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ABBOTT - Christopher and Rochelle (Murphy) are proud to announce
the safe arrival of their first child, Damien Christopher Frederick born
at HSC on July 21, 2005, weighing 6 lbs., 14 oz. Welcoming
Damien are grandparents Russell & Margaret Murphy of Marystown and Doral & Diane
Abbott of Bonavista; great-grandparents Mary Pike of Marystown and Frederick & Dorothy
Johnson of Little Catalina; and a large circle of family and friends. Thanks
to Dr. Kravitz and the obstetrical nurses, especially Joan Dalton, who shared
in Damien's birth. Mommy and Damien would like to thank Daddy and Aunt Margo
for all their help and love.
ANDERSON - Bryan and Stephanie (née Wallace) are pleased
to announce the safe arrival of their son, Jordan Matthew.
Born July 21st, 2005, 7 lbs. 14 oz. at Winchester
Memorial Hospital, Ontario. Many thanks to Kilmeny Heron, Midwife, for her
special care. Welcoming their grandson are Russell and Jean Anderson of Vankleek
Hill, Ontario and Art and Glen Parkinson of Bradford, Ontario.
ANDERSON - Our little precious is finally here! Michael and
Cynthia (Rody) are the very proud parents of Isabel Louise Anderson,
who arrived July 22, 2005, weighing 5 pounds, 13 ounces. Delighted
Grandparents are John and Mary Anderson of Cambridge, ON and Peter and Ruth
Anne Rody of Hanover, ON. Smiling down from heaven is big sister, Madeline.
Isabel would like to say thank-you to Daddy for supporting Mommy during the
months she spent in the hospital. She would also like to say thank-you to Nan
Rody for spending the summer with Mommy in St. John's to help ensure her safe
arrival. Our family is very grateful to Dr. Kravitz and her team, Dr. Crane
and the MFAU and to the staff of 5NB for getting us through an adventurous
BURRY - Trevor and Joanne (nee Harding) are proud to announce
the safe arrival of their little girl, Sarah Elizabeth on July
8, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Mary and John
Harding, and Frank Burry. Special thanks to the caseroom staff, Dr. Bartellas
and team and especially Drs. Tennent and McManamon for their prenatal care.
BURTON - Rick and Jennifer are pleased to announce the birth
of their son, Noah Peter, on July 30, 2005 at
10:51 p.m., weighing 8 lbs, 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Lorena and Ralph Batstone
of Corner Brook and Roy and Bonnie Burton of St. John's.
BUTLER - John, Connie, big sister Jenna and big brother Jerrett
are thrilled to announce the arrival of a precious baby girl, Julia
Jean, born on July 24, 2005, weighing 10 lbs. 2 oz.
Proud grandparents are Andrew and Dorothy Butler and Bern and Jean Fitzpatrick.
Thanks to Dr. Kum and nurses at HSC.
CHUBBS - Darrin and Jeannette (Reid) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their first child, James David, born 4:48 a.m.
on July 31, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents
are Olive and the late James Chubbs of Kelligrews; and Mabel and the late David
Reid of Long Pond. Also, great-grandmother Marion Chubbs of Carbonear. Special
thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Tennent and Dr. Colleen Cook, as well as the staff of
Labour and Delivery and the Obstetrics Unit at the Health Sciences Centre.
An extra special thank you to Daddy for his love and support.
COADY - On July 6, 2005, at 12:31 p.m. our
lives were once again filled with joy as we welcomed our third child into the
world. It is with such happiness that Marc, Brenda, Alyssa and Gavin announce
the birth of Theo Marc Brendan, weighing 9 lbs., 6 ozs. Welcoming
Theo with as much love as his parents and big sister and brother are Nana Delores
Walsh, Uncle Jim, Aunt Kelly, special cousin Erin, Grandma Betty Coady, Uncle
Scott, Aunt Glenda and Great-Grandpa Theo Delaney. Guaranteed to be smiling
are Grandpa's John Coady and James Walsh, and Great-Grandma Selina Williams
- the keepers of our stars. Mommy, Daddy, and Theo would like to thank doctors
Saunders, Obioha, Arthur and Araz, along with the exceptional staff at the
Burin Peninsula Health Care facility in Burin.
COLE - Emma is a big sister! Glen and Rhonda (nee Hawco),
along with big sister Emma are delighted to announce the quick and safe arrival
Catherine on July 11, 2005 at the HSC. The newest
addition to our family weighed in at 6 lbs. 12½ oz. Also welcoming Hannah
are proud grandparents, June & Dolores
Hawco, and Ellis Cole. Watching over Hannah from heaven is her own special
angel, Nanny Mary Cole. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her team.
CRANE - Jonathan and Ashlene (Hawkins) are thrilled to announce
the safe but late arrival of their precious son, Nathan Peter,
born at the WHC on July 20th, 2005, weighing 9
lbs. and 14.5 oz. Welcoming Nathan are proud first-time grandparents Barry & Juanita
Hawkins, Rae Clowe (Darryl Lawlor) and Thomas Swain (Polly Shannahan). Great-grandparents:
Terrance & Lil Hawkins, Catherine Hagan, Carmel Swain and Raymond & Eileen
Crane. Aunts Amy, Carolyn and Kaitlin; Uncles Brandon and Mark; and friend
Samantha Lawlor. Nathan is fortunate to meet his great-great-grandfather Michael
Hawkins of Cape Broyle. Watching over Nathan from heaven are his great-grandpa's,
Peter Swain and Bernard Hagan. A special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Kum for their
prenatal care, and to Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Carpenter for delivery and to the 5NB
and caseroom staff. Nathan and Mommy would like to thank Daddy and Nanny Hawkins
for their loving support during Nathan's arrival and to all who showed love
and support to our new family in any way.
CROSS - What was once a twinkle in our eyes is now a new
spark in our lives. Proud parents Gerry and Colleen (O'Keefe) are thrilled
to announce the arrival of their beautiful son. Evan James David arrived,
at the WHC, July 28, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcoming
Evan are proud grandparents Walter and Carol O'Keefe and first time grandparents
Gerald and Sheila Cross. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for her excellent pre-natal
care. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Christine Winters and the case room
staff for their wonderful care and support during delivery. An extra special
thank you to Daddy for his love and support. We are so lucky to have you!!
DAVIS - Proud parents, Chad and Cathy (Boland), are thrilled
to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Madison Olivia,
born July 8, 2005 at the HSC, St. John's, weighing 6 lbs.
13 oz. Madison is lovingly welcomed by her grandparents, Pat and Mary Boland
and George and Una Davis, her great-grandmother, Mary Boland, her two dogs,
Charlie and Jersey, and her many aunts, uncles, cousins (Gabrielle, Matthew,
and Erin), and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and Dr. Kravitz, as well
as the caseroom staff and nurses on 5NB for their care. Extra special thank
you to Daddy for his continuous love and support.
DAVIS - Jason and Jennifer (nee Marsh) are thrilled to
announce the arrival of their first child Noah Isberg,
born on July 31st, 2005, at Peter Lougheed
Hospital in Calgary, AB. Noah is welcomed by proud grandparents Arthur
and Eileen Marsh (St. John's), and Thomas and Marjorie Davis (Topsail),
along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Noah and family
celebrated his christening at home in Newfoundland on October 23rd.
Thanks to Bishop Edward Marsh for making this occasion so special.
DILLON/BRAGG - Marlene and Myles are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their first child, Dylan Martin Raymond, born
on July 15, 2005 at 5:11 p.m., weighing 10 lbs. 12.7 oz. Proud
grandparents are Karen and Wayne Dillon, Gloria and Walter Howlett, and Myles
and Elizabeth Bragg. Also welcoming Dylan are his great-grandparents and his
great-great-grandmother, as well as his aunts Kayla, Missy, Lori and Rhonda
and uncles Richard, Steven, Chris, Bruce, Brad and Bucky. Thank you to the
doctors and nurses at the W.H.S.C. for all their care. Mommy and Dylan would
like to thank Daddy for his great coaching and support.
DROVER - Proud parents Peter and Lisa (nee Rose) are pleased
to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Stephanie Marcella
Drover. Stephanie arrived on July 22, 2005 at 1:06
AM. weighing in at 8 lbs., 6 ozs. First granddaughter of Gerry and Rose Drover
and 5th granddaughter of Charles and Theresa Rose. Special mention
to aunts, uncles, friends and family for their support and love during this
special time in our lives. Also thanks to Dr. Kravitz and support staff for
making her journey to us a successful one. We have been truly blessed.
DROVER - David and Gwen (nee Murphy) are thrilled to announce
the safe and early arrival of their first born baby girl, Kaily Mary,
at 12:03 p.m., weighing in at 6 lbs. 12 oz. Overjoyed grandparents Joseph and
Donna Drover (Upper Island Cove) and David and Doreen Murphy (Marystown). Mommy
and Daddy would like to thank and send love to all the family and friends for
their support during the excitement of Kaily's arrival. Special thanks to Dr.
Heidi Kravitz, Dr. Bartellas and Dr. Brian Carrim for their prenatal care,
as well as obstetrical nurse Susan Slaney and all the staff of 5NB. Thanks
to God for many prayers answered.
DYKE - Sheldon and Cheryl (nee
Shave) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Luke
Sheldon Michael, on July 14, 2005, at the Health
Sciences Centre, St. John's. Luke is the first grandchild of Jacob and Pauline
Dyke of Upper Island Cove and for Freeman and Genevieve Shave of Dunville.
Luke is also the first nephew of Uncle Terrence Shave (Dunville), Uncle Shawn
Dyke (Upper Island Cove), Uncle Shannon Dyke and Aunt Kimberly Dyke (Gander).
Smiling down from heaven, Aunt Shelly Shave. Luke would like to thank Dr.
Krista Au, Nurses Bev Percy and Darlene Fleming and all the others who work
in the case room and 5 North B for helping his Mom in this exciting time.
EBSARY - Keith Ebsary and Isabelle Blouin are pleased to
announce the birth of their daughter, beautiful Olivia Marie, July
12, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Florence and
Barry Ebsary (Ottawa), Michelle Bernier and Louis Blouin (Quebec City). First
great-grandchild for Joyce and Chesley Ebsary (St. John's, Newfoundland). A
niece for Uncle Colin.
FEILD-METZ - Cheryl-Lynn and Andrew are thrilled to announce the arrival
of William Robert Charles. Born at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, NS at
4:35 a.m. (5:05 NST), on July 15, 2005, weighing 8 lbs, 10
oz. William is the first grandson of Mercedes and the late Charles R. Feild
(NL), Volker and Rosemary Metz (BC); and the fourth grandchild of Robert and
Renate Duclos (NS).
FRENCH - Robert and Tonya are proud to announce the birth
of their son, Kyle Ethan, 8 lbs. and 51.5 cm. long, on Friday,
July 15, 2005.
Special thanks to Daddy for his love and strength, Dr. Roche, caseroom and
GAUCI - Introducing Miss Samantha! Paul and Kerry-Lynn
are pleased to announce the arrival of their third child, Samantha
Kerry-Lynn Maria. Born July 15, 2005 at 10:16 a.m.
Samantha weighed 6 pounds 6.5 ounces. Welcomed with love by sisters Elizabeth
(age 5) and Maggie (age 2); Grandparents: John and Kathleen Coombs, Tony
and Anna Gauci; Great-Grandmother Margaret Gauci; and aunt and uncles: Heidi,
John-Craig, Brad and Tony. Watching over Samantha from above are her Great-Grandparents:
William and Gertrude Coombs, Patrick and Gertrude Morrissey, William and
Florence Howlett and Samuel Gauci. God bless all family and friends for their
thoughts and best wishes. Special thanks go out to Dr. Au and Dr. Kum and
their staffs for a safe delivery and to the lovely nurses at the Health Sciences
for taking care of her in those first days.
GREENE - Darren and Amie (Handcock) are very proud to introduce
their first born, a bouncing baby boy, into the world. Born July
15, 2005, Chase John weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces, and made his entrance
9 days late. Grandparents: Marjorie and Arnold Greene (St. John's), Sandra
and Peter Moss (Gander), along with great-grandparents: Grace and Bill Handcock
(Eastport) and Mrs. Stella Greene (Fogo), are overjoyed with the arrival
of their bright eyed grandson. Chase is also welcomed by aunts and uncles:
Abby, Aiden, Jennifer, Josh, Colin and Lori, as well as many great-aunts
and uncles, cousins and family friends. Chase would like to thank family
doctor, Allison Furey, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Strand, and all the caseroom staff.
Everyone was wonderful, special thanks to Tammy, Margaret Anne and all NICU
staff for takiing such good care of him. Hugs and kisses to the whole family
for your love, support and care.
GRIFFIN - Jay and Heather (nee Flemming) are pleased to
announce the arrival of their son. Philip Rhys was born
on July 26, 2005, at 0151, weighing 8 lbs. Philip was welcomed
by grandparents Janet and Bob Flemming and Ellen and Ned Griffin and many
aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Thank you to Dr. Roche for her wonderful
prenatal care and to Dr. Strand and Dr. Cook for Philip's delivery. Thank
you to Dr. Barry Clark as well. A very special thank you to case room nurse
Lisa Madden and all other case room nurses and staff of 5NB at the HSC.
HALFYARD - Big brother Ben is very proud to announce the
arrival of his little sister Lara Clare! Born to Rick and
Ronda (nee Legge) on July 21, 2005, weighing 6 lbs., 141/2
ozs. Granddaughter for Ron and Carol Legge, Old Shop, Trinity Bay and Dave
and Doreen Halfyard, Mt. Pearl. A niece for Kent and Angie Legge, Donna Legge,
and Steve Halfyard. A special cousin for Jenna Legge. Lara is a little sister
for furry Golden siblings Brando, Hazel and Koby. Sincere thanks to Drs.
Misik, Pike and Kum as well as staff of caseroom and 5NB, HSC.
HAYWOOD SMITH - Eddie, Nancy and Benjamin Eason and Julie, Morgan and Suzie
Hancock are anxious to inform all relatives and friends that their precious
little cousin, Brieanna Sheena Haywood Smith, made her debut on July
at the W.H.C. Overwhelmed, ecstatic and thankful for the safe arrival of their
7 lb. 6 oz. baby girl, are brand new parents, Annika and Lloyd. This event
marks a milestone in the lives of Robyn and Graham Haywood, New Zealand, as
together, they assume the role of grandparents; while Louise Smith, Manuels,
gets to add the seventh jewel to her second generation crown. Poppy Smith would
be very proud. Also excited are Aunties Shelly, Sharon, and Sharline, CBS;
Auntie Susan, England; Auntie Sheena and Uncle Todd, New Zealand. Many thanks
to the doctors and nurses who participated and very special praise to super
HODDINOTT/STRICKLAND - Danny & Holly are happy to announce
the safe arrival of a beautiful baby girl. Chloe Lynn was born July
19, 2005, weighing 8 lbs.
8 ozs. First grandchild for Kevin & Judy Hoddinott, Pennsylvania & Amy
Strickland, St. John's. Thank you to the doctors & nurses for all their
JOHNSON - Raymond and Sharlene (Yetman) are delighted to
announce the arrival of their little angel - Cameron Lucas on July
4, 2005. Cameron made his debut at 7:41 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz.
Welcomed by proud grandparents, Ralph & Susan Johnson and Ian & Linda
Osbourne. Special thanks to Dr. Cook, Dr. Mossman and Dr. Kravitz and all
of the caseroom nurses. Mommy would like to say a big thank you to Daddy
and Nana Linda for all of their support during Cameron's delivery.
KEARLEY - Big sisters Madison and Olivia finally got their
wish - a baby brother! Born on July 16, 2005, to Dale and
Lori (Collins), Camden Eugene weighed 8 lbs. 10 ozs. and
was lovingly welcomed by close friends and family. Thanks to the wonderful
staff at the Women's Health Centre and an extra special thank-you to Daddy
and Aunt Beppy for all their love and support during the delivery.
KELLY - Harold and Margo (Prince) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their first child Andrew Harold, on July
29th, 2005, weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. Welcoming Andrew are
proud grandparents Harold and Maureen Kelly of Middle Cove and Lindsay and
Margaret Prince of Bishops Falls, as well as great-grandmother Dorothy Prince
also of Bishops Falls. Special thanks are extended to Drs. Lacelle and Carpenter,
caseroom nurses Christa and Annette and the staff of 5NB for their excellent
KING - It's a girl!! Terry, Robyn and big brother Regan
are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful little princess
- WILLOW RACHEL - born at the WHC on July 6,
weighing 6 lbs, 12 oz. Willow is welcomed with open arms by Grandma and Poppy
King (Sylvia and Tasker) and Nana and Papa Eveleigh (Eric and Ada) as well
as a large clan of cousins, aunts and uncles. Special thanks to Dr. Verge,
Dr. Bartellas and all the nurses in the caseroom and 5NB for their excellent
care and support. Mommy, Daddy and Willow would also like to thank our families
for helping care for Regan - we love you!
KLUNK - Our little miracle has finally arrived! Rob and
Joanne (Sullivan) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful little
girl. Ally Louise was born July 26, 2005 at
5:53 p.m. weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz. at Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois.
Welcoming Ally are proud grandparents Bill Sullivan (Mount Pearl), Herb and
Jo Klunk (Elgin, Illinois) and smiling down from heaven is Ally's guardian
angel, Nanny Louise. Special thanks to Dr. Estes, Dr. Korzen and Nurse Angel
for all their care for a fast and safe delivery. Ally is looking forward
to spending her first Christmas with Poppy Sullivan.
LAWRENCE - Chad & Connie are proud to announce the
birth of their son, Jacob Nathan. Born July 31,
2005, at 7:18 pm, weighing 6 lbs., 14 ozs. Jacob is welcomed by
proud grandparents Elias & Elizabeth Bursey, Mike & Alice Lawrence,
Uncle Jamie & Aunt Lisa, Uncle Todd & Aunt Bonnie, Uncle Dwayne & Aunt
Annette, and cousins Michael, Matthew, Monica, and Alexander.
MacDONALD - Bruce and Lorraine (Hynes) are proud to announce
the safe arrival of their first child, Noah Peter, born July
24th, 2005, and weighing 10 lbs., 2 oz. Noah is welcomed
by grandparents Peter and Carmel Hynes of Port Au Port, NL and aunts Nancy
(Robb) and Nicole, also grandparents John and Anne MacDonald of Sydney, NS
and uncles David (Joanne), Andrew and Sandy. A special thank you to Dr. Kum
and the caseroom staff as well as to Dr. Roach and Dr. Thomas for their prenatal
care. Thank you to all our family and friends for your visits and gifts.
MARTIN - Proud parents Patrick and Christine Martin are
pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Patrick
Philip, born on July 24, 2005, 12:38 p.m., weighing
7 lbs. 2 oz. We would like to thank Dr. Jeff White, the staff of the H.S.C.
and a special thanks to the nurses of the N.I.C.U. for the special care they
gave baby Patrick.
MCCARTHY - Dean and Amber (nee Highmore) are thrilled to
announce the arrival of their firstborn baby boy, Kyle Daniel,
on July 13, 2005 at 3:40 p.m., weighing in at 7 lbs. 13
oz. Overjoyed to finally hold him is Auntie Sara McCarthy and proud first
time grandparents are Ronald and Ramona McCarthy, Adrian and Linda McCarthy,
Dion Highmore; great-grandparents Ray and Olive Barrett, Irene Highmore and
great-great-grandmother Mary Barrett. Baby Kyle will also be forever watched
over by guardian angel Great Poppy Les (Highmore). Mommy and Baby send special
thanks and love to Daddy for being the best coach and Daddy ever! Special
thanks also go to Nanny (Linda) McCarthy for all the little things that have
meant so much. Thank you to Dr. Kum and Betty for their great care, the amazing
case room staff; Karen, Lisa, Lorna, Juanita and Pam for their support and
the nurses on 5NB of HSC.
MERRIAM - I had a stretch and a yawn, It was getting close
to dawn. Dad called the cab, I gave Mum another jab. There was quite a rush.
And then, a little hush. I had a cry after awhile, Then Mum and Dad started
to smile. They knew everything would be great. Now here's the details and
the date: Evelyn (Eve) Annetta Merriam, 7 lbs, 2 oz, July
18, 2005, 4:25 AM, daughter of Jamie Merriam & Lisa Paton.
MORGAN - Mike, Sandra (Skinner) and "Big Brudder" Jack
are excited to announce the arrival of their beautiful little girl. Shannon
Frances was born at the WHC on July 24, 2005 at
11:38 a.m., weighing 10 lbs., 11 oz. Proud grandparents are Launce & Frances
Skinner (Gander) and Graham & Sharon Morgan (Enfield, NS). Also proud
is great-grandmother Mrs. Lillian Billard (Gander). Many thanks go to Dr.'s
Pike, Kum & Carpenter along with the nursing staff of the caseroom & 5NB.
Special thanks go to Daddy and Aunt Lo for their love and support during
MULLETT - Victor, Sherry and big sister Emma are delighted
to add Grace Elizabeth to our family. Born July
13, 2005 at 11:57 a.m. Grace weighed 9 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents
are Victor and Mary Mullett and Daphne Holwell. Big thank you's go to Daddy
and Aunt Dawn for being great labor coaches. To Nanny Daff for taking such
good care of Emma and to Dr. Au and the staff of WHC for their exceptional
O'KEEFE - Paul and Marie (Cole) are proud to announce
the birth of their beautiful daughter, Chloe Christine,
on July 12, 2005, weighing 9 lbs., 3 oz. Philip and Devon
are so excited to have a little sister. Welcoming Chloe into our family
are grandparents Leo and Marie Cole and Philip and Agnes O'Keefe. Special
thanks to Dr. Ripley and Dr. Kum for their excellent pre-natal care. Also
heartfelt thanks to Dr. Batista, Ruth and caseroom staff for their wonderful
care and support during delivery.
O'KEEFE - Chris and Patti (Beckett) are proud to announce
the arrival of their first child Ciara Michelle. Ciara
was born on July 18, 2005 at the Carbonear General Hospital.
She weighed in at 8 lbs. 7½ ozs. Ciara is the first grandchild for
Eric and Geraldine Beckett and third grandchild for Pat and Ruby O'Keefe
all of Mt. Pearl. We would like to thank Dr. duPlessis and the wonderful
staff of the Carbonear General Hospital for a safe delivery and care throughout
O'LEARY - Our little angel is here! Stephen and Corinne
(Fewer) are excited to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Anna
Mary O'Leary. Anna arrived on July 12, 2005,
weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. Anna is welcomed by proud grandparents Ken Fewer
and Patricia and John O'Leary. Watching over Anna from heaven is her grandmother,
Mary Fewer. Special thanks to Nurse Juanita Howell, Dr. Strand and the
nurses of the Case Room and 5 North B for their excellent care. Mommy would
like to say a big thank you to Daddy and Auntie Amy for all of their support
and encouragement during Anna's arrival.
O'NEILL - Mark and Ginette are thrilled to announce the
arrival of their newest edition - Matthew Francis. Born July
4, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Matthew was welcomed by big brothers
and sisters, Liam, Ryan, Sarah and Maria; grandparents: Mike and Josephine
Brazil, St. John's and Bill and Mary O'Neill, Fermeuse; great-grandmother
Catherine Lynch, Bellevue; and many other family and friends. Love to you
PARMITER - Danny and Robin (Grant) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their first child, a precious baby girl, Hayley Marie,
born on July 12, 2005 at 7:59 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 8
ozs. Also welcoming Hayley are proud grandparents Ed and Pearl Grant of
Mount Pearl and Dan and Betty Parmiter of Point Leamington. Also great-grandparents
Margaret Grant and Audrey and Wesley Parmiter. Many thanks to Dr. Pike,
the caseroom staff and 5 NB nurses for ensuring her safe arrival.
PEARCEY - Christopher, Penny (Tucker) and big brother
Jonah thank God for the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Avery
Catherine, born July 1, 2005 weighing 10 lbs., 7
ozs. Proud grandparents are Wilfred and Lois Tucker of Passekeag, N.B., and
Charles and Avril Pearcey of St. John's. A special thanks to Dr. Roche for
our excellent pre-natal care and Dr. Kum for a safe delivery. Thanks also to
the nurses and staff in the case room and 5NB of the HSC for their wonderful
care. Hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love, support and care.
PILGRIM - Brooks and Amanda (O'Brien) are thrilled to
announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Matthew Thomas,
born on Saturday, July 2nd, 2005 at 11:02 p.m.,
weighing 9 lbs. 6 oz. Welcoming Matthew are proud first-time grandparents
Bob and Madeline O'Brien of Torbay and Bram and Winnifred Pilgrim of Carbonear,
as well as aunt Dana, uncles Robert, Bret and Braeden and great-grandfathers
Thomas Ash and George Pilgrim. Special thanks to Dr. Collis and Dr. Pike
for their excellent prenatal care, to Dr. Roche and Dr. White for a safe
delivery, and to the exceptional case room staff and nurses on 5NB, WHSC.
Mommy and Matthew would especially like to thank Daddy for all of his love
PINSENT / WILHELM - David and Sabina are delighted to
announce the birth of their first child, Sophie Erika Frances on July
18th, 2005 at 7 lbs, 15 ozs. She is the first grandchild
of Lloyd and Joan Pinsent of Buchans and Karl Wilhelm and Rosemarie Hoppe-Wilhelm
of Germany. Thanks and praises to the Case Room staff, especially Michele
Randell. Many thanks to our friends and family for their love and support.
POLLARD - Shawn and Wendy (Beckett) are proud to announce
the arrival of their first child Ryan Thomas. Ryan made
his grand entrance on July 30, 2005 at the Ottawa General
Hospital. He weighed in at 7 lbs. Ryan is the second grandchild for Eric
and Geraldine Beckett, third grandchild for Jim and Maureen Pollard and
third great-grandchild of Garfield and Lillian Pollard, all of Mt. Pearl.
Family and friends can hardly wait to see Ryan in September.
PUTT - Big Brother Matthew is thrilled to announce the
arrival of his adorable baby brother, NATHAN SEAN. Born
to proud parents, Sean and Tina (Fleming) on Thursday, July 7,
2005 at Baylor Medical Centre in Dallas, Texas, weighing 9 lb.
9 ozs. Proud grandmothers are Joan Fleming and Ann Putt of Goulds. A special
thank you to Nanny Putt and Aunt Tina who came from Calgary, and Uncle
Jeff, Aunt Dana and little cousin Abbie who came for Newfoundland to celebrate
Nathan's arrival. Mommy and Nathan would like to send an extra special
thanks to Daddy and Matthew for all their love and support. Special thanks
also to all our family and friends in Newfoundland for all their best wishes
and we look forward to seeing you all in December.
REID - Sheldon and Barbara (White) are thrilled to announce
the arrival of Elliott Todd who was born at the Misericordia
Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, on July 6, 2005, at 8:45
p.m., weighing in at 7 lbs 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Alonzo and Vira
Reid of Chapel Arm and Gordon and Gladys White of Catalina. Thanks to Dr.
Mah and Dr. Chan, case room nurses Janelle, Tracey, and Kathy, as well
as nurses on 3 East. Very special thanks to Daddy and our friend Kerri
for helping Mommy during delivery and all our friends for their love and
RIDEOUT - Robert and Debbie (Grimes) are thrilled to
announce the arrival of their second angel, 8 lbs. 6 oz. DELANIE
GRACE on July 9, 2005. Welcomed by extremely
excited big sister Devon Olivia. Second time grandparents Tom and Joyce
Grimes, St. John's, fifth time grandfather Bob Rideout, Goulds and her
canine sisters Treasure and Sydnee. Watching over both our angels, their
guardian angel Nanny (Beatrice) Rideout. Thanks to all doctors and nurses
at HSC who helped in Delanie's fast, but safe arrival. Now Mommy and Daddy
have two beautiful angels.
RIGGS - Karl & Carla (Pomeroy) are delighted to announce
the arrival of their baby boy, Ben Karl, born 6:00 pm
on July 24, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs., at the Health
Sciences Centre, St. John's. Ben is the first grandchild for proud grandparents
Pauline & Robert Pomeroy (Paradise) and Patricia & Roland Riggs
(Marystown), and nephew for Christina & David Follett (PEI). Watching
over Ben from heaven are great-grandparents Kane, Cave, Coady and Riggs.
Special thanks to the nurses and doctors of the NICU for taking care of
Baby Ben - we are forever grateful.
ROLLINGS/MAZZA - Big Brother Mitchell is proud to announce
the arrival of his baby brother, Nolan Thomas. Born July
26, 2005, weighing 4 lbs., 4 oz. He arrived a little early but
doing great. Very proud parents Thomas and Pamela Mazza. Grandparents Ronald
and Teresa Rollings of Riverhead St Mary's. Joseph and Virginia Mazza of
RYAN - Keith and Dana (Simmons) and big sisters Kayla and
Brittany are very excited to announce the arrival of their new son and brother Colby
born on July 18th, 2005, at 1:42 a.m., weighing
7 lbs., 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bob and Madeline Simmons and Leonard
and Geraldine Ryan of St. John's and great-grandmother Lucy Rowsell of St.
Mary's. A special thank you to Dr. Kum, Dr. Bartellas and case room staff,
especially nurse Susan Slaney. Also, thank you to the nurses and staff of 5NB
for their excellent care and support.
RYAN/SNOW - Dennis and Kelly are thrilled to announce the
safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Amber Lynn, born
on July 12, 2005 at 2:33 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz. Proud
grandparents are Jerome and Helen Ryan and Pat and Yvonne Snow of Mount Pearl,
also big brother Dustin. A special thanks to the staff of the case room,
and all the nurses at HSC in St. John's.
SHALLOW- Our home has increased by two feet! It is with joy
that Doug and Lisa Shallow (Hunt) welcome a new member to their team. James
Patrick Isaac Shallow arrived safely at the Women's Health Centre
in St. John's on July 20th at 4:47 pm, and weighed
7 lbs, 4 oz. Big sister Myah and canine siblings Kobe and Storm have fallen
in love with their little brother. Proud grandparents are Doreen and Patrick
Shallow of Gander, and Hubert and Marjorie Hunt of St. John's. Great grandmothers
Doris Kelloway and Edith Anstey, Uncles Darren, Mike and Roger, Aunt Nancy,
and special cousin Lindsay also share in our joy. Watching over James Patrick
from heaven are great-grandparents James Kelloway, Ethel and Isaac Hunt, Monica
and Harry Shallow, and Leonard Anstey. A heartfelt thank you to Case Room nurses
Cathy and Lisa, Dr.'s Au, O'Grady, Aziz and Javed, and to our earth angels
in NICU for our little man's safe delivery and homecoming. An extra special
thank you to Daddy for his love and support.
SIMMONS - It's a boy! Gillian Crane and Daryl Simmons are
thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their son, Marcus
Daryl Robert. Born eighteen
days early on July 11, 2005 at 2:26 p.m. Tipping the scales
at 6 lbs. and 2 oz., and 18 inches long. Proud grandparents are Suzanne Morgan,
Harry Crane and Woodrow Simmons. Watching down and smiling from heaven is
nanny (Marion Simmons). Also welcoming Marcus is his extended family of cousins,
aunts, uncles, friends and Godparents Henry Crane, Wayne Porter, Janette
Anthony. Daddy thank you we couldn't have done it without your great coaching
skills, your love, support and kind words. Grandma words can't thank you
enough for your help throughout the whole pregnancy. We love you Daddy and
Grandma. Also a big thank you to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Pike, Dr. Kwa and April
Muggeridge for their excellent pre-natal care and to all the nurses in the
case room and 5NB staff at the Women's Health Care Centre for their exceptional
SMITH/MANNING - Curtis and Kelly are delighted to announce the safe arrival
of their little angel, Brooklyn Reese, born July 22,
2005, weighing 8 lbs.
1 oz. Proud grandparents are Charles and Loretta Smith, Anne and Dion Russell
and Kevin Manning. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, the staff of 5NB and the Janeway
caseroom nurses, especially Christine Winters. Mommy would like to thank Daddy
for all of his love, support and care and also Auntie Kim for her unforgettable
coaching and presence.
STEAD - Joel, along with his mommy (Shelley nee: Hart)
and daddy (Gerry), are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious son Gabe
Nathaniel Hart, born Friday, July 8, at 4:56 a.m.
at the HSC. Gabe weighed 7 lbs. 13 ozs. A big thank you to Dr. Roche for her
exceptional pre-natal care, to Nana and Papa (Agnes and Dr. David Hart) for
taking such good care of Joel and the endless support throughout pregnancy
and labor. To Jeb (Janet Kennedy) and Betty Morgan for their help and support
with Joel, to Nanny (Margaret Stead) for the nice flowers in the hospital,
to all our friends and family who touched our hearts throughout pregnancy,
and finally to daddy for having such big shoulders and being such a loving
person to mommy. We love you! A special thank you to the case room nurses and
staff of 5NB. You are exceptional people. "It
takes a village to raise a child." We
are blessed with such a beautiful village.
STONE - Brad & Cindy (Au) are thrilled to announce the
birth of their first child, Corbin William on July
22nd, 2005. Born at 6:48 p.m., weighing 6 lbs., 9 oz. Corbin
is welcomed by proud grandparents, Harry & Pat Stone & Sing Au & late
Julie Au. Also great-grandmothers, Yee See Chong, Eileen Stone and Lillian
Burry. Corbin will be spoiled by his plethora of aunts & uncles, Susan
Au, Nick Fitzpatrick, Madeline & Tom Kavanagh, Calline Au, Natalie Au & Steve
Short and Kelly Stone & Steve Hawkins. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and
the very kind staff at the HSC.
STRAPP/JACKSON - Scott and Deb are happy to announce the
safe arrival of their son Michael Gerald born on July
1st, 2005 at 9:27 pm
weighing in at 8lbs 1oz and 20.5 inches long. Proud 1st time grandparents
are Mike and Liz Strapp of Harbour Main, NL and the second grandson for Karen
Jackson of Ajax, Ontario. Great grandparents are Lois and Gerald Wood of Pickering,
Ontario. Thrilled aunts and uncles are Lisa (Robin) Stephen, Doug (Lori), Kari
(Joe). Many thanks to Marina and to all of the nurses and doctors who took
good care of us during our stay. Mom and Michael especially want to thank dad
for all of his love and support.
SULLIVAN - Scott and Denise are proud to announce the birth
of their son, Tyler Scott. Born July 16, 2005 (11:03
a.m.) at the WHC, weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Welcoming Tyler are grandparents Rev.
Bill and Lillian Williams (Clarenville), Charlie and Verna Sullivan (Pouch
Cove); great-grandfather John S. LeGrow (Bauline), as well as many aunts, uncles,
cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Healey, Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Kabisios,
staff of the WHC, staff of 5NB and Dr. Kum and the caseroom team.
SWANSON/SEARS - Todd, Lori and brother Brandon are thrilled
with the new addition to their family. Emmy Caroline Jacqueline Swanson arrived
on July 20, 2005, weighing in at 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents
are James Sears and Elizabeth Sears, St. John's and Ernest Swanson, Fredericton,
NB. Emmy is also blessed to have a Guardian Angel. Her Grandma Caroline Swanson
will surely be proudly watching her first granddaughter from Heaven.
THORNE/FILLIER - Cheryl and Bobby are delighted to announce
the arrival of their precious baby girl, Keely Elizabeth Fillier,
on July 21, 2005 at 1:00 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. at the
WHSC. Proud grandparents are Robert and Jean Fillier and Henry and Marion Thorne
of St. John's. Also welcoming Keely are aunts and uncles, Scott & Lori,
Donny & Kerri, Darryl & Terri-Lynn and cousin Ben. A special thank
you to Dr. Krysta Au, the caseroom staff and nursing staff of 5NB for taking
good care of mommy and Keely. Mommy and Keely would also like to thank Daddy
for all of his love and support.
WALSH - Just in time for hockey season, a new Bruins
fan! Darlene (Daley) and Paul are overjoyed to announce the arrival of
their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Mollie Paulette was
born at the Women's Health Center on Sunday, July 31st weighing
in at 7 lbs. and 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Dan and Sheila Daley of Riverhead,
St. Mary's Bay and Pauline Walsh of St. Catherine's, St. Mary's Bay. Watching
over Mollie from heaven is her grandfather, Thomas Walsh. Heartfelt thanks
are extended to Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Healey, Heather Rees and their team for
their excellent prenatal care and to Dr. Gill and Dr. White as well as
nurse Robyn Beaudry and case room staff for Mollie's safe delivery. Mommy
and Mollie also want to thank Daddy for being so supportive, we love you!
WALSH - On July 6, 2005, at 12:31 p.m.
our lives were once again filled with joy as we welcomed our third child
into the world. It is with such happiness that Marc, Brenda, Alyssa and
Gavin announce the birth of Theo Marc Brendan, weighing
9 lbs 6 ozs. Welcoming Theo with as much love as his parents and big sister
and brother are Nana Delores Walsh, Uncle Jim, Aunt Kelly, special cousin
Erin, Grandma Betty Coady, Uncle Scott, Aunt Glenda and Great-Grandpa Theo
Delaney. Guaranteed to be smiling are Grandpa's John Coady and James Walsh,
and Great Grandma Selina Williams - the keepers of our stars. Mommy, Daddy,
and Theo would like to thank doctors Saunders, Obioha, Arthur and Araz,
along with the exceptional staff at the Burin Peninsula Health Care facility
WHITEWAY (MAROUN) - Jason and Rindala are delighted to announce
the safe arrival of their first child - a beautiful little girl - Mackenzy
Maroun Mya. Mackenzy was born on July 4, 2005 at
5:08 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz., only a few hours short of sharing her birthday
with her Mommy. Welcoming Mackenzy are her proud grandparents Bonnie and Falah
Maroun, Randy Whiteway and Carolyn Carter and Audrey Whiteway. As well, Aunty
Kim can't wait to meet her niece. Looking out for Mackenzy from Heaven is her
guardian angel great-grandpa George. Special thanks to Drs. Bartellas, Tennent,
Cook and Pridham, along with all the amazing nurses in the case room. Mommy
would also like to thank Daddy for all his amazing encouragement, support and
love during her pregnancy, delivery and in life.
WICKS - Jason and Stacey (Pike) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their first child, Billie Amanda, born 5:14 p.m.
on July 20, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents
are Bruce and Shirley Wicks of Jackson's Arm, and Bill and Donna Pike of Trepassey.
Proud uncle, Leon, and aunt, Lori (Rodney), in Alberta. Proud great-grandparents:
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Pittman of Sop's Arm, Mrs. Millie Wicks of Jackson's Arm
and Mrs. Anastasia Molloy of Trepassey. A special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz
as well as nurse Ruth Martin for your kindness and the special care you gave
Mommy. An extra special thanks to Keith Riggs for letting Daddy be there for
WINSOR - Geoff and Joanne (Vokey) are delighted to announce
the quick and safe arrival of their first child, Rachel Elizabeth,
born at Burnaby Hospital on July 3rd, weighing
7 lbs, 3 ozs. She is the first grandchild for proud grandparents Don and Pauline
Vokey and Stella Winsor of Mount Pearl, and is also welcomed by Aunts Andrea
and Heather, Uncles Stephen and David, and Great-Grandmothers Anita Vokey and
Blanche Garland. Special thanks to Daddy from Rachel and Mommy for getting
us to the hospital in the nick of time and taking good care of us! Thanks also
to the helpful staff at the Burnaby hospital maternity ward, and many thanks
for the warm wishes and beautiful gifts from our family and friends.
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