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The Telegram Births
July 2004

 

AGRIESTI - Mark, Sherry (Jones) and big brother Jeffrey are ecstatic with the arrival of a beautiful baby sister, Renee Maria. Renee was born at the Women's Health Centre on Sunday, July 11, 2004 at 5:13 p.m., weighing 10 lbs, 3 ozs. Hugs and kisses from her grandparents Harold and Marie Jones of Corner Brook and Bernard and Dorothy Agriesti of Ferryland. A special thanks to our family for their ongoing support, especially Grandma and Grandpa Jones. Many thanks to Drs. Callahan, Pike, Tennent and Badrudin and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB.
08/21/04

ANTHONY - Annette, Joe (and Nacho Cat!) are thrilled to announce the safe and healthy arrival of Claire Veronique, born July 27, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Stan and Irene Beales of Corner Brook and Moses and Jeanette Anthony of Mount Pearl. Special thanks go to Daddy for his continued support and love, Lisa Jones-Pollard for being a great labour coach, Dr. Crane, and all the nurses and doctors of the case room and NB.
08/21/04

AVERY/QUINLAN - Nick and Gus are ecstatic... Samuel Peter has arrived!! Weighing 8 lbs 5½ oz and measuring 54 cm tall! Proud parents of this beautiful baby are Peter and Andrea Avery (nee Quinlan). 7th time grandparents Don & Patsy Quinlan (a.k.a. Nan & Grandad) and 1st time grandparents Marilyn Woodfine & Wilson Avery (a.k.a. Nana Marilyn & Poppy). A big thank you is extended to our family and friends for all their love and support. Special thanks to Dr. Roger Butler, Case Room Nurses, and staff of 5NB. A very special thank you to Dr. Jeff White for providing excellent prenatal care and for arriving home just in time to ensure the safe and speedy delivery of Samuel.
July 17, 2004

BARRON - Desi, Dusty and big brother Andrew are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter and sister, Molly Christine Margaret on July 29, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Joe and Marg Barron (Placentia), Christine Vogel (California) and Carl & Myrna Mortensen (New Brunswick). Great-grandparents, Pad & Christina Barron (Freshwater) and Vera Thomson (BC). Special thanks to Drs. Wagoner, Pike and Kum for my prenatal care. Thank you also to all friends and relatives for their visits, calls, prayers and generous gifts. Mommy and Molly want to send a big hug and kiss to Daddy and big brother Andrew for their continued support and love.
08/28/04

BURKE - Glen, Elinor (Nugent) and big brother Adam are thrilled to announce the arrival of our precious baby boy, Michael Edward. Michael was born at the Women's Health Center at 11:26 a.m. on July 9, 2004, weighing 7 pounds 13 ounces. He is the second grandchild of Edward and Agnes Nugent of St. John's and the fourth grandchild of Gerry and Clara Burke of St. Mary's. Thank you to Doctors Mercedes Penton and Cherry Pike for their excellent prenatal care and advice. Thank you also to Nana and Granddad for taking such good care of Adam while Mommy and Michael were in the hospital.
July 31, 2004

BUTLER/HIGGINS - Oh Canada! Keith and Katherine are proud to announce the birth of their son, Sebastian Raymond Butler on July 1st, 2004 at the Health Sciences Complex. Sebastian weighed in at 7 lbs. 5 oz. and has been absolutely mauled by his two older sisters, Sophia and Jane ever since. Sebastian is the 9th grandchild for Raymond and Patricia Butler, and the 3rd for Jane Higgins.
09/11/04

COLLETT - Dave and Kimberly (Green) are delighted to announce the long awaited arrival of their handsome son, Thomas Spencer Dean. Spencer was born at the Women's Health Centre on Monday, July 26, 2004, at 7:56 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Spencer is also welcomed by first-time grandparents Baxter and Florence Green of Newtown, Bonavista Bay, and second-time grandparents Dave and Iris Collett of St. John's. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors of the caseroom and 5 North B for their excellent care. Thank you also to Spencer's dad, grandparents and family for all their love and support.
08/28/04

COMEAU - Darren, Charlotte (Penney) and twin sisters Olivia and Olena are delighted to announce the birth of Felicia Beth Jennifer Charlotte, born at the WHC on July 5, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 7.4 oz. Proud grandparents are Oscar and Madeline Penney, Arnold and Vera Comeau (NS). Proud great-grandparents are Nettie Lynch, Oliver Penney, William and Lucy Adams (Bishops Falls) and Ruth Comeau (NS). Special thanks for excellent prenatal care and delivery to Dr. Jeff White, nurses of 5NB. Special thanks also to Cardiologist, Dr. Templeton and nurses of NICU for their excellent care and understanding.
12/04/04

COOK - Roy, Lucina and big brother Andrew are proud to announce the birth of their daughter and little sister, Abby, born July 2, 2004 at 8:29 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Andrew & Mercedes Mason and Roy & Hope Cook. Heartful thanks to Dr. Kum, caseroom staff and 5NB nurses for their excellent care.
09/11/04

CROCKER - Barry and Nancy (Budden) are "tickled pink" to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Lindsay Erica, born July 15, 2004 at 9:02 a.m. in the HSC weighing 8 lbs., 1 oz. Proud first-time grandparents are Wilf & Kezie Budden of St. John's, and Wilf & Margaret Crocker of Mount Pearl. Special thanks are extended to Dr. LaCelle, Dr. Roche, Nurse Gramma Crocker and all of her friends in the Caseroom and 5NB for their extra special care. Also, many thanks to our family and friends for all of their love and support.
09/11/04

CROCKER - It's a boy! Paul, Nancy (Gruchy) & big sister Hailey are thrilled to announce the birth of Jack Thomas Gerald Crocker. Born July 8, 2004 at 2:31 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Marjorie Gruchy and Gerald & Charlotte Crocker. Smiling down from heaven is Poppy Thomas Gruchy. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Lake and Dr. Farag, and caseroom nurse Karen Fanning, who was a God send during labor and delivery. Mommy and Jack would like to thank daddy and Aunt Pauline for coaching. Thanks to family and friends for their support and visits, and to Aunt Elizabeth for the shower. We are so thankful to be blessed a second time with a beautiful, healthy baby. Also, Hailey got her wish - a baby brother.
08/14/04

D'AGOSTINO/WALL - Dominic and Stacy (Wall) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a daughter, Isabella Cynthia, born July 8, 2004 at 2:19 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Philip & Sylvia Wall of St. John's, and Dominic & Evelyn D'Agostino of Ottawa. Her aunt Cindy who passed away on June 25, 2004, is smiling proudly from heaven. Her great-grandparents are Mary Martin and Frank Wall of St. John's, Martin & Martha Morris of Quebec.
July 17, 2004

DAY / DEL RIZZO - Brian & Sabrina are delighted to announce the safe arrival of a little sister & playmate for Roman, who is now 2½ years old. Isabella Maria was born on July 3rd, 2004, weighing 7 lbs, 14½ oz. She was born exactly 5 years to the day of her Great-Grandfather's passing, Michael Wade - her Guardian Angel. Isabella Maria is welcomed into this world by Great-Grandmother Margaret Wade, very proud Grandparents Guido & Frances Del Rizzo, Judy Day, Fraser & Nicole Day, Cousin Liam, Uncles JB & Matthew Del Rizzo, Nick Day, Tim Workman, Aunts Karen & Danielle Day, & Tina Earle. Roman & Isabella have many special Great-Aunts, Uncles & Second cousins in Italy, as well as many here who shower us with love, gifts & offer to baby-sit! Thank you to Dr. O'Shea, as well as the case room and 5NB staff for their excellent care. A Special Thanks to the childrens' Great-Uncle, a priest from Italy, Don Mario Del Rizzo, will be baptizing Roman & Isabella together this Sunday.
09/25/04

DROVER - Bill and Jennifer (Martin) along with big brother Michael are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Mark William, born July 2nd, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Gerry and Rose Drover, and David and Anna Martin. Nanny Marcella Drover watches over Mark from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Crane, all the case room staff, and the nurses of 5NB for their excellent care.
July 17, 2004

DUFFETT - Stephen & Bernadette (Doyle) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful son, ERIC WILLIAM, on July 26, 2004 at 4:11 AM, weighing 7lbs 2oz. Eric is lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents Sheila & William Comeau, Bedford, NS; Edna Duffett, Long Pond; Harold & Fiona Duffett, Happy Adventure and great grandmother Jennie Marianych, Edmonton, AB. Mom, Dad and Baby are all doing great and send their thanks to Drs Roche, Gill, Cook, Daley & Delaney and to all the staff of the case room & 5NB, especially Karen, Lorna and Judy. A special thanks to Uncle Andrew and Aunt Jenny for their support in the case room to welcome Eric into the world.
July 31, 2004

EDDY - Another Connoisseur of Irish-Trad Music has hit Calgary. DANIEL BOYD EDDY (7 lbs. 5 ozs.) made his deput performance ahead of schedule on July 13, 2004. Many excited fans look forward to Daniel's first Canadian Tour in November with his "rodies for life" Byron and Joanne (Hodder). Fron row seats reserved for Nanny Clarice and Poppy Boyd of Sunnyside and Nanny Ivy and and Poppy Joe of Come By Chance. Appearance dates to be announced!
July 24, 2004

EDDY - Darren and Kathie (Ball) are excited and proud to announce the safe and healthy arrival of their first children, identical twin daughters, on Tuesday, July 6, 2004 at the Ottawa General Hospital. Reghan Justine weighed 4 lbs. 9 oz. and Hannah Jean weighed 4 lbs. 6 oz. Elated grandparents are Peter and Audrey Eddy, formerly of St. John's, now Sudbury, Ont. and Wallace Ball of Mt. Pearl. Nanny Jean Ball smiles down from heaven and is especially remembered at this time. Many thanks to the pediatric team at the Ottawa General who took such good care of mommy and babies.
08/07/04

FINN/HURLEY - Joy and Jason are excited to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Madison Lousie Lillian Hurley, born July 13, 2004, at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Melita and Bernard Finn and Jean and Gordon Hurley. We would like to thank Dr. Johanne Lacelle and our caseroom nurse Ruth Martin. Special thanks to Aunt Melita for her support and encouragement to Mommy. Lots of hugs and kisses to Daddy for his love and support throughout Mommy's pregnancy.
08/14/04

GRIMES - Announcing the arrival of Parker's little sister, Jewelia Amanda. "She's out!" says Parker. Amanda (Tiller) and Stephen's second child, born at 6 p.m. on the 6th of July weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Carl and Trilby Grimes, Robert Tiller and Anna Oakley. Uncle Andrew sends plenty of hugs and kisses from Toronto. Thanks to Dr. O'Shea for his excellent pre-natal care and Dr. Lacelle for delivering our treasure.
July 31, 2004

HANN - Keith & Jill (Smith) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their baby boy, JACK CHARLES. Born in Brampton, Ont. on July 12, weighing 9lbs. Jack is welcomed by ecstatic first time grandparents Derm & Carmelita Hann, Jerseyside and Charlie & Geraldine Smith, Freshwater. Proud great-grandparents are Annie Barry, Placentia, Ray & Mary Power and Violet Smith, Freshwater. Smiling proudly from heaven are great-grandparents Jack Barry, Jack & Veronica Hann and Patrick Smith. Also welcoming Jack with much love are Aunt Shelly Hann and Uncle Jamie Smith. Dad, thanks for being such a great coach.
08/07/04

HAYWARD - Darrell, Lori (McNiven) and Big Brother Jeffrey are delighted to announce the safe arrival of our precious baby boy. Cameron Ryan was born on July 25, 2004 weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dorothy & John Furlong. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea, Robyn Beaudry and all case room and 5NB staff. Thank you also to our family and friends for their continued love and support.
08/21/04

HEPDITCH-FLEMING - Charlene & Andrew are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Cameron Douglas Parker, born at the WHC on Tuesday, July 20, 2004 at 8:02 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses of the caseroom and 5NB, especially Dr. Fontaine and Dr. Tennent for pre-natal care, nurse Charlene for her care throughout the night and Dr. Gill for delivery. Thanks most of all to Daddy for all his love and support.
10/16/04

HILLIER - Proud parents, Brian & Marsha (Osmond) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy. LUCAS GARLAND was born on July 8, 2004 at 4:52 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 6.5 oz. Celebrating his arrival are first time grandparents Garland & Eva Osmond and fourth time grandparents Leslie & Margaret Hillier; as well as great-grandfather Phillip Scott and great-grandmother Edna Slaney. To all of our family and friends, thank you so much for your love and support. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and all the doctors and nurses at the HSC who helped at bringing our bundle of joy into the world.
11/20/04

HIPDITCH - Mike & Robyn (Greening) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Brooke Mychaela. Brooke was born on July 22, 2004 at 6:54 p.m. and weighed 7 lbs. 10½ oz. Delighted grandparents are Frances (the late Edward) Hipditch and Glenn and Martha Greening. Brooke is welcomed by a large circle of family and friends. Smiling proudly from heaven is her Uncle Blair. Very special thanks are extended to the staff of the caseroom and 5NB at the Health Sciences Complex.
08/14/04

HISCOCK - Greg and Deanne (Delahunty) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful son, John Delahunty Hiscock, who arrived on July 25, 2004 at 5:01 p.m, weighing 8 lbs 14.5 oz. John is lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents Brian and Shirley Delahunty, Harbour Grace; David and Joan Hiscock, Brigus; great-grandfather Graham Smith Hiscock, Brigus; Aunt Michelle and Uncle Steve; Aunt Joanne and Uncle Jamie; Aunt Christine; Aunt Davina and Uncle Trevor and cousins Colin and Megan. Our new family is doing great, and would like to send special thanks to Dr. DuPlessis and Dr. Marais, as well as the 5th floor nurses of the Carbonear General Hospital, especially Lisa and Paula for their care during John's delivery. Thanks also to our friends and family for their ongoing love and support.
08/14/04

HISCOCK - Jim, Kelly (Maher) and big sister Mackenzie are delighted to announce the July 2nd, 2004 arrival of their little boy, Reegan James. A very special thank you to Dr. Mossman, Dr. Brown & Dr. Roche, as well as all of the caseroom and 5NB nurses - especially Margaret Ann Dooling and Aunt Denise Maher. A very special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.
09/18/04

IVANY - Todd and Angela (Clarke) proudly announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Brianna Sydney who was born July 23, 2004 at 12:50 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 3½ oz. Also welcoming Brianna are proud grandparents Douglas and Margaret Ivany, Lewis and Dorothy Clarke and all of our friends and family. A special thanks to Dr. Seviour, Dr. Bartellas and all of the doctors and nurses in the caseroom and 5NB at the Health Sciences Complex.
08/21/04

KELLAND - Dr. Jeffrey Mark and Tracy Kelland (nee Butler) are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Mark Jacob, born July 7, 2004 at 9:33 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. at Moncton City Hospital, New Brunswick. Grandparents Newman and Hilda Kelland and M. Gertrude Butler (nee Smith) are from St. John's Newfoundland. Taking on the role of guardian angel is Jacob Smith. A very special thank you to Dr. Ken Gillespie and staff at Moncton City Hospital.
July 17, 2004

KELLY - Sheila and Michael are thrilled to finally announce the arrival of their precious daughter, Rachel Hong Qing, born on September 27, 2003 in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Rachel joined her mommy and daddy on July 26, 2004. Mommy and Daddy would like to say a great big Thank You to everyone who supported them and stood by them over the past two years as they undertook this wonderful journey. Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers.
09/04/04

KIRBY - Steve & Kim (nee White) are thrilled to announce the late, but safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy. Liam Steven James was born on July 22, 2004, in Ottawa Ontario, weighing in at 10 lbs, ½ oz. Proud grandparents are Jackie & Harvey Kirby in Ottawa, Ontario, and Jim White in St. John's, Newfoundland. Smiling down from heaven is proud grandmother and guardian angel Phyllis White. Many thanks to Midwife Claudia Smith, Dr. Caughey, and the fantastic nursing staff on 8th floor of The Ottawa General. A big thank you to Daddy for all his love & coaching, and for being such an incredible support to Mommy. We couldn't have done it without you.
01/15/05

LARSEN/WELLS - Dr's. Jennifer and Peter Larsen announce the birth of their daughter, Isabelle Margaret at the Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta on July 18, 2004. Isabelle will be visiting her Newfoundland family in July, staying with her grandparents Bill and Mareli. In September she will travel to Denmark to visit her Danish grandparents Annelise, Jens and family.
July 30, 2004

LEE - Craig and Dana (Connolly) and big brother Glen are delighted to announce the arrival their daughter and baby sister! Amy Theresa was born July 24, 2004 at 0625, weighing 6 lbs. 3 oz. Amy is welcomed by grandparents Derm and Theresa Connolly, John and Mary Lee, and by great-grandmother Mary Connolly. Thank you to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Browne, Dr. Samarasena, nurses and caseroom, especially Shannon for their care during Amy's unexpected delivery. Thank you to Dr. Roche, Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Delaney and staff at MFAU for our prenatal care. We would like to extend special thanks to staff of 5NB at HSC and of NICU at Janeway, especially Melissa (RT) for taking such good care of Amy. Thank you to our friends and family for your support and encouragement during our wait for our little girl. To Nanny and Poppy Connolly, thanks for everything! And to the best daddy, we love you! Now we are four!
09/11/04

LEGGE - Geoff and Angela are proud to announce the early and safe arrival of a beautiful baby girl, Amelia Ann, born Friday, July 16, 2004 at 8:48 a.m.; weighing 5 lbs. 9½ oz. Amelia is welcomed with love by big brother Adam and a large group of family and friends. She is the granddaughter of David and Hazel Legge and Ann and the late Marshall Jerrett. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses of the Women's Health Centre and especially the NICU for their care and support.
"Sugar and spice and all things nice, that's what little girls are made of"
08/28/04

MCCARTHY - Born to Stacey & Ed McCarthy at Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, on July 23, 2004, a daughter, Eden Elizabeth. Proud grandparents are Georgina Hand & Ed McCarthy of St. John's and Barry & MaryLee Gessell of Wapella.
09/04/04

MERCER - Aaron, along with parents Greg & Rana Mercer, are delighted to announce the arrival of baby brother Ryan Shawn. He was born July 27th, 2004, weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce. Proud grandparents are Robert and Judy Mercer of Pasadena and Gerald and Nina Cull of St. Anthony. A very special thank you to Nanny Mercer and the doctors and nurses of 5NB for all of their assistance on that very special day.
10/16/04

MEWS/PENNEY - Proud parents Justin and Melissa are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Rhea Joan Margaret Penney, who was born at the HSC on July 14th, 2004 at 4:01 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 4 oz. Welcoming her into the world are grandparents Randy and Madonna Crane and Loretta Mews. Special thanks to Dr. Kum and Betty for the pre-natal care and Dr. White and the caseroom nurses for helping to bring our bundle of joy into the world.
10/23/04

MOLLOY - Rodney, Vicki (Waddleton) and big sister Taylor are thrilled to announce the arrival of Jacob Patrick, born July 5, 2004 at the Health Sciences Centre at 3:47 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. Welcoming Jacob are grandparents, Clarence and Sheila Waddleton of Trepassey, Patrick and Mary Molloy of St. Shotts and great-grandmother Irene Waddleton. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her excellent care and to staff in the caseroom and the 5th floor.
08/07/04

MOREY - Paul and Paulette are delighted to announce the much anticipated arrival of their son, Nolan Paul Morey, on July 11, 2004, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Nolan is welcomed by his grandparents, Richard and Isabelle Morey and Teresita and the late Paul Doyle, who would have been so proud. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady, Heather, and Janet, Dr. Crane and the nurses of the MFAU, case room nurses Annette and Robyn, Dr. Bartellas, 5th Floor staff, and all the great staff in Women's Health. Thanks to our family and friends for all your support.
July 24, 2004

NEWHOOK - Colin and Claudine (Murphy) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Carson Colin. Carson was born at the Women's Health Centre at 9:46 a.m. on July 17, 2004, weighing 8 pounds 4.8 ounces. Proud Grandparents are Michael and Helena Murphy and James and Eileen Newhook. Thank you to the many professionals at the Women's Health Centre and also to all of our family for their ongoing help. Mommy and Carson would also like to send a special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.
08/14/04

NOLAN - Big sister Marianne, along with Mommy and Daddy (Lei Ann & Michael) are thrilled to announce the safe arrivals of their baby twins on July 23, 2004. A baby girl, McKayla Lee arrived at 10:57 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 3 oz. and a baby boy, Michael Gordon Neil arrived at 10:59 a.m., weighing 5 lbs., 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Lillian Power, St. John's, and Mike & Alice Nolan, Bell Island. Proud great-grandmother, Ann Power, Bell Island and great-grandfather, Gordon Power - our guardian angel watching over us all from heaven. Mommy would like to express her thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Pike, the case room staff and nurses of 5NB and a very special thanks to Daddy and Marianne for all their love and support.
08/14/04

NOLAN - Danny and Karla (nee Butler) are delighted and relieved to announce the arrival of their little angel from heaven, Karlton Daniel, born on July 23, 2004, at Women's Health Centre at 7:29 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 9.1 ozs. Karlton's the third grandchild for Edward and Beverly Butler of St. Mary's, and second grandchild for Bernard and Violet Nolan of Haricott. Many thanks to the nurses of the caseroom, 5NB and 5NA for providing Mommy and baby such wonderful care. To both nannies for taking care of Karlton while Mommy recuperates in hospital. Both Mommy and Karlton want to thank Daddy for his love and support, not only during labour and delivery, but throughout the entire pregnancy and post-partum period. We love you Daddy.
08/07/04

NORMAN - Kurt and Bonnie (Dooling) are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious baby boy, Jack Leonard. Jack arrived July 28, 2004, weighing 7 lbs., 6.7 oz. Proud grandparents are John & Patricia Norman and Leonard& Veronica Dooling. Many thanks to Dr.'s Kum, Pike & Hillman and the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB. Thank you also to our family and friends for their love & support. Jack would like to send a special thank you to Aunt Jeannie for helping Mommy & Daddy so much.
08/28/04

NORMAN - Deanna (nee Gulliver) and Joe are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Alexander Joseph Norman (Gulliver), born July 15, 2004, at 3:16 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. First time grandparents on both sides are Jen and Don Norman of Kilbride, Kathy and Mike Gulliver of St. John's. Great-grandparents are Alice Norman, Patricia and Gilbert White. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Dunne, Dr. Bartellas, nurses Barb, Judy, and all the staff at the Health Sciences Complex.
"Joy is a tiny hand closed around an index finger."
- Maya Angelou
09/25/04

O'BRIEN-PURCELL - Leona and Mark are proud to announce the early and safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Olivia Elizabeth. Olivia arrived on July 30, 2004 at 1:24 p.m., weighing 4 lbs., 10 oz at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton Alberta. Proud Grandparents are Dorothy Purcell, Rita and John Jardine, Great-Grandmothers, Edith O'Brien and Mary Mackey. Also, Grandpa Purcell and Poppy O'Brien looking down from heaven. Thank you to all our family and friends for visits, calls, prayers and generous gifts. Mommy and Olivia would like to send big hugs and kisses to Daddy and Nanny Jardine for being such good coaches.
09/04/04

O'DRISCOLL - It is with great happiness & pride that Cheryl Coleman and Rodney O'Driscoll of Torbay announce the birth of their precious little miracle. Matthew Frederick O'Driscoll was born at 9:27 a.m., July 20, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 10½ ozs. He is the grandson of Fred and Phyllis Coleman of Corner Brook and of the late Matthew and Sheila O'Driscoll of Bay Bulls. Mom, Dad & Matthew send their special thanks to all of the staff at the Women's Health Centre, especially Dr. Crane, Dr. Gill, Dr. Whitman, Ruby in the lab, and Donna in the Fetal Assessment Unit.
08/07/04

O'DRISCOLL/WALSH - Francis and Wanda Lee are pleased to announce the birth of their precious little boy, Nathan William John, born July 11th, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Proud first-time grandparents, Willie and Mary O'Driscoll and fifth-time grandmother, Lillian Walsh welcome Nathan with lots of love, hugs and kisses. Thanks to Dr. Pike and Dr. A. McCarthy for your excellent prenatal care. Thanks to Dr. Tennent, caseroom and 5NB staff also for their excellent care. Mommy and Nathan would like to thank Daddy and Aunt Edna for their love and support.
09/18/04

O'NEILL - Barry and Glenda (nee Mackey) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their little miracle, Brady Aiden Joseph, on July 15, 2004, at 6:59 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Brady is welcomed by grandparents Aiden and Molly Mackey, John and June Hunt and Joe and Joan O'Neill. Mom, Dad and Brady sincerely extend special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and her team, caseroom nurse Lorna who performed beyond her call of duty, Lavina, Connie, all nursing staff of Women's Health Centre 5NB and especially sister Linda for her support in the caseroom to welcome Brady into the world.
09/04/04

PIERCEY - Isaac Martin Piercey was born on July 8, 2004 at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's, weighing 9 lbs, 5oz. Isaac is happy to be home with his parents Kristy Piercey and Geoff Newman and sister Serena (2.5 years old). Isaac is proud to be the latest grandchild of Ewart and Ruby Piercey of Gander, NL, and Robert and Jean Newman of Flesherton, ON, as well as great-grandchild of Ethel Pitcher of the Escasoni Home. Isaac sincerely extends his appreciation to Dr. Robert Miller, Nurse Margaret Ann Dooling and other case room staff for their excellent medical care. He also sends special thanks to Michelle Wadman-Scanlanand her family for their loyal friendship and Michelle's outstanding contribution as labour coach. Finally, Isaac would like to express his gratitude for having such loving and generous family and friends.
July 31, 2004

PRICE - Big sister Jenna is very excited to announce the arrival of her little buddy Nathan Stephen Luke. Born to Stephen and Manette (Tulk) at the WHC on July 4, 2004 at 1:29 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 3.9 oz. Welcomed with love by proud grandparents Gerard Tulk and Luke and Shirley Price. Nanny Jeanette Tulk keeps special watch over her grandson from Heaven. Many thanks to family members and friends for their love and support. We would like to thank all doctors, nurses, and case room staff who helped out during this special time. Nathan, Mommy, Daddy, and Jenna love you very much.
11/06/04

QUINLAN - Sean and Krista are delighted to announce the arrival of Liam Sean at 11:09 p.m. on July 25, 2004. Proud grandparents are Judy Barnes of St. John's, William Barnes of Holyrood, and Ted and the Late Diane Quinlan of Holyrood. Many thanks to Dr. O'Shea and the nurses of the Caseroom, NICU and 5NB for their excellent care.
08/21/04

RYAN - Sean and Dawn (Hafey) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their darling baby boy - Just in time for Uncle Pat and Aunt Dayna's 6th Wedding Anniversary. Liam Patrick was born July 18, 2004, at 10:38 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Sharing in the joy are proud grandparents John and Jean Hafey and Mike and Betty Adams and great-grandfather Engram Downey. A special thank you to Dr. Lacelle and nurse Krista for all their special care for a fast and safe delivery. Mommy and Liam would like to thank Daddy and Nanny Hafey for being such great coaches, we love you.
10/16/04

RYAN-TROKE - Matt Troke and Carole Ann Ryan are overjoyed to announce the safe & healthy arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Julia Helene Ryan-Troke was born July 28th, 2004, weighing 7 lbs., 13½ oz. Julia is the first grandchild of Jim & Doreen Troke of Twillingate and the second grandchild of Lana & the late Kevin Ryan of St. John's. She is welcomed by great-grandparents Amy & Manuel Troke and Mary Tucker. Already spoiling Julia are excited aunts and uncles Susan & Dean Goldsworthy, Gail Ryan& Barry Downey and Lynnette Troke & Glenn O'Neil, and the world's best cousin Lauren. Many thanks to the Doctors and Nurses of the Women's Health Centre for providing wonderful care. Special thanks to Julia's guardian angel Granny Ryan and to all friends & family who have sent their best wishes. Mommy & Julia want to send a big hug & kiss to daddy for being such a wonderful coach & the world's best dad.
08/21/04

RYDER - Richard and Sheila (Macdonald) are delighted to announce the arrival of their second child, a little brother for Jessica. Richard Stephen was born July 11, 2004 at 11:52 p.m., weighing 9 lbs., 3 oz. Welcoming Stephen are grandparents Allan and Elsie Ryder of Gander, and Robert and Rosemary Macdonald of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Tina Delaney, caseroom nurse Robyn Beaudry, and the staff of 5NB.
08/28/04

SHEPPARD - Brad Sheppard and Jennifer Kettle are thrilled to announce the healthy and safe arrival of their little girl. Caitlyn Elizabeth Sheppard was born on July 13, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 1.6 ozs. at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents are Anne and Sam Sheppard of Corner Brook and Roland and Evelyn Kettle of Port Aux Basques. Great-grandmothers Hilda Kettle and Bethania Osmond of Port Aux Basques are also thrilled. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz for prenatal care and to Dr. O'Grady for her care during delivery. Mommy would like to thank all the nurses of the case room for all their help and support, both during and after the delivery. We would also like to thank the nurses of 5 North B for their care, especially Nurse Betty Woodland. Everyone was amazing. Caitlyn has had many family and friends who have shared best wishes. Many thanks to everyone. We feel happy to have such a special little girl and to know that she has so many people around to support and care for her.
08/07/04

SMYTH/CONDON - Karl and Elana are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Victoria Ray Smyth. She was born at 10:44 a.m., July 8, 2004, at the Ottawa General Hospital and weighed 7 lbs., 9.9 oz. She is the first granddaughter for Richard and Josephine Smyth of Gander, and the first grandchild for Ernest and Eileen Condon of Labrador City. Special thanks to Steve and Kerry Crummey and Natasha Dunphy and Darren Ryan for their hospitality in Ottawa. We are all doing well at home in Geraldton, Ontario.
09/04/04

SNOW - David and Dr. Pamela (Thornhill) together with big brother Malcolm, loving welcome the arrival of Heidi Ann Thornhill Snow. Heidi was born on July 13, 2004, weighing 10 lbs, 4 ounces. Grandparents, Edward and Carmel Thornhill and Fred and Marjorie Snow, St. John's, are thrilled to have a granddaughter. Words cannot express our gratitude to Drs. Heidi Kravitz, Tina Delaney and Wanda Parsons for their special care throughout this pregnancy. Our deepest thanks to the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit, and to our family, friends and neighbors for their constant thoughtfulness.
08/07/04

SQUIRES - A star fell down from heaven and landed in our arms with all of mommy's sweetness and all of daddy's charm. Todd and Joanne (nee Martin) are proud parents of Evan Michael, born July 6th, 2004 at 10:43 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. Grandparents Bridie Squires and Larry Martin are thrilled to have a healthy grandson. Smiling down with love from heaven, sister Meghan Squires, Nanny Barbara Martin and Poppy Richard Squires. A big thank you to Auntie Paula, Nanny Sandra and Uncle Sheldon for doing so much. Words cannot express our gratitude for Dr. Delaney, Dr. Tennent and his team, girls in MFAU, staff on 5NB, caseroom nurses, and NICU for your thoughtfulness. Special thanks to Dr. Lisa Allen and the doctors of the special pregnancy program in Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Thank you to friends and family for supporting us in getting our little miracle here.
08/14/04

SULLIVAN - Big brother Noah is thrilled to announce the arrival of his baby sister, Emily Claire. Emily was born on July 19, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. Proud parents are Derek and Tracy (nee Whitten). Welcoming Emily are her grandparents, Ann Whitten of Maddox Cove, Joey and Tillie Sullivan of Cape Broyle; and great-grandmother Marie Sullivan, Calvert. Uncles and Aunts include Chris and Krista Whitten, Darren and Annette Sullivan, Daniel and Peggy Sullivan. Proud cousins are Josh and Alex Whitten and Victoria Sullivan. Thank-you to Drs. Young, Kravitz and Kennedy, as well as caseroom nurse Lisa Daley. A very special thanks goes to Emily's guardian angel, Poppy David Whitten, who watches over her from above!
08/07/04

TEMPLE - Glenn & Tracey (Pretty) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Ethan Glenn. Ethan was born at the Women's Health Centre on Thursday, July 29, 2004, at 3:02 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 15½ ozs. Ethan is also welcomed by grandparents, Kenneth and Susan Temple of Long Cove and John and Phyllis Pretty of Chapel Arm. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Kravitz, the nurses of the caseroom, NICU and 5NB for their excellent care. A very special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.
09/11/04

TOBIN - Wally, Judy and big brother Cameron are thrilled to announce the birth of Mark Joseph, born on July 17, weighing 9 lbs. 1¼ oz. Special thanks to womens Health Center and Dr. Roche for all their care and to Nanny Power and Daddy for all their extra help and support.
08/07/04

TRAINOR - Doug, Rhonda (Whelan) and big sister Allison are thrilled to announce the birth of a precious baby boy, Dennis Leo, born at the Health Sciences Centre on July 15, 2004 at 5:20 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 10 oz. Proud grandparents are John and Jose Whelan, Gertie Trainor and great-grandmother Mrs. Maggie O'Brien. Thanks to Dr. Hillman, Dr. Seviour and Dr. Bartellas, also to the nursing staff at the caseroom and 5NB for their help and support. A special thanks to Dennis' guardian angel, Poppy Trainor, who once again watches over from heaven.
09/11/04

TRAVERSE - A little sister for William. Daryl & Wanda are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter Abigail Rose born July 12, 2004 at 12:18 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bill & Lois Murray of Dunville, Tom & Lene Traverse of Ferndale & great-grandmother Augustia Hann. A special thank you to the staff of the Health Sciences Centre.
09/11/04

WALSH - Ray and Chantelle (Reid) are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Ian Raymond, who arrived on July 6, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Ian is welcomed by big sister Ava; grandparents Sam and Jackie Reid and Ray and Julia Walsh; aunts Twila and Adela Reid, Linda Walsh and Sherry Dawe; uncle Paul Dawe and cousin Emma. An extra special thank you to the staff of the Women's Health Center especially Dr. Crane, Dr. Healey and caseroom nurses Darlene and Lorna. Thanks also to all our family and friends for their ongoing help and support.
July 31, 2004

WARREN / VILLAGRON - Valerie and Oliver are pleased to announce the birth of Matthew Bond, born July 4, 2004, weighing 8 lbs., 11 ounces. Proud grandparents are Margaret Warren and the late Garry Bond Warren of St. John's and Manual & Gabriella Villagron of Winnipeg. Special thanks to staff of Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga for their support and care. Special thanks to Dr. J. O'Rierdan.
08/14/04

WHITE - Leonard and Geraldine (McGrath) are thrilled to welcome their sweet little miracle, Jack Leonard Gerald, born on July 09, 2004, weighing 9 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandmothers are Hannah McGrath and Loretta White. Showering blessings from heaven are Gerald McGrath and Leonard White. A large circle of relatives and friends are very excited to welcome baby Jack into their lives. Gratitude is extended to Lennie (proud Daddy) and Aunt Ethel Ann for their very special care, to Dr. T. Delaney, Dr. Crane and the nursing staff of the Women's Health Centre.
"Jack is a treasure undeniably from God, Who tells a story of how life and love belong together.
July 31, 2004

WILLIAMS - Brent and Cathey (Hughes) are excited to announce the long awaited arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Jane Elizabeth, born Friday, July 9, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lambert and Roberta Hughes and Peter and Kathleen Williams. We would like to thank Dr. H. Kravitz, Dr. Tarrant, the nursing staff of the Caseroom and 5NB, and a special thanks to our family and friends for welcoming Jane with so much love.
July 24, 2004

WOODFORD - Marty and Jennie (nee Gibbs) and daughter Clare are proud to announce the arrival of their second child and little brother, Daniel Patrick, on July 14th, 2004 in La Jolla, CA. Daniel arrived at 6:20 a.m. and weighed 9 lbs. 7 ozs. Daniel is welcomed by his grandparents, Mark and Marion Woodford of Chapel's Cove, Great-Grandparents George and Mary Woodford of Harbour Main, Aunt and Uncle Marlene and Michael Van de Wiel of St. John's and his cousins Sydney and Taylor Van de Wiel of St. John's. Special thanks goes out to Aunt Marlene who traveled around the globe to help in ensuring that little Daniel was well taken care of.
08/14/04

 

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