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The Telegram Births
January 2002

 

AUSTIN - It`s a Girl! Stephen, Cathy (nee Vaters) and big brother Nicholas are thrilled to announce the arrival of Julia Elise, born January 17, 2002, 6 lbs. 12¼ oz. at the WHC. Proud grandparents are Flora and Philip Stone, Vera and Gerald Vaters, Marcelle and Steve Austin, and great-grandparents Cavell and Josiah Lundrigan. Many thanks to Dr. Gill and his team, nurse Joan Dalton and to all the staff for their wonderful care.
February 02, 2002

BATES - Robert and Kelly (Nee Howse) are thrilled to announce the early, yet safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Claire Elizabeth, born January 15, 2002 at 12:55 PM, weighing 5 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Frank and Kathy Howse of Mount Pearl and Nathan and Greta Bates of St. John`s. Special thanks to Dr. Harold Wight and Dr. Heidi Kravitz for their prenatal care. Thank you to all of the staff at the HSC, especially Dr. Drover, Dr. Kwa and nurses Ruth Martin, Sandra Leja and Corinne Bursey. Also, thank you to our family and friends for their kind wishes and support.
February 09, 2002

BENNETT - Ian, Jennifer and Big Sister Katie are pleased to announce the arrival of a baby girl, Jane Marie, born January 24th, 2002, weighing 6 lbs., at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Florida. Proud grandparents are Dr. Graham and Rhoda Bennett and Robert and Elizabeth Dowden and Great-Grandma Hettie Bennett.
February 09, 2002

BUDDEN/REID - Geoff Budden, Suanne Reid and big sister Laura are delighted to announce the birth of Erica Reid Budden. Erica was born on January 13, 2002 and weighed 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are George and Margaret Budden of St. John`s and Roy and Margaret Reid of Shoal Harbour. Thanks once again to Dr. Patricia Roche and staff and to the doctors and nurses of the Janeway and the Health Sciences Centre, especially nurse Flora Eddy.
January 19, 2002

Burke / Doyle
Big sister Lindsay along with her parents, Michael and Deena (Doyle), are thrilled to announce the arrival of Leah Morgan born January 7, 2002 at 6:28 pm., weighing 6 lbs 15 ozs. Proud grandparents; Raymond and Maureen Doyle and Leo and Mercedes Burke. Mommy and Leah would like to extend special thanks to coaches Daddy, Millicent and Jody and Dr. Tennent and staff.**

BUTLER - Brian, Karen and big sister Sarah are thrilled to announce the birth of Abigail Elizabeth on January 5, 2002, at 12:25 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Abigail is the third grandchild for Melvin Mercer, Mt. Pearl and tenth grandchild for Val and Jessie Butler, Pouch Cove while Nanny Mercer smiles down from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, staff of the caseroom and 5NB at the HSC and to Daddy, lots of hugs and kisses for getting us there in time.
February 16, 2002

BYRNE - Peter, Pam and big sister Lauren are thrilled to announce the birth of Steven Francis on January 30th, 2002 at 9:11 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents, Jim and Sue Byrne, Frank and Francina McGrath, and special cousins Alyssa and Noah welcome Steven. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB at the HSC. Extra Special thanks to Daddy for his love and support and to our families for all their help.
February 23, 2002

CANDOW - Kenny and Sandra (Duffett) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Victoria Danielle, born January 23, 2002, at 10:28 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents Jim and Valda Duffett and Fred and Annie Candow, St. John`s. Thanks to Dr. O`Grady, nurse Joan Dalton, Caseroom and 5NB staff.
February 16, 2002

CAREW - Hello world, Gage McDonald Carew here. I am so glad to be here and I can`t wait to meet everyone. My Mom and Dad, Donna (nee McDonald) and John along with my big brother Cahill and big sister Shandelle are thrilled that I am finally here. I have wonderful grandparents, Poppy Gerry and Nanny Sue McDonald, who can`t wait to chase me around their garden in Marysvale, and Grammy Elizabeth Carew, who will surely be proudly showing me off around Quidi Vidi Lake this summer. I also have two special grandparents watching over me from heaven, my grandfather Thomas Carew and my grandmother Mildred McDonald. I arrived on January 23, 2002, weighing a hefty 10 lbs. 4 oz. Mom keeps telling everyone that she had a wonderful team of people helping out in the delivery room, so many thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, and nurses Tammy, Sue and Dianne (who Mommy says should be a masseuse!!!)
April 20, 2002

CAREW - Roger and Anne Marie (nee Walsh) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a handsome baby boy, BRADY JOHN was born Tuesday, January 22, 2002 at 4:39 am at the H.S.C., weighing a hefty 10 lbs. ½ oz. and 22 inchs long. Brady is the sixth grandchild of Ronald and Mary Carew, Shores Cove and the third grandchild of Agnes Walsh, Cape Broyle. Watching Brady from heaven his guardian angel Poppy (John) Walsh. Great grandparents Margret Guiney and Charles O`Brien. Special thanks to Drs. Kum and Butler and caseroom nurses Robyn and Heather, also the Nursing staff of 5NB for their wonderful care.
Mommy and Brady would like to send extra special thanks to Daddy for his love and support throughout the pregnancy and especially during the delivery. Welcome Brady, Mommy and Daddy love you very much. xoxo.
April 27, 2002

COOK - IT`S A BOY! Born to Stan and Treena Cook (nee Rowe), a boy, John Stanley Charles IV, at 8:40 a.m. on Friday, January 4, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces. Ecstatic grandparents Fred and Shirley Rowe and Stan and Nancy Cook; great-grandmother Kathleen Orton and great-great-aunt Loretta McGrath. Overjoyed family Aunt Tonya Jane (nee Cook, T-Jay), Uncle Douglas and cousin Thomas Critch; Aunt Cori-Jane (nee Cook, Fluffy), Uncle Paul and cousin Reilly Radford; Aunt Heather (nee Rowe) and cousin Dylan Pitcher; Uncle Terry and cousins Leanna, Lindsay Rowe and Aunt Michelle Rowe. Sincere thank you to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her support and kindness.
January 26, 2002

DOWEY - Paula (Kelly), Michael and big brother Flynn proudly announce the safe arrival of John Lloyd born at 2:06 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2002, at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 10 lbs. 3 ozs. He is welcomed with love by grandparents Lloyd and Catherine Kelly, St. John`s, and Michael and Helen Dowey, Calgary, Alberta.
February 02, 2002

DYKE - Glenn and Beverley (nee Marsh) are thrilled to announce the long awaited birth of their first child, a precious baby boy, Aaron Glenn Mitchell, born January 11, 2002, at 2:08 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents are Fred and Hazel Marsh of Paradise and Seymour Dyke of Mount Pearl along with Nanny Dyke watching from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Elias Bartellas, Dr. Terry O`Grady, Dr. Aziz, Dr. Raj and all the nursing staff at the Janeway NICU for their wonderful care of Aaron.
May God bless you all.
February 02, 2002

EARLE - Dave, Andrea (Davis) and big brothers Lennie, Nathan and Jacob are delighted to announce the arrival of Daniel David, 8 lbs. 6 ozs., on January 17, 2002, 9:28 a.m. at the Women`s Health Centre. Proud grandparents are Len and Carmel Earle, Joyce Davis (Ollie Campbell), Gary Davis and great-grandparent Eric Earle. Special thanks to Dr. Dennis O`Keefe, Dr. Cherry Pike and cseroom nurse Kathy for their excellent care.
To Daddy and Nanny Davis, thank-you so much for your love and support during mommy`s labour! And always beside you, Daniel, will be your guardian angel, Nanny O`Brien (Daphne).
February 02, 2002

Fagan / Power
Ida Fagan proudly announces the birth of her precious granddaughter, Sarah Katherine Ann Fagan, 7 lbs. 9 ozs., on January 1, 2002. Proud parents are Julie Alexis Fagan and Bill Power. Other proud grandparents are Frank (Pat) Fagan, Paul Withers and Bill and Rita Power. Many thanks to Dr. Joan Crane, the staff of 5NB and the caseroom.**

FOOTE - After much anticipation and during a couple of winter storms, Aidan Kenneth Foote was born to Laurie and Dale at 8:39 a.m. (1209Z) on January 24, 2002, weighing in at 8 lbs. 11¾ ozs. His journey was made easier by many people. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Carmel Casey, Dr. Tina Delaney, staff of the Maternal Fetal Assessment Units and Case Room of the Women`s Health Centre. Aidan is presently under the watchful eye of Dr. Akhtar and the caring and thoughtful staff of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Janeway.
A special thank you to family and friends whose support and prayers continue to be calming in times of stress and reassuring in times of doubt. Our prayers will be answered when Aidan safely returns home to Gander with Mommy and Daddy.
February 02, 2002

FRENCH - Teresa (Barry), Rod and big brother Nicholas announce the safe arrival of a new fishing buddy, Alexander John, born at 3:30 a.m., January 9th, 2002, weighing in at 8 lbs. 15 oz. at Women`s Health Centre. Proud grandparents John and Florence Barry, Petite Forte and Myra and (late Roy) French of Mount Pearl. Thanks to Aunt Carm for watching over Nicholas.
February 09, 2002

GALWAY - Derek and Mary (nee Connolly) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, MICHAEL JOHN, on January 31, 2002, at 6:47 am, weighing 7 lbs., 1 oz. Proud grandparents are John and Maureen Connolly, Juliette and the late Michael Galway and great-grandmother Ellie Miller. Thank you to Drs. Lacelle, Roche and Kravitz and 5NB nurses. Special thanks to Chris and Rhonda for their continued support.
March 09, 2002

Gogan / Waterhouse
Aisling and Jon are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child. Cian Noah Waterhouse, born 7th January, 2002, weighing 2910g., 51 cm.. Cian is excitedly welcomed by grandparents Catherine and Niall Gogan in St. John's and Jim Waterhouse in Hereford, UK; as well as by many relatives and friends. Thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Tammy, Christine, Evelyn and all the other wonderful nurses for their excellent care.**

GOODLAND /RUGGLES - Ready! Set! Go! Mona and Dave, and big brother Gavin of Kingston, Ontario are thrilled to welcome baby Nicola May. Following in her dad`s running shoes, the newest edition to the Ruggles` clan arrived in a real hurry Saturday, January 12, 2002, weighing in at a hefty 9 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandparents are Cliff and Yvonne Goodland of St. John`s, Don and Miriam Ruggles of Weymouth, N.S., and great-grandmother May Ruggles of Yarmouth, N.S. Special thanks to the Kingston General Hospital Staff, as well as to our "almost mid-wife" Patricia Lee, and to Aunt Yvette for all her help and support.
February 02, 2002

GOODWIN - Dan and Patti-Lynn (nee Barron) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy. Colin Daniel was born January 2, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud first-time grandmother Maudie Barron with Poppy Patrick watching over his little angel from heaven and second-time grandparents Whitman and Elizabeth Goodwin. Special thanks to Dr. Delaney, Dr. Strand, Dr. Lacelle and all the nursing staff of 5NB for all their wonderful care.
Mommy and Colin would like to say thank you to Daddy for all his love and great support.
January 19, 2002

GULLIVER - Leo, Fay (nee MacArthur), Melissa and Adam are excited to announce the arrival of Jack Leo, born January 23, 2002, at the Health Sciences Women`s Health Centre, St. John`s, weighing 8 lbs. 15½ ozs. Jack is the seventh grandchild for Gerard and Frances MacArthur of Codroy Valley and the fourteenth for James and Mary Gulliver of St. John`s.
March 16, 2002

HARDING/CARLTON - Elizabeth and Hugh are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Jillian, January 24, 2002 at Rocky View General, Calgary. Proud grandparents are Max and Winnie Harding, St. John`s, John and Vera Carlton, British Columbia and Nana Edna, Calgary.
March 09, 2002

HART - Bob and Linda (Lee) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby girl. Madeline Lee Hart was born on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 7:57 p.m. at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 7 lbs, 8 oz. Madeline is welcomed by proud grandparents Bob and Midge Hart and first time grandmother, Mary Lee. Many thanks to Dr. Tennant and Dr. Pugh for ensuring Madeline`s safe arrival, to Dr. Pike and Dr. Alteen for their excellent prenatal care, and to all the doctors and nurses in the caseroom and on 5NB. A special thank you to caseroom nurse Lisa Patten, "Binky", for all her kindness and support.
Mommy and Madeline want to say a special thank you to Daddy for everything he has done for both of us!
February 02, 2002

HARTERY - Connor is delighted to announce the arrival of his little brother, Ben Thomas, who was born on January 8, 2002 at 5:19 p.m. at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Mississippi, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud parents are Rod and Carol Ann, along with proud grandparents Bernard Murphy (wife Mary) of Calvert and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hartery of Portugal Cove South.
January 26, 2002

HEALEY - Joe and Anne Marie are thrilled to announce the January 5, 2002 arrival of their second little angel, Jack Michael, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Welcoming Jack is big sister Claire, grandparents Tony and Maureen Healey and Eileen Tobin and great-grandmother Mary Davis. Watching over Jack from heaven is Poppy (George) Tobin. Mommy and Jack would like to thank Daddy and Claire for all of their love and support. Many thanks to Drs. Penton, Kravitz and Tennant and all of the nurses and staff at the Women`s Health Center.
February 02, 2002

HOLLETT - Andre and Lisa (Peters) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Katelyn Ellen Leah, on January 24, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents Margo and Jim Maher of Hopeall, NF, Effie Peters and Mel Harris of Parry Sound, ON, and the late Cliff Peters. Special thanks to Dr. Gill, Dr. Pugh, Dr. Bartellas, caseroom nurse Joan Dalton and the 5NB nurses for their exceptional care.
A special thanks to Grandma Margo for helping Andre be the greatest coach.
February 02, 2002

HORWOOD - Roger and Krista (Gosse) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy. Ryan James William was born on Sunday, January 20, 2002, at 1:07 a.m. at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 8 lbs. Ryan is welcomed by proud first-time grandparents Harold and Mary Gosse and Robert and Marjorie Horwood. Many thanks to Dr. Drover for ensuring Ryan`s safe arrival, to Dr. Pike and Dr. Kum for their excellent prenatal care, and to all the doctors and nurses in the Caseroom and on 5NB.
February 09, 2002

James / Parsons
Michael and Annette welcome with love the late arrival of their most cherished Christmas present,a daughter, Anna Faith, was born at 8:31 am on January 3, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Daphne and Richard Parsons and Rosemarie and Michael James. Many thanks to our famiulies for their love and support. Anna thanks Dr. Heidi Kravitz and the many other doctors and nurses of the Women's Health Centre for the outstanding care she and Mom received.**

KEATING - Sweet Karoline, Good times never seemed so good! Jim and Kim (nee King) are happy to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Karoline Maggie. Born at the Women`s Health Centre, 6:48 PM, on January 17, 2002, and weighing 7 lbs. 15¾ ozs. Karoline is welcomed by grandparents Charles and Joan Keating and Aiden and Helen King, and great-grandma Violet Conway. Also thrilled by Karoline`s arrival are aunts and uncles Charlene and Bill, Tammy, Aiden, Colleen and Jason and cousin Nicholas. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and caseroom nurses Beverly and Heather.
January 29, 2002

KELLY - Craig, Debra and big sister Emily are thrilled to announce the arrival of another beautiful baby girl! Julia Michelle was born January 22, 2002 at 0947 a.m. She weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz. and was 55 cm long. Proud grandparents are Teresa and Wayne Butler/Colson, Peter and Patsy Kelly and Eric Critch. Proud great-grandparents are Frank and Helen Tilley and Elizabeth Critch. Many thanks to Dr. Blundell, Dr. Awadalla and his team, and the wonderful nurses of James Paton Memorial Hospital.
A very special thanks to Nanny Butler for all her help!
March 23, 2002

LAMBERT - Dion and Christine are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy, Matthew Cole, born January 24, 2002 at 11:50 AM, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs, at Women`s College Hospital in Toronto. Proud grandparents are Raymond and Mary Lambert of Sunnyside and Fernando and Maria Antunes of Toronto.
Thank you to our family and friends for their kind wishes and support.
March 09, 2002

LAWTON/ENGBRECHT - Allison & Doug are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Samuel Lawton at Kelowna General Hospital, Kelowna, B.C., on January 16, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Robert & Josephine Lawton, St. John`s, and Nettie Engbrecht, Kelowna, B.C.
February 02, 2002

LAYDEN - Carl and Pamela (Nee Fiander) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Logan Ryan, January 13, 2002, at 5:46 PM, weighing 6 lbs., 14 oz. at the HSC, St. John`s. Proud grandparents are Nanny Pat Layden of Pennfield, NB, and Poppy Marvin Layden in heaven, Nannie Jean Fiander of Corner Brook and Grampa William Fiander in heaven. Thanks to the doctors and nurses at WHC and Janeway NICU.
Special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support.
February 23, 2002

LEFEUVRE - Greg and Dawn (nee Ryan) along with proud big sisters Kathleen and Kennedie are happy to announce the safe arrival of our little boy, Ryan Eric. Born at Santa Rosa Medical Center in Milton, Florida, weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs. and 21 inches long. Proud grandparents are Cyril and Kathleen Ryan, Trepassey, Eric and Jessie LeFeuvre, Burin, and great-grandma Susie Foote, St. Lawrence. Special thanks to Dr. Sue George, her staff, Nurse Jeanette Richards, the baby`s nurse, Anna Garland and Tami Panos (massage therapist/doula) for their help in Ryan`s safe arrival.
Special thanks also to Cristie Escandon for taking care of Kathleen and Kennedie while Daddy helped Mommy with his love and support on my delivery.
January 19, 2002

MARTIN - Brian & Corrina are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a baby boy. Austin James arrived on January 31, 2002 at 2:18 a.m. weighing 9 lbs., 2 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Jim & Meredith Martin (Flatrock) and Gus & Mary Lacey (Torbay). Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her excellent prenatal care and to the nurses in the caseroom and on 5NB.
Extra special thanks to daddy for all his love, support and amazing coaching-we love you!!!!
February 16, 2002

MARTIN - Eva, Watson and big brother Chase are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their second precious son, Cole Elias Stone, born January 25, 2002, at 0904 hours, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents, once again, are June C. McKinlay and Eli Martin. Many thanks to the doctors and nurses of the Caseroom and 5NB HSC.
A special thank you from Mom to her excellent coaches - Jan, Sue and Watson - you were great! March 30, 2002

MCGRATH - Braedan is thrilled to announce the arrival of his beautiful baby sister, Haileigh Margaret, weighing 8 lbs. 11.4 ozs., born at the Health Sciences Centre, at 8:43 a.m. on January 30, 2002. Mommy and Daddy - Roger and Rita (nee Careen) feel so blessed to have Braedan and Haileigh. Proud grandparents are Annie Careen, Florence Careen (Gordon) at Point Lance, Aloysius McGrath at Patricks Cove and great-grandmother Margaret Coffey at Angels Cove. Smiling down on his grandchildren from heaven is Poppy Gerard Career. Thanks to Dr. O`Grady and her staff, nurses in caseroom and 5 North B.
February 09, 2002

MCKEE/SMITH - Mark McKee & Moya Smith announce with joy the long awaited arrival of their daughter, Claire Xiaolian Hope McKee. Born January 7, 2001, Claire was placed into her parents loving arms on January 6, 2002, in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. Proud big brothers are Rogan & 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 your unwavering love and support throughout the long wait.
March 02, 2002

MERCER - Don and Kim (Ludlow) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a precious little boy. Braeden Ronald Wayne was born in Edmonton, AB on January 01, 2002 at 9:04 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Shirley and Dave Glynn; Wayne Ludlow and Mary-Kaye MacFarlane of St. John`s; Margaret Mercer of St. Phillips and Ronald Mercer in heaven.
Braeden is looking forward to meeting everyone when they visit Newfoundland in August.
March 09, 2002

MITCHELL - Tom and Victoria are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby girl. Emma Jane was born on Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 8:46 p.m. at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Emma is welcomed by proud grandparents Bill and Ruby Mitchell of Lewins Cove and Bob and Minnie Lane of Catalina. Many thanks to Dr. Pugh and Dr. Tennent for ensuring Emma`s safe arrival and to all the nurses and staff in the Caseroom and on 5NB.
February 23, 2002

MOORE - John and Jennifer (nee Dawson) announce with joy the birth of their sons Thomas James and Samuel Robert on January 13, 2002 in Seattle, Washington. Grandsons for Marilyn and Bob Dawson of Olympia, Washington and Betty and Dave Moore of St. John`s, Newfoundland.
January 19, 2002

MOSS - Tracy & Duane are happy to announce the safe arrival of their second child, William Patrick, born Jan. 12, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz., a dear little brother for Lucas. Love & best wishes from proud grandparents Eileen & Albert Linehan, Paradise, and Joan Moss, Topsail. Special thanks to Dr. White & nursing staff of HSC, St. John`s.
January 19, 2002

MULLEY - Born to Terry & Teresa (Curtis), a baby girl, Megan Netta-Rose, 6 lbs. 11 ozs., on January 1st, 2002 in Drayton Valley, Alberta. 3rd granddaughter for Nina and Herbert Mulley, 4th granddaughter for Marilyn Coffin.
Congratulations from your relatives in Nfld!!
January 19, 2002

MYETTE - Roger, Nicole and Kristin are happy to announce the arrival of Zane Edmund on January 30, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Grandparents are Jim and Madeline Maloney and Patsy Myette-Noble and Bryce Noble. Grandpa Edmund Myette smiles proudly from heaven.
February 23, 2002

MYRICK - Susanne (Smith) and John are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Bradley John, on January 27, 2002, at 6:48 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. at the Women`s Health Centre, St. John`s. First Grandchild to John and Barbara Myrick, St. Shott`s and first Grandson to Arch and Marie Smith, Norman`s Cove. Uncles Grant, Trevor, Paul, Aunts Leanne, Charmaine, Kerri, Ronda, and two special Cousins Megan and Nicole welcome Bradley. Special Thanks go out to Dr. Louise Rogers, Dr. Tennant, Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Butler and all nursing staff of the Caseroom and 5NB, especially Sue and Margaret Ann for the loving care and thoughtfulness shown to Mommy and Bradley during their stay. Thanks also to Nannies Smith and Myrick for their help in the past nine months.
February 16, 2002

PEDDLE - Ron, Karen (McCarthy) and big sister Sabrina are delighted to announce the arrival of Natasha May on January 28, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are John and Patricia McCarthy, Mona Hellam and Ross Peddle.
Thanks to grandma & granddad for letting Sabrina have a sleepover while mommy was in hospital. Mommy also wants to thank Sabrina for being such a great help.
March 09, 2002

PENTON - Bernard and Holly (Rideout) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Rebecca Grace, born January 4, 2002 at 7:09 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Mildred and Junior Rideout of Buchans and Maureen Penton of Paradise. Smiling down from heaven is Poppy (Michael) Penton. Great-grandparents are Stanley and Marjorie Higdon and Elsie Rideout of Buchans. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Elias Bartellas and Dr. Sheilagh McGrath for their excellent prenatal care and all the nurses and doctors in the caseroom and on 5NB at the Womens Health Centre.
Also a special thank you to Daddy and Nanny Midge for excellent coaching, love and kindness.
January 26, 2002

PERRY - Thank Heavens For Little Girls! Roger & Denise (nee Dodd) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Abby Madonna on Thursday, January 24, 2002 at 2:51 a.m. weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Abby is welcomed by proud grandparents Mary Perry, Trepassey, Derm Perry, Mount Pearl & Jim Dodd, Torbay. Guardian Angel Nanny Dodd is smiling down on Abby from Heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle for her excellent prenatal care, Dr. Bartellas & the nurses on the 3rd & 5th floors especially Tammy, Susan, Annette, Michelle, Heather & Sheila.
Abby would like to give extra special thanks to her Daddy for taking excellent care of her Mommy - We love you. We are truly blessed.
March 02, 2002

Philpott / Hussey
Paul and Marilyn (Hussey) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Nicholas James on New Year's Day, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ½ ozs., at Fort McMurray, AB. Proud grandparents are Nick and Frances Philpott, St. John's and Leo and Alice Hussey, Gander.
Telegram---January 5, 2002**

PIERCEY - Serena Ruby Piercey was born on January 9, 2002 at the Health Sciences, Women`s Health Centre in St. John`s, weighing 8 pounds, 11.5 ounces. She would like to thank her mother Kristy Piercey and her father Geoff Newman for making this possible. Serena looks forward to loving relationships with her grandparents, Ewart and Ruby Piercey of Gander and Robert and Jean Newman of Flesherton, Ontario and her great-grandmother Ethel Pitcher of Mount Pearl. Serena extends her sincere appreciation to Dr. Robert Miller and Nurse Margaret Ann Dooling for their excellent medical care. She would also like to express special thanks to Michelle Wadman-Scanlan for her exemplary commitment and contribution as labour-coach on the birth day (which by coincidence, they now share). Serena is also grateful to family and friends for their continued love and generosity.
February 02, 2002

Power
Born to Glenn and Mary, on Friday, January 4, 2002 at 11:05 am at the Women's Health Centre, their third child, a beautiful baby boy, Alex Bernard, weighing 6 lbs. 11 ozs. Alex is welcomed by big brother Evan and big sister Catherine and grandparents Tom and Nora Power, Trepassey and Ronald Fleming, St. Stephens, St. Mary's Bay. Sincere thanks for the exceptional care, extened once again, to Dr. Tennent and his team and nurses Brenda Baker and Evelyn Mooney.**

REDDY - Jeff and Junko (nee Kawakami) are pleased to announce the birth of their son Thomas Francis at the Women`s Health Centre, 11:08 a.m., January 9, 2002. Thomas weighed 7 lbs. 3½ oz. Proud grandparents are Frances and Leo Reddy, St. John`s and Yoshiko (deceased) and Hideji Kawakami, Tokyo.
January 19, 2002

REYNOLDS - It`s a girl! Don, Florence & big sister Jessica, are proud to announce the safe arrival of Madison Vail. Born Jan. 18/02 at 9:12 p.m., weighing 7 lbs., 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Clifford & Florence Snelgrove and Raymond & Lillian Reynolds. Special thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Gill, Dr. Butler, and nursing staff. And a BIG thank you to nurse Lisa Daley.
February 16, 2002

Reynolds / Carew
Born to Maria (Carew) and Dan in Nashua, New Hampshire, a precious baby girl, Clarie Emily, on January 9, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Elated first time grandparents Jim and Winnie Carew of St. John's and Gordon and Mary Lou Reynolds of London, Ontario.**

ROFF - Martin and Janet welcome their precious baby girl, Haleigh Rose, born on January 6th, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Frank and Norma Rose (Newfoundland) and John and Marion Roff (England).
January 19, 2002

ROONEY - Alex and Izabella of Laguna Beach, California, are happy to announce the safe arrival of Aidan Alexander on January 24, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Delighted first-time grandparents are Shirley and John Rooney of St. John`s.
February 02, 2002

RYAN - Steve and Nicole are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy, Carson Edmund, born at the Women`s Health Centre on Jan. 22/02 at 3:53 p.m., weighing 4 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud first time grandparents, Ed and Hilda Yetman, Trepassey and third timers, Willie and Ann Ryan, St. Mary`s. Thanks to Dr. Mabel Greene for per pre-natal care along with Drs. Kravitz and Roche and their teams, and the nursing staff of 5 North B for their exceptional care.
Special thanks to Janine and Billy for all the time they spent with us, your kindness will never be forgotten and Carson would like to especially thank Daddy for being so good to Mommy over her long stay in the hospital.
February 09, 2002

SABIN/STANLEY - Barbara and Lenny are happy to announce the birth of their son Braden Patrick Michael at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminister, British Columbia on January 2, 2002, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Proud grandparents are Gary and Cathy Sabin also aunt Michelle along with Len and Harriet Stanley and Uncle Lee. Braden is also welcomed by Great-grandpa and Grandma Goodacre, Great-grandma Worden and Great-grandpa and Great-grandma Sabin.
Misty and Shadow are looking forward to playing with Braden. Also Uncle BJ says hi.
January 26, 2002

STUCKLESS - Kirk and Linda (Gillingham) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy, Evan Everett Stuckless. Born January 30, 2002 at 10:46 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Beatrice Gillingham and guardian angel Poppy Everett; and David and Janis Stuckless. Special thanks to Auntie`s Lynette, Amanda and Angela.
June 08, 2002

WALSH - Brian, Jennifer (nee Hughes) and big sister Amanda are delighted to announce the arrival of Ashley Josephine, born at 6:48 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 15¾ ozs. at the Women`s Health Centre. Proud grandparents are Gary and Judy Hughes and Albert and Dolores Walsh. A special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and the nursing staff for their wonderful care.
February 09, 2002

WARFORD - It`s a Girl! Johnny and Susan are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious little angel. Alicia Mary May was born at the Women`s Health Centre, January 18, 2002 at 2:39 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandmothers are Angela Warford and Jenny Dale, along with Poppy Warford and Poppy Dale watching over their little angel from Heaven above. Thank you to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Drs. Gill, Strand and Baker, also nurse April Muggeridge and the nursing staff at 5NB. Special thanks to Donna Howell, R.N., who was my Guardian Angel.
February 02, 2002

WHEATON - Paul and Marlene are proud to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Brooke Melina, on Jan. 19, 2002. Arriving 2 months early she weighed 4 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Wade & Joyce Chaulk, Carmanville and Cordell & Beverly Wheaton, Fredericton. Special thanks to the NICU nurses for the wonderful care during her 6 week stay.
Mommy & Daddy are proud to say Baby is home and doing great.
May 25, 2002

Wicks / Parsons
Natasha and Jason are proud to announce the New Year's Day arrival of their first child. Nathan David John was born on January 1, 2002 at the Women's Health Center, HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are David and Patsy Wicks and second time grandparents are Jack and Janet Parsons. Also proud great-grandfather Jack Parsons Sr.. Special thanks to caseroom nurses Diane, Lorna, Michelle, Regina and Bev. Special thanks to 5NB nurses especially Marg Crocker. Thank you to Dr's Hillman, Kravitz, Bambrick and Bartellas for their exceptional care. Mommy and Nathan would like to thank Daddy and Nanny Wicks for excellent coaching and special thanks to best friend Lori Summers for being there.**

YETMAN - Proud parents Luke and Susan are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Benjamin Luke Moores. At 1:14 in the morning of January 30 he emerged into the world at 6 lbs. 5.5 oz. Mom and baby are home and doing fine. Many thanks and love to grandparents Cyril and the late Helen Miller, Roberta Moores, and Darrell Yetman, Aunt Holly and Uncle Frank, and the multitudes of relatives and friends who have shown so much love and support. Special thanks to Renee Robichaud and Lisa Hackett for their support during the labour and delivery, and all caseroom and 5th floor nursing staff at the Women`s Health Centre, and Dr. Pat O`Shea for his excellent continuing care.
February 23, 2002

 

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