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The Telegram Births
January 2006

 

ALCOCK - (Randy and Minnie-Anne). Big brother Jacob was so excited to finally have his "little buddy," Cameron Robert arrive on January 7, 2006, weighing 7lbs 1oz. Also welcoming Cameron are grandparents Effie White, Bob and Marion Alcock and special cousins Aidan and Isaac. The boy's guardian angel "Granny" continues to watch over them. Thanks to mommy's wonderful doctors, Fitzgerald, Strand and Rahman, along with the superb care received in the case room and on 5NB. Special gratitudes to Aunt Lorri, Uncle Ben, Aunt Robyn, Uncle Rick, Nana, Bryan and Anna and the rest of our family and friends for your love, friendship and generosity. We're so lucky to have you all.
02/11/06

BIDDISCOMBE - William and Edwina (Escott) are very proud to announce the arrival of their daughter Katie Elizabeth on January 24, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz. Katie is lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents Edward and Mercedes Escott, David and Bella Biddiscombe, great-grandmother Elizabeth Connolly and her aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and the staff from the caseroom, 5th floor and prenatal home care for assisting in Katie's safe arrival and care.
03/18/06

BOLAND (ST. GEORGE), baby boy, Noah John, born January 27th, weighing 5 lbs. 8 oz.
03/18/06

BUTLER - Greg and Calla (Hall) are happy to announce the safe and early arrival of their son, DARCY THOMAS, on January 12 2006, weighing 4 lbs. 11 oz. Welcoming Darcy are his proud grandparents, Thomas and Dorcas Hall of St. John's, Rosalind and Kevin O'Driscoll of Bay Bulls, his special Aunt, Emily Hall of St. John's along with all of his other Aunts, Uncles, cousins, friends and his two doggies, Cowboy and Molly. Mommy and Daddy would especially like to thank all of the nurses and doctors at the Janeway NICU who took excellent care of Darcy during his first month while he was busy growing and getting stronger, and waiting to come home.
02/25/06

CANNING- Dave, Dale and big brother Jack are delighted to announce the safe arrival of a beautiful baby boy. Charles Robert was born on January 5th, 2006 at 2:21 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. His proud grandparents are Bob & Doreen Nippard (Boyd's Cove) and Lloyd & Sadie Canning (Moreton's Hr.). Many thanks go to all the staff at the caseroom and 5NB.
01/21/06

CAREY - Greg and Maryanne (Boland) are proud to announce the arrival of their precious son, WILLIAM SHELDON, born January 1, 2006, 6:03 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Overjoyed to welcome Baby William are grandparents Wilf and Mary Boland of Calvert and Barb and Ken White of Witless Bay. William is also welcomed by aunts, uncles, cousins, great-grandparents, and a large circle of family and friends. Watching over William from Heaven is his guardian angel, grandfather Paul Carey. Thanks are extended to Dr. Pyke, and to the WHC case room staff, especially Lorna, for your help through William's delivery.
02/18/06

CHIASSON/GAULTON - Corey and Tina (nee Gaulton) Chiasson are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Luke Jacques, at the Health Sciences Complex on January 16, 2006, 10:28 a.m., weighing 10 lbs. Proud to welcome Luke are first time grandparents Beverley and Jacques Chiasson of Goose Bay and Sylvia and Rennie Gaulton of St. John's. Luke is blessed with a great-grandparent, Luke Gaulton. Thanks are extended to Dr. Bartellas, the nursing staff of the case room and 5NB. Thanks as well to Rev. Denine Morgan, families and many friends for their unending support and enthusiasm.
02/11/06

COLLINS - Daddy and Mommy (Craig and Jennifer (nee Oakley) and big brother Mark are elated to announce the arrival of Brian Spencer Wilburn born January 4, 2006 at 12:14 p.m. Proud grandparents are Wilburn and Trixie Oakley and Spencer and Audrey Collins. First and foremost we would like to acknowledge and send special thanks to Dr. Atam Gill for superb pre-natal care. Thank you for your kindness, expertise and professionalism and thank you for the safe delivery of both of our boys. Thank you also to Dr. Susan O'Leary, Dr. Joanne White and Dr. Robert Calvert for your assistance with Mommy during delivery. Thanks extended also to the nurses of Dr. Gill's clinic and all those in the case room and on 5NB at the W.H.C. We would also like to thank Dr. Kathleen Halley for exceptional pre-natal and ongoing care once again. Finally, mommy, Mark and Brian would like to thank Daddy for taking such great care of mommy over the past nine difficult months, we love you!
01/21/06

DOWN - Ray Down and Colleen Jones Down are thrilled to announce the birth of their twin girl and boy, Niamh Sandra Down and Devin Ivan Down, born January 17, 2006, weighing 5 lbs. 4 ozs. and 5 lbs. 2 ozs. Overjoyed grandparents are Nan and Pop Jones (Ivan and Vera Jones of Herring Neck, NL) and Grandma and Grandpa Down (Jim and Sandra Down of Semans, SK). Thank you to the staff at the Health Sciences, especially Dr. Bartellas. Thank you to family and friends for all their love and support.
01/28/06

DUNNE - Chris and Krista (Pippy) are proud to announce the arrival of their twin girls, Amber Jala, 5 lbs. 4 oz. and Makayla Madison, 4 lbs. 7 oz. Born on January 10, 2006. They are welcomed into the world by grandparents, Charlie and Olga Pippy, William and Rose Dunne and all family and friends. Special thanks to doctors and nurses in the caseroom, NICU and 5NB.
01/14/06

FEWER/BOLAND - Amy and Neil are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Evan, born on January 22, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Martin and Peggy Boland, and Kenneth Fewer. Watching over Evan with the angels above is grandmother Mary Fewer. Also welcoming Evan are his aunts and uncles who gave us so much support during Evan's arrival. A special thank you to Nurse April from the case room and Dr. Kum for the great care received at the HSC.
03/25/06

FLYNN/SULLIVAN - Jennifer Flynn and Arthur Sullivan are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, a son. Robin Michael, a little brother for Owen, was born on January 3, 2006, weighing in at 8 lbs. 10 oz. Warm thanks to Dr. O'Shea.
01/21/06 

GEORGE - Jody & Crystal (nee Park) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Rebecca Sarah, born on January 23, 2006 at 5:08 p.m., weighing 8 lbs., 14.5 oz at the HSC. Proud grandparents are Dougal & Doreen Park of Meadows and Foster & Pauline George of McIvers. Thank you to Dr. Lacelle and the other doctors and nurses in the case room. As well, hugs and kisses to Aunty Danielle and Daddy for all your love and support during labour and delivery.
02/18/06

GEORGE - Jody & Crystal (nee Park) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Rebecca Sarah, born on January 23, 2006 at 5:08 p.m., weighing 8 lbs., 14.5 oz at the HSC. Proud grandparents are Dougal & Doreen Park of Meadows and Foster & Pauline George of McIvers. Thank you to Dr. Lacelle and the other doctors and nurses in the case room. As well, hugs and kisses to Aunty Danielle and Daddy for all your love and support during labour and delivery.
02/18/06

GULLIVER/HISCOCK-GULLIVER - Glen, Bonnie and big brother Kolby Ryan are pleased to announce the arrival of our beautiful baby boy, Kaleb Rayne. Kaleb arrived Jan. 8, 2006 on Poppy Harry's and Uncle Bab's birthday, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. and 20½ inches long. What a birthday gift! Proud grandparents for the 18th time are Harry and Margie Gulliver and for the 5th time George and Lorraine Hiscock. Thank you to Dr. Crane, Dr. Bartellas, case room and 5th floor staff. Big thanks to case room nurse Joan Dalton for her care, support and catcher's mit. Mommy would like to thank Daddy and her best friend Auntie Brenda for once again being there before, during and after. Thanks Brenda for the foot massages. Loves ya! Big big thanks, hugs and kisses to Daddy and Kolby for nine months of patience. We love you!
01/21/06

GREEN - "Sugar and Spice and everything nice, that's what little girls are made of." Jason and Lori (Coleman) and "Big Sister" Claire are delighted to announce the arrival of Ceara Mary-Ann born on January 4, 2006 @ 5:03 am weighting 7 lbs. Proud third time grandparents are Rick and Lorraine Coleman and fourth time grandparents are Pat and Judy Wall all of Torbay. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her prenatal care, Dr. Andy Narine for a safe delivery and nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB. And finally to Daddy thank you for all your love and support during and after the birth we love you from your girls.
04/15/06

HATCHER - Alan and Shelley (Power) are thrilled to announce the birth of Stephen Christopher, born Jan 28, 2006 in Corner Brook, NL. Also excited about Stephen's arrival is first time Gramma, Pat Power of Calvert and sixth time grandparents, Norman and Shirley Hatcher of Moncton, NB. Watching out for his boy from above is Grampa Steve. Stephen can't wait to meet everyone when he makes his first trip "up the shore" next week!
02/25/06

HICKS - Stephen and Millicent Hicks are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Jaxon Adam Ronald Hicks, born January 3, 2006 at 9:17 pm weighing 8 lbs 10.5 oz. Overjoyed grandparents are Carl White, Winston & Barbara Hicks and Faye White. Jaxon is also welcomed by Aunts Colleen, Heather & Tammy; Uncles Jonathan, Carl & Adam; and cousins Gavin, Logan, Mitchell, Nicholaus, Roman & Avery. Special thanks to Dr. Navine and the caseroom nurses Charlene & Stacey, as well as Nurse Bev Sheppard.
01/21/06 

KEATING - Jim and Kim and big sister Karoline Maggie Keating are thrilled to announce the arrival of Ava Kathleen on January 12, 2006, at 1:44 a.m. at the WHC, weighing in at 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Aiden and Helen King and Charlie and Joan Keating of St. John's. Ava is also the newest great-granddaughter of Violet Conway of Quidi Vidi. Special thanks to Dr. O'Shea, Dr. Lacelle, nurse Cathy King and all the case room staff and nurses of 5NB.
01/21/06

KENNEDY - Cole John of Lakeview, NL, born January 23, 2006, is proudly welcomed by parents Lawrence and Dean Kennedy and sister Brooklyn. Also welcomed by grandparents Dallas and Dave Miller, Lorne Kennedy and Valda Rideout, George and Marion Kennedy.
05/13/06

KING/MURPHY - Barry and Natasha are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Chloe Marie, born at the WHC on January 4, 2006, at 9:40 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Proud second time grandparents Eugene and Linda Murphy of Long Hr. and seventh time grandparents Derm and Mary King of Long Hr. Chloe is also welcomed by great-grandparents Rev. Reginald and Vera Frampton, Mary Murphy, Rita King, Helen Pinsent and a great deal of family and friends. Special thanks to all staff of the case room and 5NB for their excellent care and kindness and Dr. Kum for prenatal care. Also thanks to all family and friends for your love and support.
04/15/06 

LAWRENCE - Mark & Sarah (Banfield) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival their first child, Jenna Elizabeth Mary, on January 11, 2006, weighing 7 lbs., 9 oz. Also excited to welcome Jenna are grandparents Don & Phyllis Lawrence of English Hr. West and Derek & Elizabeth Banfield of Paradise as well as great-grandmother Viola Bartlett of Coombs Cove. Special thanks to Dr. Susan Furlong and Dr. Johanne Lacelle for your excellent prenatal care, and to the amazing staff of the WHC case room, especially Denise and Dinah, for your help through Jenna's delivery.
02/11/06

MALLARD-WELLS - On January 1, 2006 at 7:27 p.m. Gord Mallard and Amanda Wells started a new year with a new addition, their first child. A strong baby boy and Canucks fan, Cody John William Mallard-Wells weighing 6 lbs., 10 oz., made his debut. Grandparents Jack and Barb Mallard of Quidi Vidi and Jack and Ruby Wells of Signal Hill anxiously awaited his arrival. Mom, Dad and Baby are all fine. Cody is also welcomed by his great-grandparents Jack and Mary Wells of the Battery, Gordon and Violet Warford, of Shea Heights, Aunts Jackie and Joanne (John), Uncles Shawn and Cory (Tasha) as well as a number of relatives.
01/07/06

MCDONALD - Rodney & Krista are tickled pink to announce the safe arrival of their second daughter, Emma Bridget. Emma was born January 7, 2006 at 8:10 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. and is lovingly welcomed by her big sister Erin, grandparents: Ev & Walter Boland & Bill & Barb McDonald. A special thank you to Dr. Norah Duggan for her wonderful pre-natal & continuing care.
04/15/06

MCDONALD/AUDAIN - Dr. Lori McDonald and Dr. Colin Audain are thrilled to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Grace Janet, born January 17, 2006. Welcoming Grace to the world are proud grandparents Barbara and Andrew McDonald and Janet and Vincent Audain.
01/21/06

MORIN - Paul and Victoria (Young) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Emilie Katherine, born on January 3, 2006 at 8:59 a.m. in Clearwater, Florida, weighing 6 lbs., 15 ozs. Emilie is warmly welcomed by proud grandparents Vic and Eileen Young of St. John's and Maurice and Inga Morin of Fredericton, as well as a large circle of family and special friends.
02/18/06

MURPHY - Craig, Jennifer (Stephenson) & big brother Joshua are ecstatic to announce the safe arrival of Rhiannon Josephine. Rhiannon was born on January 8, 2006 in Fort McMurray, Alberta weighing 8 lbs., 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Noel & Gloria Stephenson of Goulds and Randy & Florence Murphy of Mount Pearl. Rhiannon is also welcomed by aunts, uncles, great-grandparents, and a large circle of family and friends. Mommy would like to send special thanks to Daddy, Beverly & Darlene for all of their support during labour & delivery.
02/11/06

MURPHY - Pius and Gail are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Ian James Wade was born on January 27, 2006 at 4:21 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. Welcoming their first grandson are Mary Ann Murphy and Wade and Audrey Smith. Special thanks to all the staff and health care professionals at HSC who helped in the safe arrival of Little Ian.
03/18/06

MURPHY - We couldn't believe, we dared not to think, our next little one, would be pretty in pink. Big brothers Jarod & Spenser, parents Darryl & Nancy (Byrne) welcome our little princess, Sydney Rae Beatrice, who arrived right on time, January 16, 2006 at the WHC, weighing 8 lbs. 7½ oz. Proud grandparents are Ann & Frank Byrne and Ray & Shirley Murphy. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Chaytor and Sam Collins, as well as Marie, Lindsey & Jane. Your care and kindness will never be forgotten.
03/25/06

NEWMAN (LEE) - Big brother Zachary is overjoyed to announce the arrival of his sister Ashlee Jill Tracey at the WHC on January 18, 2006 at 2:37 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Proud parents are John and Bonnie Newman of Paradise. Grandparents Frank and Nellie Newman and Lloyd and Karen Lee. Special thanks to Dr. Farag and Nurse Connie at the WHC. Special thanks to Daddy and Nanny Lee for their support to Mommy and Aunt Jill for taking care of me.
04/01/06

NORMAN/STRICKLAND - Finally A Girl! Miss Alana Emmie-Lou Norman born on January 10th, 2006, Weighing 7 pounds, 19.5 inches, to very Proud Parents Billy & Nicole. Grandparents, Debbie & Greg Strickland, Shirl-Ann & Bernard Delaney and Mel Norman & Nanny Jean. Special Thank-you to Dr. Andy Narine for a safe delivery, Nurse Lori Pittman in the case room and all nurses on 5NB.
01/28/06

NORRIS/MACINNIS - Trevor and Susan (Nee Norris) MacInnis of Eganville, Ontario, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Ainsleigh Margaret, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on January 12th, 2006, 11:22 p.m., weighing 7 lbs., 14 oz. Proud to welcome Ainsleigh are first time Grandparents Job & Bernice Norris of Sandy Point, Newfoundland and Norman & Donna MacInnis of Westville, Nova Scotia.
01/28/06

O'BRIEN - An angel sent from heaven, straight from God above. A precious baby girl to cherish & to love! Mike & Tracey (Fraize) are tickled pink to announce the safe arrival of their little princess, Brooklyn Michaela on January 25, 2006 at 4:00 a.m., weighing 9 lbs., 14.7 oz. Brooklyn is welcomed by proud grandparents Les & Frances Fraize & Rosalind O'Brien. First time uncles, aunts & cousins: Trevor, Tania, Tiffany & Travis Fraize & Michelle, Jim & Katie Musseau. Great-grandfather Philip Petten & great-grandmother Nina Fraize. Watching over Brooklyn from Heaven is her own special angel, Poppy Mike O'Brien. Special thank you to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Dr. Pike & the nurses of the caseroom & 5NB for their excellent care. Mommy would like to say a big thank you to Daddy & Nanny Fraize for all their love, support & encouragement during Brooklyn's arrival.
03/04/06

O'DRISCOLL - Doug & Joan (nee Power) are proud to announce the safe arrival of Owen Douglas on January 13, 2006 at 12:20 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcoming Owen, grandparents Loyola & Jenny O'Driscoll, Ambrose & Betty Power. We would like to thank all family & friends who supported Mommy & Daddy in our stay in the hospital. Thanks to Dr. Pike & staff & the staff & NICU at the Janeway.
03/11/06

OKE - Chad and Leah (nee Cole) are proud to announce the arrival of their first child a beautiful daughter, Ella Cheyenne weighing 7 lbs., 4 oz. Born on January 21, 2006 at Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. Ella is the first grandchild for Scott and Brenda Oke (Mount Pearl) and the third grandchild for Ellis and Angela Cole (Torbay). Ella is blessed with three great-grandparents: Sylvia Oke, Annie St. George, Ellis Cole Sr. and one great great-grandmother: Alma Boone.
01/28/06

OSBORNE - Nigel & Leslie (Martin) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious son, Nathan Martin Osborne, born January 31, 2006 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London, England, weighing 7 lbs., 8 oz. Extremely proud first time grandparents are Stan & Anne Martin, Mt. Pearl, NL, Matilda Wise and Nigel Osborne, Sierra Leone, Africa. Nathan is also welcomed by uncles Stephne and Andrew Martin, Mt. Pearl, NL, great-grandmother, Mary G Kent, St. John's, NL, Nathan cannot wait to meet his large circle of family and friends in NL in April. Hugs and kisses to Daddy for all your love and support.
03/04/06

PARSONS - Brian, Sandy and big brother Josh are pleased to announce the arrival of Jacob Maxwell Parsons on January 12, 2006, weighing 6 lbs., 9½ oz. Also welcoming Jacob are proud grandparents Max and Sharon Coombs and Mary and James Parsons, and many family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Dr. Pat O'Shea, the caseroom nurses (especially Lori) and all of the staff of 5NB for Jacob's safe delivery.
05/06/06

POWER - Big brother Andrew is thrilled to announce the safe arrival of baby brother, Luke Robert, who he hopes is destined to be his best friend and fellow hockey player. Luke was born at 8:39 a.m. on January 19, 2006 and weighed in at a whopping 11 lbs. 7 oz.! Proud parents are Colleen and P.J. Luke is lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents Robert and Mary Glynn, and Philip and Gertrude Power, aunts, uncles and many friends. Sincere thanks to Drs. Pat O'Shea and Pike for their excellent pre and post-natal care, and also to the staff of 5 North B. Mommy and Andrew would also like to thank Daddy for all his love and support during the pregnancy and birth.
03/04/06

QUIGLEY - Trevor, Gail (Tucker) and big sister Kelsey are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Erin Virginia, born on January 14, 2006 at 12:17 a.m. in Edmonton, Alberta. Watching over Erin from heaven above, Nanny Tucker (Virginia). Proud grandparents are Clarence Tucker, Betty Johnson, St. Philips and Tom and Yvonne Quigley, Edmonton; also, great-grandparents Caroline and Moses Tucker, St. Philips and great-grandmother Hazel Churchill, Portugal Cove. Special thanks to daddy for being such a wonderful coach. Erin is anxiously waiting her first visit to Newfoundland in the spring.
01/28/06

REELIS - Kevin and Elizabeth are beaming with joy on the birth of their beautiful son, Daniel Joseph, who arrived January 31, 2006, to be a birthday gift for his Nanny Rose. Daniel is welcomed by grandparents Rose and Cecil Gardiner, Emma and Kevin Reelis and a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and great aunts and uncles. Thank you so much for your support. Extended thanks to friends, Drs. O'Shea, LaCelle, O'Grady, Healey and Calvert, Nurses Heather, Kathy, Lori and 5NB. New Mommy and Daddy feel so blessed to have such a precious baby boy.
03/25/06

REES - Rolf and Jacqueline (Parrell) are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, David Clifton Rainer Rees, who arrived on January 30, 2006 (his daddy's birthday!) at 12:54 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. Welcoming David are his brother Robert and sisters Christina, Allison and Joanna, as well as proud grandmother Irene Elizabeth (Betty) Rees. David is also surrounded by lots of love from his many aunts, uncles and cousins. Watching over him from heaven are his grandparents Clifton and Mary Parrell and grandfather Rainer Rees, as well as his special guardian angels Uncle David and Aunt Liz. Many thanks to Dr. Kum and Dr. Moore and the nursing staff in the case room and on 5NB at the HSC.
03/11/06

REID - Brent and Sherry (Pretty) and big brother Brady are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their second child, a daughter and a little sister for Brady. Brooke Ivy Marie was born January 10, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 8 oz. at the Women's Health Center in St. John's. Also welcoming Brooke are grandparents Larry and Ivy Reid and Bertha Pretty of Chapel Arm; great-grandparents Harold and Laura Reid of Shoal Harbour and Mrs. Maude Callan of Bellevue Beach, and family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kum and the Nurses of the Caseroom!
02/04/06

RIDEOUT - Hayley and Hannah are happy to announce the birth of their baby brothers. Alexander Charles (7 lbs. 13 ozs.) and William Lloyd (8 lbs. 6 ozs.) arrived on January 19, 2006 at 5:13 pm and 5:14 pm. Proud parents are Glen and Jennifer (Jefford) Rideout of Foxtrap. Ecstatic grandparents are Patricia and lloyd Jefford of Kelligrews and Warren & Linda Rideout of Foxtrap. Also overjoyed by the twins arrival is Aunt Michelle Jefford (Chad). Special thanks go out to Daddy for his support during the pregnancy and delivery & to Nanny Jefford for all her help. Thank you to Dr. Verge, Dr. Strand and Pat & Donna at the MFAU for excellent prenatal care. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Carpenter and Dr. Howse for a safe delivery and all the nurses who helped Mommy during her delivery and stay at the HSC.
02/11/06

ROCHE - Peter and Dianna are proud to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Bailey Veronica, born on January 21, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bride and Francis Morrissey. Watching over Bailey from heaven is her Nanny and Poppy Roche. A special thank you to Daddy and Nanny Morrissey for their love and support during the delivery. Also, thanks to the staff of the case room and 5NB.
05/06/06

SKANES - Big brother Zachary is very proud to announce the safe arrival of little sister Chelsea on January 14, 2006. Celebrating with him are Mommy and Daddy (Tina/Rod) and grandparents Leo and Marion Skanes and Fred and Mary Williams.
02/18/06

SKINNER - John and Dalene (nee Pine) are proud to announce the safe arrival of Michael David on January 2, 2006, at 8:33 p.m. Michael was born at the H.S.C., weighing 7 lbs. 13.5 ozs. Welcoming Michael are first time grandparents Mercedes Pine, John Skinner Sr., and Margaret Dooley. We would like to thank all of Michael's aunts, uncles and friends who supported Mommy and Daddy while also anxiously awaiting his arrival. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and the staff at the HSC for their excellent care.
03/04/06

SMITH - Ronnie and Debbie are ecstatic to announce the arrival of two more angels to their family, Lily Aurecia (6 lbs 9 oz), and Harry Michael (6 lbs. 2 oz.). They were born Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 1:56 a.m., and 2:03 a.m. Lily and Harry are welcomed by their sisters Amy, Dominique, and Grace. Proud grandparents are John and Olga Hilmer (Toronto) and Ron and Mary Smith (St. John's). Lily and Harry are also great grandchildren for Mary (Duffy) Hayward. Thanks to all family and friends for their kindness and support.
01/14/06

SOMERTON/WHELAN - Proud parents Natasha Somerton and Derek Whelan are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter Claire Teresa Francis Whelan at 7:33 p.m., Jan. 3, 2006, weighing in at a healthy 7 lbs., 3 ozs. Loving grandparents and great-grandparents thank God all went well. Sincere appreciation to the caseroom staff at the Health Sciences with special thanks to Dr. Roche. P.S. I love you Natasha, love Aunt Michelle.
01/07/06

SPINGLE - Jason, and Linda (Hawkins) are thrilled to announce the early arrival of their son Markus Gordon born January 3, 2006, 4 lbs. 11 oz. Proud grandparents welcoming Markus are Gordon and Sarah Spingle (L'anse au Clair), and Sarah White (Admiral's Cove). Also welcoming Markus are great grandmothers Margaret Sheppard (Brig Bay) and Georgina Spingle (St. Paul's River), as well as Uncle Paul, Uncle Brian, Uncle Wayne, Aunt Betty and special cousin Devon. Special thanks to NICU staff at the Janeway, nurses Alva and Nora at Western Memorial in Corner Brook, and family and friends for helping during Markus' stay in NICU.
03/04/06

ST. CROIX - Ron and Karen are happy to announce the safe arrival of their first child David Carl. David was born at 7:09 p.m. on January 10th, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. He is the first grandchild of Carl and Judy Thompson (St. John's, NL) and Ronald St. Croix (Sr.) (deceased) and Karen Barron (Calgary, AB). David is the 6th Great-Grandchild of Mrs. Rita St. Croix of St. Mary's. Aunts Jodi and Lori (St. Croix) and Uncles Chris and Ian (Thompson) would also like to welcome their first nephew to our family. David is also the newest member of a very large and wonderful extended family of Great Aunts /Uncles and cousins. Many thanks to the nurses of 5 North B and the case room, especially Karen Murray and Amanda Whitten for the fantastic coaching. A sincere thank you to Dr. Pike, Dr. Moore, Dr. Carpenter, Dr. Tucker and Clinical Clerk Michelle Morais for your professional care during the birth. Thank you to Dr. Crane and the staff of the MFAU for the very diligent prenatal care. Finally, a very special thank you to Dr. Roger Butler for the ongoing family medicine support.
02/04/06

TAAFFE - Julia Veronica Taaffe. Born February 25, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 10.5 oz. Thrilled with her arrival are proud parents Ron & Janice Taaffe (White), along with her grandparents Greg & Mary White and Bill & Kitty Taaffe. She is also welcomed by two great families of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Thank you to the doctors, caseroom and 5 North B nurses for your expert care and good humour. As well, special thanks to Father Tom Kelly of St. Teresa's Parish for a beautiful Christening Ceremony.
08/26/06

THORNE - John and Tamara (Dobbin) proudly announce the birth of their son, Owen Joseph, at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, on January 5, 2006. Happy grandparents for the first time are, Bertha and Joe Thorne, St. John's, and Jean and Albert Dobbin, Moncton, New Brunswick. A great-grandson for Paddy McCarthy of Renews.
01/28/06

THORNE - Coreena, Brian and big sister Hannah Thorne are proud to announce the arrival of Jack Wellington Thorne. Proud grandparents are Gwen and Wayne Bishop of Portugal Cove, Newfoundland and Irene and Carl Thorne of Quispamsis, New Brunswick. Jack was born January 7, 2006, weighing 7 lbs., 14 oz. Thanks to all for the support and kindness shown to our family
02/18/06

THORPE - David, Susan and big brother Matthew are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their little boy, Thomas Peter, on January 22, 2006, at 9:41 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 3½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Pete and Judy Thorpe and Charles and Ethel Tucker and great-grandparents Christine Clarke and Charlotte Tucker. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, the staff at the Women's Health Centre and 5NB.
01/28/06

WALSH - Ken, Jane (Collins) and big brother Shane are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful healthy baby boy, Jack James. Jack was born on January 12, 2006 and weighed 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Jim and Barbara Walsh and Effie Collins. Poppy John Collins is watching from heaven. Thanks to Dr. Pike and staff at the WHC.
01/28/06

 

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