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The Telegram Births
February 2004


ANDERSON/FUREY - Karla, Kevin and big brother Samuel Ted are excited to announce the arrival of Kathleen Mabel, born February 20, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ted and Elaine Furey of Mt. Carmel and Ed (Linda) Anderson and Phyllis (Ken) Levy of Petitcodiac, N.B. Kathleen is the second great-grandchild for Mabel Furey of St. Joseph's. Thanks to nurses Dinah, Margaret Ann and Christine. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle for her care and dedication, you are truly an amazing person. Samuel and Kathleen would also like to thank Nana Furey for her help and support before and after the delivery.
May 22, 2004

AUSTENSEN/BROWNE - Shelley Browne and Scott Austensen announce the birth on February 14, 2004, of their second child, a son, Kyle Scott, in Atlanta, GA. A brother for Katie and seventh grandchild for Eugenie and Peter Browne of St. John's and fifth grandchild for Bruce Austensen of Maryland, VA.
February 28, 2004

BAIRD - Oh what a surprise! Mike and Sherry (Lush) are thrilled to announce the early and safe arrival of precious baby Jessica Lynn, a new baby sister for Sarah, and a new granddaughter for Joan, Bernadette and John. Jessica was born on Saturday, February 7, 2004, at 3:15 a.m. weighing 6 lbs., 9 ozs. Many thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike for her excellent prenatal care, to Dr. Seviour and all of the caseroom staff that helped bring Jessica into this world.
March 06, 2004

BOLAND/GOSSE - Doug and Roxanne are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Matthew Douglas, born on Feb. 26, 2004 at 5:45 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 5 ozs., at the Health Sciences Center. The proud grandparents are Marie and Doug Gosse Sr. of John's and Betty and Edward Boland of Point May, NL. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea and nurse Lisa for a safe delivery and their exceptional care.
March 20, 2004

BULLEN/MALLARD- Dave and Caroline and big sister Ava are thrilled to announce the birth of a little brother and newest Leaf fan. Garrett David Stephen was born on February 23, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Edward and Rita Mallard and Meta and the late Reginald Bullen.
March 06, 2004

CARTER - Kathleen (Doyle) and Paul are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Michael Quinton, born February 22nd, 2004 in St. John's, weighing 5 lbs., 8 ozs. Grandparents are Maureen and the late John Doyle, St. John's and Bernice and Graham Carter, Labrador City.
April 24, 2004

CHAISSON - Chris, Joanne (nee Bowen) and Big Sister (Jessica Rita) are pleased to announce the arrival of Kendra Agnes on February 27, 2004, weighing 9 lbs. 12 oz. at foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta. Kendra is the fourth grandchild for Jerome and Bridget Bowen of Gander, NL and second for Janice and Leonel Chiasson, Antigonish, NS.
May 15, 2004

CHISHOLM - Richard and Cindy (Warren) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their daughter Chloe Ann Leah, born February 10th at 00:18 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Eugene and Leah Warren of Fortune, NL, Joseph and Claire Chisholm of Moncton, NB and great-grandmother Beatrice Hillier of Lamaline, NL. Special thanks to Dr. Moulton, Dr. Aurthur, Dr. Cremin, the nurses and all the staff of BPHCC for their exceptional care and support.
March 13, 2004

CLARKE - Albert and Lisa (Shea) are delighted to announce the arrival of our first child, Allison Catherine on February 7th. Allison is welcomed by a loving circle of family and friends including proud grandparents Violet Clarke (Little St. Lawrence) and Bride Shea (Harbour Grace). We would like to thank Dr. Tennant and Dr. Seviour for pre-natal care and safe delivery. Special thanks also to case room nurses Cathy and Juanita, and nurses of NICU and 5NB for their excellent care. Many thanks to all family and friends for their love, encouragement, gifts and well wishes.
March 06, 2004

COLE - Gabriel, Madeline (Careen) and big brother Liam are happy to announce the safe arrival of Noah Donald Patrick, born on Feb. 24th, 2004 at 6:33 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Allan and Gertie Careen and Donald & Patricia Cole.
April 03, 2004

COLE/DOYLE - Donna and Jason are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child Claire Elizabeth on February 3, 2004, at 11:43 a.m. weighing 8 lbs., 10½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Anthony and Margaret Doyle (Marystown); Mark and Cynthia Cole (Victoria); and great nanny, Madonna Doyle. Special thanks for Dr. Crane, Dr. Kum and their teams; as well as the staff of the caseroom, 5NB, 5NA, and the Prenatal Home Care Service.
February 28, 2004

CORNISH - William & Sheri (nee Howlett) and big brother William are overjoyed with the birth of their second son, Alexander Jonathan Joseph, born February 5, 2004, 5:24 p.m., weighing 7 lbs., at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, N.B. Proud grandparents from NL. include Eugene and Gail Howlett, Goulds and Elson and Lydia Cornish, Holyrood; Great-grandparents include Alma Chafe, Topsail and Joseph Cornish, Bay d'Spear and Poppy Jonty smiling down from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Peter Landau.
"Before you were conceived we wanted you, before you were born we loved you, before you were one hour old we would die for you."
March 30, 2004

DALTON/HOWLETT - Jamie and Nicolle are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Richard Edward, born February 13, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 7¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Edward (Duddle) and Gertrude Dalton of Cape Broyle and Ita and the Late Richard Howlett, Goulds. Very special thanks to Dr. Pike for the safe arrival and Dr. Kabisois, Dr. Suppiah and Dr. Bolis, nurses Margaret Ann Dooling, Lisa Daley and a very special thanks to nurse Shannon Cooney for her caring way to me and the nurses on 5th Floor North. Most of all a special thanks to Daddy for his love and support given to me and Mommy.
April 03, 2004

DEWLING/GOULDING - Vanessa and Job are overjoyed to announce the birth of their first child Eric James. Our son was born Feb 14, 2004 at the HSC, weighing 10 lbs., 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Ron and Dorothy Dewling and Max and Shirley Goulding. Aunt Nancy and Uncle Ian are very excited to have a new nephew to spoil. Thanks to Drs. Gill, Seviour, and Geumei and the nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB. Special thanks to our wonderful family and amazing circle of friends. We are very grateful for all your love and support.
March 27, 2004

FRED/VICKERS - Corinne & Fred are thrilled to announce the early and safe arrival of their precious son. Christopher Harold was born Saturday, February 28, 2004, 3:36 a.m. at Toronto East General Hospital, weighing 6 pounds 7 ounces. Proud grandparents are Chris & Florence Vickers of Witless Bay and Bonadie & Jasmine Fred of Jamaica Queens, New York.
April 10, 2004

FREEMAN - Earle & Bernadine wish to announce the birth of their second child, Jacob, born February 12, 2004, 10:12 p.m. at the Janeway Health Sciences Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, Dr. Moore, caseroom nurses and the nurses of 5 NB.
March 20, 2004

HARRIS - Rachel, Rebecca and Andrew, children of Stephen and Gillian Harris, are extremely proud to announce the birth of their baby brother. Jonathan Allan safely arrived at the Health Sciences Centre on February 27th, 2004 at 9:25 a.m., weighing 8 Ibs 1 oz. Grandson to Rev. Gerald and Ruth Benson and Elmer and Joan Harris. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea and nurse Regina for a safe delivery.
March 13, 2004

HATFIELD - John, Colleen (Hurley) and big sister Madison are delighted to announce the early and safe arrival of Andrew John Patrick. Born on February 27, 2004 at 9:54 pm, Andrew weighed 9 lbs. 7 ozs. Sharing in our happiness are proud grandparents Pat and Barbara Hurley of St. John's. Watching over Andrew from Heaven are Poppy and Nanny Hatfield, Andrew and Kathleen, of Placentia. Special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane for the excellent prenatal care. Thanks also to Dr. Cherry Pike, the caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB.
March 20, 2004

HEALEY - A girl! Charleen (nee Parrott) and Brian welcome their first child, Sarah Mary, born February 12, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Maureen & Tony Healey and Bridie (Tolson Stanley) and the late Charles Parrott. Surviving great-grandparents are Mary Davis, Mary Hickey and Angela Parrott. Thanks are extended to Drs. Chaytor and Kravitz for excellent pre and post natal care. Special thanks to nursing staff of caseroom and 5NB, especially Regina, Sue, Charlene, Diane, Lorna, Joan, Lisa, Paula, Sonia, April, Debbie, Bev, Rose, Judy. Thanks to the many physicians who monitored Mom during labour and post-operatively: Drs. Pike, Kum, Bautista, Bolis, Geumei, Howse, Parsons, Crane and Kabisios. Thanks also to Corrine and interns Tim and J.P. Thanks to those who called or visited and who kept us in their thoughts and prayers. A special thank you to Aunt Michelle for her help in the caseroom. And finally, Mommy and Sarah especially thank Daddy for all his love and support along the way.
March 06, 2004

HOPKINS - Jason and Sylvia (O'Neill) are tickled pink to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Bethany Louise, born on February 22, 2004 at 8:04 pm, weighing 6 lbs. 12½ oz. Bethany is welcomed by a large circle of friends and family, especially grandparents Ray and Ada Hopkins (Mt. Pearl) and great-grandmother Wilhelmina Goodyear (Lumsden). Watching over Bethany from Heaven are Nanny (Marcella) and Poppy (Tom) O'Neill. We would also like to thank Dr. Roache for her excellent pre-natal care. The staff of 5NB along with Dr. Pike and staff of the caseroom especially Karen Murray for Bethany's safe delivery. Mommy would like to say a big thank you to Daddy for being a wonderful coach and taking such great care of his girls. A special thank you to Aunt Audrey (O'Rielly) for being such a great coach alongside daddy and all her help to mommy since coming home. P.S. That a girl!!!
May 01, 2004

HOWLETT/TEMPLE - February 6, 2004, Montreal Canadiens 2022's first round pick was born, Zachary David, at 11:05 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud parents for the first time, David and Tracey Howlett. Proud grandparents for the first time, Melvin and Elva Temple of Whiteway, Trinity Bay. Proud grandparents for the fifth time, Sam and Mary Howlett of Petty Harbour. Much thanks to the doctors and nurses in the Caseroom and Daddy for being a good coach.
April 03, 2004

KELLY - Proud parents Kevin and Debbie (Harris) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious daughter, Abigail Victoria, born on Friday, February 8, 2004, at 10:10 am, weighing 7 lb, 15.25 oz. Tickled pink by Abigail's arrival are Nanny Sarah Harris, Nana Paula Kelly, Poppy Edward Kelly, Great-Grandma's Mary Jardine and Sarah Barnes, Uncles Trevor and William Kelly, Aunt Beverly Hillier (Lester), Godparents Scott and Sandi Mackey, and special cousins Kimberley Hillier and Gavin Mackey. Lovingly remembered at this time is Alvin Harris, who would have been a terrific Grandpa to Abigail. A big thank you to Drs. Heidi Kravitz and Caroline Alteen for Mommy's excellent prenatal care. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz,Geumei, Parsons, Seviour, and Badrudin, and to all the caseroom nurses foy their excellent support and ensuring Abigail's safe delivery, and to nurses Heather and Kim of 5NB for their excellent care of Mommy and Abigail. Big kisses and hugs to Daddy for all his love and support and for being a terrific coach.
March 13, 2004

LUNDRIGAN - First time parents, Wayne and Sherri (Driscoll) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby daughter, Abigail Catherine on February 9, 2004, weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Doug & Cathy Driscoll and Wally & Anita Lundrigan, both of Portugal Cove; and the first great-grandchild for Edward & Jean Carberry of Spaniard's Bay. Proud uncles Blaine Driscoll and Rodney Lundrigan. Special thanks to caseroom nurse, Darlene Fleming and the two grandmas for being excellent coaches, Dr. Gill and staff of 5NB and all the family and friends for their support, visits, and gifts.
May 08, 2004

MANNING - Joe and Paula (FitzPatrick) are so happy to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Amy Maria who arrived at 4:10 p.m., February 3, 2004 weighing 7 lbs, 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dete FitzPatrick of Marystown and Grandpa Tom taking care of us from heaven and Joe and Flora Manning of Epworth. Special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane, Dr. Erica Howse, Dr. Kum, Dr. Alison Hillman, Caseroom Staff and all the Doctors, Nurses and Staff at the 5th Floor Women's Health Centre who took such good care of us. Your kindness and expertise is greatly appreciated.
March 20, 2004

MARSHALL - Our new home has grown by two feet - now our family is complete! George, Christina (Murphy) and big sister Lauren are thrilled to announce the birth of JACK CURTIS on February 9, 2004, at 8:34 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Delighted grandparents are George and Catherine Marshall, Dunville, and Thomas and Clara Murphy, Witless Bay. Welcoming Jack are his great-grandmothers, Mrs. Bridget King, Dunville, and Mrs. Rose O'Driscoll, Tors Cove. We would like to thank Drs. Grandy, Crane, Kum and Geumei for their excellent care of Mommy and Jack. A big thank you to all the wonderful nurses of 5NB and caseroom nurse Michelle Randall and to Nanny Marshall for caring for Lauren while Mommy and Daddy were at the hospital with Jack. To all of our family and friends, thanks, as always, for your continued love and support.
March 20, 2004

MARSHALL - It's a girl! Scott and Tracey (nee Saunders) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Laura Anne, born at the Saint John Regional Hospital, NB, on February 25, 2004, weighing 6 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Roy and Jeanette Saunders of St. John's, NL, and Allan and Ann Marshall of Hampton, NB.
April 17, 2004

McHUGH/SNOW - Ward & Patricia & big brother Blake are delighted to announce the birth of their second son, Jack Cyril, born February 2, 2004 at 10:46 am, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandmothers are Clara Snow & Mary McHugh. Looking proudly down from heaven grandfathers Abram Snow & Clifford McHugh. Thanks to Dr. Roche for her prenatal care. Dr. O'Grady & staff in caseroom & on 5NB for their excellent care.
April 10, 2004

MORRISSEY - Hi, my name is Zachary Thomas Morrissey. I arrived on February 24, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Just in time to watch Montreal in the playoffs with my Daddy. My very proud parents are Scott Morrissey and Natalie Davis. I have two big brothers, Stephen and Daniel. My grandparents are Bert and Sharon Davis of St. John's and Francis and Bride Morrissey of Cuslett. Mommy asked me to thank all of the nurses and doctors that helpedus in the caseroom. A big thank you to Nanny Sharon, Koren and Daddy for helping Mom with my delivery. Stephen and Daniel asked me to thank Bride for taking care of them while mommy was in hospital.
March 27, 2004

NEMEC/ OSMOND - Joanne and Barry are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Jessica Mary Catherine, 6 lbs. 5 ozs., on February 23, 2004. The proud grandparents are Mary and Tom Nemec and Catherine and Walter Osmond. Many thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and the Caseroom nurses at the Women's Health Centre, St. John's.
March 13, 2004

PEARCEY - Christopher and Penny (Tucker) thank God for the safe arrival of their first child, Jonah Wilfred born February 22, 2004 weighing 9 lbs, 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Wilfred and Lois Tucker of Rothesay, N.B., and Charles and Avril Pearcey of St. John's. A very special thanks to Dr. Roche for our excellent pre-natal care and Dr. Pike for a safe delivery. Also many thanks to all the nurses and staff in the caseroom and 5NB of the HSC for providing such outstanding care.
March 20, 2004

PENDERGAST - Amanda (nee Reid) and Shawn Pendergast of Victoria, British Columbia and formerly of St. John's and Gander, Newfoundland, are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Christopher Wilson, weighing 7 pounds 14 ounces. Chris was born at the Victoria General Hospital on February 6, 2004 at 6:16 p.m. under the care of Dr. Nancy McLeod. Proud grandparents include Clarice Moore Reid, John Reid, Wenda Temple and Wilson Temple all residing in Newfoundland, and first time great-grandmother Florence Moore of Clarke's Beach. Chris is looking forward to his first trip to Newfoundland to celebrate Christmas 2004.
March 13, 2004

PIKE - Sujata and Bill are delighted to introduce Kiran Pike born 26th February 2004 in Edmonton, Alberta. Welcomed by grandparents Catherine and Carl Pike and Dr. Ranjit Chandra as well as many loving aunts and uncles. Special thanks to Drs. Ivanna Tataryn and Jill Griffiths as well as the staff of the NICU, Royal Alexandra Hospital.
June 19, 2004

POWER - Randy and Jennifer (Colford) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy. Luke Michael was born on February 3, 2004 at 10:06 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. Luke is the first grandchild for Edward and Brenda Colford and the seventh for Hazel and the late Paddy Power. Luke is welcomed by his big brown buddy, Jigger, along with a loving circle of family and friends. We would like to extend our sincere appreciation and gratitude to our wonderful doctor, Johanne Lacelle and amazing midwife, Robyn Beaudry for such exceptional pre and post natal care. Thank you to Dr. Kim, Dr. Boulos, Corrine Bursey and all the nurses for your help during our hospital stay. Also, thanks to all our family and friends for all your kindness and generosity. I would like to send an extra special thank you to my mom and Randy for all your love and support especially during that long night! Randy, we have a beautiful baby, you're the best. Lucky me, Lucky Luke.
March 20, 2004

SLADE - John and Tanya (Doyle) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, Abigael Elise, born 5:46 p.m., February 21, 2004 at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents are Harold and Eileen Doyle of St. John's and Max and Vera Slade of Arnold's Cove. Thank you to all the doctors and nurses, especially Dr. House and Dr. Tennent, and caseroom nurse Annette Coates.
March 27, 2004

TUCKER - Paige Austin and Corey Tucker are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Nora Mary Austin Tucker on February 6, 2004 at Redlands Community Hospital, Red-lands, California. Grace and Reed are thrilled to welcome their baby sister. Grandparents, Jane and Walter Tucker, James Austin and Judy Brown are delighted by Nora's arrival. Proud great-grandparents are Carol Andrews (since deceased), Mary Austin and Howie Meeker.
March 13, 2004


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