / Bouchereau
JoAnne and Richard are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their precious
baby girl. Catherine Marie Bouchereau was born December
30, 1999 at 8:05
a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Catherine
is anxious to meet her special cousin Erin Sullivan. Proud grandparents
are William and Mary O'Leary (St. John's) and Richard and June Bouchereau
O'Neill / Hussey
Santa has come early! On December 17, 1999 at
5:37 A.M. (two weeks early) a precious little angel was born to Todd
and Tracy (nee Hussey) Noah Bernard O'Neill tipped
the scales at 8 lbs. 1 oz.. Noah is the second grandchild for
elated grandmother Joan O'Neill and the sixth grandchild to very proud grandparents
Linda and Maxwell
Hussey. Also welcoming Noah with joy are great-grandmother,
Margaret Hussey and uncles Mike, Derrick, Todd and Scot; aunts Cindy
and Sandra and cousins Kayla, Kristen, Tyler, Sam, Emily and Briana. Looking
down from heaven, Noah is blessed with two special Guardian Angels,
Poppy O'Neill (Bernard) and great-grandmother Sarah Brophy. Thanks to
and Singh, caseroom nurses, especially Joan. Mommy and Noah would especially
like to thank Daddy for his exceptional support and coaching before and during
Jim and Dianne (Critch) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their
first child, Joel Patrick, born on December
20, 1999, weighing 7 lbs.
14 oz. at the British Columbia Womens Hospital in Vancouver. Proud grandparents
are Olive and Jim Critch and Clare and Ted Power of St. John's.
Roache / Jackson
Shirley and Wayne are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter,
Keisha Margaret, born at 5:03, December 9, 1999, weighing 6 lbs 9 ozs.
Proud grandparents are Theresa and the late Herbert Jackson, Alfred and
Mary Roche. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and the caseroom nurses.
Sedwick / Parsons
Arrived fashionably late to John and Lisa Sedwick (nee
Parsons), Vermont, on December 2, 1999, a beautiful baby daughter, Alliah
grandchild for Shirley Peddle, Norm Parsons, Irene Sedwick and the late
Chester Sedwick of Pennsylvania. Tenth grandchild for Mariam
Peddle. Welcome Alliah, we can't wait to see you.
Squires / Pugh
Daina (nee Pugh), Ron and Adam are thrilled to announce the arrival of
Jacob Matthew, on December 19, 1999 at 6:29 p.m., 8 lbs. 8 oz.. Third
grandchild for Brett Pugh (and the late Helen Pugh) and his wife Helena;
second for John and Beverly Squires. Great-grandparents Elizabeth Young,
Nova Scotia, and Phyllis Squires. Special thanks to Michelle Randell,
fourth floor Grace.
Stoyles / Earle
Kimberly and Jerry are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Riley
Cameron at the Grace Hospital on December 26, 1999, at 8:15 P.M., weighting
7 pounds 2 ounces. Mom, Dad and Riley would like to thank the case room
nurses Joan and Sue, Drs. C. Pike, A. Tennent, Badrudin and Cooper. Thanks
to the staff of the second floor. Special thank you to Dr. P. Roche for
her months of care and attention; and Mommy would especially like to
thank Daddy for all his love, patience and support.
Sullivan / French
Olivia's little sister is here! Joe, Karen (French), and Olivia thank God
for the safe arrival of Lauren Alexandra, born December
28, 1999 at 11:52
p.m., weighing 9 pounds 9½ ounces. Proud grandparents, Joe and Vivian
Sullivan, Riverhead, Harbour Grace, and Bert French, Bay Roberts. Watching
over Lauren from heaven is grandmother Elizabeth French. Great-grandmothers,
Dorothy Butt, Harbour Grace and Bridget Sullivan, Riverhead. Special
thanks to Dr.'s Pike, Kravitz and Pugh, caseroom nurse Margaret Ann and
our very caring family and friends.
Tavenor / Duke
Elliott and Anne (Duke) are very happy to announce the safe arrival of their
beautiful baby boy. A most precious Christmas miracle. Jacob Elliott was
born on December 21, 1999 at The Red Deer Regional Hospital,
weighing in at 8 lbs.. Proud first-time grandparents John and Mary Alice
Duke, second grandchild for Gord and Marie Tavenor of Mount Pearl. Family
and friends anxiously await Jacob's arrival to Newfoundland in March.
Tibbs / Hannon
David and Kerry (Hannon) and big sister Katie are thrilled to announce
the early arrival of Emily Rose on December
18, 1999, weighting 8 lbs.
3 oz.. Proud grandparents are Nanny and Poppy Hannon and Nanny Tibbs.
Thanks to Dr. Roche and caseroom nurses Regina and June. Mommy, Katie
and Emily want to thank Daddy for being a great coach and being the best
Dad in the whole world.
Wall / Wells
Jeff and Ruth (Wells) are pleased to announce the arrival of the Luke
on December 21, 1999 at 3:20 p.m. at the Central Newfoundland
Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, weighing 9 lbs 5¼ ozs. Proud
grandparents are Jim and Rosemary Wall of Grand Falls-Windsor and Harold
and Eunice Wells of Botwood. Special thanks to Dr. Bruce Dalton, Dr.
Torraville, Dr. Cheryan, Dr. Bruce and the nursing staff of 4B for their
Walsh / O'Driscoll
Emily is excited to announce the birth of her sister, Sarah Irene, born
December 15, 1999, weighing 6 lbs. 10 oz.. Equally excited are her parents,
Andy and Christina; grandparents Charlie and Peggy O'Driscoll, Margaret
Walsh; great-grandmother, Irene Oates: and watching over Sarah from heaven,
Walter Walsh. A sincere thank you to Dr. Annette McCarthy for excellent
Warren / Tilley
It's a boy! Wayne and Gwen (Tilley) are proud to announce
the safe arrival of their second son, Benjamin Gordon on Monday,
December 6, 1999 at the Victoria Hospital, Westminster Campus, London, Ontario, weighing
in at 8 lbs. 11 oz... Proud grandparents are Gordon and Ruth Warren of
Mount Pearl and Clyde and Goldwyn Tilley of London, Ontario. A little brother
for Matthew Wayne.
Whiffen / McCormick
Jackie (McCormick) and Joe Whiffen are pleased
to announce the arrival of their third beautiful baby daughter, Natalie
sisters Catherine and Maria are also thrilled by her arrival. Natalie
was born December 2, 1999 at 11:41 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz.. Proud
grandparents are Patrick and Elizabeth McCormick and Alexander and Rosemary
Whiffen. We would like to thank Dr. Kravitz and the nursing staff at
the Grace General Hospital.
Whitten / Miller
Hello, my name is Nicholas Ryan, sleepy and hungry. Son of Kerry and Cheryl
(Miller), living in Paradise. I was born at the Grace General Hospital,
December 24, 1999, 6:12 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14¾ ozs..
Sharing in my joyous arrival are grandparents Florence and Douglas Whitten
(Mount Pearl), Frazer and Shirley Miller (Chamberlains); great-grandparents;
Myrtle Whalen (Foxtrap), Harold Miller (Bell Island) and my only Aunt Heather
Miller. My parents and I would like to extend a special thanks to all the
nursing staff, on the 4th and 2nd Floors for their patience and friendly
assistance. I'd also like to thank my Doc, Dr. Elizabeth Bannister, she
put my Dad and Mom at ease. It can't be easy being parents for the first
time, but I'm getting them to adjust quite well now.