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The Telegram Births
July 2001

 

Adey / Kavanagh
Keith and Mary Lou (Kavanagh) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Katelyn Madeline Lillian, weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs., on July 27th, 2001 at 12:11 pm at the Women's Health Center, HSC. Proud grandparents for the thirteenth time are Christopher and Madeline Kavanagh of Flatrock and delighted to have their third grandchild, but their first granddaughter are Lloyd and Lillian Adey of Clarenville. A large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends also welcomes Katelyn. Thanks to Drs. Tennent, Seviour and Mossman and the maternity ward staff. A special thank you to Dr. Suga and Nurse Michelle Randell for a safe delivery and to Dr. Margot Walker, Grand Falls-Windsor, for her excellent prenatal care. Mommy and Katelyn want to thank Daddy for being such a great coach. "We Love You". Finally we would all like to thank Almighty God and Good Saint Anne for our treasure and one of life's true miracles-Katelyn!

Ahern / Murrin
Dave and Brenda Murrin are thrilled to announce the birth of their first grandchild, a boy, Braeden Bailey, born July 29, 2001, weighing 10 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud parents are Jason and Krista (Murrin) on Moncton, N.B.. Braeden's other proud grandparents are Roger and Diane Ahern of PEI.

Antle / Dodge
Kevin and Sherry (Dodge) and big brothers Jordan and Joshua are very proud to announce the safe arrival of their little brother, Zachery William, born July 2nd, 2001 at HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Welcoming him with open arms and hearts full of love are grandparents Peggy and Bill Dodge (St. John's), Emily Antle (Burin) and great-grandma Godden (St. John's). A special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz for her excellent care and kindness.

Barron / Brown
Davin and Alexandrea, together with their parents Andrea and Travor, are pleased to announce the arrival of their sister Maddison Elizabeth Brown. Maddison arrived on Sunday, July 15th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 5 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Eleanor Barron, Charles and Barbara Brown. Delighted great-grandfather is John Brown. Special thanks to Drs. Kum, Pike and Roche and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB.

Beer / Yetman
Michelle Yetman and Keith Beer would like to announce the eagerly anticipated birth of their son Braeden Douglas Beer, weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs., on July 26th, 2001. Proud grandparents are Edward and Norah Beer and Doug and Bride Yetman. Special thanks are extended to Dr. Lacelle for her excellent pre and postnatal care. We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to Dr. Templeton and all staff of the NICU at the Janeway, and also to nurse Tina Rideout for her excellent care during our stay in hospital.

Bishop / Mercer
Big brother Julian, along with Dennis and Roxanne Bishop (nee Mercer) are very pleased to announce the arrival of John (Jack) David Clayton Bishop. His July 21st, 2001 birth was a delight for grandparents Max and Patsy Bishop of Cavendish and Dr. David and June Mercer of Holyrood. Proud great-grandparents are Elizabeth Bishop, Lucy Dwyer and Jake Chislett. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her prenatal care and to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Grady, Dr. Pugh, Dr. Suga and Dr. Williams, plus Barbara and the caseroom nurses, and as well to nanny Mercer, auntie Christina and Daddy for being fantastic coaches! We are all so happy that you are finally here Jack.

Browne / Austensen
Born to Shelley (Browne) and Scott Austensen in Atlanta, GA., on July 1st, 2001, their first child, a beautiful girl, Katie Lee, weighing 6 lbs. 8 ozs. The 5th grandchild for Eugenie (Jean) and Peter R. Browne of St. John's and 4th for Bruce Austensen of Maryland.

Burke / Boland
Michael and Fiona, along with proud big brother Reilly, are delighted to announce the safe arrival of the newest addition to their family. A beautiful baby boy, Evan Patrick, was born on July 27th, 2001 weighing 9 lbs. 9.5 ozs. Loving grandparents are Nan (Doris Boland), Grammie and Grampie (Judy and Rick Burke) and great-grandmothers Sophie Boland and Marie Gaultois. Auntie Trudy and Uncle Fred Stack are happy to welcome Evan into their lives along with many other friends and family. Countless thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea for terrific prenatal care, Dr. Lacelle for the safe and speedy delivery, as well as the wonderful staff at the Women's Health Center, HSC.
"We have received the gifts of two beautiful children to fill our lives with love and joy"

Bursey / Murphy
Arriving fashionably late is our beautiful baby girl, Gillian Bridget. Big brother Mitchell and parents Rod and Georgina (Murphy) were eagerly waiting to welcome her. She arrived at 8:26 am on July 14th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 5 ½ ozs. Waiting to spoil her are grandparents Alban and Mary Murphy of Harbour Main and Bill and Betty Bursey of Kelligrews. Thank you to Drs. Penton and Tennent, and Sr. Christa Mossman for her encouragement and support, as she helped Gillian arrive safely. Thank you to caseroom nurses Lavina Madden, Michelle Randell and Lisa Patten, and to the nurses in the maternity ward, for their excellent support and caring approach. Finally, special thanks to our families and friends and for their help and good wishes throughout the pregnancy and since we've all been home.

Burt / Bourque
IT'S A GIRL!
Our tiny bundle of joy, Maggie Joan arrived July 21st, 2001 at IWK Grace Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs., the precious first child of Terry and Kim (nee Bourque). Proud grandparents are David and Ruby Burt. Looking down from heaven are her Guardian Angels, grandparents Tom and Margaret Joan Bourque. Also thrilled with Maggie's arrival are great-grandparents Jessie Elliott, Minnie Burt, Norval Sullivan and Claudia Bourque, Aunt Tasha Burt, Aunt Angie, Uncle Randy Milbury and Uncle Tony Bourque.

Button / Martin
Big sister Caitlin, along with her Mommy and Daddy, Colleen and Kevin, are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of another precious angel, Chelsea Rebecca Martin. Born at 6:43 pm., on her Mommy's Birthday, July 6th, 2001, she weighed in at 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Byron and Ella Button of Mount Pearl and Kevin and Donna Martin of Harbour Grace. Great-grandparents are Fred Baker (Grace Butterworth) and Evangeline Button of St. John's; and Ken and Marie Chafe of Harbour Grace. Looking down from Heaven are her Guardian Angels, Nannies Marjorie Baker and Elsie Martin and Gramps Edmund Button and Poppy Chesley Martin. Special thanks to Dr. Hatcher and Dr. Tennant and caseroom nurses Heather and Ramona for all their care and support.

Carroll / Rollings
Sean and Cheri (Rollings) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby boy, Ian Patrick. Ian was born at the Women's Health Center, Health Sciences Complex on July 14th, 2001, at 5:47 am., weighing 8 lbs. 15 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Anne and Vince Carroll, Zita Murphy and husband John, Bob Rollings and special friend Shirley Crawley. Many thanks to Drs. Kum and Tennent, to the incredible staff at the caseroom, especially Karen Murray, Evelyn Mooney, resident Dr. Christa Mossman, and to great aunt Marion Counsel-Dawe for all their help in the delivery room. Mommy and Ian would like to say a very special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.

Chafe / Brophy
Brian and Kara (nee Brophy) and canine brother Buddy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Zachary Edward, born July 10th, 2001 at 4:15am., weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Fred and Marie Chafe (St. John's) and Edward and June Brophy (London, Ontario). Also welcoming Zachary are aunts and uncles; Janet, Trevor, Christopher and Ginny. Thanks to Drs. Hillman and Butler and caseroom nurse Karen Murray and to the staff of 5NB. Special thanks to aunt Lois for her love and support throughout.

Chafe / Oliver
Matthew and Laura are excited to announce the arrival of their little brother, Cameron Michael. Proud parents Brian and Allison welcomed Cameron at 12:09 am on July 22nd, 2001. Also welcoming Cameron are grandparents Florence and Gerald Oliver, Philomena and Cecil Chafe, and Bill Coultas, as well as great-grandmothers Hazel Chafe, Mary Finn and Rae Coultas. Special thanks to caseroom and 3rd floor staff. An extra special thanks to Daddy and Aunt Heather for their support.

Clarke / Whalen
Scott and Joanne (Whalen) are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, Shae-Lynn Victoria Dawn, 6 lbs. 13 ozs., on July 1st, 2001 at 9:26 pm. Proud grandparents are Kevin and Benita Clarke and Edward and Barbara Whalen. Many thanks to relatives and friends for your visits, calls and gifts.

Coates / Butler
As fast as a speeding bullet on Tuesday, July 17th, 2001 at 5:37 am., Zachary was blessed with a precious little buddy, a baby brother. With never ending love and pride, Mommy (Tina, nee Butler) and Daddy (Gary) welcomed Cameron Gary who weighed 9 lbs. 2 ozs., and 21 inches long at the IWK Grace Hospital, Halifax. At first sight, our second little treasure has captured the hearts of proud grandparents Emma and Winston Coates (Upper Gullies), Winston Butler (Foxtrap), Rosalind and Kevin O'Driscoll (Bay Bulls), and great-grandmother, Susanna Butler (Kelligrews), as well as his aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Nurse Cathy who safely delivered Cameron and also to Dr. Michelle Raiche-Marsden who barely missed his debut but followed his progress during the last nine months. Also heartfelt thanks to all our family and friends for their support and warm wishes. Finally, Mommy and Cameron wish to thank Nanny and "Auntie" Heidi for their help during the speedy delivery and wish to especially thank Daddy and Zachary for their love and support throughout the pregnancy and labour and delivery. XOXO.

Collins / French
Taylor Grace Collins is delighted to announce the arrival of her baby brother, Benjamin Donald George. Born to Jim and Michelle (nee French) on July 30th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Phoebe Collins and Don and Dorothy French, along with aunts Suzanne and Liz and uncles Gus and Darrell. Benjamin is proud to be named after his Poppy French and his late Poppy Collins looking down from above. Many thanks to Dr. Lacelle and to Taylor for being such a good big sister.

Connors / Konig
Kim and Paul are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Danielle Paula on July 31st, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Thrilled grandparents are Kay and Bob Connors of St. John's and Phyllis and Jacques Konig of Toronto. Danielle and her parents are currently residing in Toronto.

Coombs / Darby
IT'S A BOY!
Our tiny bundle of joy arrived a little early, born July 11th, 2001, Jordan Andrew, weighing 5 lbs. 14 ozs., precious child of Melvin and Stephanie (nee Darby) Coombs. Proud grandparents are Don and Ann Coombs, Kelvin Darby, and Lydia Darby, who will be guarding over her grandson from Heaven. Jordan is also blessed with one great-grandmother, Bride Coombs, there aunts Christina Darby, Tina and Corina Coombs and one uncle, Cory Coombs, as well as numerous cousins.

Courage / Curtis
Debbie Curtis and Adam Courage are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Lauren Alleyne, on July 20th, 2001. She is the first grandchild of George and Mary Courage and the second grandchild of John and Patricia Curtis. Two great-grandmothers, Mrs. Miriam Renouf and Mrs. Mary Courage, and many other family and friends have also joined in Lauren's welcome. Thank you to Drs. Callahan-Dyer and Kravitz for their prenatal care and Drs. Mossman and Bartellas, caseroom nurses Darlene and Heather and the staff of 5NB.

Dalton / Lee
Big brother Lee is thrilled to announce the safe arrival of his precious little sister and playmate Mariah Rebecca, who was born July 9th, 2001 at 10:08 am at the Women's Health Center, weighing in at 7 lbs. 4 ½ ozs. Proud parents are Paul and Lorianne (nee Lee). Also, welcoming Mariah are proud grandparents Harry and Ethel Dalton and Shirley Lee. Special thanks to Drs. Pike, Bartellas, Rideout and nurses of the caseroom and 5th floor. Lee would like to thank Grand-Dad and Grandma Dalton and Nanny Lee for taking such excellent care of him while Mommy and Mariah were in hospital.

Davaris / King
HI EVERYBODY! My name is Sophia Helen Davaris and my Mommy, Carla (King), and Daddy, Vassilios, are so happy since I entered their lives on July 22nd. 2001. I was born at Rockyview Hospital in Calgary and I weighed 7 lbs. 15 ozs.. I live far away but I'm looking forward to meeting my grandparents James and Lucy King of Placentia and Panagiota Davaris of Athen, Greece.

Dolomount / Pelley
John Dolomount and Dianna Pelley are delighted to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their beautiful baby daughter, Abbey Theresa Dolomount. Abbey was born at 5:36 am on July 31st, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 6 ¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Leila Dolomount of Deer Lake and first time grandmother Patricia Pelley of Grand Falls-Windsor. We wish to extend a special thank you from our new family to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Seviour, Dr. Parsons, as well as caseroom nurses, particularly Dawn McLean and the nurses of 5NB for all your support and assistance. Abbey and Mommy wish to thank Daddy for his great coaching and Nanny Pelley for her help during the delivery.

Earles / Baker
Jeff and Sharon (Baker) are thrilled to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their precious baby boy, Joshua Ryan. Joshua was born July 14th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 3 ozs., at the WHC., St. John's. Proud grandparents are Eli and Velma Baker (Goobies) and Bill and Shirley Earles (St. John's). Many thanks are extended to Dr. Roche, Dr. Power, Dr. Major and the caseroom staff, especially Sue, Lorna and Beverly. Thanks for all the wonderful care from the nurses of 5NB and Donna and Patricia at the MFAU. A very special thank you goes to Dr. Crane and her staff.

Edwards / Evans
Ruth Evans and Jason Edwards, with great happiness and love, are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby daughter, Eve Eileen Edwards. She arrived at the Women's Health Centre, St. John's, on July 28th, 2001 at 11:53 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Watching from heaven was her fairy godmother, Lisa Marie. Proud new grandparents are Eileen and Arch Evans of Grand Bank. Lynn and Neil Edwards of Marystown welcome their third grandchild. Also celebrating the birth are great-grandmothers Mabel Handrigan and Tryphena Evans of Grand Bank, Alice Edwards of St. Lawrence and Margaret Manning of Toronto. A special thank you to Drs. Tim Strand and Michelle Suga and wonderful caseroom nurses Karen, Denise, Regina and Lisa.

Elliott / Parsons
Tammy and Stephen are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Joshua Harry. Joshua was born Monday, July 23rd, 2001 at 4:29 pm at the Women's Health Center, HSC, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Francis and Donna Parsons of Clarenville and Harry and Meta Elliott of St. John's. Thanks to Dr. Andrews and nurse Lisa Patten for their help and support during the delivery. Special thanks to Aunt Paula, Aunt Vanessa and Daddy for helping Mommy during labour and delivery.

Fagan / Hussey
Born July 15th, 2001 to Jeff and Elaine Fagan (nee Hussey), Tyrus Nathan, 9 lbs. 10 ozs., 22 ¼ inches. First grandchild for Joe and Fanny Fagan, Foxtrap, sixth grandchild for Edward and Pearl Hussey, Paradise. Especially proud are his two aunts Pam and Cynthia and his two uncles Joey and Blair. Special thanks to nurses Sue Harding and Lorna Kearney, Drs. O'Shea, Roche and Stillman.

Feltham / Smyth
Darren and Joanne joyfully announce the birth of their son, Matthew James Richard, born July 3rd, 2001, weighing 9 lbs. 8 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are William and Edith Feltham of Glovertown and Richard and Josephine Smyth of Gander. Special thanks to the wonderful caseroom doctors and nurses (especially Barb) and Drs. Ripley and Tennent for their prenatal care.

Fitzpatrick / Smart
Big brother Coady, along with his Mommy and Daddy, Teena and Dave, are thrilled to announce the safe arrival on July 13th, 2001 of their precious angel, Carly Faye, weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Welcoming her with love are grandparents Reg and Faye Smart, Aunt Roxanne and cousin Cheyanne of Botwood, Mike and Bernice Fitzpatrick, Aunt Wendy and Uncle Sean of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. O'Shea, the caseroom staff, especially Linda and the 5NB staff for their exceptional care and kindness.

Gale / Hennessey
Chris and Tracey are thrilled to announce the late, but safe, arrival of their beautiful boy, Liam Christopher, born 3:50 am., July 4th, 2001 at the Women's Health Centre in St. John's. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Lisa Daley, Dr. Gill's team and the 5th floor staff, especially nurse Karen. Also, many thanks to Dr. Callahan-Dyer and Dr. Pike.

Gauthier / Lush
The "NEST" is finally complete. Garreth and Sharon are pleased to announce the arrival of their twins Hulio and Lolita. They came into their lives on July 14th, 2001 weighing about 1 oz each. Congratulations from family and friends.
As listed in The Telegram.-----1 oz doesn't seem correct, but that is what was printed.

Gillis / Boggan
Alex and Erin are thrilled to announce the arrival of the newest member of their family, Benjamin Alexander, born July 28th, 2001 at 4:08 am., weighing 6lbs. 13 ozs. A new brother for Brad and Kyle. Proud grandparents are Wayne and Heather Boggan, Mount Pearl and Don and Judy Gillis, PEI.. Special thanks to the nurses of Women's Health Centre, HSC including April, Linda, Bev and Annette, as well as the wonderful staff on 5NB. Very special thank you to Dr. Crane, Dr. Stillman and Dr. Peet for exceptional prenatal care and to Dr. Seviour and Dr. Suga for bringing Ben safely into the world. Mommy and Ben would like to thank Daddy for his never-ending love and support throughout the pregnancy and always. We love you.

Gosse
Paul, Kim and big brother Joshua are pleased to announce the birth of Nicholas James. Nicholas was born at 3:17 pm on July 11th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 11 ozs. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White for his excellent prenatal care and delivery, and to the caseroom staff, especially nurse April Muggeridge.

Haley / Bonnell
Bill, Darlene and big brother Andrew are ecstatic to announce the safe arrival of a beautiful baby girl, Victoria Marie, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ray and Doris Bonnell and Bill and Mercedes Haley. Thanks to all of the staff of the 3rd and 5th floor of the Health Sciences Centre.
No Date Listed. The Telegram dated July 14th, 2001.

Hammond / Tobin
Chris and Wanda (nee Tobin) are overjoyed to announce the early, but safe, arrival of Keira Amelia Adrienne on July 16th, 2001 at 8:11 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. First time Nanny Clara Hammond of Bell Island, Nicholas and Bridget Tobin of Torbay and great-nanny Laura Tobin of Gaskiers, SMB join in our joy. Keira would like to say a Special Thank You to caseroom nurses Ruth and Regina, Dr. Roche, Dr. Potter and Dr. Leday as well as the nurses of 5NB.

Harty / Spurrell
David and Kim (Spurrell) were thrilled to welcome their first child, Joshua Jay into the world on July 2nd, 2001 at 7:11 am., at the Women's Health Centre, HSC, weighing 10 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bill and Evelyn Spurrell and Martin and Ann Harty of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and the caseroom staff for all their care and support. Also a special thanks to aunt Krista, Nanny Harty, and Daddy for helping Mommy.

Hearn / Vickers
Jody, Bonnie and big sister Kaitlyn are delighted to announce the arrival of Cameron James, born on July 19th, 2001 at 12:25 pm., weighing 9 lbs 8 ozs. Cameron is the third grandchild for Martin and Roseanne Vickers and the eleventh grandchild for Jim and Elizabeth Hearn. Thanks to all the nurses at the Health Sciences Centre and Dr. Patricia Roche and staff for their excellent prenatal care. Special thanks to Daddy for being such a great coach, and Kaitlyn for being such a great helper. Daddy's hunting partner is finally here!

Hickey / Dawe
Keith Hickey and Trinalynn Dawe are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful and precious baby boy, James Keith Hickey. James was born at 9:32 am on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2001 at the Women's Health Center, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ½ ozs.. Proud grandparents are John and Mary Hickey of O'Donnell's and Donald and Stella Dawe of Seal Cove. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent .

Hiscock / Carpenter
Ian and Robin (nee Carpenter) are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Josh, born July 21st, 2001 at the Women's Health Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Welcoming Josh are first time grandparents Edward and Deanne Hiscock, Catalina and Rosalind (special friend Ray Randell) and the late Clarence Carpenter, Catalina. Also welcoming Josh are great-grandparents Llewellyn and Mary Carpenter, Catalina. Special thanks to all who helped in the safe delivery of Josh, and thanks to Daddy and Nanny Carpenter for taking good care of Mommy during labour and delivery.

Hollahan / Litwin
Gerry and Margaret of Waterford, Ontario are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Emily Kathryn, on July 5th, 2001 at Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe, Ontario. Proud grandparents are Adam and Kristine Litwin of Waterford, Ontario and Gerry and Dorothy Hollahan, St. John's.

Holley / Dray
My name is Paul Holley and I have a new baby brother, Alexander Dray Holley. Mommy told me that Alex was born on July 29, 2001 at 7:18 pm., at the Women's Health Center. He wasn't very big, only 6 lbs. 15 ozs., now his is over 13 lbs. Mommy and Daddy Sharon (Dray) and Kevin said the nurses Bev and Barbara and Dr. Kum took good care of them all. Nanny Lucy Dray is a nanny again, Poppy Dray and Nanny and Poppy Holley are watching over all of us from heaven. Mommy and Daddy said that they had a lot of people to thank for all of their help. Thanks to Aunts Wanda, Jackie, Ruby, Theresa, and Ivey for helping to take care of me and baby brother after mom came home. Oh, and thanks for all of the presents everyone gave to Alex and me ---there were lots!!!

Hunt
Glen and Kelley and big sister Alana are proud to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Leah Nicole Hunt. Leah arrived on Saturday, July 14th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Grandparents, family and friends are delighted. Special thanks to Drs. Jeff White, Kathleen Halley, the caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB.

Janes / McLean
Todd and Pamela (McLean) along with big brother Andrew are delighted to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Alyssa Megan, born July 27th, 2001 at 2:45 am., weighing 9 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Pat and Stephen Janes and Jean O'Keefe. Great-grandmother Margaret Pittman. Special thanks to Dr. Roche for her excellent prenatal care, Dr. Parsons, Dr. Cook and nurses Lorna Kearney and Karen Fanning for Alyssa's safe delivery.

Johnson / Doyle
Julie and Terry are proud to announce the arrival of their first child, Angela Julia Mae, 7 lbs. 15 ozs., on July 1st, 2001. Proud grandparents are Michael and Joan Johnson, and Maurice and Mary Doyle. Thank you to caseroom staff, (especially Christine Winters) and nurses of 5NB. Special thank you to Dr. Jeff White for his excellent care. Special thanks also to our special friend Laurie Bennett for her coaching, support and dedication. Thanks to Daddy for also being a great coach.

Kennedy / Farrell
Gordon and Lori Ann (Farrell) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Joshua Gordon, born at HSC on July 22nd, 2001 at 10:58 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Joshua is the first grandchild for Peter and Juliette Farrell (Marystown) and the first grandson for Nicholas and Melita Kennedy (Burin). Special thanks to Drs. Seviour and Parsons, the caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB.

Leonard / McGrath
Francis and Joselynn are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter Madelyn Ann Frances on July 6th, 2001 at 7:50 am., weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents Francis and Annie McGrath, George and Mary Leonard, and great-grandparents Augustine and Sadie Nash, Walter Corcoran, and George McGrath, also, a special niece for Jason McGrath and Vivian Leonard. Special thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Patti Power and all the staff of the 3rd floor and 5NB of the Health Sciences. Also. a big thank you to Nanny McGrath, Aunt Jeanie, and special friend Janice for being great coaches.

Loveless / Flynn
Ray, Helen (nee Flynn) and big sister Mackenzie are pleased to announce the arrival of a beautiful baby boy, John Christian, born July 29th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 3 ¾ ozs. Special thanks to Dr. Caroline Alteen and Dr. Cherry Pike for great prenatal care. Also sincere thanks to Drs. Strand and Bartellas, caseroom nurse Beverley and nurses on 5th floor HSC.

Martin / O'Deady
Jens and Shirley (O'Deady) are thrilled to announce the arrival on July 11th, 2001 of their precious little girl, Alexandra Claire, weighing 5 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Florence O'Deady and the late Redmond O'Deady and John and Jette Martin. Many thanks to Drs. Ripley, Pike, and Kum and to all the caseroom nurses. Mommy and Alex want to thank Daddy for being such a great coach. We could never have done it without you!

Masters / McCarthy
Krista and Brent are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Kristian James Brent, weighting 9 lbs. 4.7 ozs at 10:42 am., July 21st, 2001. Proud and delighted first time grandparents, Clarice and Jim Masters, and Daphne Slade. Delighted first time great-grandparents Wilson and Hilda Andrews and proud third time great-grandparents James and Mabel Masters. Special thanks to Drs. Kum, Pike, M. Green, Downton, Hodder and the staff of caseroom and 5NB.

McGrath / Charles
Born on July 24th, 2001, (his mother's birthday), in Dijon, France, to Jane McGrath and Adrian Charles, a son, Jack. First grandchild for John and Elizabeth McGrath, St. John's, and Dennis and Elaine Urch, London, England.

Meadus / Duff
Perry and Lori (Duff) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, born on July 30th, 2001, at 8:17 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs., at the HSC. Callie Jean Meadus is welcomed by her big brother Ray Thomas. Proud grandparents Gordon and Margaret Duff, great-grandmother Rita Duff, Aunt Danielle, Uncle Eddie, Uncle Jeffery, Aunt Joanne and cousin Brittany, Uncle David, Uncle Paul and Tina, Jovi and Lucky. Special friends Corinna, Chad and Samantha. Special thanks to Dr. Jeffery White and Dr. Peet for their excellent prenatal and postnatal care and delivery and the nursing staff at the Health Sciences Centre, Maternity ward. Mommy and Daddy especially thank grandparents Gordon and Margaret for all their help, love and support through everything.
"We love you Nanny and Poppy."

Mercer / Matthews
Donald and Jennifer (Matthews) are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Nicholas William. Nicholas was born July 13th, 2001, at the IWK Grace Hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Proud grandparents are James and Joyce Matthews of Goulds, David and Regina Mercer of St. John's, and great-grandfather George Matthews of St. John's. Special thanks to nurse Tracey Jordan and Dr. Angela Poirier for their excellent care.

Moore / Bolger
I HAVE FINALLY ARRIVED! After 8 days overdue. I, Shauna Marie (8lbs. 7 ozs), was born on July 24th, 2001 (a hot and sunny Tuesday evening) at 7:32 pm in the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Center in Grand Falls-Windsor Hospital. My proud and excited parents are Paul (originally of Placenta) and Margaret (nee Bolger, originally of West St. Modeste). Sandy (my cat) is also adjusting to my being around. I am the 17th grandchild of Mrs. Mary J. Moore (Placentia) and the 11th grandchild of Mr. John M. Bolger (West St. Modeste). Looking down from heaven during my miraculous birth was Mr. Edward R. Moore and Mrs. Nancy Bolger. Myself, Mom and Dad want to extend a heartfelt thank you to Drs. Umeh (Delivery Dr.), Shaikh (Pediatrician), Cohen (family doctor), Bruce and Butler. As well we appreciated sincere generosity of all the nurses, caseroom staff, delivery team, student nurses and residents who made our 6 day stay on the 4th floor so very comforting and relaxing. Your kind acts will always be remembered. Thank you to all family, relatives and friends for their support and interest during the pregnancy especially my Godfather, Kenneth Pieroway (Chamberlains) and my Godmother, Aunt Cecilia Bolger (Grand Falls-Windsor). I love you Mom and Dad.

Moores / Butler
Glen, Andrea and big sister Kirsten are thrilled to announce the birth of Brent Harold on July 6th, 2001, weighing 10 lbs. 11 ozs and 22 inches long. Grandparents Andrew and Dorothy Butler, Bell Island, Rita and the late Harold Moores, Pouch Cove. Special thanks to Drs. Tennant and Kum, and caseroom nurse Joan Dalton, much appreciation as well as to family and friends.

Neil / Peddle
Christopher and Lisa (Peddle) are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Emily Deanne, born July 8th, 2001 at 2:34 am., at the Women's Health Centre, HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Graham and Phyllis Peddle of Long Pond and Herman and Betty Neil of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Suga and caseroom nurse Lisa for all their care and support.

O'Brien / Adey
Big brother Nathan and parents Kevin and Lori are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Devon Christopher, 9 lbs. 6 ½ ozs., on July 25th, 2001 at 9:05 am. Proud grandparents are Jim and Patricia O'Brien (Bay Bulls) and Ern and Jessie Adey (Mount Moriah.). Special thanks to Ruth, Drs. Crane, Stillman, Bautista, Fard, Lacelle, McCarthy and 5NB staff.

O'Rielly
First, he thought she swallowed a baby. Then, he thought the wait was too long. Now, Liam can finally say, "He's my brudder!" Terry, Debbie and Liam are delighted to announce the arrival of Isaac Michael, born July 25th, 2001, at 12:46 am., weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Welcoming him into the world are proud grandparents Marie and (Late) Terrence O'Rielly, Lorraine Chafe (Clyde), Wayne Parsons (Kathy), and a wide circle of family and friends. Special thanks to nurse Sheila Whalen, Dr. Kum and staff.

Peddle / Gardner
Mark and Anna proudly announce the birth of their second daughter, and sister for Kate, Claire Ellen. Claire was born on July 7th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. Proud grandparents are Jim and Nellie Peddle and Robert and Hazeroth Gardner. Special thanks once again to Aunt Millie and Annette for their invaluable help and support. Also special thanks to all hospital staff at the HSC.

Percy /Royle
Big sister Leah and parents Lee and Dana Percy (Royle) announce the safe arrival of baby Noah Christian Percy, 8 lbs. 9 ozs., on July 20th, 2001 at 9:26 am. Proud grandparents are Joe and Joan Royle of St. John's and Roy and Yvonne Percy of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Alteen, Dr. Seviour, all caseroom and maternity staff.

Poole / Hollett
Tom and Carol Ann (Hollett) and big brother Cameron are proud to announce the safe arrival of their precious son and brother, Ian Samuel. Ian was born July 25th, 2001 at 2:49 pm., at the Women's Health Centre, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Sam and Marilyn Hollett of Burin Bay Arm. Watching over Ian from Heaven are grandparents Tom and Anne Poole. Special thanks to Drs. Hatcher, Roche and Crane and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB.

Power / Tucker
Fabian, Connie and big sister Alyssa proudly announce the arrival of a precious baby girl. Morgan Hope was born on July 25th, 2001 at 6:46 am., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Howard and Madonna Power of O'Donnell's and Clifford and Lillian Tucker of Burnt Point. Thanks to all staff at the HSC and Daddy for his excellent coaching.

Pretty / Branton
Ross and Monique of Texas City, Texas, are proud to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their daughter, Madison Faith, on July 30th, 2001 at the Woman's Hospital of Texas, Houston. Grandparents are Bertha Pretty, Chapel Arm and Ray and Grace Branton, Thornlea.

Rice / Dyer
Art and Michele proudly announce the birth of their son, Patrick Joseph (PJ) born 23rd, July, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 15 ¾ ozs. Sharing the joy are grandparents Art and June Rice, Bernice Dyer, and great-nanny Byrne. Watching over Patrick from heaven with a big smile is Poppy Dyer. Hats off to the staff at the Women's Health Center for their exceptional care, especially Bev Percy, Robin Baudry, Kim Jana, Regina McGrath, Dr. Parsons, Dr. Crane, Dr. Bartellas, as well the staff on 5NB. Very special thank you to Drs. Roche and Ripley for their excellent prenatal care.

Rideout
Barry, Lainie and big sisters Elise and Georgia welcome the arrival of Taiya Jean Sophie, born on July 6th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Marjorie Rideout of St. John's, Stan and Mildred Rideout of Grand Bank and Riekie and Lucky Roncinske of Laredo, Texas and Dave Blower of Mississauga, Ontario.

Ringer / Power
Heather (Power) and Dr. Ken Ringer were thrilled to welcome their first child, Nicholas George into the world on July 26th, 2001 at 10:19 am. Nicholas weighed 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Nick and Bonnie Power of Wedgewood Park and George and Sylvia Ringer of Corner Brook. Great-grandparents are Bernice Fagan of St. John's and Reg Ringer of Labrador City. A special thank you to Drs. O'Connor, Pike, Kum and the Health Sciences team for all of their help and support. Thank you to all family and friends for the continued support and generosity.

Rowe / Murphy
We were blessed with a gift from above, a sweet bay girl to cuddle and love. Keith and Kelly (Murphy) are very proud to announce the birth of their precious little princess, Brianna Marie, on July 17th, 2001, at 7:04 am., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Brianna is the first grandchild for overjoyed grandparents, Tom and Hilda Rowe, Manuels and Tom and Marie Murphy, Seal Cove. Special thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche, the caseroom nurses, especially April and Tammy and the nursing staff of 5NB.

Scammell / Sheppard
Brian, Wendy (nee Sheppard), Adam and Andrew are proud to announce the latest arrival to our family, Claire Jacqueline, born on July 6th, 2001 at 9:49 pm., weighing 9 lbs. ½ oz. Proud grandparents are John and Irene Sheppard and Ivy Scammell of St. John's. (From Heaven, Poppy Scammell watched over me during my delivery). Special thanks to Jacqueline Osmond for helping coach the delivery. Also thanks to Drs. Pike, Kum, Pugh and Clarke, caseroom nurses Joan Lake-O'Reilly and Beverly Murphy, and the Obstetrical nurses of 5NB.

Snook / Bishop
Terry, Karen (Bishop) and big brother Alex are delighted to announce the birth of their baby girl, Lauren Caitlin. Lauren arrived July 23rd, 2001 at 3:09 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Also welcoming Lauren are proud grandparents Arthur and Judy Snook (Sunnyside), Cecil and Evelyn Bishop (Hatchet Cove), and great-grandfather, Harrison Hillier (Green's Harbour).

Stone / White
Katie is pleased to announce the safe arrival of her precious brother, Andrew Craig. Born July 5th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs., at the Women's Health Centre. Proud parents are Craig and Donna (White). Andrew is the first grandson for Doreen and Harold Stone, and Don White. First great-grandson for Norman and Alma Farewell. Also thrilled with Andrew's arrival are Aunt Gillian and Uncle Darrell O'Brien, and Aunt Krista and Uncle Mark Jones. Watching over Andrew from Heaven is Nanny White and great-nanny Ruby. Many thanks to Drs. Crane, Roche, Mossman and Badrudin, and nurses Joan and Marg. A special thank you to Daddy.

Sullivan / Walbourne
Blaine and Kim are happy to announce the arrival of their first child, Jack Frederick, 8 lbs., on July 25th, 2001. Eagerly awaiting his arrival are first time grandparents Gerald and Bernice Walbourne and twenty-fifth time grandparents Martin and Marie Sullivan. We would like to extend a special thank you to nurses and doctors from the caseroom and the 5th floor. It has been a wonderful experience! Also thank you to all family and friends for their continued support while waiting for Jack's arrival and since his arrival home.

Udle / Ivany
Scott and Jill are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Emily Jill, at the Ottawa General Hospital on July 2nd, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Sharing in our happiness are grandparents Charlie and Shirley Udle, and Hanuel and Ivy Ivany, all of Mount Pearl. Thanks Mom for being here, and for your endless love and support.
"Hanuel" was listed in The Telegram

Vey / Avery
Darren and Nadine (Avery) are pleased to announce the arrival of another beautiful baby girl. Rachel's sister, Lydia Eva Jane was born July 21st, 2001 at 1:54 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are James and Alice Avery, Hatchet Cove and George and Margaret Vey, St. John's. Thank you to Dr. Kravitz, caseroom doctors and nurses and 5 NB nurses. Thank you to Nanny Avery and Aunt Beverley for helping Daddy through the delivery!!! Another thank you to Nanny and to Aunt Vanessa (Wee-Wee) and Auntie Pauline for helping with Rachel.

Vey / Spracklin
It is with much excitement that Kaitlin (age 6) and Abigale (the dog) announce the long awaited arrival of their brother and playmate Timothy Andrew, born July 24th, 2001, 12:58 pm at the HSC, weighing 8 lbs. Sharing the joy are parents Blair and Deborah, grandparents Harold and Clare Spracklin, Chesley and Joan Vey, great-grandparents Leo and Jean Harding. Very special thanks to Drs. Kum, Mossman and Suga, and nurses Bev Murphy and Joan Dalton for their expertise during labour and delivery. To Drs. Pike and Peet for their prenatal care and most especially to Daddy for being a super coach and for taking such terrific care of his girls during the last long 9 months.

Vincent / Walsh
Paul and Mickey (Walsh) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Brendan Lewis, born July 27th, 2001 at 7:26 am., weighing 9 lbs. 4 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Bill and Eileen Walsh, Mount Pearl and Lester and Violet Vincent of Newtown, BB.. Special thanks to Drs. Kum, Tennent and staff of HSC for all their help and support and Daddy for his excellent coaching.

Wedgwood / Goose
Geoff, Justine (Gosse) and big brother Nicholas are thrilled to announce the birth of Michael Christopher, born July 30th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 11 ½ ozs. Grandparents the late Margot Wedgwood, Justin and Jean Gosse and Godfrey and Sheila Wedgwood. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses, especially Dr. Christa Mossman, Denise Maher and Darlene Flemming.

Williams / Yee
Tina and Jim are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their son, Dylan James Gordon, born July 5th, 2001 at 5:36 am., weighing 7 lbs. First grandchild for Barry and Diane Williams, Arnolds Cove and Janet and Wing Yee, St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for her prenatal care, Dr. Kum, Dr. Roche, caseroom nurses, 5NB nursing staff and sisters Nancy and Annette.

 

 

Page contributed by Sandra Churchill

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

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