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The Telegram Births
February 2013



LEGGE - James and Nicole Legge (nee Pittman) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of our little boy, Thomas James Edgar Legge, born February 9th, 2013 at the Health Sciences Center, St. John's weighing 9 lbs. 6.5 oz. and measuring 22 inches long. Thomas is welcomed by his grandfather Lemual Pickett and many special aunts, uncles and cousins. Smiling down from heaven are grandparents Ruth and Edgar Legge, and Grandmother Shirley Pittman. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank Dr. Megan Hayes for her excellent prenatal care and Dr. Bishop and Dr. Foulem for a speedy and safe delivery. Also, special thanks to all of the wonderful staff in the caseroom and 5NB for their fantastic care while we were in hospital. Mommy would like to thank Daddy for being so strong during the delivery and Aunt Jackie for her support as well.

MIDDLETON - Matthew and Virginia are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Miranda Mary Nell, born February 24, 2013 at 3:27 a.m., weighing 7 lbs 15 oz. Welcoming Miranda, her grandparents William and Beverley Radford of St. John's, James and Louise Middleton of Barrie, Ontario, and great-grandparents Arthur and Mary Sturge of St. John's. Also celebrating Miranda is Uncle Keith, Aunt Nicola, cousins Sophia and Emma Radford; as well as Aunt Heather, Uncle Colin, cousin Emily Wisniewski and a large circle of family and friends.

PERCY-PARAB - Danielle Percy and Milan Parab are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter; Olivia Elizabeth Parab. Olivia arrived in the middle of a snowstorm on Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 10:22 a.m. weighing 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Welcoming Olivia are grandparents Judy and Madhu Parab, and Yvonne Percy and great-grandparents Margaret and Nathan Barrett. Also welcoming Olivia are Christa and Laura Percy and cousins Rowan and Reid, along with Maria Murphy and Manik Parab and cousins Aidan and Norah, as well as a large circle of family and friends.

PITTMAN - Proud parents Jolene Pittman and David Etheridge are excited to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Serena Marie Pittman. Serena was born on February 12, 2013 at 10:04 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Welcoming Serena are proud grandparents Brendan and Rosalind Pittman and first time grandparents Dave Etheridge (Noreen) and Linda Etheridge (Ken). Great-grandmothers Estelle Coady and Irene Dunne, Uncle Jay, Aunt Heather, cousins Isabella and Alexander, Aunt Jacinta (Matt), Aunt Nancy, Uncle Andrew and a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to all doctors, nurses and staff at the Health Science Centre for taking such good care of Mommy and Serena.

SCOTT - Mary is thrilled to announce the birth of her sister, Hilary Patricia. Daughter of Jilian Nugent and Randy Scott. Born on February 26, 2013, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Patricia and Tom Nugent of Kelligrews and Mildred and Randy Scott of Upper Gullies.

It's said, the number 13
Brings luck that is bad,
Not with the arrival of Aiden Joseph William,
Say his proud Mom and Dad.
Welcomed into this world,
2013 was the year,
Parents Shane and Amy exclaimed,
Wow! What a head of hair!
9:13 PM was the time,
Hmm, this is getting scary,
Cuz, In keeping with the theme,
It was the 13th day of February.
His pounds they were 7, and his ounces,
Have you guessed it?
Fooled you, it was 14,
Bet you just missed it.
On being a big brother,
four-year-old Nathan is proud and glad,
He'll be a big help with little Aiden,
And ensure fun times are had.
Proud grandparents are the Piccos,
Kelly and Mike,
So too are Charlie and Paula Stacey,
Of this cute little tyke.
Great-grandparents, they are many,
Charl and Florence Stacey,
Jim and Marie Walsh to name a few,
There's Robert and Ingrid Luca
And Neta Picco too
Aunt Nicole and Cousin Michael,
Welcome the new family addition,
Another grandkid who'll be vying,
For grandparents' attention.
Much thanks to the NICU nurses,
Plus Doctors Escott and Fowler,
For taking such care,
Of our cute little howler.
And to all our friends and relatives,
Those who helped and sent greetings,
We'll cherish your thoughts,
Through all the diaper changes and feedings.
But, alas, for poor Aiden,
His hockey allegiance, it's up for grabs,
With one grandfather, a Bruin,
While the other, cheers the Habs.


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