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The Telegram Births
January 2001

 

Ash / Brown
"I'M A GIRL!"
Thomas and Crystal (Brown) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their precious little daughter, Kathleen Marie Brown Ash, born at the Health Sciences Centre on January 25th, 2001 at 9:03, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ¼ ozs. Proud grandmother Martha Brown. Looking over her from heaven are Poppies Jack Brown, Thomas Ash and Nanny Marie Ash. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent, 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.

Ash / Miller
Hi! My name is Colby John Ash and I'm what all the fuss is about. I made the grand appearance on January 21st, 2001 at 11:56 am. Mommy Corinne and Daddy Stephen are so happy they hardly leave me alone for a minute and of course my grandparents, Clara and Lambert Miller and Jean and Kevin Ash, just keep telling everyone of my arrival, over and over again. I have great-grandparents Mrs. Lidy Head and Mr. Joseph Combden, Forgo Island and Mrs. Pearl Ash, St. John's. I also got a whole bunch of aunts, uncles and cousins fighting over who gets to hold me. So a big special thanks to all and my many new friends for their fond wishes, in particular, Dr. Pat Roche for the prenatal care and the wonderful staff on the 5th floor of the Health Sciences Centre.

Barbour / Taylor
Gerry and Leslie (Taylor) announce with joy the birth of their beautiful baby boy. Jason Allan was born 6 pm., January 5th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 8 ½ ozs., at the Women's Health Centre, HSC. Proud first time grandparents are Dave and Paula Taylor, Mount Pearl, great-grandmother Anna Hayter, Carbonear, and equally proud fifth time grandparents are Gerald and Shirley Barbour, Chamberlains. Many thanks to the birthing team and 5NB nursing staff, especially to nurses Marina Reardigan and Tracy Carter, and finally special thanks to Dr. Jacqueline Verge.

Barsony / Holwell
Louis, Paula and big brother Aidan are pleased to announce the birth of Aidan's little brother, Evan Paul, at the Queensway-Carlton Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario on January 7th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents George and Anne Holwell, Logy Bay, Dr. Charles and Rosemary Barsony, Brantford, Ontario, great-grandmothers Ada Holwell, St. John's and Helen Barsony, Brantford, Ontario.

Bennett / Fitzgerald
Announcing the arrival at High Noon on Friday, January 19th, 2001 a 6 lb 12 oz bundle of joy, a beautiful baby girl, Shannon, at the Women's Health Care Center, Health Sciences Center. Proud and happy parents Robert Bennett and Dorothy Fitzgerald, Kelligrews. Delighted grandparents Bernie Bennett, Mount Pearl, Eleanor Bennett, St. John's, Joe (June) and Anne Fitzgerald, Keels, Bonavista Bay, great-grandparents Jessie Bennett, St. John's and Mamie Sooley, Hearts Delight, Rick Perna, North Bay, Ontario and special great-great-uncle Raymond Fitzgerald, Keels. Many thanks to Dr. Jeff White and the caring staff at the Women's Health Care Center.

Bidgood / Carter
Big sister Rebecca along with parents Luke and Denise are delighted with the arrival of their precious angel, Jennifer Nicole, born Friday, January 26th, 2001 at 9:47 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs., at the Health Sciences Center. Proud grandparents are Luke and Stella Bidgood and Stephen and Ita Carter and great-grandfather Stephen Carter Sr. Many thanks to Dr. Callaghan and Dr. Pike and her staff. Also the caseroom and 5NB nurses, especially Annette, Debbie St. Croix and Eleanor Renshawe. Thanks also to Dad for being a wonderful coach.

Burke / Foss
John and Lori (nee Foss) are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Sophie Rose. Born at the Women's Health Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ½ ozs. Sophie Rose has charmed her first time grandparents Harvey and Edith Foss, Rosemary Burke and Poppy Richard Burke, who looks on proudly from heaven. Great-grandparents Everett and Hazel Foss, Florence Callahan, and George and Kathleen Layden. Also special Aunt Tammy, Uncles Richard and Chad. Mommy and Daddy would like to send special thanks to Drs. Crane, O'Grady, Kum and Barbrick, and to the wonderful nurses of the caseroom and 5NB. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for his love and support during the delivery.

Burry / Reid
Clayton and Heather (Reid) are thrilled to announce the birth of our beautiful daughter Rachel Olivia on January 13th, 2001 at 5: 55 pm (7lbs. 3 ozs). Rachel is adored by big sister Claire and Celeste. Proud grandparents Harry and Juanita Reid, Lillian and Cyril Temple and a large loving family. Our thanks to Dr. C. Pike and her team, Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Dr. Robert Woodland and HSC nurses, especially Heather Shute. Special thanks to our family and friends who have helped in so many ways. We have indeed been blessed-our family is now complete.

Butler / Gollop
Bill and Laurie are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Brianna Marie. Brianna Marie was born at the Health Sciences Center on January 18th, 2001, at 1:58 am., weighing 8 lbs. 6 ¾ ozs., 21 inches. Also trilled are first time grandparents Bill and Shirley Butler, Dave and Joyce Gollop, great-grandparents Albert and Mildred Knight and Hilda Butler. Thank you to Dr. Pike for prenatal care and to Dr. Roche and Dr. Suga and nurse Annette Coates for the safe delivery of Brianna. A special thank you to Daddy who was an excellent coach through labour and delivery. We couldn't have done it without you.

Chaulk /Akerman
IT'S A BOY!
Marvin and Charlotte (Akerman) joyfully announce the very early arrival of their first child, Nathan Barrett, on January 27th, 2001 at 11:48 am., at the IWK Grace Hospital, Halifax, weighing 4 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Harold and Glenis Akerman, Cupids, Newfoundland and Rev. Cyril and Rosealind Chaulk, Carbonear, Newfoundland. Special thanks to the hospital staff at IWK who continue daily to help Nathan and us in so many kind and caring ways.

Clarke / Winter
Randy, Sharon and big sister Amanda are pleased to announce the arrival of Ryan Nicholas on January 1st, 2001, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Clarence and Phyllis Clarke, Dunfield, Trinity Bay, and George and the late Wilhelmina Winter, Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche for her prenatal care, Drs. Kum and Butler, and delivery room nurse Margaret Ann, for their help and support.

Coady/ Casey
Someone New To Love. Born to Paul and Carolyn (nee Casey) a girl, Lauryn Beth, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents James and Helen Coady and William and Ann Casey. Special thanks to Dr. Bambrick and all caseroom staff, especially Michelle and Regina.
NO DATE LISTED.---Telegram dated-February 3rd, 2001-----24 other births listed on the same date.

Corcoran / Freake
IT'S A GIRL!
Mike, Paula (Freake) and big sister Leah are proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter and sister Eden Grace Abigail born at the Health Science Center on January 26th, 2001 at 8:04 am., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ½ ozs. Eden is the sixth grandchild for Dexter and Lorraine Freake of Lewisporte and the thirty-third grandchild for Leo and Anita Corcoran of Riverhead, St. Mary's Bay. Many special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea for his excellent care, Clinical Clerk Dr. Patrick Tan, and wonderful caseroom nurses Joan Dalton and Barb Healey. Also, special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support.

Crummey / Bursey
Jeremy and Pamela (Bursey) are proud to announce the early, but safe arrival of their precious daughter, Katherine Janet Joan, born January 15th, 2001 at Lion's Gate Hospital, British Columbia, weighing 4 lbs 11 ozs. Ecstatic grandparents are Doug and Joan Bursey, and Zafford Crummey, with Nannie Janet watching from heaven.

Davis / Abraham
Geoffrey and Barbara joyfully announce the birth of their third child, Noah Patrick, born 18th January, 2001 at 12 :48 pm., weighing 7 lbs 7 ozs., a brother for Hannah and John. Noah is the third grandchild of Everett and Evelyn Davis of Stephenville and Bill and Jessie Abraham of St. John's. As well, he is the fourteenth great-grandchild of Stella Rowe of Grand Falls-Windsor. Thank you to Dr. Pike for prenatal care and to the doctors and nurses in the caseroom and on 5NB, Health Sciences Centre, especially Dr. Kravitz and nurses Marina and Paula.

Flynn / Hickey
Bernice, Gord and big brother Patrick are proud to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Sarah Marie, born on January 28th, 2001 at 7:20 am., weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs., at the HSC. Proud grandparents are Theresa Flynn of Mount Pearl, and Anita and Urban Hickey of St. John's. Poppy Patrick Flynn looks on proudly from heaven, special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Gill and all the wonderful nurses of the caseroom and 5NB. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy and Krista for all their support during labour and delivery.

Foote / Burry
Erin and Steve announce with joy the birth of their son. Dylan Gregory Thomas was born on January 28th, 2001 at 8:34 am and weighed 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lloyd and Sheila Foote, Gregory Burry and Paula Godden. Special thanks to Dr. Angela Rivers and the Women's Health Centre, HSC caseroom and nursing staff.

Freeman
Earle and Bernadine wish to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy. Nathan Harold was born January 7th, 2001, 4:22 pm., at the Janeway Health Sciences Centre, weighing 9 lbs 3 ozs. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Dr. Patricia Roche, the caseroom nurses and the nurses of 5NB.

Garland / Picco
Chelsey is delighted to announce that after waiting 10 years, she finally has a sister! Claire MacKenzie arrived on January 15th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Duncan Picco and Clara Garland. Debbie (Picco) and Ralph would like to tank Drs. Gill and Bambrick and especially Nurse Karen Fanning for their support. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for excellent prenatal care.

Gill / MacDonald
Ken Gill and Eve MacDonald are proud to announce the early arrival of their first child, Julia Grace, born January 24th, 2001, weighing 3 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents include Heather and Dale MacDonald of Oxford, Nova Scotia and Cynthia and David Gill of Kelligrews, Newfoundland. We would like to thank Dr. Cherry Pike, Dr. Patti Power, the obstetrical staff and nurses of the Health Sciences Center. Special thanks also to Dr. Izza and the staff of the HSC NICU. Last, but not least, Mommy and Julia would like to thank Daddy and Aunt Susan for their great coaching, love and support.

Gollop / Whitty
Born to Ken and Michelle (nee Whitty), January 26th, 2001 at 8:29 am., a precious baby sister for Jennifer and Erica, weighing 6 lbs. 6 ozs. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, Dr. Sharon Ripley and the staff at the Health Sciences 2nd and 5th floors. Proud grandparents Grace Whitty and Helen and Gordon Gollop.

Griffin / Hillier
William and Tina (nee Hillier) are pleased to announce the birth of Claudia Jean, born January 8th, 2001, at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 9 lbs. 2 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are William and Jean Griffin, St. John's and Hugh Hillier, Blaketown, with Nanny Gladys watching from heaven. Great-grandparents are Albert Hillier and Agatha Smith, Blaketown.

Groves / Morrissey
Todd and Lisa (nee Morrissey) and big brother Spencer are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful little girl, Sydney Rebecca, born January 11th, 2001, at the HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Helen and Wayne Morrissey of Logy Bay and George and Irene Groves of St. John's. Thank you to Dr. Pike, caseroom OBS, and HSC NICU nurses. A very special thanks to all the doctors, nurses and RT's at the Janeway NICU for taking such good care of Sydney and making her stay a brief one.

Gushue / Williams
Rick and Lori (nee Williams) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Caitlyn Olivia. Caitlyn arrived at 1:34 am on January 10th, 2001, weighing in at 9 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Bill and Ollie Williams of Brigus Junction and Frank and Sheila Gushue of Bacon Cove. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Kwa and Issa and all the caseroom and 5NB nurses and staff.

Hicks / Oldford
Glenn and Kelly (nee Oldford) and big sister Jenna would like to announce the arrival of their handsome little baby boy, Jack Ryan Glenn, 8 lbs. 9 ozs., on January 17th, 2001 at 9:09 am.. Jack is welcomed by his proud grandparents Gordon and Judy Oldford of Grand Falls and Roy and Yvonne Hicks of Gander, as well as his aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Roche, D. Crane and the Janeway caseroom and HSC 5NB staff.

Howlett / Wilson
Paul and Cherie (Wilson) are proud to announce the early arrival of their first child, a precious little angel. Ryan Nicholas was born at the Health Sciences Centre January 21st, 2001 at 6:38 pm., weighing 7 lbs. ¾ ozs. Ryan is the first grandchild for Dave (Skip) and Dorothy Wilson, the second for Richard and Ita Howlett, and the third great-grandchild for Jack and Florence Gillingham. Special thanks to Dr. Angela Rivers and the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB, especially Maggie Dooling. Also, thanks to Daddy and Nanny Wilson for being excellent coaches and taking such good care of Mommy and Ryan.

Husk
Tristan is delighted to announce the arrival of his new sister, Kayla Elizabeth, at the HSC on January 8th, 2001, weighing 5 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud parents are Keith and Kathleen. Kayla sends lots of hugs and kisses to Nanny Patsy and Poppy Herb for always being there for Mommy and Daddy, and to Daddy for being a wonderful coach to Mommy.

Hutchings / Yates
Joyce Yates and Jeffrey Hutchings, formerly of St. John's, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Alexandra Fern, on January 8th, 2001 at the IWK Grace Health Centre in Halifax. Alexandra is the first grandchild of Wendy and Alex Hutchings of Orillia, Ontario and the fifth grandchild of Audrey and the late Kenneth Yates of London, Ontario.

Inkpen / Coombs
Craig and Deanne are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious daughter, Katie Margaret, at Brooks Hospital, Alberta, on January 7th, 2001, at 12:28 am., weighing 7 lbs. 11 ½ ozs. Waiting for Katie's visit to Newfoundland in April are first time proud grandparents Derma and Mary Coombs, Trepassey, Earl and Mary Inkpen, Lewins Cove, Newfoundland. Also aunts Jennifer, Christine and uncle Ricky. Watching over Katie from heaven are great-grandparents Nicholas and Josephine Davis, Bernard and Margaret Coombs, Archie Mayo and Rita Inkpen.

Jacobs / Fowlow
Bernard, Stacey (nee Fowlow) and big brother Cogan are pleased to announce the arrival of Benjamin. Benjamin Luke was born on January 14th, 2001 at 11:35 pm at the Health Sciences Center, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ¾ ozs. Very special thanks to nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB and Dr. Heidi Kravitz. Extra special thanks to coaches Daddy and Nanny Daniel for their incredible support during labour and delivery.

Kennedy / Whitten
Richard and Catherine (Whitten) and big brother Steven are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Rebecca Elizabeth, born January 12th, 2001, weighing 9 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are James and Shirley Kennedy of Bay Bulls, Agnes Whitten of Torbay. Special thanks to Dr. Seviour, Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Kwa, caseroom and 5th floor staff at HSC.

Kilfoil / Mills
We, Gerry and Donna, joyfully announce the homecoming of our precious son, Oscar Tomas Kilfoil. Born in Guatemala on March 18th, he arrived in Newfoundland on January 11th, 2001. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Anna Kilfoil, Bath, NB, and Tom and Marjorie Mills, St. John's. Our deepest gratitude to all our friends and family members for sharing in our joy and our love for Oscar. Thanks also to the many people who helped us along the road to parenthood including; Staff of St. Anne's Adoption Centre, Mary Watson, Beth Woodrow, Betty Moore, Heather Reese, and Dr. Terri O'Grady.

King / Abbott
Dave and Janet (Abbott) are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl. Brooke Carol-Ann was born on January 19th, 2001, at 9:37 pm., weighing 9 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Nanny and Poppy Abbott up in heaven and Nanny and Poppy King. Special thanks to Drs. Pike, O'Grady, Strand, Tucker and Butler, caseroom nurses Sue and Dawn and the nurses on 5NB. A special thanks to her aunt Tonya for being a great coach.

Landells / Baker
On January 16th, 2001, at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, to Lisa, wife of Ian Landells, a daughter, Elizabeth Moira. A sister for Fiona Margaret. Grandparents are Judge and Mrs. William Baker, and Dr. and Mrs. David Landells. Sincere thanks to Drs. O'Shea, Tucker and Crane, and to Ms. Judy Lester and Ms. Karen Fanning.

LeDrew / Healey
IT'S A BOY!
Hollyanne and Steve of St. Albert, Alberta, welcomed the birth of their son, Jack Connor, born January 8th, 2001, weighing 9 lbs. 8 ozs. Third grandchild for Creusa LeDrew. First grandchild for Jack and Mary Healey of St. Albert, Alberta. Fifth grandchild for Rex and Joan LeDrew. Welcome to our family Jack.

Marmouch / Champdoizeau
Nicole (Champdoizeau) and Kameo are happy to announce the safe arrival of their second child, Nadia Catherine. A little sister for big brother Christopher. Nadia arrived on January 10th, 2001, 8 lbs. 5 ozs. A special thanks to Dr. Pike and the nursing staff at the Health Sciences. Thanks to Nanny, Grand-Papa and Christine Champdoizeau. Happy grandparents are Maurice and Catherine Champdoizeau of St. John's and Salem and Mongea Marmouch of Tunisia.
Marmouch / Champdozieau
On another listing of this birth---Kameo was listed on the first one I sent---Kamel on the second. Everything else is the same.

McCarthy / Oliver
Terry, Rochelle (Oliver) and big sister Nicole are pleased to announce the arrival of Mitchell Wade, weighing 5 lbs. 10 ½ ozs. Born at the HSC, January 31st, 2001. First grandson for Nanny and Step-Poppy Marilyn and Charlie Cofield, St. John's and third grandchild for Mary and Joseph McCarthy, Paradise. Proud great-grandparents Mrs. Lucy McCarthy, Paradise and Mr. Herbert Bromley, Port au Choix. First nephew for Patti and Giselle Oliver, Cindy McCarthy (Kevin) and second nephew for Joey McCarthy (Brenda). Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and all caseroom and 5NB nurses and staff.

McGrath / Young
Duane and Michelle (nee Young) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Lauren Rebecca, born on January 25th, 2001, at 1:42 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are William and Cecilia Young, St. Bride's and Elizabeth McGrath, Mount Pearl. Laruen is the great-grandchild of Walther Corcoran, Branch and Joseph Croke, St. John's. Special thanks to Evelyn and Marion, caseroom nursing staff at the HSC. Thanks to Daddy for taking such good care of Mommy and Lauren.

McKee / Smith
Mark McKee and Moya Smith announce with joy the long awaited arrival of their daughter, Clarie Xiaolian Hope McKee. Born January 7, 2001, Claire was placed into her parents loving arms on January 6, 2002, in Changsha, HunanProvince, China. Proud big brothers are Rogan and Evan. Grandparents are Myrtle and Edward McKee, Pennsylvania and Anna English-Smith and the late Murray Smith, St., John's. Thanks to Nanna Anna for you unwavering love and support throughout the long wait.

McTaggart Cowan / Condon
Robert and Penney (Condon) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their second son, Robert Lee. Born on January 17th, 2001 at Foothills Hospital, Calgary, AB, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. A baby brother for Garry. Proud grandparents Cyril and Virginia Condon of St. John's and Ana Cowan of Halifax. Proud great-grandparents Eliza Penney of Western Bay and Ian and Joyce McTaggart Cowan of Victoria, BC.

Newhook / Mercer
Born to Shawn and Paula (Mercer), a baby boy, Alex Bruce, on Sunday, January 28th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Eric and Dorothy Mercer, North River and Ann Newhook, St. John's.

Noftall / McNiven
Gordon, Kimberly (McNiven) and big sister Tori are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Tara Mary Harold on January 16th, 2001 at 1:57 am., weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Paula Clouston, Leonard and Lorraine Noftall and great-grandmother Mary Noftall. Special thanks to D. Pat O'Shea, caseroom nurses Dawn and Lisa and the nurses of 5NB at the HSC for their care and support.

O'Driscoll / Ryall
IT'S A GIRL, POPPY!
Brian and Sonia Ryall are thrilled with the early arrival of their precious daughter, Brianna Krista. Born at the Health Sciences on January 18th, 2001 at 1:41 am., weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Judy O'Driscoll, David and Madonna Ryall. Brianna and Mommy would like to say a very special thanks to Daddy for being such a wonderful coach. We also send thanks to Dr. Halley, the caseroom and 5NB staff for all their care and help. Special guardian angel "Krista".

Osborne / Feehan
Born on January 15th, 2001 to Annette and Darrin, a beautiful baby girl, Molly Margaret, weighing 8 lbs. 15 ¾ ozs. Molly is welcomed by big brother Chad and elated grandparents Tom and Sheila Osborne and Rita Feehan, and great-grandfather Jim Ridgley. Poppy Frank Feehan looks on proudly from Heaven. A sincere thank you to the super staff at the Health Sciences Center caseroom.

Petten / Anthony
Vince and Lori are proud to announce the arrival of Alison's baby sister. Ashley Chelsea was born on January 6th, 2001 and weighed 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Many thanks go to the caseroom nurses, Dr. Angela Rivers and especially Nanny Anthony for all her support.

Power / Androsoff
Keith, Shannon and big sister Meghan, St. Albert, AB., welcome triplets! Born January 25th, 2001, Jillian Christine, 4 lbs.; Adam Samuel, 4 lbs. 14 ozs., Erika Marie, 3 lbs. 13 ozs. Thankful grandparents are Ron and Marie Power, Holyrood, Sam and Pat Androsoff, Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan.

Power / Jones
Paul and Lynn (Jones) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child. Mark James was born on January 17th, 2001 at 12:18 am., at the Women's Health Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. He is the first grandchild for both Paul and Daphne Power and Roy and Mary Jones. Also welcoming Mark are aunts Paula, Alison, Jennifer, Claudette and uncle David. Other special welcomes to Mark come from great-grandparents Katie Foley , Tilting, Fogo Island, and Muriel Auckenleck, St. John's. Mom and Dad will also pass on welcomes from many other loving relatives and friends. Much thanks also go to all the staff of the caseroom and 5NB, as well as Dr. Pike.

Preston / Murphy
Glenn, Roxanne (Murphy) and big brother Andrew are thrilled to announce the arrival of our precious baby boy, Michael Leo, on January 19th, 2001 at 9:51 am., weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Leo and Joan Murphy of Mount Pearl and Hedley and Shirley Preston of Mount Pearl.

Reynolds / Mercer
Lawrence, Jeanette and big sister Macy are delighted to announce the safe arrival of twins, Erica Gayle, weighing 5 lbs. 8 ozs and Erin Marie, weighing 5 lbs. 13 ozs., born January 17th, 2001 at the Women's Health Centre, Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandmothers are Gladys Mercer of Bay Roberts and Myrtle Reynolds of Carbonear. Special thanks to Dr. C. Powell and Dr. F. Kum for their prenatal care. Also, special thanks to Dr. B. Butler and the nurses on the 5th floor for their care during my stay at the hospital, before and after, my delivery and to Dr. Roche and nurses in the caseroom for their wonderful care and support during my delivery.

Sheppard / Anthony
Daniel and Karen (nee Anthony) are delighted to announce the arrival of our beautiful baby girl, Taylor Grace Joan, born at 7:50 pm, January 8th, 2001 at the Women's Health Centre, HSC, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ½ ozs. Taylor has charmed her loving family, including first time grandparents Roy and Janet Anthony, grandfather Bill Sheppard, great-grandparents Margaret Taylor and Cecil and Gladys Anthony, as well as special Aunt Lisa and a large circle of family and friends. Mommy thanks Daddy and Aunt Lisa for all their love and support during the delivery. Special thanks to Drs. Pike, Kum, and Butler and to the wonderful nurses of the caseroom and 5NB.

Snarby / Kelly
Harold, Dianne (nee Kelly) and big brother Timothy are excited to announce the safe and happy arrival of Kelly-Anne Marie, born on January 23rd, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Mary Kelly and the late Gerald Kelly of St. John's and Sigmund and Marie Snarby of Liverpool, Nova Scotia, and great-grandmother Isabel Molloy of St. Shott's. Many thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea and the staff of the new Janeway Hospital, and our coaches, Daddy, Aunt Lou-Ann, and Aunt Judi.

Squires / Perrin
IT'S A GIRL!
Joseph and Lesley are excited to announce the arrival of their daughter, Amy Grace, on January 19th, 2001. Born at the Grace Maternity Hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Amy weighed 9 lbs. 2 ozs, and measured 20 inches long. Proud grandparents are John and Geraldine Perrin, formerly of Manuels, CBS., and Gideon and Louisa Squires of Long Pond, CBS. Joseph, Lesley and Amy now reside in Clinton, PEI.

Strickland / Howard
William Tyler
. Proud parents Deidre and Todd. Born January 26th, 2001. Special thank you to Dr. Jeff White, nurse Dawn and all caseroom staff. Proud grandparents Carmel and Kevin Howard and Patricia and Bill Strickland.

Strong / Upadhya /Hornsey
David and Lynda Strong are proud and delighted to announce the births of their first two grandchildren. David Krishna Strong Upadhya, (9 lbs. 4 ozs.); born January 10th, 2001 at home in Toronto to Joanna Strong and Gaurav Upadhya. Equally proud are grandparents Krishna and Neeta Upadhyaya and uncle Harsh Upadhyaya of Winnipeg.
And Jessica Joan Hornsey Strong (9lbs. 3 ozs.); born January 18th, 2001 at Milton District Hospital, Ontario, to Kimberley Strong and Richard Hornsey. Equally proud are grandparents Maurice and Sheila Hornsey of Cambridge, England and great-grandmother Eva Hornsey of Wellingborough, England. David and Jessica are the first great-grandchildren of George and Joan Marshall of St. John's.
I typed the name Upadhya, (both spellings), exactly as posted in the Telegram.

Styles / LeDrew
Big sister Holly, along with parents Scot and Jill (LeDrew) are tickled pink to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Robyn Chelsey, born January 29th, 2001 at 11:38 am at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Frank and Lorna LeDrew of Mount Pearl and Bruce and Wihelmina Styles of Chamberlains. Special thanks to Dr. D. O'Keefe and Dr. P. Roche for prenatal care, as well as, the doctors and nurses of the caseroom.

Thorne / Phelan
Steven and Barbara (nee Phelan) and big brother Chad would like to announce the arrival of their baby, James Steven, 4 lbs. 2 ozs., on January 2nd, 2001. Proud grandfather Francis Phelan and great-grandmother Ruth Goodwin. Watching from heaven are Poppy Jim Thorne and Nannies Alice Thorne and Mary Phelan. Thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Roche and the staff of the Janeway NICU. Mommy would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support during this delivery.

Vicars / Janes
Shawn and Nicholle (Janes) have been blessed with joy on the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy, Bradley Patrick, born January 7th, 2001 at the Women's Health Centre, HSC, weighing 6 lbs. 5 ozs. Very proud grandparents are Patrick and Geraldine Vicars, and Betty Janes. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and her team, caseroom staff and nurses of 5NB for their outstanding care.

Walsh / Coady
Wendy and John are thrilled to announce the arrival of their handsome little boy, Todd Bernard Martin. Born at the Health Sciences Centre on January 8th, 2001 at 6:12 am., weighing 7 lbs. 11 ½ ozs. A new brother for Jason, Christopher and Marcus. Proud grandparents are Bernard and Carmel Coady, Martin and Katie Walsh. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Roche, Dr. Yasser and teams, the staff of the Women's Health Program, also coach Dad. Thanks to Nanny Coady for watching my big brothers.

Walsh / Morgan
Cyril and Wendy (Morgan) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Brianna Morgan, weighing in at 7 lbs. 15 ozs., 8:30 pm on January 4th, 2001 at Women's Health Centre, HSC. Proud grandparents are Maxwell and Madge Morgan (Witless Bay) and Cyril and Hilda Walsh (Holyrood). Great-grandparents Gertrude Walsh and Jessie Winsor. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Kum, all the caseroom staff and staff of 5NB. To Daddy, thank you very much for your love and support.

Watton / Dunn
Caroline and Ron are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Holly Alexandra Dunn, born January 4th, 2001, at 9:25 pm., weighing 7 ½ lbs. Delighted brother Cameron James Dunn. Proud grandparents are Maxwell and Elizabeth Watton, St. John's and George and Elaine Dunn, Toronto. Special thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche and the HSC caseroom and nursing staff.

Wilson / Roche
Pat and Audrey (nee Roche) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their first child, a bouncing baby boy, Riley Dermot, born on Monday, January 15th, 2001 at 7:24 am., weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs., at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents are Dermot and Rita Roche of Branch and Stella Wilson of Trepassey. Special thanks to his Guardian Angel, Poppy Wilson, for ensuring a safe delivery, to Linda O'Rourke for being such a wonderrful assistant coach and to Dr. Jeff White, as well as caseroom staff for their kindness and excellent care.

 

 

Page contributed by Sandra Churchill

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

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