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The Telegram Births
January 2012


BURGESS/LEE - Andrew, Raelene and big brother Charlie are so happy to announce that Myles Andrew Burgess arrived on January 12, 2012 weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. Also welcoming Myles are grandparents Mary Lee of St. John's and Charles and Annie Burgess of Mount Pearl; great-grandparents Myra and Walter Stratton and Margaret Burgess of Mount Pearl, cousins Madeline, Alexander, Eric and Daniel and aunts and uncles from St. John's to Yellowknife. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and all the doctors and nurses who helped bring Myles into the world.

CADIGAN/DURDLE - Cynthia, Jason, and Nora are pleased to announce the arrival of ROWAN EDWARD JAMES on January 19, 2012, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Rowan is also welcomed by doggie siblings Trinity & Brigus, grandparents Ed, Mary & Cavell, guardian angel Poppy Jim, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kirby, Dr. Cook & Dr. Fowler and Daddy for all their wonderful care.

CAMERON LEONARD, RONAN was born January 8th, 2012, at the Health Sciences Center in St.John's. Born to proud parents Matthew Leonard and Kalynn Cameron of St. John's. Eagerly anticipating his arrival were grandparents John and Sheena Leonard (St. John's) and Cindy and Stuart Cameron (Edmonton). Ronan becomes the first grandchild on both sides and creates three new uncles, Aidan, Seamus, and Keenan and one new aunt, Megan. The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors who made this miracle come true

COADY/DELAHUNTY - Jamie, Joanne, and big brother Leo are thrilled to announce the arrival of Sally Desales Coady on January 26, 2012. Welcoming Sally are grandparents James and Patricia Coady and Brian and Shirley Delahunty, great-grandfather Patrick Barry, aunts and uncles Denise, Paul, John, Deanne, Michelle, Steve, Christine and cousins Sara, John, Clare, Ellie, Andrew, James. Special thanks are extended to doctors Elliott, Collins, Gill, and Holden and case room staff, especially nurses Carole Moody and Ruth Martin

COSTELLO/WADDEN - Chad Costello and Nadine Wadden are excited to announce the birth of their first child - a beautiful and healthy baby girl. Charlie Noelle made her appearance at 10:10 am on Thursday January 26 2012, weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Noel and Lynda Costello and Joe and Carol Wadden. Great-Grandma Bernice Short, Auntie Anna Wadden, and Uncles Kirk (Deanne) Costello and Joey Wadden also share in the joy. A special thankyou is extended to all the doctors and case room staff, especially Tracy and Denise.

CRANN - Daniel and Nicole Crann, along with big sister Haley are thrilled to announce the healthy and safe arrival of Abigaile Faith Crann born January 15, 2012, at 10:12 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. and measuring 52 cm. Special thanks to all the case room nurses especially Robyn and Lorna. Also thanks to Daddy for being such a great coach for Mommy during labor. Abigaile is welcomed by Nanny and Poppy Ralph, Nanny Crann, great-grandmother Viola Ralph as well as her aunts, uncles, and cousins. Abigaile you have blessed our lives, we love you so much!

ESAU/HICKEY - Darren and Cathy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Faith Lauren Esau, born January 10, 2012 weighing 6 lbs., 10 ozs. Welcoming Faith are grandparents David and Josephine Hickey of Outer Cove, and Walter and Lenora Esau of Chilliwack, BC. A big thank you to Drs. Collins, Ferguson, Forward, Gill and Healey for the excellent care we received in hospital. Thanks to our wonderful families on both coasts of Canada and a special thanks to Aunts Allison, Cindy and Lisa.

GREEN - "Precious and priceless, So lovable too - The world's sweetest miracle Baby boy is you."
Shawn and Mary (Pottle) are absolutely ecstatic to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Lukas Gerald Green, born on January 17, 2012 at 7:43 a.m., weighing 4 lbs. 3 oz. Sharing in their joy are proud grandparents Sadie & Roy Pottle and Gloria & Harold Green, Uncle Tony & Aunt Janine, Uncle Steven & Aunt Gina and cousin Michael, as well as canine Uncle JJ and many other family and friends. A big thank you to Dr. Cook for her prenatal care and to Dr. Gill and Dr. White, as well as the caseroom nurses especially Denise Maher, Robin Beaudry and Mommy's friend, Tammy Wooden for the wonderful care and the safe arrival of our precious little man. A huge thank you to Daddy and Auntie Tara for their coaching and loving support during labor and along the way. Last but certainly not least, a special thank you to Dr. Andrews and the NICU nurses for their expertise and amazing care during Lukas' stay and to our family and friends for their love and support during this time and always.
Welcome to the world baby boy, it is a place full of delights and wonders for you to enjoy and explore!

GREEN/LEWIS - "Ten little fingers, ten tiny toes, the sweetest of smiles and a cute little nose; All these add up to a very special thing - A baby - the greatest of gifts that life can bring"
Robbie and Patti Ann Green (Lewis) are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their beautiful, bouncing baby boy Robert Patrick Green. Robert was born on January 23, 2012 at 8:32 a.m. and weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. Sharing in the joy are proud grandparents Pat and Doreen Lewis and Rita Green. Also smiling down from heaven is poppy Robert Green. Joyfully welcoming Robert are aunts Coralie Lewis and Lindsay Philips and uncle Darrell Lewis, as well as many other family and friends. Special thanks to the nurses at the Health Sciences Center especially Margaret Ann Dooling, Dinah O'Brien, Charlene Bradbury, Lorna Kearney, Lavinia Madden and Nancy O'Keefe. Also special thanks to Dr. Kennedy, Dr. Strand, Dr. Major and Dr. Cook and their medical teams especially Dr. Keans, Dr. Kehoe and Dr. Hulliger for their excellent care and support.

Dennis & Siobhan are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Lexie Lynn, born January 6, 2012 at 4:01 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Also welcoming Lexie are the Lear & Hewitt families. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the nursing staff for your support during a very long day.

HONG - Cheryl, Dean, big sister Emily & big brothers, Jack & Joseph are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of ERIN MAE LYNN. Erin was born at the WHC, St. John's, January 25, 2012 and weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. Erin is also welcomed by proud grandparents, Albert & Carol Jenkins of Bay Roberts, Dr. Kim & Emilia Hong of St. John's & great-grandmother, Mrs. Song Hong. Special thanks are extended to Dr. Cook & Dr. Bautista for his quick thinking & action in making things better for Mommy & Erin during her birth.

LOVELESS - Clark Wilfred, born January 28th, 2012, 10 lbs. 1 oz. Parents Blair and Joanne (Dyke) and proud big sisters Sarah and Allyson are excited to have him join our family. Grandparents Albert and Dorothy Loveless and Wilfred and Marina Dyke. He has been sent to us from special angels. Thank you!

MARTIN - John and Erin (Powell) are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine Diana, on April 4, 2012. She is welcomed by big brother Jack (born October 18, 2010), grandparents Ken and Diana Powell, and John and Mary Martin, Uncles Jamie and Chris, Aunts Liz, Mary and Nancy and cousins Matthew and Ashleigh. Also welcomed by extended family and many special friends. A special thanks to Dr. T. O'Grady for her wonderful care. Thanks to Dr. E. Bartellas and the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB for ensuring Katherine's safe delivery and care. Mommy, Jack and Katherine would like to say a special thank you to Daddy for his love and support.

MCGRATH/AYLWARD - Leroy and Stephanie are absolutely overjoyed to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Paige Theresa Marie McGrath, who was born January 6, 2012 at 2:20 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Sharing in their joy, Grandparents Greg and Cindy Aylward and Aunt Selena. Grandparents Cyril and Ellen McGrath, Aunt Pamela, Uncle Darryl and Cousin Abigail. Uncle Curtis, Aunt Nancy and Cousins Kurt, Kacie and Hope. A special thanks to all family and friends for celebrating in their joy. P.S. A big thank you to Daddy for being so wonderful through it all. Love Mommy and Paige.

MCCARTHY-KIESWETTER - Stephanie McCarthy and Stephen Kieswetter are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter Zoë Bronwyn McCarthy-Kieswetter, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz., at 11:39 a.m. on January 7, 2012, at The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus. She is welcomed by aunts Jessica and Amanda, uncles Robert and Michael, grandparents Dennis, John, Loretta, Susan and Trudy, and great-grandparents Veronica, Cavell and Bob, and Frank and Elsie, as well as by many great-aunts and uncles. Many thanks to hospital staff, and to our doula Margaret, for the excellent care and support

One son was so much fun, we thought we'd have another one! Big brother Will (4) is thrilled to announce the birth of his little brother, Nathan Michael James, born in Halifax, NS on the 25th of January, 2012 at 12:00 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 8 oz. and measuring 21 3/4 inches long! Mommy and Daddy - Michael and NaDeana (nee Chaulk) - are pretty excited to have another little man to chase around the house!! Also welcoming Nathan to the world are proud grandparents Domino Roy and Linda Chaulk of Paradise, Ross and Madeline Norris of Kelligrews, great-grandparents Clarence and Rita Norris of Bay de Verde and Nellie Chaulk of Buchans, as well as, many other family and friends throughout the world. Special thank you to Nana Norris for extending her stay in NS to help out with our growing family.
"Tiny yawns and sleepy sighs
Nursery rhymes and lullabies
A brand new life has just begun
Oh, what fun to have ANOTHER son!"

PRICE - Welcome to the world Baby Girl! Jason & Beth (nee Howlett) Price are ecstatic to announce the arrival of their daughter, Graye Lily Anne Price. Graye was born at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, January 27th, 2012 at 2:37 p.m., weighing 6 pounds, 6 ounces and measuring 191/4 inches. Grandparents David & Yvonne Price and Martin & Irene Howlett are tickled pink. Baby, Mommy & Daddy are doing well and feeling incredibly blessed. Thank you to all our family and friends, and the wonderful Eastern Health Staff for all your help and support.

QUINN CADIGAN - The nursery was packed with blankets and toys. All that it lacked was a bundle of joy. Now it's complete with our new baby boy! Quinn Klark Leo Cadigan arrived on January 19, 2012 to proud mommy and daddy, Theressa and Sean Cadigan. Baby Quinn weighed in at an impressive 8 pounds 13 ounces. Baby boy Cadigan was greeted with kisses and snuggles from big sissy Molly, Nanny Ada and Poppy Clyde, Nanny Debbie and Poppy John, and lots of friends and family. A special thanks to the doctors and nurses that helped make his arrival a safe one.

RUMBOLT - Mitch, Leanne (O'Leary) and big sister Kate are very happy to announce the arrival of Natalie Jane on January 1, 2012 at 10:25 pm, weighing 7 lbs 3 oz.  Welcoming Natalie are proud grandmother Marie O'Leary, grandparents Bernard and Sherry Rumbolt, and a large circle of loving aunts, uncles and cousins.  Watching over Natalie at all times is her poppy, the late Brendan O'Leary.  Thanks to Dr. Callahan-Dyer and Dr. Bartellas for their excellent pre-natal care and Dr. Joanne White and the case room staff who assisted in Natalie's safe and speedy arrival.

SHEPPARD - Jamie and Peggy (Chipman) along with big sisters Ivanie and Reagan are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Julie Anne, born 1:04 a.m. on January 22, 2012, weighing 7 lbs. 4.5 ozs. Welcoming Julie are very proud and loving grandparents Ray and Lillian Chipman of Spaniard's Bay and Jim and Judy Sheppard of Harbour Grace South. Also welcoming Julie are Aunt Sherri, Uncle Dwayne, cousins Madilyn and Andrew, Aunt Nicole and Uncle Kenny, and Aunt Cathy. A special thanks to friends and family for their love and support and to the nurses and doctors of the Health Sciences Centre for their wonderful care.

Allen and Elaine Steeves delight in announcing the arrival of their newest grandson, Ronan Forrest Dorsey, born January 7, 2012, weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs., in Carmel, Indiana, to Meredith Steeves and Chuck Dorsey. Welcoming Ronan is 21/2 year old brother Liam Fisher Dorsey and big boys Matt, Josh and the McLean family in North Vancouver.


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