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The Telegram Births
February 2003

 

ANDREWS/COLFORD - Kirk, Lisa and Sarah are happy to announce the arrival of Sarah`s little brother, Michael Edward, born on February 9, 2003. He was born at Calgary`s Foothill Hospital weighing 10 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Eric and Beverly Andrews and Cyril and Sheila Colford.
April 11, 2003

ASH - Thomas, Crystal (Brown) and big sister Katie (2) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Thomas Jonathon on February 15, 2003 at 9:07 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. at the Women`s Health Center, St. John`s. Proud Nanny Martha Brown. Looking over him from heaven are Poppy Jack Brown, Nanny Marie Ash and Poppy Thomas Ash (Promise kept, Dad). Special thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Pugh and all the staff of the caseroom and Maternity Ward. To Daddy, a very special thank you for all your love and support. We love you.
February 28, 2003

BETTS - Victoria Germain and Doug Betts are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Kieran Germain Betts, on February 13, 2003 at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. He weighed in at 9 pounds 3 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Fifth grandchild to Vilma Betts of Edmonton and Dr. Donald Betts of Halifax and first grandchild to Elizabeth Germain of Halifax and G.C. (Gerry) Germain of St. John`s. Also welcomed by step-grandmothers Patricia Betts of Halifax and Dr. Angela Penney of St. John`s; aunts and uncles: Sylvia Betts (Vancouver), Guy Germain (Halifax), Malcolm and Chantal Betts (Hull), Eric and Eleanor Betts (Australia) and many cousins. Sincere thanks to Dr. Margaret Rowicka and to the nurses and staff at the IWK.
February 21, 2003

BROTHERS - Proud parents, Brian and Sherry, and big brother, Mark, are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their twins, Alex Christopher, 5 lbs. 13 ozs., and Abby Nicole, 6 lbs. 3 ozs., on February 2, 2003. Grandparents: Mike Grace, Sharon Clift, Helen Brothers, and the Late Peter Brothers. Great-grandparents: Margaret Grace and John and Rose Clift. Special thank you to the nursing staff at Health Sciences, Dr. Kum, Dr. Lavelle, and a very special thank you to Dr. O`Grady.
February 07, 2003

BURTON / GOGAL - David and Lana are very pleased to introduce their precious daughter, Ava Florence. Ava arrived into our world on February 23, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dan and Marie Gogal and Glen and Vida Burton. We would like to thank all the nurses on 5NB and Caseroom nurse Paula. A special thank you to Dr. J. Lacelle for the safe delivery of Ava.
March 15, 2003

CAKE - Hannah is a BIG sister! Cathy (nee Pinsent) and Glenn are thrilled to announce the arrival of Aaron Leslie, born February 6th at 11:30 am, weighing 7 lbs., 12 ozs. Proud Grandparents are Maude and Gerald of Goulds and Loretta and the late Les Cake of St. John`s. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and Nurse Lisa Patten for their attention and care.
April 18, 2003

CAREEN - Steve & Reneé (Picco) are pleased to announce the birth of Colin Paul February 18, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcomed by big brothers Blake (18), Stephen (14), Coady (3) & 1st cousin Sydney Marie. Second grandchild for Mary & Con Picco & fifth for Marie & Mike Careen. Thanks to Drs. Gill & Kum and caseroom staff.
February 21, 2003

CLARKE - She`s finally here! Tony and Reneé are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child at the WHC, Madison Elaine Clarke, February 13, 2003, 8 lbs. 3 ozs. and 19 inches. Very excited and first time grandparents Wayne (Herb) and Elaine McLeod, the Goulds; proud third time grandparents: Tony and Cathy Clarke of St. John`s; great-grandparents are Florence Tucker, Ethel McLeod, Margaret Kearsey, Mike Clarke. Watching over her from heaven Eric Tucker, Erne McLeod, Jim Kearsey, Theresa Clarke. Special thanks to Dr. M. Dunne, Dr. C. Pike, Dr. E. Howse, nurses Lavinia and Dawn. Most of all Daddy for his love and support.
May 10, 2003

COURTNEY - Chris and Lisa are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Kaitlyn Melissa, born February 11, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Hannah and William Carew, Leonard and Blanche Courtney. Special thanks to Dr. Annette McCarthy, Dr. Michelle Suga and caseroom nurse Beverly Piercy. Also, Kaitlyn would like to thank Daddy for being there for Mommy.
February 25, 2003

DECKER - Robert and Kathy (nee Slesar/Miller) are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Paul Robert Guy Decker, Born February 14, 2003, weighing 7 lbs 10 oz., a baby brother for Matthew. Proud grandparents are Guy and Ida Decker of St. John`s NL and Jean Slesar of Ottawa, Ont. Flynn-Whiteway- Rick Flynn and Susanne Whiteway along with big sisters Leah and Chloe and really big brother Stephen are pleased to announce the arrival of Dominick James Carin Flynn on February 14, 2003. Tipping the scale at 9 lb 12 oz and not a red hair out of place. Proud grandparents are Jim and Maggie Whiteway of Paradise.
March 22, 2003

FRASER - Doug and Janine (Burke) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a boy, Thomas David weighing 7 lbs 4 oz. Thomas was born at the Women`s Health Centre on Sunday February 9th at 7:51 p.m. Grandparents Maureen and David Fraser of the Goulds, Genevieve and the late Thomas Burke of St. John`s. Thank-you to our family and friends for all their love and support. Thank-you to Dr. Gill for pre and post natal care and a special thank-you to Annette, the caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB for their excellent care.
February 28, 2003

GARLAND - James & Krista (Moore) are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Marisa Lynette, born on February 13, 2003 at the Health Sciences Complex, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Charles & May Garland of Harbour Grace, John & Claudine Moore of Bay Roberts, & great-grandmother Melvine Hutchings of Spaniard`s Bay. Many thanks to caseroom doctors & nurses, especially Beverly Piercey & to the nursing staff of 5NB. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz for her prenatal care & support.
April 11, 2003

GREEN - Craig, Cathy (Auchinleck) and "big" brother Zachary are proud to announce the arrival of Brady Alexander. Brady arrived on Feb. 10, 2003 weighing 7 lbs. 12½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Alex and Helen Auchinleck and Patrick and Judy Wall. Also watching over Brady from Heaven is Poppy Alton Green. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her team, Dr. Mabel Greene and nurses of 5NB, especially Beverly.
March 22, 2003

HEMEON - GILL- Pamela & Kevin are pleased to announce the birth of their long awaited first child, Carter, born February 3/03, weighing 7 lbs. 15.5 oz. The families of proud grandparents Yvonne & Joe Hemeon and Mariem Gill of Botwood, NL welcomes him. Many thanks to Drs. Bartellas, Moore, O`Grady, and the case room staff, for ensuring the safe arrival of our healthy baby boy.
March 07, 2003

JARDINE - Hannah is thrilled to announce the arrival of her new baby sister, Caroline Nita, born Monday, February 21, 2003 at 1:01 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Proud parents are Michael and Carina (Sutton). Delighted grandparents are Mercedes Jardine and Kathleen and Joe Philpott. Thank you to Dr. Roche, Dr. Snow and all the caseroom and obstetrics staff. Special thank you to our Dad for taking such special care of all of us.
March 15, 2003

KEILEY - Tim and Jackie (Heffernan) are proud to announce the birth of their lovely daughter, Sydney Mary, on February 1, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Laurence and Mary Keiley of St. John`s, and first-time grandparents, Bill and Madeline Heffernan, also of St. John`s. Also very proud is first-time Aunt Jenn. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Roche, and to the Caseroom and 5NB nursing staff.
March 22, 2003

KENNY - Ray, Roxanne (Kelloway) and big sister Rachel are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious little boy, Ryan Raymond, on February 1, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 1.5 ozs. A very special thank you to caseroom nurse, Joan Dalton, Dr. Britt Moore and daddy for their excellent care.
"May the Lord`s face radiate with joy because of you; may He be gracious to you, show you His favour, and give you peace." Numbers 6:25-26
February 28, 2003

LAKE - Jennifer, Chris and big brother Nathan are proud to announce the safe arrival of their healthy baby girl, Jenna Mackenzie born at the Janeway Hospital on February 2, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 15 oz. Also welcoming Jenna are grandmothers Amy Earle and Shirley Lake; great-grandmother Ada Dawe; and guardian angels in heaven, grandfathers Wayne Earle and Harry Lake. Special thanks are extended to Dr`s. Picco, Bartellas, Roche, and caseroom nurse Joan Dalton.
February 16, 2003

LAWRENCE - Edward and Carolyn (Connors) announce the arrival of a very special delivery on Valentine`s Day. William Bryan (Liam), 7 lbs. 6 oz. was born on February 14, 2003 at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ontario. Proud and happy grandparents are Bryan and Katherine Connors, Gander, NL and Ed and Berneice Lawrence, Pasadena, NL
March 07, 2003

LODER - It`s a girl!!! Keith, Kimberley and big brother Jacob are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious little angel, Jordan Ashlee Loder, born Wednesday, February 5, 2003 at 8:24 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 13 oz. Jordan arrived in fine style on Poppy Sheldon`s birthday - what better present could you ask for! Special thanks go out to Dr. Terry O`Grady and all the caseroom and 5NB staff for their care and assistance throughout. Our family is now complete!
"Babies are bits of stardust, blown from the hand of God."
February 21, 2003

MAHON - Born to Jeffrey and Sherry (nee Gosse) on February 18, 2003, at Calgary, Alberta, a beautiful baby girl, Shianna Lynn, weighing 6 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents Mary & William Mahon & Vina & the Late Walter Gosse of Torbay, Aunt Lisa, cousins Kassie and Donovan.

MAJOR - Darryl, Tish and big sister Caleigh are pleased to announce the arrival of their precious little boy, DAVID LLOYD GABRIEL MAJOR, on February 7, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents Gabe and Helen Walsh, St. John`s, Lloyd and Vivian Major, Rocky Harbour, and great-grandmother Mary Bennett, St. Paul`s. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the nurses of MFAU, caseroom and 5NB.
February 28, 2003

MCGRATH - Twice is definitely nice! Born to Jerry and Nancy (Lush) on February 1, 2003, at 5:56 a.m., HUNTER DAVID, 8 lbs. 4 ozs., at St. Joseph`s Hospital, London, ON, and to Jimmy and Janice (Gosse) and big sister Abigail on February 15, 2003, at 3:18 a.m., IAN JAMES, 6 lbs. 12 ozs., at IWK Grace Hospital, Halifax, NS. Love to Hunter and Ian from your nannies and poppies, family and friends, especially Nanny Anne (Torbay). Med. Dads make great coaches!
February 21, 2003

MCGRATH & MCGRATH - Twice is definitely nice! Born to Jerry and Nancy (Lush) on February 1, 2003, at 5:56 a.m., HUNTER DAVID, 8 lbs. 4 ozs., at St. Joseph`s Hospital, London, ON, and to Jimmy and Janice (Gosse) and big sister Abigail on February 15, 2003, at 3:18 a.m., IAN JAMES, 6 lbs. 12 ozs., at IWK Grace Hospital, Halifax, NS. Love to Hunter and Ian from your nannies and poppies, family and friends, especially Nanny Anne (Torbay). Med. Dads make great coaches!
February 21, 2003

MCGRATH/WHELAN - Donny and Roxanne are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a boy, Donald A. (Jr.), weighing 10 lbs. 8 oz. Born at the Women`s Health Centre in St. John`s on February 3rd, 2003. The 5th grandchild for Celena and Jerry Whelan, and watching from Heaven is grandmother and grandfather - Mary Anne and George McGrath. A special thank you to coaches Joselynn and Diane. Special thanks to Dr. Kum and the nursing staff of 5 North B.
February 16, 2003

MOORES - The Leaf Doesn`t Fall Far From The Tree!! Little Maple Leaf fan Jacob James was born to Paul and Deana Moores and big brother Nathan on February 15, 2003 at the Health Sciences Centre weighing in at 7 lbs. 15½ oz. Proud grandparents are Bert and Alicia Moores and Val and Jessie Butler all of Pouch Cove. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, Lisa Madden and staff of 5NB. The Moores branch of The Maple Leafs Fan Club is complete.
March 07, 2003

NEMEC - Big sisters, Amy and Kasey are thrilled to announce the birth of their brother, Conor Thomas Nemec, born Monday, February 10, 2003 at 10:24 am, weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz. Proud parents are Tom Nemec and Mary Kendall. Delighted grandparents are Tom and Mary Nemec and Sidney and Florence Kendall. Thank you to Dr. Seviour, nurse Paula and staff at WHC. A very special thank you Nanny Nemec and Nanny Kendall for your continued love and support.
March 07, 2003

PELEV- Cass & Nasco are delighted to announce the birth of their first child in Toronto on February 2, 2003. Iassen Boris Reimer Pelev, 8 lbs 11 oz, is a second grandson for Donna & Ernie Reimer and first grandchild for Slavka and Boris Pelev, Sofia, Bulgaria. Great-Grandmother Laura Willows (Victoria, BC), Uncles Nicola Pelev (Sofia), Clay & Michael Reimer and Aunt Karen Murphy, along with many Reimer, Pelev and Willows relatives, welcome the addition to the family. Special thanks to Great Aunt Dale Willows and the Farm Family, for being there!
February 28, 2003

POWER - Derek and Dawn (Burke) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child. Griffin Bruce Power was born February 19, 2003, at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bruce and Sheila Power of St. John`s and Herb and Jean Goudie of Mt. Pearl. Many thanks to Daddy and Nanny Jean for their love and support during Griffin`s birth.
March 15, 2003

PUTT - Jeff and Dana (MacIntyre) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child. A beautiful baby girl, Abbigail Gloria Putt, was born February 25, 2003, 9:45 a.m. at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ann Putt, Rosalind and Barry Parsons and Stan and Joanne MacIntyre. Proud great-grandparents are Hubert Horton, Mercedes Putt and Gloria MacIntyre. Special thanks to Daddy, Dr. Seviour and the staff in the Caseroom.
April 05, 2003

RAYMOND - Joanne Head and Richard Raymond are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, EVAN RICHARD, on February 4, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Sam and Madelyn Lee of Maddox Cove, Terry and Cheryl Head of Whitbourne and Richard and Anne Raymond of Petty Harbour. Special thanks go to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and the nurses at the HSC.
March 07, 2003

READ - Chris and Denise are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful son. Hunter Raymond was born February 26, 2003 at 5:41 a.m. at the Women`s Health Center weighing 7 lbs. 13.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Wallace and Ida Read, St. John`s and Ian and Patricia Hunter, St. John`s. Special thanks to our wonderful family and friends, Dr. Lacelle for her excellent prenatal care, nurse Lorna Kearney and all nurses of 5NB and the caseroom. Hunter and Mommy would especially like to thank Daddy for taking such special care of us.
April 05, 2003

ROBERTS - Danny and Sheri Roberts (nee Peddle) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Paige Abigail, February 19, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Paige would like to say hi to all her nannies and poppies, her great-nannies and great-poppies and a special hello to her great-great-nanny Lodge. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Brit Moore, nurse Eleanor, Nanny B. and Daddy for taking care of me and Mommy during our stay at the hospital.
March 22, 2003

ROWE - Chris and Cathy (Harvey) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Anna Catherine, born February 14, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. Welcomed by first time grandparents Andy and Mary Rowe and Bob and Maureen Harvey. Also by great-grandparents Edna Rowe, Al and Ruby Harvey and Celine Fitzgerald. Special thanks to nurse Lisa Daley, Dr. Lacelle and Michelle Temple.
February 28, 2003

ROWE/SLANEY - Kent, Stephanie and Ethan happily announce the birth of Lauren Alexandra on February 2, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Welcomed by proud grandparents Angela (Robert) Slaney and Sandra and Fred Rowe; great-grandparents Florence and Ted White and Edith Rowe. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, nurse Karen and Aunt Melanie.
April 05, 2003

SEARS - Leo, Tanya, along with big sister Natalie, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Leo Matthew, tipping the scales at 9 lbs. 6½ ozs on February 28, 2003. Proud grandparents are Leo and Beatrice Sears of Paradise, Alphonsus and Maureda Penney of Seal Cove. Thank you to Dr. Pugh and staff and caseroom nurse Lisa Daley, and a very special thank you to Daddy. We Love You.
April 11, 2003

SEYMOUR - Glen and Nadine are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Jenna Claire, born on February 6, 2003 weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Welcomed with love by her big brother Regan, grandparents Mary and Derm Devereaux and Charlotte Seymour, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and all the wonderful nursing staff for their excellent care.
June 27, 2003

SLANEY - Kevin & Cheryl (nee Power) of Kelligrews, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Noah Allan John, born February 17, 2003 at 4:31 pm, weighing 10 lbs. 8.5 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Allan and Patsy Power, Admiral`s Beach, Kevin Slaney (Barb), Chapel`s Cove and Rosemary Slaney, Holyrood. Thank you to Dr. Kravitz, the nurses and doctors at the Women`s Health Centre. A very special thank you to all our family and friends for all their love and support. Also, thank you to Daddy, from his little man, for being so good to Mommy. We love you very much.
"The first steps a baby takes, are into your Heart"
February 28, 2003

STARK - Will and Susan Stark (nee Melendy) are very pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful boy, born on February 12, 2003, at GB Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Oliver Samuel is welcomed with love by his grandmother Miriam Stark of Harlow, England, his grandparents Samuel and Dorothy Melendy of Mount Pearl and many family and friends across Canada, the US and the UK. We would like to thank Dr. O`Kon, Dr. Alan O`Reilly, Dr. Brannan, Dr. Borja and the nurses, especially Gloria, for their care.
May 26, 2003

STEPHENSON - Greg, Marlene & Big Sister Olivia are thrilled to announce the arrival of Larissa Anne, born February 24, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz. Grandparents are Bill & Rose Stephenson and Theresa Ryan. Looking down from Heaven, Grandpa (Eugene Ryan). Special thanks to Drs. Fitzgerald, Pugh, Butler, Roche and nurses Robin, Michelle and staff of 5NB. Mommy would like to thank Nanny, Poppy & Mama for taking care of Olivia & Daddy for all his love and support.
May 03, 2003

STRICKLAND - Cynthia, Jim and big brother Jamie are thrilled to welcome the newest addition to the family - Victoria Taylor, born at the Women`s Health Centre on February 21, 2003 weighing 10 lbs., 2 oz. Special thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike and the nurses of 5NB.
March 15, 2003

SULLIVAN - Kevin & Roxanne (Ryan) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter. Emily Samantha was born on Feb. 24, 2003 at 12:30 a.m. weighing 7 lbs 1 oz. Emily was Welcomed into the world by Grandparents Pat & Matilda Ryan, Kevin & Betty Sullivan as well as great-grandparents Edward & Doris Diamond, Phyllis Sullivan & Margaret Ryan. Special thank you to Daddy and Nanny Ryan for their continuous support. Also a very special thank you to Drs. Collis, Pugh, Roche & Butler As well nurses of the caseroom.
March 15, 2003

SULLIVAN - Blaine, Kim and brother Jack are happy to announce the arrival of Kate Margaret, 7 lbs. 10 ozs., on February 11, 2003 at the HSC, St. John`s. Delighted grandparents are Gerald and Bernice Walbourne and Marie Sullivan. Watching her from Heaven is grandfather Martin Sullivan. Thank you to the nurses and doctors from the caseroom and 5NB.
February 28, 2003

TRIMM - Big brother Brandon is very excited to announce the birth of his baby brother, Nathan Charles Cecil, born on February 28, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud parents are Pam and Trevor. Welcoming Nathan with love are grandparents Philip and Christie Griffin of Paradise and Laura Trimm of Grand Bank. Thank you to Dr. Kravitz and staff of 5NB. A very special thanks to Nanny and Poppy Griffin for your continued love and support and to cousin LeeAnn for being such a great help.
April 11, 2003

WALSH - Jeremy, Kyle, and Cody are excited - they finally got their sister on February 12, 2003 - Amber-Leigh, 9 lbs. 6½ ozs. Proud parents, Ambrose and Colleen; grandparents, Betty and Phonse Mulcahy and Gen Walsh. Thanks to Dr. Annette McCarthy, and the staff at the Health Sciences. Special thanks to Daddy and Diane.
April 18, 2003

 

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