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The Telegram Births
February 2011



CHURCHILL - "Miracles and magic and dreams come true cannot describe our joy. With radiant smiles and sparkling hearts we welcome our little boy!" Todd and Kimberly along with big brother Hunter are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Carter Reed, who was born 4 weeks early on February 8, 2011, weighing 10 lbs. 7 ozs. and measuring 52.5 cm. Welcoming Carter with much love and anticipation are proud grandparents Morris and Winetta Greening of Musgravetown and Clarence and Elizabeth Churchill of Portugal Cove. Also delighted with Carter's arrival are great-grandmothers Ella Greening and Florence Noseworthy, Uncle Roderick and Aunt Christine, Uncle Terry and Aunt Tammy and cousin Hannah. We cannot begin to express our sincere gratitude to all those who played such a critical role in saving our baby's life; heartfelt thanks to Dr. Kennedy and the Case Room staff for Carter's safe arrival, to Dr. Major for keeping Mommy comfortable and to Aunt Tammy for being Mommy's support while Daddy was flying home; special thanks to Dr. Downton, Dr. Andrews, Dr. MacPhee, Dr. Shah, Dr. Templeton, Dr. Alam, Dr. Deshpande and to all of the nursing staff of the NICU. Special thanks to Dr. Brown and Dr. Cook for the excellent prenatal care, to Rev. Sue and Rev. Scott for your guidance and uplifting messages of hope and to all of our family and friends who kept Carter in their thoughts and prayers. You are all angels to us and will forever be in our hearts!

DILLON - Robert and Veronica are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Sophie Rae, born on February 1st, 2011 weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. Sophie is welcomed by proud big brother Liam and grandparents Michael and Brenda Dillon and Ray and Dianne Burpee. Special thanks to Dr. Robbins, Dr. Gill and Dr. Fowler for their pre-natal care and for Sophie's safe delivery. Also special thanks to the case room nurses and the staff of 5NB.

It's a girl!
Julie Emberley and Tracy Bostick are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Zoey Madeleine Bostick, born February 13, 2011, at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bruce and Rosalind Emberley of St. John's and Matthew and Linda Bostick of Minto, NB.

FLYNN/HOSKINS - Jonathan & Nikki are delighted to announce the early but safe arrival of their baby boy, Alexander Frank, born February 2, 2011 at 7:43 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. Celebrating Alexander's arrival are grandparents Eugene & Goldie Flynn and Thad & Valerie Hoskins, along with great-grandmother Patricia White and canine sister Sophie. Also welcoming Alexander are Aunts and Uncles: Vanessa, Jennifer & Jeff (cousins Kyle and Cody); Kim & Matt (cousins Daniel, Madison, & Nathan) and other family and friends. Thanks to Dr. Kennedy for great prenatal care and to the staff of the case room and 5NB at the HSC.

Brett and Kelly are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Weldon Thomas Forsey. Weldon was born at 5:55 am on February 4, 2011 and weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Proud grandparents are Levern and Linda Forsey of Grand Bank and Jim and Patsy Johnson of Northern Bay. Brett, Kelly and Weldon would like to thank Dr. Kennedy and Dr. Foulom as well as caseroom nurse Leisa and nursing student Laura for their help. Special thanks to doula Tina Macdonald for her support.

FREEMAN/LANGFORD - J. Blair Freeman & Jane Langford announce with gratitude and joy the birth of their daughter. Charlotte Marion Eva Freeman, born on February 15, 2011 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz. Charlotte is a beloved sister for Henry, fourth grandchild for Eva Freeman of St. John's, Newfoundland, and eleventh grandchild for J. Alex & Marion Langford of Toronto. Charlotte is welcomed with enthusiasm by her aunts, uncles & cousins whom Blair and Jane thank for their wisdom and experience: Susan, Richard, Michael & Stephen Tiller of St. John's, NL, Sarah, David, Caileigh & Rhiannon Kyle of Aurora, ON, Mary, Michael, Megan, Alexandra & John Rolland, Anne, Peter, Kate & Emily Dotsikas and John, Eva, Ben & Ana Langford, all of Toronto. Blair and Jane express a heartfelt thanks to Drs. Sonny Sierra & Jody Shapiro, together with their office staff and the medical team at MSH for exemplary & compassionate medical care.

GALGAY - We have extended our home by two feet…they are Madeline Jane's! Very proud first time parents Brendan and Krista (Blackwood) are overjoyed to announce the healthy arrival of their baby girl, Madeline Jane, born February 11th, 2011, weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz. Welcoming Madeline with open arms and loving hearts are first time grandparents Bruce and Jane Blackwood and fourth time grandparents Frank and Rosemary Galgay as well as first time great-grandmothers Dorothy Purcell and Rose Blackwood. Also welcoming Madeline with lots of love are her aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.

HARVEY - Roxanne, Stephen and big brother Mitchell are delighted to announce the birth of another beautiful baby boy, Joshua Stephen Patrick, on February 25, 2011, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Welcoming Joshua are proud grandparents Jim and Florence Harvey and Patsy Scott.

HARVEY-HAGGAS - Very proud first time parents Mark and Susan Haggas are excited to announce the arrival of our beautiful baby boy Ryan William. Ryan was born February 2, 2011 at Red Deer Regional Hospital, Alberta, weighing in at 8 lbs. 2 oz. He is looking forward to being spoiled by many extended family and friends in Alberta, Yellowknife, Ontario and Newfoundland. Ryan is the third grandchild for for both John and Mary Haggas and for Richard and Verna Harvey of St. John's, Newfoundland.

HIBBS/BUTLER - Shane and Krystle are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Rebecca Catherine, born Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 8:48 a.m. weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Welcoming her with love are grandparents Keith and Debbie Butler, Jackie Hibbs, great-grandparents Albert Newhook and Theresa Butler. Proud uncles Keith Butler Jr. and Chad Hibbs as well as a large circle of family and friends. A special thank you to case room nurse Robyn and the staff of the case room and 5th floor, Health Science Centre.

KIDNEY/HOGAN - Brian and Lori are thrilled to announce the birth of their wonderful baby boy, James Richard Kidney, born on February 12, 2011, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. James is the first grandchild for Annie and Don Hogan, and first grandson for Roma and Noel Kidney. Welcoming James are great-grandparents Ches and Levenia Howell; Uncle Chris and Aunt Kerry; Uncle Mike, Aunt Connie and cousins Reagan and Rori; and canine sister April. Many thanks to Drs. Healey, Caines and Gill; the Case Room residents; and the nurses in the Case Room (especially Lisa) and 5 North B.

KING/WILKINSON - Andrea King and Hugh Wilkinson are elated to announce the arrival of Vivienne Estelle Wilkinson, born February 1st, 2011, in Burlington, Vermont. Weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz., Vivienne is the first grandchild for Geraldine King (David Earles) and Dave King (Patricia Hearn). She is also welcomed by her delighted first-time great-grandfather, Joseph King, and great-grandmother, Stella Kennedy.

MULLOWNEY - IT'S A BOY! Sean and Lisa (nee Brocklehurst) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Gregory George, born on February 24, 2011 at the WHC. Baby Greg is welcomed with lots of love by his big sister Neela, proud grandparents George Brocklehurst, Greg and Regina Mullowney and his many aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends. Watching over Greg from heaven are his nannies Loretta Mullowney and Marina Brocklehurst. Special thank you to Dr. Kum for his prenatal care and delivery, and to the nurses and staff of 5NB.

POWELL - Jamie and Nancy (nee Garland) are thrilled to announce the birth of their second child, a baby girl. Ashleigh Ruth was born on February 2, 2011 weighing 11 lbs. Ashleigh is welcomed by big brother Matthew, grandparents Art and Betty Garland and Ken and Diana Powell, Aunt Erin, Uncles Chris and John and cousin Jack. A special thanks to Dr. Bartellas for his prenatal care. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for all of his love and support during the pregnancy and delivery.

Stephen, Janine, and big brother Ryan are thrilled to announce the arrival of Kate Elizabeth on February 24th, 2011, weighing 9 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Tom & Sharon White, Andrea & Doug Walsh, and Bill & Gwen Steele. Special Thanks to Dr. Bartellas, the nurses and doctors of both the Case Room and 5NB for the excellent care of our little princess.

STOYLES/BEAN - Lynette Stoyles and Scott Bean are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Gavin Scott Benjamin Bean, born on February 16, 2011 in Hartford, Connecticut at 6 lb, 9 oz and 20 inches. Welcoming Gavin to Newfoundland this summer will be Great Aunt Jane Winsor (Chaytor) and Great Aunt and Uncle Reg & Sheila Chaytor, Auntie- and Uncle - Cousins Heather & Craig and Cousins Matthew & Megan, as well a large and loving circle of friends. Loving and watching over him from above are Nanny Edna (Chaytor) & Granddad Len Stoyles.

Our little dandy, Darcy Hedley Targatt, arrived on February 22, 2011, weighing 9 lbs. 7 oz. Proud first time parents James Targatt and Kelly Piercey are ecstatic with his arrival. Also, welcoming him with much love and anticipation a large circle of family and friends. Sharing in our excitement are his proud grandparents Ewart and Ruby Piercey of Gander and watching over Darcy from above Walter and Margaret Targatt of St. Stephen's. Darcy would like to welcome his cousin Miles born just 7 days younger and he is sure they will be best friends. We are truly blessed!

TREMBLETT - Darren and Lori are pleased to announce the early, but safe arrival of their twin bundles of joy on February 3, 2011, Abigail, 5 lbs. 3 oz. at 7:28 p.m., Alyssa, 4 lbs. 13 oz. at 7:30 p.m. Welcoming the girls are Nanny Patsy and Poppy Michael Tremblett and Nanny Josephine Oliver. Watching over them from heaven is Poppy Eddie Oliver. Also welcoming them are uncles Darrell, Derrick, Perry, Billy, Scott and aunts Korena, Lisa, Leona, Suzanne and especially cousins Keegan and Kendra. Mommy wishes to thank her doctors and especially Darren for being such a good Daddy.

VARDY - Dale, Erin (O'Brien), and big sister Laura are thrilled to announce the newest addition to their family. Jane Alexandra was born at the Health Sciences Centre on February 28, 2011, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Grandparents Dennis and Amy Vardy of Clarenville and Carmelita O'Brien of St. John's are delighted to welcome her into their lives. Poppy Ron O'Brien is lovingly watching over Jane from heaven. Also welcoming Jane are great-grandparents Julia Verge and Arthur and Doris Vardy, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

WHEELER/LEWIS - First time and very proud parents Stephen and Coralie are thrilled to announce the birth of their baby boy, Nathan Andrew Wheeler, born February 17, 2011 at 3:40 p.m., weighing 6 lbs., 1 oz. Welcoming Nathan with much love and excitement are grandparents Gerard and Catherine Lewis, Gary and Bonnie Wheeler, great-grandmother Vida Reardon, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Thank you to the doctors and nurses who ensured the save arrival of Nathan and to our family and friends for their support and well wishes.
"A new hand to hold, a new heart to love"



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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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