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The Telegram Births
July 2002

 

ANDERSON - Mike, Jocelyn (O`Brien) and big sister Sarah are thrilled to announce the arrival of Rebecca Claire on July 26, 2002 at 3:30 p.m. at Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ben & Carmel O`Brien of Kilbride, Fred & Judy Anderson of Paradise. Also thrilled are great-grandmothers Bride Gearin of Fahey`s Personal Care Home, Fermeuse, Diana Anderson of St. John`s.
Looking forward to meeting Rebecca are cousins Erin Goulding & Lucas Squibb.
August 17, 2002

BAILEY - Tony, Deanne (McLeod) and big brothers Kade and Christian are "tickled pink" to welcome beautiful Cassandra Mary. Cassie was born July 2, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz. Many thanks to Nannies and Poppies McLeod and Bailey. We would be lost without you. Thanks to staff of HSC for speedy and safe delivery.
"Thank you Chris for sending us an angel!"
October 05, 2002

BAKER - A Canada Day to remember! Proud parents Colin and Ann Marie thank God for the safe arrival of their beautiful little girl, Maria Kate Baker. Maria arrived in fine style at 12:30 a.m. on July 1, 2002 sporting a full head of dark hair and weighing in at a tender 6 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Harold and Joan Whittle of St. John`s and Sam and Marion Baker of Outer Cove. Maria is also welcomed by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O`Shea for his excellent prenatal care and safe delivery of our little angel. Many thanks also to nursing staff in caseroom and 5NB especially nurses April and Lisa.
Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for his love and support throughout the pregnancy and his excellent coaching on the Eve of Canada Day. Also, thank you to Aunt Wendy for being such an excellent assistant coach and wonderful sister. "At last, our love has come along." Lou Rawls
July 13, 2002

BARRETT - Colin and Tina (Mercer) are proud to announce the birth of their second child, Tyler Justin Barrett, born July 27, 2002, at 9:45 a.m. Tyler is the brother of Matthew; precious grandson of David and Elizabeth Barrett and William (Bill) and Linda Mercer; great-grandson of Rita Dunne and Rex and Vera Cullmore, Surrey, B.C.; special nephew to Robert Barrett, Billy Mercer, and Kim Mercer. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz, all the nurses and doctors of the Caseroom and 5NB Health Sciences Complex.
August 03, 2002

BARRETT - Colin and Tina (Mercer) are proud to announce the birth of their second child, Tyler Justin Barrett, born July 27, 2002, at 9:45 a.m. Tyler is the brother of Matthew; precious grandson of David and Elizabeth Barrett and William (Bill) and Linda Mercer; great-grandson of Rita Dunne and Rex and Vera Cullmore, Surrey, B.C.; special nephew to Robert Barrett, Billy Mercer, and Kim Mercer. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz, all the nurses and doctors of the Caseroom and 5NB Health Sciences Complex.
August 03, 2002

BARRETT - Derrick, Jennifer (Tobin) and Big Brother Matthew are pleased to announce the arrival of Evan Alexander. Evan arrived on July 17, 2002 at 8:42 a.m., weighing 10 pounds ½ ounce. Proud grandparents for the second time are Mary Kennedy, Goulds and Bill Tobin, St. John`s and for the seventh time are Edward and Olive Barrett, Bay Roberts. Proud great-grandmother Stella Kennedy, St. John`s. Very special thanks are extended to Dr. A. Gill; Dr. M. O`Dea, Mr. M. Daley, caseroom nurse Karen Fanning, 5 North B staff- Eleanor Renshaw, Heather Cutler and Betty Woodland, as well as Ruby, Donna and Pat in the Maternal-Fetal Assessment Unit.
September 28, 2002

BENNETT - Kirk & Karen (nee Roberts) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Megan Danyelle, born at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on July 25, 2002, weighing 9 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents, John & Rita Roberts, proud first time grandparents, Hayward & June Bennett & great-grandmother, Mary Bennett, Greens Harbour. Thank you to Dr. Susan L. Aubin for her excellent care and the nursing staff at the Ottawa Civic Hospital for all their help.
A special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support given to Mommy and Megan and to Nanny Roberts who came to Ottawa to help take care of Megan, it was greatly appreciated.
August 31, 2002

CASEY - Derm and Ann-Jeannette (Hussey) proudly announce the birth of their first child, Joshua Patrick, born July 21, 2002 at HSC, weighing 6 lbs. 10 oz. Proud grandparents Gerald and Marion Casey, Mount Pearl and Augustus and Joan Hussey, Paradise. Joshua is #1 nephew for Aunt Lori Casey and Aunt Debbie and Uncle Gord Dunn (Casey).
August 17, 2002

CHAULK - Sophie proudly announces the birth of her new baby sister, Grace Michael, born July 27, 2002 in Chicago, Ill., weighing 8 lbs. 15 oz. Proud parents are Derrick and Kathryn; grandparents Percy and Gwendolyn, St. John`s and Dorothy (Michael, deceased), Jercich Oak Lawn, Ill.
August 10, 2002

COLBORNE - Welcomed with love by Stuart and Erin, a son, Nathan William Colborne, born July 5, 2002. Heartfelt thanks go to Drs. Patrick O`Shea and Heidi Kravitz and the great staff on duty that special night. Very proud grandparents, MaryLou and Bill White of CBS and John and Moyra Colborne of Portugal Cove.
August 10, 2002

COOKE - Ted and Denise. The call came at 6:45 a.m. with Daddy on hole #5. Home he came and off we went. At 10:30 a.m., July 27, 2002, big sister Hannah welcomed her new brother Joshua Ian. Proud grandparents are Leo and Lillian Burke, Gander and Lloyd and Jean Cooke, St. John`s plus special great-grandfather Ernest Cooke.
Josh wants to thank Daddy`s golfing friends Dave, John and Todd for all the money they let his Dad win this summer -his RESP limit has been reached. Get a lesson guys. Thanks to the staff at the Health Sciences for all their help.
September 14, 2002

CORBETT - Sean and Tara (Jeans) are proud to announce the arrival of their third child, a bouncing baby boy, on July 24, 2002. Shea Jonathan weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz., and was greeted by big brother Nolan and big sister Marley. Proud grandparents are John Corbett (Bonnie), Jane Corbett-Penney (Eric) and Dexter and Margaret Jeans. Special thanks to Dr. Roche for her exceptional pre-natal care.
August 10, 2002

CORNISH - William and Sheri (nee Howlett) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their first child, William Eugene John. Born July 22, 2002, 4:45 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents include Eugene and Gail Howlett (Goulds) and Elson and Lydia Cornish (Holyrood). Great-grandparents include Jonathan and Alma Chafe (Topsail). Special thanks to Dr. Hani Farag.
"Before you were conceived we wanted you, before you were born we loved you, before you were one hour old we would die for you."
August 24, 2002

CRANE - Ian and Julie Crane are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Keagan Julian Crane was born July 21, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. Overjoyed first time grandparents are Donna and Charlie Oliver and Janet and Gord Crane. Also welcoming Keagan are Aunt Krista Crane, Uncles Craig Crane and Chris Oliver.
September 28, 2002

CREWS - Doug and April (Porter) are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their precious little boy, Noah Alfred, born July 8, 2002 at 9:22 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Proud grandparents Ruth and Alfred Crews, Upper Gullies and Ruth Porter (Jim Harte), Foxtrap, and guarding from above Poppy Rick Porter; great-grandparents Dorothy and Norm Porter, Foxtrap. A new nephew for Karen and Gary Crews, and Michelle and Jeff Drover; a cousin for Kathleen and Ricky Drover, Nicholas and Abigail Crews. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors of the caseroom and 5NB of the Health Sciences Centre.
July 27, 2002

CRITCH - Michelle and Wally are pleased to announce the arrival of their twin boys, Liam Walter Cecil and Christopher Norman Gerard. They were born on July 17, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 6 oz. each. Sharing our joy are proud grandparents Donna and Norman Purchase of LaPoile, currently residing in St. Brendan`s, and Mary Critch of Gaskiers, currently residing in St. John`s. Liam, Christopher, Michelle and Wally would like to thank their family and friends for all their love and support, the nursing staff at the caseroom and 5NB, Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Seviour.
Special thanks to Nanny Purchase -how can we ever thank you.
August 24, 2002

CURRAN - Vernon and Lisa (Matthews) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Kathleen Marie. Kathleen was born at the Health Sciences Centre on July 04, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Neil and Florence Matthews, and Ronald and Zita Curran, all of St. John`s. Thank you to Dr. Jeff White and the caseroom staff for their excellent care.
Mommy and Kathleen especially thank Daddy and Grandma Matthews for their fantastic coaching!
August 10, 2002

DAVIS - Tony and Jill (Winsor) are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Christian Anthony. Born at the Janeway Hospital on July 10, 2002 and weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. Proud grandparents are John and Gladys Davis and Isaac Winsor. Grandma Winsor is looking down on Christian from heaven. Thanks to Dr. Jeff White and all the doctors and nurses who pulled together that day for a job well done.
August 17, 2002

DUNPHY - It`s a girl! Robert and Brenda (Hickey) are proud to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Mackenzie Margaret. Born July 10, 2002 at 1:57 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents Dennis and Ruby Hickey of Outer Cove; great-grandfather Denis Hickey, also of Outer Cove, and looking down from heaven, John and Margaret Dunphy. Special thanks to Dr. Gill, Annette Coates and all nurses on 5 NB.
Mommy and Mackenzie would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support.
July 20, 2002

ELLIOTT - Jason and Kelly (Winsor) are thrilled to announce the early arrival of their darling little boy. Dylan Jason arrived on Thursday, July 11, 2002, at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie, AB, weighing 5 lbs. Very excited first-time grandparents are Wayne and Debbie Winsor, Goulds, and fourth-time grandparents Harry and Betty Elliott, Twillingate. Proud great-grandparents are Florence Bellows, Lucy Linfield and Ben and Minnie Winsor. Dylan is also welcomed by Uncle Rick and Aunt Kristy.
Special thanks to all our family and friends in Newfoundland for all their love and concerns. We look forward to seeing you all at Christmas time!
July 20, 2002

ELLIS - Dean and Glenda (nee Hearn) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a precious daughter, Claire Elizabeth, born on July 19, 2002 at 11:54 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Proud grandmothers: Margaret Hearn (Mall Bay, S.M.B.) and Bonita Ellis (Miramichi, N.B.). Late grandfathers: Francis Hearn (Mount Carmel) and Alfred Ellis (Georgetown, P.E.I.). Also four special great-grandmothers: Florence Daly (Mall Bay), Elizabeth Ellis (Bathurst, N.B.), Juanita Jonah (Doaktown, N.B.) and Hilda Hearn (Mount Carmel). Special thanks to Dr. Inkpen and Dr. Seviour for their prenatal care. Also thanks to the caseroom staff at the Women`s Health Centre, especially Dr. Butler, Dr. Mossman, Ken Crocker, and all the nurses, particularly Judy, whose care was exceptional.
Thanks to all our family and friends who helped so much during the pregnancy, your care and support will be cherished forever.
July 27, 2002

EVANS - Leo and Nancy are proud to announce the birth of their first son, a little brother for Michelle and Amanda. Liam Thomas was born on July 31, 2002 at 10:33 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. at the Women`s Health Center. Proud grandparents are Lewis and Helen Saunders in Manuels and Elizabeth Evans in Paradise. Thanks to Drs. Tennent, Mossman and Butler, caseroom staff and especially to Daddy for taking such good care of Mommy and Liam.
August 17, 2002

FOWLER - Philip and Yvonne (Parrell) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Emilie Julia. Emilie arrived in fine style on July 8, 2002, at 12:05 a.m. sporting a full head of dark hair and weighing in at a tender 6 lbs. 14¼ ozs. Proud first-time grandparents are Robert and Sheila Parrell of Torbay, and Patrick and Lillian Fowler of South River. Special thanks to Dr. Giles for the safe delivery of our little angel and to the nursing staff of the Caseroom and 5NB.
Mommy and Emilie would also like to thank Daddy for his love and support throughout the pregnancy, and his excellent coaching on our special day. Also, thank you to Mom Sheila for being such an excellent assistant coach, and a wonderful grandmother.
July 20, 2002

FUREY - WATERMAN - Billy and Jennifer are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Emily Claire, born July 12, 2002, at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Will and Anne Marie Furey, Holyrood, and Kay and Lloyd Waterman, Labrador City.
July 13, 2002

FURNEAUX - Jon & Charmaine are proud to announce the safe arrival of their bouncing baby boy, Jack Elson, a little brother for Holly & Julia. He arrived at 9:07 p.m. July 19th, 2002, weighing 10 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Roger and Sandra Furneaux of St. John`s and Phillip and Mary Fleming of St. Stephen`s, SMB. Extra proud great-grandparents are Beatrice and Lester White, St. John`s. Thank you to Dr. Hodder, Dr. O`Grady and caseroom staff.
A special thank you to Dad and Paulette for all their support in delivery.
July 27, 2002

GROVES - Shawn and Krista (Hall) are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious little girl, Maeghan Cecilia. Born July 3, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Ray and Collette Hall, George and Irene Groves, all of St. John`s. The biggest thank you in the world to Dr. Kum and Dr. Kamra for their excellent care. Also many thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Moore, Betty and the nursing staff of 5NB and the caseroom, especially Tammy. Also a huge thank you to the staff of NICU for the exceptional care given to Maeghan during her short stay. Lastly, thank you to all our family and friends for their kindness and generosity.
August 17, 2002

GULLIVER / HISCOCK - Glen and Bonnie are thrilled to introduce the newest member of the Bellevue Beagle Club. Kolby Ryan made his arrival at 1:39 a.m. on July 19, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 1½ oz. Proud grandparents are George and Lorraine Hiscock, and Harry and Margie Gulliver. Big thank you to Dr. Essaji and Dr. Crane for forty weeks of wonderful care. Special thanks to the best case room team anyone could ask for. Dr. Kravitz, Dr. O`Leary, Dr. Lavelle, Dr. Sneddon, nurses Joan Dalton, Dawn Riselli and student nurse Shannon Cooney.
Big hugs, kisses and lots of love to my daddy and mommy`s best friend Brenda. Mommy could not have did it without you.
July 27, 2002

HALFYARD - He`s finally here! Rick and Ronda (nee Legge) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Benjamin Richard, born July 13, 2002, weighing 8 lbs., 10¾ ozs. A first grandchild for proud grandparents Ron & Carol Legge, Old Shop, Trinity Bay and Dave and Doreen Halfyard, Mt. Pearl. Ben is a very special nephew for Donna Legge, Guelph, ON., Kent and Angie Legge, Paradise, and Steve Halfyard, Halifax, N.S. and a little brother for furry siblings Brando, Hazel and Koby. Sincere thanks to Drs. MacIntyre, Pike and Kravitz, as well as the nursing staff of caseroom and 5NB, HSC.
August 17, 2002

HAMMOND / STANLEY - Todd and Kim are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Benjamin Frederick, born at the Women`s Health Centre on 26 July weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Also thrilled are proud grandparents Hal and Winnie Stanley, Betty Hammond and Jim Hammond; Uncle Adam, Aunt Tina and Uncle Chris. Henry is still on the fence. Special thanks to Dr. O`Shea, and to Dr. Grady, nurses Heather and Shannon and everyone in the caseroom.
October 26, 2002

HARTERY / PIKE - Our little angel has arrived! Isabella Lillian arrived on July 10, 2002 at 12:46 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. She made her grand entrance at the C.W.J.M. Hospital in Labrador City. Anxiously awaiting her arrival were her mom and dad, Kim Hartery and Chris Pike. Proud first time grandparents are Ken and Barb Hartery of Trepassey, and Gordon and June Pike of Labrador City.
October 05, 2002

HATFIELD - John and Colleen (Hurley) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious little angel, Madison Kathleen, born on Saturday, July 20, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Pat and Barbara Hurley of St. John`s and watching over Madison from Heaven are Poppy and Nanny Hatfield, Andrew and Kathleen of Placentia. Very special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane for the excellent pre-natal care. Thanks also to Dr. Tennant, the Caseroom staff and the nurses on 5 North B at the Women`s Health Centre.
To Daddy, thank you for your love and support and for being such a great coach. We love you so much.
July 27, 2002

HEALEY - Ria (Corsten) and Tim Healey are excited to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Annika Catherine, born July 11, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud Opa and Oma, Tony and Joan Corsten. Proud Poppy, Gordon Healey, and watching from heaven is Nanny, Joan Healey. Many thanks to Dr. Heather Flynn, Dr. Cheryl Pugh, nurse Karen Murray and the staff of 5NB at the HSC in St. John`s.
August 31, 2002

HILLIER - David and Christine are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious little girl, Gillian Taylor. Born July 7, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents are Donald and Doris Hillier, St. John`s. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Gill and their teams, caseroom staff, especially Joan and Barb.
Also, to daddy, thank you for your patience and understanding. You`re the Greatest! Love Mommy and Gillian.
August 03, 2002

HOFFE - Nicholas is thrilled to announce the birth of his brother, Michael David. Born to Lisa and Brian Hoffe on July 5, 2002 at 9:04 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz.
Special thanks to friends and family for all their love and support.
August 17, 2002

HOLLETT - Proud parents, Phillip and Elizabeth, are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Camilla Grace Whelan Hollett. Camilla was born at the Health Science Centre on Thursday, July 11, 2002 at 7:11 a.m., weighing 7 lbs, 14 ozs. Also thrilled with Camilla`s arrival are big brother Malcolm and proud grandparents, Mary and Kevin Whelan and Grace and Harold Hollett.
July 20, 2002

HORWOOD / RIDEOUT - Proud parents Conrad and Kim are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, Hailey Marline, born on July 24, 2002 at 8:53 a.m. Welcomed by first time grandparents Gary and Pauline Horwood, and Weldon and Marilyn Blundell. Special thanks to Dr. Crane, Dr. White and nurses and staff of caseroom and 5 North B.
August 03, 2002

JACKMAN (ROCHE) - Colin and Jennifer are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful babies, Patrick Alexander Jackman, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs., and Isabelle Maria Jackman, weighing 5 lbs. 10 ozs., born July 17, 2002, at 10:17 a.m. and 10:20 a.m. Proud grandparents are Rosemary and Dave Jackman and Helen Marie and Sandy Roche. Proud great-grandparents are Philomena Power and Jack Flynn. Thanks to Dr. Crane and Lisa Patten along with the rest of the staff and nurses of the Caseroom and 5NB.
July 20, 2002

KEARSEY/PENNEY - Erin, Rodney and big brother Evan are thrilled to announce the birth of the newest member of our family, Bridget Rose. Born July 12, weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz., Bridget is welcomed by proud grandparents Gertrude Penney, Sharon Bishop, Bill Kearsey and fourth time Great-Grandmother Theresa Bishop. Special thanks to Dr. O`Shea, Dr. Butler, caseroom nurses April and Regina and all the staff at the WHC.
September 07, 2002

LENEHAN - Allison and Tina (Misik) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Annabel Heidi, born on Wednesday, July 10, 2002. Proud grandparents are Karl Misik, Karen (Stentaford) Misik, David and Dianne Lenehan; great-grandmothers: Jean Stentaford, Rosa Misik, Fay Lenehan, and Wellintina Lapage. Other family members include Kurt and Heidi Misik, Steve and Natasha (Misik) Taylor and cousin Magnus, Andy and Joanne Lenehan and Aaron Lenehan.
July 20, 2002

LUSH - Drs. Richard and Shelley (Sullivan) are excited to announce the birth of their second son, a brother for Mackenzie. Ethan Eric Kevin was born on July 7, 2002 at 7:44 a.m. at the Women`s Health Centre in St. John`s. Proud grandparents are Eric and Patricia Lush, St. John`s and Kevin and Betty Sullivan, Pouch Cove. Special thanks to Drs. Gill, Moore and Roche.
July 20, 2002

MARSHALL - Jim and Rhonda are thrilled to announce the arrival of Jennifer`s baby sister, Jill Katherine, born at the Health Sciences Centre on July 9, 2002 at 9:27 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Theresa Marshall, and Ronald and Shirley Powell. Special thanks to the caseroom nurses and Dr. Geumei for Jill`s safe arrival.
August 31, 2002

MURPHY - Tim and Michelle (Connolly) of Colliers are happy to announce the long awaited birth of our first child, a precious baby girl. Victoria Bridget was born at the Janeway Hospital, July 30, 2002 at 2:09 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. Victoria is a fifth granddaughter for Thomas and Bride Connolly of Roaches Line and a first grandchild for Tim and Agnes Murphy of Colliers. Special thanks go to Dr. Kum for his excellent care and to Dr. Parsons, Dr. O`Grady and caseroom nurse Lisa Daley for their roles in Victoria`s safe delivery, as well as to the great nursing staff at 5NB, Health Sciences Center. Our heartfelt thanks to each of you!
August 31, 2002

OATES - Sandy and Mary Oates proudly announce the arrival of their first child, Benjamin Thomas, born 6:58 a.m., July 23, 2002, weighing 9 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Melvin and Marjorie Oates (Roache`s Line) and Michael and Madonna Dalton (Cape Broyle). Thanks to Drs. Pike, Mossman and Bartellas, the caseroom team, and nursing staff of 5NB for their expert care. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Bev Piercey for her extraordinary care and support during the delivery.
August 03, 2002

ORGAN - Todd and Denise (Manual) proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Cavell, Monday, July 15, 2002, at G.B. Cross Hospital, Clarenville, weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs. Claire is welcomed by big brother Brett and grandparents Kevin and Ruby Manual, Lewisporte, and Leo and Madonna Organ, Glenwood. Many thanks to Dr. Paula Pye and Dr. Ojuawo for their exceptional care.
July 27, 2002

O`TOOLE - "With so very much love, And with great pride and joy, We thank God for the gift, Of this dear Baby Boy!" Ronald Michael O`Toole (11 lbs. 1 oz.), son of Shelley and Tom O`Toole, born in Halifax, N.S. on July 13, 2002. Welcomed with love by cousin Anne and aunts Ellen, Eileen and Anna and by proud first time grandparents Mary and Albert Peddle, and Lillian and Silver O`Toole.
August 03, 2002

PEARCE - It`s a Boy! Steve and Sherry (nee Howell) are very pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Nicholas Walter Stephen, born on July 6, 2002, at 6:54 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Walter and Ruth Howell and Steve Pearce, Sr. Nanny Kathleen Pearce keeps special watch over her first grandchild from heaven. Many thanks to family and friends (especially Nanny Howell, Aunt Judy, Aunt Jill, and most of all, Coach Daddy), Drs. Moore and Gill and all the staff at the HSC.
August 17, 2002

PIKE - Tony and Tracilynn (Chalifour) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful healthy baby boy, Tanner Paul. Tanner, a true blue maple leaf fan just like daddy, was born Monday, July 8, 2002 at 10:27 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. We thank God for his safe arrival and mommy`s recovery. Sharing in our joy are proud grandparents Carol and Ellie Smith (Yarmouth) and Cornelious and Elizabeth Pike (Paradise). Also sharing in our joy is Tanner`s great-grandmother Stella Snow-Kelloway (St. John`s). Special thanks to Dr. Halley, Dr. Pike, Dr. Roach and Dr. Moores. We also like to thank the nurses in the caseroom, ICU, NICU and 5 NB for your care and support given to Tanner, mommy and daddy through their ordeal.
A special thanks to all our family members and friends who supported us.
September 21, 2002

POWER - Loyola, Missy (Miller) and big brother Logan are pleased to announce the arrival of Linden Maxwell, born on July 11 at 1:38 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Born on his due date at the Health Sciences Centre. Linden is the grandson of Barbara and the late Billy Miller of St. John`s, and John and Margaret Power of Holyrood. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz, again, Dr. Cheryl Pew and nurses Lorna and Regina of the caseroom.
September 14, 2002

POWER - Stephen, Sue (Knee) and big sister Erin (age 2) joyfully announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl. BETH SUZANNE was born on July 25, 2002, weighing 9 lbs. 5 oz. Thrilled grandparents are Al and Jean Power, Aubrey and Edna Knee, along with great-grandmother Alice Knee. Many thanks to the doctors and nurses who took care of Mom throughout the pregnancy. Truly blessed once again, our family is now complete.
December 07, 2002

PYE - Derek and Jennifer are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Lauren Abigail, born July 4, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Harold and Linda Pye and David and Patricia Luby. Special thanks to Heather Pye-Francis and Catherine Luby for all their love and support during our special day. Mommy and Lauren also wanted to thank Daddy for all his love and support. Thank you to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and the assisting caseroom staff and nurses of 5NB.
July 13, 2002

RALPH - Sam and Joann (Dobbin) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl. Rebecca Catherine was born July 14, 2002, weighing 7 lbs, 8 oz. Welcomed by grandparents Joseph and Anna Dobbin, St. Joseph`s and Wilfred and Bernice Ralph, Seal Cove. A cousin for Samantha and Kayla, St. John`s, Rachel, Calgary and a great-grandchild for Nora Ralph, St. John`s. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Mossman and Pridham and the caseroom staff, especially April Muggeridge.
An extra special thanks to Joann`s Grade 9 homeroom at Beaconsfield Junior High. You are special people! Joann and Rebecca also want to thank Daddy for his loving support throughout a long labour.
July 27, 2002

RANSOME - Born to Leah and Joey at Gray Nuns Hospital in Edmonton on July 26, 8:20 a.m., Mason Ethan Ransome, 6 lbs., 19½ inches long. Congratulations from proud poppy, Paul Worrall, Nanny Pat and new uncle, Chris.
August 17, 2002

SHORTALL - John and Rhonda (Way) are extremely proud parents of their first born child, Jacob Benjamin Shortall. Jacob was born Tuesday, July 30, 2002, at 1:19 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 10.2 ozs. at the Health Sciences Centre at St. John`s. Jacob is the 9th grandchild of Ruby Way and the Late Frederick Benjamin Way of Grand Falls and the 6th grandchild of Elaine and Frank Shortall of St. John`s. Many thanks for all the love and support of family and friends. Jacob is blessed to have you. Special thanks to the nurses of the 5th Floor and all the staff of the Caseroom for their support and guidance.
August 03, 2002

SMITH - Ronnie and Debbie are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their third angel, Grace Isabelle. Grace arrived Monday, July 22, 2002 at 6:04 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. She is a sister for Amy and Dominique; granddaughter for John and Olga Hilmer (Toronto) and Ron and Mary Smith (St. John`s). Grace is also the 11th great-grandchild for Mary (Duffy) Hayward (St. John`s).
Thanks to all family and friends for their kindness and support.
July 24, 2002

THOMAS - DELANEY- Jason and Jodie are delighted to announce the birth of the beautiful daughter, Mackenzie Karen, born July 8, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 5 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandparents are Edison and Joan Thomas, St. John`s, and Martin and Suzanne Delaney, Portugal Cove.
Special thanks to all of Jason and Jodie`s family and friends!
July 20, 2002

TUCKER - Emma Lily, born on July 16, 2002 at Grand Falls Hospital to Craig Tucker and his wife Kelley Fewer. Emma Lily, a 9 pound baby girl to add joy to their home. A loving sister for 3 year old Nathan. Proud grandparent are Mrs. and Mrs. Dennis (Dorothy) Fewer of Grand Falls and Dr. and Mrs. Otto (Ruby) Tucker of St. John`s.
Let all heaven and earth rejoice!
July 26, 2002

WALSH - Jim and Kelly (nee Noseworthy) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Erin Selena, born July 31, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 11 ounces. Certain to be spoiled by grandmother Delores Walsh of Bay Bulls and grandparents Sarah and Edward Noseworthy of Spaniard`s Bay. Special thanks to Drs. Peacock, Tennent and Mossman, and all of the caseroom and 5NB staff at the HSC for the safe delivery of our beautiful baby girl.
August 10, 2002

WAYE/WILLIAMS - TWINS!! Duane Waye and Cyndi Williams would like to announce the birth of their beautiful twin girls. Haley Sarah, 7 lbs. 12 ozs., and Jasmine Marie, 7 lbs. 11 ozs. They arrived safely on July 8, 2002. Proud grandparents, Marie Williams, Doreen and Winston Waye. We would like to thank the staff of 5 North B, the Caseroom and special thanks to Carol Anne Hancock, Michelle Suga, Dr. Roach and her team for their safe delivery and finally Dr. Pike and her team.
September 07, 2002

WHEELER - The Wheeler family is delighted once again to welcome our newest addition. Jason Phillip Edward was born on Thursday, the 4th of July at 12:02 a.m. He weighed 8 lbs. 6.5 oz. His mom and dad (Ruth and Wade) along with brother Justin and sister Nicole are delighted that he is finally here! Grandparents Alfred and Hazel Marsh and Harry & Velma Wheeler are thrilled to have another grandson. A special thank you to the caseroom nursing and physician staff at the Women`s Health Center and the staff of the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit.
August 10, 2002

WILSON - Scott and Kimberley (Bill) are very proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a baby boy, Noah Bill, born on July 7, 2002, at 4:30 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 2½ ozs. Very proud first-time grandparents are Joan and Carl Bill of St. John`s and just as excited grandparents for the eighth time, Bill and Marion Wilson of St. Philip`s. Noah is also welcomed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and furry feline pets Casey and Finnighan. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and Dr. Crane for their excellent prenatal care and to Dr. O`Shea for their safe delivery of our little miracle. Many thanks to the nursing staff of 5NB and to Caseroom nurses Robyn and Regina for their care and kindness.
Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for his love and support and for his excellent coaching. We are so lucky to have you.
July 20, 2002

WINSOR - Tony, Stephanie and big brother "Cole" are thrilled to announce the arrival of our beautiful baby boy, "Riley Jacob". He arrived three weeks early on July 31, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 5½ oz.! Welcomed with love by grandparents for the second time around, Robert and Patsy Adams, Gordon Bridger and Christine Rogers, and Art and Dale Winsor. Once again, endless thanks and gratitude go to Dr. M. Bahket for his expertise and safe delivery, Dr. K. Blundell for her excellent pre-natal care and the OR and OBS nursing staff for their wonderful treatment of mommy and Riley! Especially Denise Batt R.N., for those early hours of great nursing care! Many thanks to family and friends for everything!
August 24, 2002

WOODFORD - Marty and Jenny are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a baby girl, Clare Catherine. Clare was born at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA on July 6th, 2002 at 11:53 p.m. She weighed 8 lbs and was 20 inches long. Clare is the third grandchild for Mark and Marion Woodford of St. John`s, the first grandchild for Bryan and Joan Gibbs of Naples, FL and the third great grandchild for George and Mary Woodford of Harbour Main.
July 27, 2002

YOUNG - Steve and Kim (Noseworthy) and big sisters Georgia and Brooklynn are ecstatic to announce the arrival of a precious baby boy, Stephen Robert John, born July 12, 2002, at 12:01 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents John and Daphne Noseworthy and Robert Young and Bride Young. Special thanks to Daddy for being a great coach. Also thanks to Dr. J. Verge, Dr. E. Bartellas and to nurse Judy for their special care.
October 26, 2002

YOUNG - Craig Young and Christine Healy are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a boy. Evan Healy Young was a Canada Day baby, arriving in a hurry at 12:35 p.m. on July 1, and weighing in at a strapping 9 pounds, 9 ounces. Welcoming Evan are proud grandparents Tom and Cathy Healy of St. John`s, Vera Schofield of St. John`s, Harvey Young of St. John`s, and great-grandmother Georgina Young of Lewisporte. Also welcoming Evan are aunts, uncles, cousins, and a wonderful circle of extended family and friends. Special thanks to Drs. Heidi Kravitz and Maureen Dunne for their excellent prenatal care. Further thanks to caseroom nurse Annette Coates and lactation consultant Corrine as well as the doctors and nurses of the caseroom and on 5NB at the HSC.
July 20, 2002

 

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