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BENOIT/PICCOTT - It's a girl! Jeff, Ashley and big sister Madisyn are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Morgan Elizabeth, born February 11, 2009 at 10:03 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 6 oz. Welcoming Morgan are proud grandparents Cathy and Garry Piccott, Sherry and John Benoit and Auntie Nicole. A very special thank you to Dr. Colleen Cook for her outstanding prenatal care and safe delivery, also nurses and staff of 5NB.
BLACKMORE/BARNABLE - It is with with great joy that Jennifer Blackmore and Rory Barnable would like to anounce the early arrival of their baby boy Nolan Edward. Nolan was born on February 20, 2009 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. and measuring 20.5 inches. He is lovingly welcomed by his sister Mia, grandparents Gerald and Patricia Barnable and Donald Blackmore, and many other family and friends.
BOONE - Shirley, Weldon and big brother Brandan would like to announce the arrival of their handsome baby boy, Joshua John Harvey, who was born at the HSC on February 7, 2009, at 06:26, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. He is welcomed by proud grandparents Johnnie Carey and Lorna and Harvey Boone. Watching over Joshua from heaven is his grandmother Millie Carey. Joshua is also welcomed by his many cousins, aunts and uncles. A thank you to Dr. Drover and the nurses in the case room and Floor 258B for their excellent care while in the hospital after the delivery. A special thank you to Daddy for his love and support throughout the pregnancy and the birth of their baby boy.
COCHRANE / LEARNING - Sean Cochrane and Connie Learning, with much joy & happiness, would like to announce the birth of their son, Matthew Benjamin Cochrane. Matthew was born at 5:08 pm on February 14th, 2009, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs at the IWK Health Center in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Matthew is also warmly welcomed by his loving grandparents: Fred and Verna Learning of St. John's, N.L, and from Fredericton, N.B., Winnifred Rush, Rick Cochrane and Joanne Oley, as well as, great-grandmother Maude Tupper and lots of loving family and friends. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at the IWK Health Center for the amazing care they provided.
COLLINS - Tom, Melanie (Maher), and canine brother Tanner are thrilled to announce the arrival of their handsome baby boy, Ethan Robert. Ethan was born on February 23rd, 2009 at 2:01 a.m., weighing a healthy 10 lbs. 12 oz. Welcoming Ethan are proud grandparents Jack and Mary Maher of Freshwater and Bernadette Collins of Placentia. Ethan is also welcomed by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady and Dr. Kirby for their excellent prenatal care, the nurses of the case room, especially Benita, to Dr. Kum for making sure our precious boy arrived safely, as well as the nurses of the NICU and 5NB. Mommy and Ethan would like to extend special thanks to Daddy for his love and support, and extra special hugs and kisses to Nanny Maher for taking such good care of us!
CULLETON - Adam and Melanie (O'Brien) are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Noah Lewis Culleton, on February 25, 2009. Noah was born at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's at 7:13 a.m. and weighed in at 7 lbs. 13 ozs. He is the first grandchild for Diane and Brian Culleton and for Kim and Larry O'Brien and a new nephew, cousin and great-grandchild for the extended O'Brien and Culleton families. Our heartfelt thanks go to the staff at the Health Sciences Centre for the excellent care and attention they provided before, during and following the delivery of our beautiful son and to our family and friends for all the best wishes which we have received since Noah's arrival.
FAGAN - Kris and Jessica Fagan are proud to announce the birth of their baby boy, Oliver Patrick Fagan, born on February 7, 2009, at 6:37 a.m., weighing 7 pounds and 15 ounces in Calgary, Alberta. Oliver is welcomed into the family by his grandfather Barrie Mill (Jean) - Edmonton, Alberta, uncle Allan and uncle Kevin - Calgary, Alberta and uncle Jason, aunt Elaine and cousin Noah, along with a large circle of family and friends. Guardian Angels, Nan and Pop Sandra and Pat Fagan along with Grandma Renée MacDonnell are watching over Oliver. Special thanks to the caring and supportive staff at the Foothills Hospital.
FOGARTY/PLATE - Tom and Joan Fogarty are thrilled to announce the birth of their darling grandson, Augustine Alexander Plate. August was born February 13, 2009 at Woodstock General Hospital, Woodstock, ON, weighing 6 lbs. 1 oz. and 18 inches long. Proud parents are Jennifer and Jeff. Ontario grandparents Joanne Morris and Steven (Maggie) Plate. A great-grandson for Teresa Reynolds, Eleanor Ryczak, and Margaret Plate.
GOOBIE - Mark and Valine (Kavanagh) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Gracie Cynthia, born on February 20, 2009. Gracie arrived at 2:18 a.m. and weighed 6 lbs. 14 ozs. Also delighted by her arrival, grandparents Mikie and Cindy Kavanagh, Cape Broyle, Kirby Coady, Ontario, and Gordon and Trudy Goobie, Queen's Cove. We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to the staff at the HSC, especially Pat in the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit, Goldie in CCU, and Dr. Robert Kennedy, for their care before, during and after Gracie's arrival.
HEMEON - Melinda & Cory are delighted to announce the birth of their handsome baby boy, Noah Cory Hemeon, born on February 20th, 2009 at 3:29 pm at the HSC, St. John's, weighing 9 lbs, 1 oz. Noah is proudly welcomed by Mommy & Daddy, grandparents, great grandparents, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and family & friends. Special thanks to Dr. C. Cook for the excellent prenatal care leading up to Noah's birth. We also thank the doctors and nurses at the case room who made Noah's arrival a safe one. We would also like to convey our appreciation to the nurses and staff of 5NB for the special care during Mommy's & Noah's stay in hospital.
HICKEY - Dwayne, Anne Marie (Coady) and big brother Ryan are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Michael Francis, who was born February 15, 2009, at the Women's Health Centre, weighing 8 lbs. 12.5 ozs. Welcoming baby Michael are proud grandparents Frank and Margaret Rose Coady, Maureen Hickey-Quinn, Ambrose and Elizabeth Hickey and great-grandmother Eileen Coady. Michael is also blessed to have watching over him from heaven poppy John Quinn, great-grandparents John and Margaret Lawlor and great poppy Frank Coady. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her great pre-natal care and to Dr. Kravitz and her team for a safe and quick delivery. Mommy and Michael would like to send lots of hugs and kisses to daddy for being so supportive and to Ryan for being mommy's little helper and a great big brother!!!
JOHNSTON - Jim and Corinna (nee Rideout) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first baby, Tyson James Joseph, on February 7, 2009 at 2:23 am weighing 9 lbs. 4.5 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Fred and Marilyn Rideout of CBS and Tom and Louisa Johnston of St. John's. Tyson is also welcomed by great-grandmother Marina Bussey, uncle Frederick Rideout, aunt Lee-Ann Johnston (Robert) and a large circle of other family members and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kieley and Dr. Cook for their prenatal care, to Dr Gill and Dr. Salata for a safe delivery, and to the nurses of the case room and 5NB for their excellent care during the delivery and hospital stay.
KELLY - Liam Kelly; "Rookie of the Year in 2004" would like to introduce his little Penguin, Cian Daniel, this years #1 Draft Pick. Drafted on February 25th, 2009 by his parents Scott & Mary Ann. Cian weighed in at 8 lbs 8 ozs and is destined for stardom. Thanks to all the coaches at the Health Sciences Centre and especially Head Coaches Dr. Cherry Pike, and Dr. Allison Hillman. Members of Cian's fan club are his grandparents Bill & Sheila Kelly and Austin Hann, along with numerous Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.
LASALLE/JACKMAN - Jack is delighted to announce the arrival of his baby sister Julia Marie, born February 27, 2009, 6 lbs. 14 oz. at Peter Lougheed Hospital, Calgary, AB. Mommy and Daddy, Brian and Debbie (Jackman) are tickled pink! Julia is the first GRANDDAUGHTER for proud grandparents, Wayne and Linda Jackman of St. John's. Also welcoming Julia are Nanny Wendy and Poppy Ian Lasalle of Calgary and Grandma Maureen O'Malley of Kelowna. A special thank you and a big hug and kiss for Nanny Linda for being here with us for Julia's special day! Julia will get to meet all her Newfoundland relatives this summer.
LAWRENCE - Matthew and Rosalind (Francis) are happy to announce the safe arrival of a baby girl, Jessica Ruth, 5 weeks early on February 8, 2009, at 3:40 a.m., weighing 4 lbs 3 oz.; a baby sister for Brady and Abigail. Proud Grandparents are Ruth Francis, St. John's, Gordon Francis, Coley's Point, Keven and Helena Lawrence, Boxey, Great-Grandparents David and Marion Pitt, St. John's, Maisie Rose, Boxey and Gladys Lawrence, Mose Ambrose.
LITTLEJOHN- Carson and Mae (Hodder) of Mount Pearl are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Jacob. Jacob was born on February 6, 2009 at 7:40 am, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Welcoming Jacob are proud grandparents Gordon and Daisy Littlejohn (Bay Roberts) and Ryburn and Shirley Hodder (Gander Bay). Jacob is also welcomed by a number of excited aunts, uncles and cousins and a large circle of family and friends. Thanks to the staff of the Health Science Centre case room, especially Jessica, and the nurses of 5NB. A special thank you to Aunt Karen for her support to both Mommy and Daddy during the delivery. Finally, Mommy and Jacob would like to thank Daddy for taking such good care of us...we love you!!! "Now everything else comes second. Now everything else can wait...Now one tiny person has made our life complete."
McGRATH/NEVILLE - Proud parents Paul McGrath and Laura Neville are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their second son, Alexander Henry McGrath, on Monday, February 9th, 2009 at the HSC, weighing 9 lbs. A baby brother for Jacob, Alexander is the second grandchild for Catherine and Frank McGrath and the fifth grandchild for Eileen Legge (Frank) and the late Harry Neville. Alexander is welcomed by his many aunts, uncles and cousins, especially Aunt Aisling Neville and Uncle Jerry Rice, Aunt Annette McGrath and Uncle Scott Goudie, and Uncle Donny Neville. Special thanks to Dr. Jennifer Stender and Dr. Heidi Kravitz for their care throughout the pregnancy and childbirth, as well as all the residents, interns, and nurses of the case room and 5NB.
MCGRATH/WADE - Megan and Dave are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their first child, Caitlin Christine, born February 23rd, 2009 at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's at 10:37 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Welcoming our beautiful baby girl, are proud Grandparents John and Kay McGrath, and Katherine Wade, Great-Grandparents Eric and Kathleen Horwood and Gerald and Joan Wade in Halifax, Uncle Eric, Aunt Lisa and Uncle Mike (Allison), as well as a large circle of very excited family and friends. Thanks to Dr. Gill for the safe delivery of Caitlin, and a very special thank you to nurse Robyn in the case room for her hours of support, and to Dr. Bob Miller for his fantastic pre/postnatal care and support throughout labour and delivery.
MEANEY - It is with great joy that Jim, Melanie (Jardine) & amazing big brother Alexander, officially announce the birth of their precious and smiley little girl, Lydia Rosalind. Lydia was born on Wednesday, February 11th, 2009, at 8:16 a.m. in Boca Raton, Florida, weighing 8 lbs., 9 oz. So thrilled, are grandparents Rosalind & Fred Jardine (Grammi Turtle & Grandad) and Heather & Art Meaney (Nana & Dad Meaney), uncles David Jardine, Paul & Richard Meaney, and great-grandparents Florence Pendergast (Nan) and Olive & Jim Shields (Baba & Pop). Lydia is so excited to be visiting her Newfoundland home for the first time, and her big brother Alexander has been quite the tour guide! Thanks and love to all our family & friends who have been so kind. Welcome to the world, Baby Lydia!
MURPHY - "How great it is when two finally become three!" Barry & Paulette are absolutely delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious little girl, Shianne Bridget Isabelle, born on February 23, 2009 at 12:07 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. 1/2 oz. Welcoming Shianne with much love are her grandparents, John & Geraldine Watson and Agnes Murphy. Shianne's guardian angel, Poppy Murphy, is watching over her and keeping her safe every day. Also welcoming Shianne are many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and especially her godfather, Uncle Gary and her godmother, Jennifer. A big thank you to the wonderful staff of 5NB, the Case Room and also to Dr. Sue Furlong and Dr. Johanne Lacelle for their pre-natal care. Shianne wants to give big hugs & kisses to her Daddy and her Nanny Watson for all their wonderful help and support they gave Mommy. Daddy, I'm so proud of you; I Love you!
MYRICK/BROWNE - Glenn and Jennifer are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious son, Ryan Cyril Myrick, on February 10, 2009, at 4:46 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. Welcoming Ryan are proud third time grandparents Frank & Phyllis Browne and Eileen Myrick. Ryan is being watched over from heaven by his Poppy Cyril Myrick. He is also the sixth great-grandchild for Mary Browne. Ryan is also welcomed by a number of excited aunts, uncles, cousins and a large number of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Rogers for their pre-natal care as well as the case room nurses, especially Jessica Fry. Special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support. We are truly blessed.
OATES/ROCHE - Christopher Oates & Carol Roche, with much joy & happiness, announce the birth of their daughter, a sister for Gavin. Lily Hannah Belle weighed in at 8 lbs. 7 ozs. at her residence in Toronto at 3:55 a.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2009. Delighted grandparents are Paul & Rosemary Roche of Pickering, Ontario & John & Geraldine Oates, St. John's, N.L.; also great-grandparents Thelma Roche, Oshawa, Ontario & Fred & Sally Healey, Oxfordshire, England. WE ARE BLESSED
OSMOND/REYNOLDS - Ryan and Tamara announce the birth
of their beautiful baby boy, Nicholas Ryan Osmond. Nicholas
was born February 12, 2009 at 12:35 a.m., weighing 8
lbs. 14 ozs. Welcoming Nicholas is his very proud big sister, Natalie,
along with grandparents Pansy Osmond And Evelyn Reynolds. Watching over
our angels from heaven are Poppy Eli Osmond and Poppy Wallace Nicholas
Reynolds. We would like to thank Dr. Joanne White for her exceptional
prenatal care. Also to Dr. Samantha Collins and case room nurses Jessica,
Tracey and Ashley for Nicholas' safe arrival.
PAYNE-VLADETICH - Happy 1st Mother's Day, Darlene. Congratulations to Darlene Payne and Daniel Vladetich of Orangeville, Ontario, on the birth of their first child, a daughter, Mila, born February 7, 2009, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. A child, God's most precious gift. Love, Dad and Pat.
PEARCE - Dustin, Kimberley (Linehan) and canine sister, Brooke are proud to announce the arrival of HENRY CLEMENT PEARCE on February 6, 2009 at the HSC, weighing 10 lbs. 1 oz. First-time and very proud grandparents are Wanda Pearce (Mount Pearl) and Clement and Denise Linehan (Paradise). First-time great-grandparents, Kevin and Jenny Linehan (Admiral's Beach) are overjoyed as well as great-grandmother, Violet Stagg (Catalina). Welcoming Henry are excited first-time uncle, Lee and ecstatic first-time aunt, Melanie, along with a large circle of family and friends.
QUILTY - Chad and Susan (nee Savoury) proudly announce the arrival of their first baby, Grace Loran Quilty on February 27th 2009 at 4:17 pm weighing 8 lbs 10 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Loren and Christine Savoury, Georgina Lawlor and watching from heaven the late Louis Lawlor. Grace is also welcomed by great-grandmother Mildred Quilty, great-grandmother Susie Grace Blagdon, aunt Carolyn Savoury, uncle Terry Lawlor and a large circle of other family and friends. A sincere thank you to the nurses and doctors of the caseroom especially nurse Krista May. Many thanks to the nurses of 5NB especially Shirley, Jean, Karen, and Sandra. We would also like to thank our family and friends, words cannot express how grateful we are for you're help and support.
REELIS - Kevin, Elizabeth (Gardiner) and Daniel are blessed with a beautiful son and brother, Andrew Kevin, 8 lbs. 14 ozs., who arrived February 2, 2009. Andrew is welcomed by grandparents Emma and Kevin Reelis, Rose and Cecil Gardiner, great-grandmother Rose Spurvey and a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea and nurses Tracey and Dina of the case room. We are forever grateful to Dr. Kathleen Mercer. Mommy, Daddy and big brother Daniel look forward to many sleepless nights and many more great moments in the future. Welcome little one, we love you.
RICKETTS - Stephen and Sherri (Hoffe) and big sister Nicole are delighted to announce the arrival of our daughter and little sister, Rachel Megan. Rachel was born February 7th, 2009, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Proud Grandparents are Peter and Donna Hoffe and Edward and Daphne Ricketts. Rachel is also welcomed by a large circle of family & friends.
RUSSELL - Cory and Tracy (Duffett) are delighted to announce the arrival of their second beautiful baby boy, Jonathan Maxwell, who was born February 11, 2009 weighing 6 lbs 8 oz. Also welcoming Jonathan is excited big brother Jacob. Proud grandparents are June and Ray Russell and Sandra and Bud Duffett. A special thank you to Dr. Colleen Cook for her prenatal care, as well as to Dr. Collins and case room nurse Krista for a safe delivery. We're very grateful to our families, friends and neighbours for their continued love and support.
RUSSELL/NOSEWORTHY - It's a boy! Glenn and Danielle are excited to announce the birth of their son, Liam Henry Russell, on February 1, 2009. Liam was born at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's at 9:49 p.m. and weighed 6 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ellis and Cindy Russell of Carmanville and watching over little Liam from heaven are grandparents Roz and Randy. Many thanks to Dr. Cooper and Dr. Gill for wonderful prenatal care and especially to the NICU staff for taking great care of our little boy after he arrived.
SMITH - Steve and Clarissa (Watson) are estastic to introduce their newest arrival, Isaac Edward Bruce, born February 16th, 2009, at 10:29 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. Isaac is welcomed by big brother Jackson (2 yrs), along with proud grandparents Ellen and Edward Watson and Pam and Bruce Smith. Excited to meet their newest nephew are Perry/Cathy, Corey/Jen, Tracey, Bob/Fran, Paula/Carl and Tim. Cousins include: Zack, Ben, Devin, Caitlin, Baylee and Felicia. Thanks again to Dr. O'Grady and staff, Dr. Cook and a wonderful nurse Denise - HUGE THANK YOU!. Thank you FHs for our special miracle. Thank you to all our family and friends for your help and support. We are so happy to have completed our family.
STAMP/SULLIVAN - Greg and Katie are thrilled to announce the arrival of their fourth child, MARIA ROSE, born Friday, February 27, 2009. Maria is welcomed into the world by sisters Lauren and Kathryn and brother Thomas, grandparents Ethel (and the late Thomas) Stamp and Joan (and the late Arthur) Sullivan, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thank you to Dr. Pat O'Shea and our dear friend Dr. Marie O'Dea for her support, kindness and friendship.
TREMBLETT - Precious and priceless - so loveable, too!
Our little miracle - all dressed in blue! Blair, Janice (nee Codner)
and Big Sister Claire are proud to announce the arrival of our baby boy,
Brady Kenneth Gerard, born on February 13, 2009, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz.
Also delighted by his arrival are grandparents David and Bonnie Codner,
Fergus and Rita Tremblett. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for the excellent
prenatal care, Dr. Kennedy for the safe arrival of our son, as well as
the nurses in the case room and 5NB.
TULK/O'BRIEN - Dwayne and Lynn are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Noah Randell Thomas Tulk. Noah was born February 24, 2009 at 3:10 a.m., weighing 7 lbs, 15 oz. Welcoming Noah are first time grandparents Randy and Sheila O'Brien of Cape Broyle and also first time grandparents Thomas and Loretta Tulk of Cottrell's Cove. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her excellent prenatal care. Thank you as well to the Nurses and Doctors of the case room for Noah's safe (and very fast) delivery, especially nurse Annette Coates for all the help and guidance she gave during Noah's delivery. Mommy would like to thank Grandma O'Brien for all her help and support during Mommy's pregnancy as well as all her help since Noah's been born. Mommy and Noah would like to send lots of hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love and support, we love you!
WADDLETON / SULLIVAN - Guy & Terrlynn are ecstatic to announce the arrival of their son Grant Thomas John, born February 15/09. Proud Grandparents are Clarence & Sheila Waddleton of Trepassey & John & Mary Sullivan of Spaniards Bay. In appreciation of the exceptional care and attention, a special thanks to the nurses in the case room, NICU & 5NB, Dr. Pike for her continuous care & Drs. Bartellas & Fowler for the safe arrival of Grant.
WEBBER - Shawn and Rhonda (nee Coady) are happy to announce the early arrival of our second son, Grant Gregory on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at the HSC, weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz. A baby brother for Griffin. Proud grandparents are Ron and Sharon Coady of Aquaforte and Greg and Sandra Webber of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Woodland, Dr. White, Dr. Kennedy, Dr. Bartellas and case room nurse Denise Maher.
YABSLEY - Peter and Jennifer (nee Smyth) are proud to announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Richard Peter, on February 9th, 2009, at 5:12 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 3 oz., a Baby Brother for Emma! She is so thrilled to finally have a little friend to play with. Welcoming Ben are proud Grandparents Dick and Paula Yabsley, Frank and Anne Marie Smyth; Great-Grandmothers Marjorie Rogers and Isabelle O'Brien; Aunts and Uncles: Jillian & Chris, Paige & Greg, Michelle & Gary and Greg & Amanda, as well as special Cousins that love him very much: Nathan & Jane, Jack & Rachel, Sydney, Kate, & Baby Anna! We would like to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Patrick O'Shea for his unbelievable care and support always.
YETMAN - Our Little Miracle Has Finally Arrived! Victoria and Gary Yetman are overjoyed to announce the birth of their precious baby boy, Mason Gary Anthony Yetman, born February 26, 2009, weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces. Mason is also welcomed by grandparents Bridget and Gordon Traverse and Mary Yetman. Also looking down from Heaven with love is Poppy John Yetman. Also welcoming Mason are a large number of friends and family. Special thanks to Auntie Sandra for her helping Mommy and Daddy in the delivery room. As well, special thanks to Dr. Healey and Dr. Strand and all the nurses and staff of the case room and 5NB for their excellent care during the delivery and hospital stay.
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